June 12, 2017

For decades, chain and independent retail pharmacy has been defined by its unyielding pursuit of professional recognition, fair reimbursement and full status as a member of the healthcare provider team. The industry has made huge strides toward that goal, thanks to massive investments in pharmacy technology and automation.

June 12, 2017

From large-scale, high-volume processors to “cobots’’ that require a minimal amount of countertop space, a new generation of dispensing tools is allowing pharmacies to shift more of the workload to technicians and central-fill sites.

June 9, 2017

With Live Oak Bank equipment leasing, pharmacies can acquire the equipment they need to successfully run their business while matching lease payments with their budget, cash flow and anticipated additional revenue.

June 9, 2017

The company’s interoperable network connected 21.5% more healthcare professionals than it did in 2015 — 1.3 million — with 230 million patients in 2016, according to its 2016 progress report. 

June 5, 2017

In the first video dispatch from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, Drug Store News talks to Innovation’s Doyle Jensen about how the company is looking to use automation to improve patient care in the pharmacy. 

May 25, 2017

Asembia’s Asembia1 specialty pharmacy workflow platform will be integrated with QS/1’s software platform as a result of the partnership.

May 16, 2017

Devine first joined QS/1 parent company J M Smith in 1982 as a programmer. 

May 12, 2017

Cook Medical’s Flourish Pediatric Esophageal Atresia Anastomosis is used to treat infants up to 1 year old for a birth defect that causes a gap in their esophagus, called esophageal atresia.

May 12, 2017

The NCPA letter to Republican Seantors cites research that a leading predictor of adherence is a patient’s proximity to and relationship with a pharmacist.

May 11, 2017

The company has launched a new platform that allows them to monitor Star Ratings and tend to actions without a separate dashboard.

May 10, 2017

McKesson Canada is the exclusive distributor of PACMED and PACVision in Canada to hospital and retail pharmacies.

May 2, 2017

NCPA members on average see 35% of their dispensed prescriptions covered under Part D, according to the 2016 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health.

April 27, 2017

Qualanex will be launching the first phase of its technology, Qosk Decision Support System, in May.

April 25, 2017

Challenge participants who have diabetes will use Ascensia’s Contour Next One Blood Glucose Monitoring System to monitor their blood glucose, and all participants will use higi, the largest self-screening network in the nation, to monitor weight and body mass index.

April 17, 2017

The collobaration agreement can potentially aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of fibrotic diseases, including non-alcoholic steatohpeatitis. 

April 17, 2017

Panelists discussed the largest health-and-wellness challenges retailers are facing, as well as current solutions suppliers are working on to make the industry even better, at the Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable during DSN's Industry Issues Summit.

April 14, 2017

How to engage patients waiting to be seen by a doctor at a doctor’s office or hospital has been an age-old problem. Ez WaitingRoom provides a clear-cut answer, and how drug store retailers fit into the equation.

April 13, 2017

The medication delivery platform that helps health plans manage medication adherence and cost was named a 50+ Innovative Leader, recognizing entrepreneurs, companies and ideas behind innovative new products and services for Americans aged 50 and older.

April 7, 2017

StarWellness Med Sync Certification is an online course empowering pharmacies to build and manage more patient relationships, improve operating efficiency and grow revenue while addressing the major issue of medication adherence.

April 6, 2017

The company is targeting front store, retail pharmacy and specialty operations, including rolling out beer and wine and committing to a major upgrade in its cosmetics assortment. 

April 3, 2017
The National Health Coalition is a group of pharmacy-based retail healthcare facilities that share their patients’ healthcare data with retail healthcare facilities and other providers. 
March 29, 2017

As part of the investment higi has acquired EveryMove, a pioneer in consumer health engagement that delivers incentives to health plan members to reduce costs and improve outcomes.

March 29, 2017

QuickFire Challenge winners will receive grants totaling up to $200,000, entrance to a Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS facility and/or mentoring from Johnson & Johnson Innovation.

March 28, 2017
Mark Doerr joins the former Change Healthcare company from Giant Eagle, where he oversaw pharmacy enterprise solutions, merchandising, managed care and specialty for the company’s more than 200 pharmacies.