January 5, 2011

CHICAGO — At first glance, there doesn’t seem a natural connection between the CD-ROM version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” and health education. But one company’s smashing success with interactive games led to its venture into prevention and disease management.


January 4, 2011

Private equity fund Brynwood Partners VI L.P. announced on Tuesday that its newly formed portfolio company, High Ridge Brands, has acquired the Zest brand from Procter & Gamble.

December 20, 2010

Manchester College has received a $35 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to launch a new school of pharmacy.

December 8, 2010

The Little Clinic, which operates clinics inside select Kroger, King Soopers, Fry's Food Stores and Publix Super Markets, has announced the addition of the MultiPlan and PHCS Networks to its group of accepted provider networks.

December 7, 2010


BENTONVILLE, Ark. — It’s the kind of low-price power play that gives smaller-scale independent pharmacy owners — and chain drug store operators too, for that matter — the willies. In what promises to be another potent and potentially market-altering exercise in massive scale and competitive clout, Walmart has linked up with insurance heavyweight Humana to launch what it says will be the lowest-cost prescription drug plan for seniors who rely on Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage.


December 7, 2010

Sometimes shifting trends in business, society or technology can seem to crystallize, giving business leaders who are paying attention a clear view of a market’s future direction and forcing a fundamental realignment of their companies’ strategy. Such was the case four years ago for Innovation Associates, a leading pharmacy technology provider and the company behind the PharmAssist robotic automation system.

December 2, 2010

Industry veteran Bob Kwait, chairman and COO of Bob Kwait Consulting Group, and FreshDirect chairman and CEO Richard Braddock were honored Wednesday during the 2010 Consumer Products "Good Scout" Award Luncheon in New York.

December 1, 2010

Regional specialty pharmacy chain ReCept has appointed several people to new executive positions, the company said Wednesday.

November 11, 2010

The president and CEO of Agensys, a subsidiary of Japanese drug maker Astellas, will retire,...

October 31, 2010

British shaving brand the King of Shaves is expanding its U.S. and Canadian distribution under...

October 28, 2010

Sephora, which is owned by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is establishing a retail presence...

October 24, 2010

Some say it cheapens patient care and reduces quality. The nation’s fourth-biggest pharmacy retailer and...

October 17, 2010

Mission Skincare on Monday announced a new licensing agreement with Major Leagure Baseball Properties around...

September 30, 2010

Launching a pre-emptive campaign to capture a major share of the Medicare prescription market, Walmart...

September 8, 2010

Consumers are much more likely to adhere to their prescription medication therapy if given “a...

September 6, 2010

Portneuf Medical Center has teamed up with Bellin Health FastCare to operate two retail clinics...

August 22, 2010

Healthcare reform, a rise in patient visits and expanded service offerings are paving the way...

August 22, 2010

The submarines built by General Dynamics’ Electric Boat division spend most of their time underwater,...

August 19, 2010

Safeway on Thursday announced a change to its eScrip fundraising program by asking schools and...

July 21, 2010

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline is the latest company to join health policy research organization the...

July 18, 2010

Mass-market beauty brands have one more competitor to put on the radar screen as A...

July 11, 2010

Ranir, an oral care consumer products company, has acquired Synpart Limited and Synpart AG from...

July 5, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and Virgo Publishing on Tuesday announced details for the second...

June 29, 2010

A biotechnology company will be acquired by one of the world's largest drug makers....