April 25, 2013

Cardinal Health and McKesson separately announced the renewal of their pharmaceutical distribution agreements with CVS Caremark.

April 23, 2013

Cardinal Health's philanthropic division is offering grants to organizations for programs to prevent abuse and misuse of prescription drugs.

April 22, 2013

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation announced the election of five new members to its board of directors.

April 10, 2013

With the growing concern of the abuse of prescription stimulants like Adderall on college campuses, the Cardinal Health Foundation and the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy introduced Generation Rx University, the fourth in a series of interactive toolkits designed to help reduce the abuse of prescription drugs.

April 2, 2013

During the American Pharmacists Association's 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition, the Cardinal Health Foundation and APhA awarded the second annual APhA GenerationRx Award of Excellence to Anthony Tommasello, who was chosen in recognition of his work in the area of substance abuse education.

March 19, 2013

In the wake of a new partnership announcement between Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health announced on that its pharmaceutical distribution contract with Walgreens that is scheduled to expire at the end of August 2013 will not be renewed.

February 14, 2013

Cardinal Health announced plans to acquire privately held AssuraMed, a provider of medical supplies to patients in the home, for $2.1 billion.

February 7, 2013

Cardinal Health announced it is providing free, downloadable materials to help community pharmacists educate patients about effective strategies for preventing cardiovascular disease.

February 5, 2013

Cardinal Health posted $25.2 billion in revenue for its 2013 second quarter, down 7%. The company's non-GAAP diluted earnings per share was up 15% to $0.93.

January 30, 2013

Over-the-counter products across the front-end are becoming a more and more important profit driver for independent pharmacy operators, Hamacher Resource Group and the Healthcare Distribution Management Association revealed as part of new research titled "Independent Pharmacy Shoppers: Who, What, and Why?"

November 12, 2012

Cardinal Health on Monday announced the availability of free, downloadable materials to help community pharmacists educate patients about effective strategies for preventing and living with diabetes as part of National Diabetes Awareness Month.

October 23, 2012

Cardinal Health has introduced a new multidose drug packaging system that it said would help pharmacy customers adhere to medication regimens, the company said Tuesday.

October 16, 2012

The number of independents still is down from 2000, and margins of 2.9% represent the lowest in five years.

September 26, 2012

Cardinal Health this week announced that it is kicking off an effort to encourage its retail pharmacy customers to educate their patients about new Medicare benefits and options that will be available under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act starting in 2013.

August 8, 2012

Healthcare company Cardinal Health is donating almost $1 million to university pharmacy programs across the country.

July 17, 2012

Cardinal Health honored the owner of a Sacramento, Calif.-based independent pharmacy with the company's Ken Wurster Community Leadership Award during its annual Retail Business Conference.

July 16, 2012

Cardinal Health this week introduced "Independent Pharmacy Best Practices 2012, Ideas as Original As You Are," a special publication that showcases 16 unique programs that improve patient care and drive business results, at the wholesaler's annual Retail Business Conference in Orlando, Fla.

July 12, 2012

Cardinal Health on Thursday kicked off its Retail Business Conference, the company’s annual trade show for independent pharmacies catering to more than 7,000 attendees.

July 9, 2012

Cardinal Health will this week introduce new services that help hospitals leverage outpatient pharmacies to address two of their most significant challenges: how to expand the quality of care they provide to patients and how to increase revenue, the wholesaler announced Monday.

May 15, 2012

Cardinal Health on Tuesday announced it had agreed to a settlement with the Drug Enforcement Agency that allows the company to bring resolution to ongoing litigation.

May 15, 2012

Cardinal Health has acquired regional wholesaler Dik Drug for an undisclosed price, according to published reports.

May 3, 2012

The recent loss of business from a key specialty pharmacy customer and the continued deluge of generic introductions will represent significant challenges for Cardinal Health in fiscal year 2013 as it approaches the year-end of its fiscal 2012, company executives told analysts during a conference call Thursday morning.

April 19, 2012

The charitable arm of Cardinal Health is inviting nonprofit organizations to apply for grant funding to support local efforts to prevent the abuse and misuse of prescription medications.

April 11, 2012

A digital advertising network for retail pharmacies set up by one of the country's largest healthcare services companies appeared to be effective in marketing products to consumers, according to a new study.