09/25/2015 - 11:04am

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

09/24/2015 - 2:55pm

Software solutions company RxNT and FlavoRx announced Thursday a streamlined way for prescribers and patients to get flavored pediatric medications, potentially boosting adherence.

09/24/2015 - 2:54pm

The discount program’s website provides members online tools for finding participating pharmacies, as well as drug prices and availability. 

09/24/2015 - 2:42pm

Aurobindo Pharma on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its generic of AstraZeneca’s Prilosec (omeprazole) delayed-release capsules. 

09/24/2015 - 2:20pm

Homeopathic formulas are altering the way consumers view the external analgesics market.

09/24/2015 - 12:07pm

News outlets in Miss. are reporting that the first Fred’s with a walk-in telehealth clinic — the result of a partnership between Fred’s and TelehealthONE — opened this morning. Residents who lack transportation, according to reports, will now be able to see a nurse practitioner without having to go to a nearby town, making access to providers more accessible. 

09/24/2015 - 11:00am

CVS Health has committed $10 million to SU2C over three years, supported by an annual in-store campaign. 

09/23/2015 - 5:21pm

This summer independent pharmacists traveled from around the nation to the Washington, D.C., area for an exclusive National Community Pharmacists Association forum on the promise of specialty pharmacy. Drug Store News captured the highlights of that day that not only confirmed that community pharmacy can play a crucial role in the delivery of specialty medicines, but also provided a road map for independents interested in a specialty practice.

09/23/2015 - 4:53pm

Smith Drug Co. announced Wednesday that it had tapped a former McKesson and Walmart executive as its SVP pharmacy solutions.