05/20/2015 - 4:33pm

While building a 4,500-store retail pharmacy powerhouse in the United States, Walmart also has kept pace with the specialty pharmacy revolution and is positioning itself to play a stronger role in this most innovative, dynamic and complex area of pharmaceutical R&D and bioengineering.

05/20/2015 - 4:32pm

A retail pharmacy giant is beginning to fully harness the power of scale. Now firmly established as one of the top retailers of prescription drugs in the United States, Walmart may soon lay claim to an even bigger share of the pharmacy and OTC market as its leaders learn to align pharmacy operations and in-store marketing efforts more closely with other departments within Walmart’s Supercenters, discount stores and Neighborhood Markets.

05/20/2015 - 4:32pm

The retail behemoth that is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is fixing its sights on a new target: the nation’s overstretched and overly costly primary healthcare system. The result could be a major disruption of that system and the acceleration of health reform in America.

05/20/2015 - 4:31pm

Drug Store News, in partnership with higi, a consumer health engagement company, is hosting the first-ever Fit Pharmacist Challenge, a series of fitness-tracking competitions for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

05/20/2015 - 4:16pm

Meijer on Wednesday acquired a specialty pharmacy operator to enhance its customer offerings, particularly to patients with complex chronic conditions.

05/19/2015 - 3:41pm

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the introduction of risedronate sodium delayed-release tablets.

 

05/19/2015 - 2:35pm

Lannett Company buys manufacturer and marketer of liquid generic pharmaceutical products.

05/19/2015 - 12:03pm

Option Care on Tuesday struck out on its own with the backing of minority-shareholder Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

05/19/2015 - 10:22am

Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed three new performance measures to assess the use of opioids.