Industry groups are increasingly recognizing the role of effective medication management in achieving clinical benefits and improved costs — particularly medication adherence and the rising cost of generic and brand name drugs.
Pharmacy automation company RxSafe and inventory software company Datarithm on Thursday announced a partnership aimed at streamlining inventory for pharmacy owners.
Merck Animal Health’s new app lets users track various stats about their pet’s diabetes, including blood glucose levels and consumption of food and water.
Upsher-Smith Laboratories and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations are recognizing pharmacists in 42 states and Puerto Rico with the 2015 NASPA Excellence in Innovation award.
As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management.
While flu activity remains relatively low across most of the U.S., The Walgreens Flu Index data is tracking increased flu activity in the South and West regions.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a piece of legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse and ensuring legitimate patient access by encouraging collaboration between health and enforcement agencies.
Cardinal Health's MedSync Advantage web-based solution was designed with direct input from community pharmacists, creating a custom tool that supports easier identification of eligible patients.
Specialty pharmaceutical company Meda is being acquired by Mylan, expanding Mylan's reach into emerging markets, building on its recent specialty and branded generics acquisitions and creating an OTC division worth about $1 billion.
A new company is looking to make generics cheaper for consumers, whether they have insurance or not.