04/17/2012 - 2:29pm

A specialty pharmacy provider has launched an application that it said will reduce the administrative burden of reimbursement, writing prescriptions, monitoring adherence and reviewing drug lists.

04/17/2012 - 10:17am

Workers' compensation pharmacy costs took on an extra $2.1 billion in 2011 due to unnecessary use of more expensive drugs, according to a new report by pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts.

04/16/2012 - 1:54pm

Fresh off the heels of its merger with Medco Health Solutions, pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts announced Monday the launch of a medication nonadherence detection system and offered a preview of its annual "Drug Trend Report."

04/16/2012 - 12:05pm

The Food and Drug Administration is requesting additional data from two drug makers for a treatment for immune system disorders.

04/16/2012 - 10:06am

Two drug makers have signed a deal to develop an experimental drug for treating two types of cancer.

04/13/2012 - 5:49pm

With the rise in people diagnosed with complex illnesses like cancers, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, Crohn’s disease and rare genetic disorders, the need for specialty pharmacies to deal with the complex drug regimens they require will rise as well.

04/13/2012 - 5:49pm

One of the highlights for Rite Aid’s business has been Wellness+, its loyalty card program that has played a major role in driving growth in the company’s comps, as well as attracting new and more loyal customers.

04/13/2012 - 11:26am

Drug companies invested nearly $50 billion in research and development in 2011, according to a new report by a drug industry trade group.

04/13/2012 - 10:10am

Walmart and healthcare partner Humana are out with a new prescription drug program called Rx4Value that guarantees savings and relies on the proven strategy of improving affordability by restricting choice to generic drugs.