Vaccination against human papillomavirus continues to lag among adolescents, according to the Center for Disease Control’s 2014 report, issued Wednesday.
Bartell Drugs announced Thursday that it is inviting donations of school supplies and hygiene products for its 12th annual “School Tools for Kids in Need,” from Aug. 2 through Aug. 29 at all 64 Bartell Drugs locations.
Drug Store News, in partnership with consumer health engagement company higi, has announced that Marlena Kelley, pharmacy manager at Publix’s Daphne, Ala., location, is the grand prize winner of its June 2015 Fit Pharmacist Challenge, sponsored by Splenda.
Jean Coutu has taken steps to prepare its customers and pharmacists for the expanded services the pharmacy can now provide with the implementation of Bill 41, which amends the Pharmacy Act.
Cardinal Health on Thursday reported that its fiscal year fourth-quarter revenues increased by 20%, to $27.5 billion.
Rite Aid announced same-store sales increased 2.4% for the four weeks ended July 25.
McKesson on Thursday reported increased revenues for the first quarter, which ended June 30. At $47.5 billion, revenues were up 9%, compared with $43.5 billion a year ago. First-quarter earnings per diluted share from continuing operations was $2.50 compared with $1.76 a year ago.
Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. To commemorate the anniversary, Drug Store News has put together an exclusive report on the effect that Medicare and Medicaid have had on the retail pharmacy industry and how it has transformed the role of the pharmacist.
CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations with Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Kansas and Lehigh Valley Health Network in Pennsylvania.
CVS Health and IBM on Thursday announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing for care management services for patients with chronic disease.