June 21, 2012

Pharmacists are widely considered the most accessible healthcare professionals, and their expanded responsibilities have made this more true than ever before. In many parts of the country, however, especially remote and rural regions, even pharmacists can be about as easy to find as a cornfield in New York City.

June 20, 2012

Kerr Health has integrated its specialty pharmacy and long-term care data into BioMed Intelligence's data warehouse solution, BMI said.

June 20, 2012

Pharmacy customers who use the Mscripts application to order, refill and manage their prescriptions now can do so in English or Spanish, the company announced Wednesday.

June 18, 2012

HealthNet on Monday released its PillManager mobile application across both Apple and Android platforms. The app allows consumers to track their own medication schedules and interact directly with their doctor or pharmacist for repeat prescriptions.

June 15, 2012

PrescribeWellness recently partnered with the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York on a new member benefit: free bin management software.

June 7, 2012

More patients are actively looking for and expecting to find mobile health solutions, according to the global Economist Intelligence Unit report, which was commissioned by PricewaterhouseCoopers and released Thursday.

June 5, 2012

An interactive health-and-wellness screening kiosk for consumers has received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

June 4, 2012

Rolling Strong, a provider of wellness programs for professional drivers, has partnered with Stayhealthy to bring professional drivers access to the Stayhealthy kiosk so they can self-monitor health levels.

May 31, 2012

The slow economy, cost cutting and lower use of services by patients looking to save money will combine to cause healthcare spending to grow at a "historically" low rate in 2013, according to a new report released Thursday.

May 30, 2012

National Health Systems announced the promotion of SVP product strategy and design Brad Crosslin to the role of president.

May 23, 2012

Pfizer has partnered with EatingWell magazine to launch the drug maker's Lipitor For You "Recipes 2 Go" mobile application.

May 16, 2012

Big trends can sometimes take centuries or even millennia to develop. Think about how long it took between the dawn of anatomically modern humans and the adoption of agriculture. Health care is no different, having come a long way since the days of bloodletting and the assorted quackeries that were once considered acceptable medical practices.


May 16, 2012

The number of prescriptions being sent electronically jumped by 75% between 2010 and 2011, while almost all of the retail pharmacies in the country are connected for e-prescribing, according to a new report by the country's largest e-prescribing network.

May 16, 2012

ScriptPro has released a new pharmacy robot that it said would have the smallest footprint of its robotics lineup.


May 9, 2012

PharmaSmart International has promoted Ashton Maaraba to the newly created position of COO, the blood-pressure monitor manufacturer said.

May 8, 2012

An organization that promotes efforts to stop prescription drug abuse announced Tuesday the release of a mobile app that directs users to places where they can safely get rid of unwanted and unused medications.

May 4, 2012

More than one-third of prescriptions were sent electronically in 2011, the country's largest e-prescribing network said.

April 26, 2012

A Colorado-based company has introduced a combination vending machine-refrigerator, the company said Wednesday.

April 25, 2012

A company that manufactures pharmacy dispensing machines has moved into a new headquarters.

April 16, 2012

Fresh off the heels of its merger with Medco Health Solutions, pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts announced Monday the launch of a medication nonadherence detection system and offered a preview of its annual "Drug Trend Report."

April 13, 2012

Electronic prescribing has long been touted as a way to reduce medication errors and healthcare costs, but one retail pharmacy chain has found another use for it.


April 13, 2012

Health is about to be made a lot less expensive as the agency explores ways to expand which therapy categories can be made self-selection- and self-care-friendly through communication or diagnostic technology in conjunction with a consultation with a retail healthcare professional. 


April 11, 2012

A digital advertising network for retail pharmacies set up by one of the country's largest healthcare services companies appeared to be effective in marketing products to consumers, according to a new study.

April 9, 2012

A health education television network is continuing to expand its condition-specific networks to include eight new offerings.