05/25/2017 - 12:12pm

Grocery and household, apparel and home categories were also cited as the primary reasons why Kmart’s comparable-store sales decreased 11.2% during 2017 Q1, stated parent company Sears Holdings.

05/24/2017 - 2:20pm

Government agency accepted Biologics License Application to extend Opdivo’s use to patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after prior sorafenib therapy.

05/24/2017 - 12:31pm

Under the law, which was signed by President Barack Obama in December 2016, the payment structure for infusion drugs under Medicare Part B changed from an average wholesale price to an average sales price.

05/24/2017 - 11:11am

“We want to be more impactful to the people we serve and continue to build up our portfolio of products,” Larry Merlo said during the UBS Healthcare Conference in New York City.

05/23/2017 - 5:19pm

Nearly 80% of respondents reported DIR fees as a very large magnitude challenge, with 83.3% reporting this as a very immediate challenge. Seventy-eight percent of respondents reported MACs not being updated quickly enough to reflect changes in wholesale drug costs as a very large magnitude challenge, with nearly 80% indicating it as a very immediate challenge. 

05/23/2017 - 4:46pm

According to the agency, this is the first time it has approved a cancer treatment based on a common biomarker rather than the location in the body where the tumor originated.

05/23/2017 - 4:01pm
CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo was the guest on Boston’s WBUR radio station’s “Here & Now” Tuesday, speaking with host Jeremy Hobson about such topics as tax reform, Amazon’s potential entry into pharmacy and the ongoing question of what changes will come to health care as the Senate considers the American Health Care Act. “I think there are elements that make sense from the Republican plan, but clearly there are other elements the Republican plan does not deal with,” Merlo said. “I think there are many open questions that have yet to be answered” (WBUR)
05/23/2017 - 2:40pm

The retailer welcomed Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and State Rep. Heather Carter on Tuesday.

05/23/2017 - 11:59am

Walgreens is focusing more on health, wellness and beauty and it attempts to draw pharmacy customers to the front end.