August 20, 2013

A pair of pharmacists from Whitsett, N.C., were the winners of a special text-to-vote competition to highlight independent pharmacy best practices at the Cardinal Health 2013 Retail Business Conference.

May 6, 2013

There is no substitute for the face-to-face counsel of the pharmacist in improving patient adherence — and he’s got the data to prove it. That’s the message Thrifty White president and CEO Bob Narveson had for DSNTV in part two of a frank and broad-ranging interview about the state of the industry, the role community pharmacy can play in healthcare reform and the results of an exciting new study that validates the role companies like his can play to innovate patient care, improve outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

July 29, 2015

Rite Aid has announced Reliance ACO, based in southeast Mich., as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative. 

July 23, 2015

Before Cardinal Health’s annual Retail Business conference meeting, Drug Store News spoke with the company’s SVP marketing and consumer solutions Christi Pedra and SVP Independent Retail Sales Steve Lawrence. 

July 23, 2015

In order to help solve what it calls the “conversion conundrum,” Cardinal Health is bringing tips to their customers with a new video platform — and allowing them to share their best practices here at its annual Retail Business Conference. 

July 23, 2015

With 3-of-the-5 CMS Star Rating metrics based on medication adherence, Cardinal Health unveiled a new suite of adherence-boosting tools under its Adherence Advantage program, here at RBC 2015.

July 16, 2015

Rite Aid announced last month that it had recently introduced a new medication synchronization program called OneTripRefills.

July 7, 2015

One of the biggest challenges to patient adherence is that patients can’t take their medications if they can’t afford them. In December, McKesson developed a solution for its customers to help their patients stay adherent with their prescriptions.

July 1, 2015

New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.

June 16, 2015

PrescribeWellness, a provider of technological solutions to elevate the community pharmacist’s role in providing preventative healthcare services, has inked a strategic partnership with McKesson.

June 9, 2015

New McKesson call center will enhance patient engagement and support capabilities, the wholesaler said Tuesday. 

June 9, 2015

Walgreens will use the app to integrate its Balance Rewards system with Apple Pay this fall. 

May 6, 2015

HealthPrize Technologies and MeadWestvaco announced plans to collaborate to provide a program to pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy chains and the patients they serve.

April 28, 2015

A recent survey found that 52% acute coronary syndrome patients currently taking an oral anti platelet therapy missed taking or changed the way they take their prescribed OAP therapy, even after being informed by their doctors of its importance. 

April 24, 2015

Boston-based e-pill Medication Reminders is releasing a pill box for smart watches.

April 23, 2015

Publix announced that its pharmacies leaped past a major milestone this month, filling more than 50 million free prescriptions for its customers in the past eight years. 

April 22, 2015

Established in 1942, Lewis Drug made its mark as the first self-service drug store in South Dakota. Today, Lewis continues to go strong with an even greater emphasis on improving patient health outcomes.

April 22, 2015

Measured by sheer number of stores in its service network, geographic reach and market penetration, Cardinal Health wields enormous clout as an independent pharmacy provider. The healthcare giant now distributes pharmaceuticals and provides marketing and support services to more than 8,400 independent pharmacies.

April 13, 2015

WebMD is set to release a robust medication reminder function specifically designed for its Apple Watch app. 

April 10, 2015

Surescripts has expanded its nationwide health information network to include PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market.
 

March 18, 2015

Bipartisan legislation to improve medication therapy management services for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare received a nod from NACDS.

March 13, 2015

A new report by the National Governors Association (NGA) is symbolic of the growing recognition of pharmacy’s vital role in healthcare delivery.

March 13, 2015

“Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.”

March 6, 2015

CVS Health's chief medical officer is addressing the National Business Group on Health.