September 17, 2015

The share of “vertical” acquisitions will reach 84% of the total provider acquisition volume by 2018, up from 74% today.

September 17, 2015

While most available apps focus on overall wellness, healthcare systems and professionals are expressing greater interest and excitement in broader app use.

September 17, 2015

McKesson realized more than $11 million in annualized savings between improved employee performance and saved medical costs thanks to its health and wellness programs. 

September 17, 2015

A 2012 Nielsen study, revealed that 92% of consumers trust word-of-mouth testimonials or product recommendations above all other sources of product information.

September 17, 2015
The company’s president, CEO and chairman Joseph Papa has issued a letter to shareholders recommending against tendering their shares to Mylan.
 
September 17, 2015

In conjunction with its focus on wellness announced earlier this week, Target issued a Fitbit activity and sleep tracking device to its associates, the retailer announced Wednesday. 

September 17, 2015

Hamacher Resource Group and regional wholesaler Miami-Luken are preparing to roll out HRG’s TEMPS Category Manager program to Miami-Luken’s independent pharmacies later this year.

September 16, 2015

If the future of health care can be summed up in one word, that word might be “connected.”

 

September 16, 2015

Although growth has been high for new specialty and brand-name drugs in the past year, generics continue to be a central part of the U.S. pharmaceutical market.

September 16, 2015

The vast majority of millennials indicate they would be more loyal to retailers offering the benefits they want most and they’re more likely to pay more for the experiences they value.

September 16, 2015
Target’s new LA25 initiative will bring the company’s Beauty Concierge service to 25 Los Angeles-area stores, alongside other enhancements and new features.
September 15, 2015

With rising health care costs the Hospital Quality at Home line of products can provide patients and caregivers effective and cost-efficient ways to manage care at home, Cardinal Health said.

September 15, 2015

The company’s release of new Honey Almond Nougat and White Chocolate Peppermint gelato, alongside its Mulled Apple Cider sorbetto, coincide with the transition to fall and the holiday season.

September 15, 2015

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey, in a blog post for DSN, writes about the role community pharmacy can play in providing services to TRICARE beneficiaries. 

September 15, 2015

Under the agreement, Alegeus clients will be able to designate specific reward activities that align with their business objectives, like increasing account participation, improving engagement and making healthy choices.

September 15, 2015

 It might still technically be summer, but a new survey from Rubicon Project is showing that the holidays are already on consumers’ minds in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

September 15, 2015

The company is testing on-demand delivery in Minneapolis, with plans to expand to other the service in the future. 

September 14, 2015

Food Lion is showcasing its redesign of its private label products by offering a special discount to customers who buy its store brands.

September 14, 2015

The Perrigo offer notwithstanding, Mylan is committed and well-positioned to pursue the OTC segment independently given its global scale and capabilities, company says. 

September 14, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart launched its Growing Women’s Health campaign on Sept. 12 with a goal of raising $3.3 million for women’s health organizations.

September 14, 2015

A new study shows that retailers might not know their best customers as well as they should. 

September 11, 2015

The hiring comes just months after the retailer tapped former Walmart executives to fill the head merchant and CFO roles at the 389-store retailer.

September 11, 2015

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

September 11, 2015

Repatha is one in a new class of cholesterol medications called PSCK9 (proprotein convertase substilisin kexin type 9) inhibitors, which are potentially an alternative to statins.