December 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, technology, automation, prescription drug home delivery services and Web-based diabetes monitoring, in this multi-page report.

December 8, 2015

The app works by allowing users to take a photo of either their prescription bottle or a paper prescription and letting them order refills for same-day delivery.

December 7, 2015

Makeup apps and virtual makeovers are gaining traction in the mass market. The new ways to sample beauty are taking many forms, both in store and via smartphones.

December 7, 2015

Pharmacies large and small are turning to sophisticated technologies that can streamline the prescription-filling process, maximize workflow and ultimately free up pharmacists to counsel their patients.

December 7, 2015

Recent entries in the prescription delivery business have upped the ante, promising patients quicker service that fits their schedule.

December 7, 2015

Dexcom has developed Continuous Glucose Monitoring that allows patients to get a reading every five minutes via a disposable body-worn sensor that uses bluetooth technology to communicate with a hand-held monitor or smartphone.

December 4, 2015

Attendees can get a first-hand look at a number of solutions designed to address top pharmacy challenges, including McKesson Health Systems, McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation and Parata. 

December 3, 2015

Attendance at the event, presented by Drug Store News, reached record levels, with 40 retailers and more than 240 supplier participants. 

December 2, 2015

One major study cited by American Nurse Today found incorrect dosing accounted for 42% of adverse reactions while genetic factors caused approximately 50%. 

December 1, 2015

Walgreens has begun its same-day service powered by Deliv with 67 stores in the Dallas area.

November 19, 2015

AccessHealth has developed an extensive guide that outlines the 2016 Medicare reimbursement, direct and indirect remuneration details.

November 19, 2015

The customizable mobile app can display the logo of a pharmacy running QS/1 software, and make it easier for patients to refill their prescriptions. 

November 16, 2015

For those patients receiving 90-day supplies of chronic medications, their MPR was 1.4 points higher than the control group as a result of using CVS/pharmacy's ReadyFill program. 

November 12, 2015

LexisNexis’ health care solutions portfolio includes a provider referential database, which blends thousands of data sources, verification techniques and analytics. 

November 12, 2015

Currently, Rite Aid is offering genetic testing for three classes of medications including those used to manage cardiac conditions, cholesterol and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

November 11, 2015

Consider this: 1-in-5 hospital patients end up back in the hospital within 30 days of their discharge. And the biggest factors pulling them back all have to do with medications — either through medication errors, nonadherence or adverse drug events.

November 11, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, regulations, technology, automation and medication synchronization, in this multi-page report.

November 11, 2015

A merger frenzy has hit the generics sector this year with a spate of acquisitions and hostile-takeover bids making headlines and reshaping the industry.

November 11, 2015

As health care continues to shift to an evidence-based model, ensuring patients are on the right therapy is a critical part of delivering improved health outcomes. Enter MD Labs and the company’s RxIGHT Pharmacogenetic test,

November 11, 2015

The New York TImes is reporting that Express Scripts has cut ties with New York-based specialty pharmacy Linden Care, which is used by Horizon Pharma, in an effort to cut down on pharmacies that push a single company’s products, according to an Express Scripts spokesman, who also said the company largely dispensed Horizon products. As a result, Linden Care has sued Express Scripts for a reversal of the termination. (New York Times)

November 11, 2015

Consider this: 1-in-5 hospital patients end up back in the hospital within 30 days of their discharge. And the biggest factors pulling them back all have to do with medications — either through medication errors, nonadherence or adverse drug events.

November 9, 2015

Cardinal Health's Brad Tice on Friday published a blog outlining the first steps payers are taking to reimburse for medication therapy management. "The take-away from these new developments is that payers - both government and private -  recognize that reimbursement practices need to change, and MTM services are in the middle of that change," he wrote. "Yet the second and third acts are still to come. Hold your standing ovation until then. (Cardinal Health)

 

November 4, 2015

Drug Store News spoke to Zipdrug’s founder and CEO Stu Libby about the start-up's first few months in business and how it’s looking to change the way patients get their medication. 

November 3, 2015

With the CCMRegistry.com Apple TV App, patients and family can securely log in and follow the recommended care plan instructions and events as visualized on a simple timeline.