09/07/2016 - 10:37am

Is there a place for genetic testing in the retail pharmacy setting? Absolutely, said John Ward, VP international and retail marketing for 23andMe.

09/07/2016 - 10:36am

“One-in-4 people over age 45 in the United States is chronically lonely.” That sad statistic, taken from a survey by AARP and reported at the Retail Health Summit by health technology panelist Beth Sanders, should give all retail health providers pause, she said.

09/07/2016 - 10:36am

The explosive growth in the at-risk elderly population has spawned a corresponding explosion in the number of baby boomers who find themselves caring for aging parents. In response, start-up companies have sprung up offering new services and solutions.

09/07/2016 - 10:36am

Helping seniors stay “active, mobile and independent” is the prime mission for GreatCall, a San-Diego-based provider of independent-living tools for elderly Americans and their caregivers.

09/07/2016 - 10:36am

Today’s health system is saddled with stark challenges. Meeting those challenges will require all health and wellness stakeholders to build a data-driven “ecosystem” that engages patients and gives doctors, pharmacists, clinicians and health plan payers the cognitive tools they need to make better decisions.

09/07/2016 - 10:36am

How can pharmacy retailers and their vendor partners help make health care more accountable, accessible and cost-effective? And what role can they play to help their customers to lead longer, healthier lives? Retail leaders, health stakeholders and other experts gathered to answer these questions — and more — during June's Retail Health Summit.

09/07/2016 - 10:36am

The mounting costs of health care and the rise of high-deductible health plans are biting deep into Americans’ pocketbooks as payers shift more of the cost burden onto their members. How can pharmacy and health retailers step up with solutions to those challenges?

09/07/2016 - 10:35am

Retailers take note: As health-and-wellness consumers, Americans need you now more than ever. That was the message from health economist and futurist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn at a seminar on retail health care, the aging population and new trends impacting health delivery.

09/07/2016 - 10:35am

During the full-day Retail Health Summit, held in June in Bentonville, Ark., economists, healthcare entrepreneurs and technology experts gathered to answer one central question: How do we create the ultimate retail destination for health and wellness for the consumer of the future?