June 13, 2013

Regional drug store chain Bartell Drugs is looking for a volunteer to represent it in a bike ride to raise money for a local cancer-research center.

June 13, 2013

Emdeon has bought a company that provides pharmacy benefit and related services to state Medicaid agencies, Emdeon said.

June 13, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Amgen for treating a rare and usually noncancerous bone tumor, the agency said Thursday.

June 13, 2013

Most of the growth in jobs in the healthcare sector comes from home health care, according to data released this month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

June 13, 2013

A state legislator in Ohio is sponsoring an open-house event to demonstrate advances in telemedicine.

June 12, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has released a new white paper for payers selecting new specialty pharmacy partners, the company said Wednesday.

June 12, 2013

Meijer will open two new stores in northern Indiana, the mass merchandise retailer said.

June 12, 2013

Google has removed advertisements for websites that sell drugs without prescriptions, following a series of warning letters from a state attorney general, according to published reports.

June 12, 2013

More than 200 drugs are under development for cardiovascular disease, according to a drug industry trade group.

June 12, 2013

Pharmacy automation provider QS/1 has received certification for controlled substances prescribed electronically, the company said.

June 12, 2013

Rite Aid will offer free informational resources in its stores and online on summer skin care, as well as sponsoring a cross-country tour offering full-body skin cancer screenings, the drug store chain said Wednesday.

June 12, 2013

Pfizer will receive more than $2 billion from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries to settle a case concerning a gastroesophageal reflux disease drug.

June 11, 2013

Catamaran will provide pharmacy benefit management services to Cigna Corp. for 10 years under a new deal between the PBM and the health insurer.

June 11, 2013

The importance of convenient care clinics within the U.S. healthcare system, along with the nurse practitioners and physician assistants who work in them, rang loud and clear at the sixth annual Retail Clinician Education Congress held in May.

June 11, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy has launched a new mobile app and mobile website, the retail pharmacy chain said.

June 11, 2013

Beverly Malone, CEO for the National League for Nursing, is not only among the country’s most vocal leaders in the national conversation about the nurse educator shortage and the role of nursing in ensuring access to safe, quality and culturally competent care to diverse patient populations. She is also the 2013 winner of the Loretta Ford CARE Lifetime Achievement Award.

June 11, 2013

Krames StayWell has introduced a set of products for accountable care organizations that includes marketing and patient-engagement tools and a new system for ACO member health management.

June 11, 2013

Aceto Corp. will sell an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat a rare but devastating degenerative disorder.

June 11, 2013

Misperceptions and stereotypes about opioid dependence that may affect how it's treated have persisted among the general public and physicians despite increased attention devoted to the issue, according to a new survey.

June 11, 2013

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a study comparing generic utilization of common diabetes medications across two government programs — Medicare Part D and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

June 11, 2013

Eager to embark on ways to strengthen the relationship between graduate nursing education and nursing practice in emerging models of care delivery, a select group of leaders in both graduate nursing education and nursing practice came together during RCEC 2013 to partake in a historic roundtable discussion.

June 10, 2013

Drug maker Amag Pharmaceuticals has licensed the U.S. commercial rights to a treatment for a common side effect of cancer treatments from another company, Amag said Monday.

June 10, 2013

Anglo-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca will pay up to $1.15 billion for a U.S. developer of drugs for respiratory diseases, AstraZeneca said Monday.

June 10, 2013

Pregnant women taking drugs for mental health problems should not stop taking their drugs without first talking to their doctors, experts say.