November 5, 2012

Industry leaders at an annual retail pharmacy conference in Canada got a look at a kiosk that allows patients to order prescription drugs through an Internet connection.

November 5, 2012

Whatever dazzling visions science fiction may offer of the widgets of the future, the long, uphill road of technology inevitably leads to the smaller and the simpler.

October 29, 2012

About 97% of online pharmacies are "rogue" operations operating outside U.S. laws and regulations, according to a new report.

October 24, 2012

Pharmacy benefit manager Catamaran has won contracts with Indiana's state Medicaid program, the company said.

October 23, 2012

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy has launched a mobile app for patients to manage their prescriptions, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

October 19, 2012

A division of Wolters Kluwer Health has released a new version of a Web-based quality-assurance software for pharmacy compounding.

October 18, 2012

A company that makes health kiosks has joined a campaign to promote blood pressure management among patients with hypertension.

October 16, 2012

Kerr Drug has broadened its services with a new mobile pharmacy application.

October 12, 2012

Pharmacy automation manufacturer Kirby Lester has launched a version of one of its tablet counters with streamlined verification software.

October 11, 2012

Electronic health records company Allscripts is sponsoring a drive to develop applications that work with the company's Open Electronic Health Records software in order to make it easier for providers to add new apps to their workflow and improve patient outcomes.

October 9, 2012

According to Surescripts, almost 400,000 physicians — about 58% of all office-based doctors — were e-prescribing at the end of 2011. The net effect: About 36% of all prescriptions were sent electronically in 2011.

October 9, 2012

ValueCentric and the American Pharmacy Alliance have entered a collaboration, which will connect pharmaceutical manufacturers with independent pharmacy data.

October 4, 2012

A pharmacy automation equipment manufacturer has signed a deal with a company that makes pharmacy software.

October 3, 2012

McKesson has inked a definitive agreement to acquire a national healthcare management and technology services company that helps improve outcomes for providers, health plans, employers and the patients and employees they serve.

October 3, 2012

SoloHealth is showcasing its health-and-wellness screening kiosk for consumers at Health 2.0 Conference, which will be held in San Francisco from Oct. 6 to 10.

October 2, 2012

Two companies have signed a deal to provide access to real-time medication history to healthcare providers.

October 1, 2012

Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., of the Silicon Valley is preparing to introduce legislation that will create a new division within the Food and Drug Administration to govern fast-developing healthcare applications, according to a report published by Kaiser Health News last week.

September 26, 2012

BD has introduced a needle that it said was designed to enhance adherence and comfort among patients with diabetes.

September 26, 2012

Sam's Club has become the first warehouse club retailer to install SoloHealth's comprehensive health-and-wellness screening kiosks, SoloHealth announced Wednesday.

September 20, 2012

A company developing mobile medication therapy management technology got a big boost from the federal government.

September 18, 2012

Social media was the biggest topic of discussion as regional retail pharmacy executives from around the country gathered last month for the Southern Drug Stores Association's annual meeting.

September 17, 2012

VoicePort has launched its new appointment scheduler services application.

September 12, 2012

SoloHealth on Wednesday named Tim Kiss to serve as VP marketing — a new position at SoloHealth — as the company prepares for its nationwide rollout of the SoloHealth Station consumer kiosk this fall.

September 10, 2012

Bayer's latest blood-glucose meter now is available in the United States with Medtronic's compatible integrated diabetes management systems, the companies announced.