February 2, 2017

Increasingly, pharmacies are turning to automation as a way to increase efficiency and free up their pharmacists — employing everything from lower-cost, in-store automation to sophisticated robotics systems that help make central fill operations more efficient and reduce dispensing costs.

February 2, 2017

Product intended to help pharmacies increase profits outside of the annual Medicare enrollment period.

February 2, 2017

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines the state of the pharmacy industry, including generics, automation and technology, in this multi-page report.


January 26, 2017

McKesson reported revenues of $50.1 billion, up 5%, for the third quarter ended Dec. 31.

January 23, 2017

Terry Cater has worked in the chain drug, supermarket, drug wholesaling and healthcare technology sectors over the course of his career, most recently serving as director of pharmacy at Safeway Pharmacies and Save Mart Stores in California

January 20, 2017

The new headquarters will bring the company's manufacturing, distribution and corporate offices under one roof for the first time since 2007.

January 18, 2017

iMedicare has provided savings to 315,398 patients at more than 5,000 pharmacies, saving an average of $1,150 in prescription costs. 

January 17, 2017

“This transition to the cloud continues our commitment to invest in technology solutions that help streamline care management,” stated Nilo Mehrabian, VP product management at McKesson Health Solutions.

January 13, 2017

Michael Seay was most recently SVP operations, where he built FlavoRx’s supply chain and grew its partnership with FillMaster Systems. 

January 12, 2017
iMedicare’s platform integrates into a pharmacist’s existing workflow and delivers easy-to-understand information about local and national Medicare plans, the companies said.
January 9, 2017

American Associated Pharmacies and Pharmacy Development Services on Monday announced a new partnership that will bring AAP pharmacies a special PDS membership providing custom content and training to improve profitability, performance and people metrics for independent pharmacies. 

January 9, 2017

The KGI School of Pharmacy competition saw 13 six-person teams pitch their pharmacy solution ideas to a panel of five judges. 

January 4, 2017

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines the state of the pharmacy industry in this multi-page report.

December 21, 2016

McKesson will own approximately 70% of the new company, with the remaining equity stake held by Change Healthcare stockholders.

December 14, 2016

The majority of community pharmacists are using social media to stay connected with their patients and drive visits to their physical store, according to an RxWiki survey released earlier this year.

December 14, 2016

With the acquisition, Omnicell adds Ateb’s Time My Meds medication synchronization program to its existing offerings, which include its SureMed medication adherence packaging and related automation. 

December 12, 2016

In an effort to make reporting the dispensing of controlled substances easier for it pharmacy partners, QS/1 announced Monday that it had become the first pharmacy management software provider to offer integration with Apriss Health’s NARxCHECK.

December 12, 2016

"The medical community struggles with managing medication from a cost and patient safety perspective. ... These challenges can be addressed through collaboration between physicians and pharmacists," UA stated.

December 9, 2016

Arete Pharmacy Network said the acquisition would expand its geographical footprint as part of its effort to extend its programs and services to a larger pool of independent and small chain pharmacies. 

December 7, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of automation and technology, in this multi-page report.

December 7, 2016

In a move that will Bolster J.M. Smith’s offerings in the Northeast, Burlington Drug Co. and some retail operations assets of Pharmacy Health Services will be joining J.M. Smith under a merger agreement,

December 6, 2016

PerceptiMed has developed ScripClip, a will-call solution that matches a drug’s NDC number to a proprietary RF tag that’s scanned into a pharmacy’s management system.

December 5, 2016

In an effort to contain costs and both improve and expand care, pharmacists will more and more play an integral role in healthcare, as illustrated by these five key trends identified by McKesson analysts.

December 5, 2016

With the partnership, VoicePort customers can access iMedicare’s analyses to help patients make the best decisions when choosing a Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan.