Vermont on Friday became the last state in the nation to legalize electronic prescriptions for controlled substances — a measure that many states have adopted as a way to combat the abuse of controlled substances and prevent individuals from resorting to fraudulent paper prescriptions.
On the heels of news that its MinuteClinic telelehealth pilot was well received by patients, CVS Health announced Wednesday that it would be partnering with three telehealth companies to expand its current offerings.
Glucose monitoring device company Dexcom announced Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
With the explosion of online shopping, consumers need more of an incentive to go to drug stores. Digital health and wearables have the potential to draw more in-store consumers, according to Deborah Weinswig, head of Global Retail and Technology, and Anne Marie Stephen, CEO and founder of Kwolia.
Ateb on Monday unveiled its first branding campaign, Driving Healthy Outcomes for Patients, Pharmacies and Payers, as part of its newly rebranded site, logo and social media presence.
SupplyLogix debuted its new Pinpoint Performance reporting module in Denver at the 2015 National Associaiton of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo.
Gail Borgatti Croall, chief medical officer at HealthSpot, and Pat Basu, chief medical officer and president of Doctor on Demand, presented Sunday at NACDS Total Store Expo about the growing telehealth industry.
Brookshire Grocery announced this week that it would be equipping its pharmacies with Fillmaster Plus dispensing technology.
DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.
“Average telehealth costs are $40 to $50 compared to $136 to $176 for a related in-person visit, while the most common diagnoses made during telehealth visits are sinusitis, cold, flu, pertussis and urinary tract infections,” according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation April 2015 report, “Building a culture of health: The value proposition.”