September 7, 2016

In June, Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-hosted an exclusive one-day Retail Health Summit in Bentonville, Ark. Here are my seven takeaways.

September 7, 2016
The Medication History for Panel Management uses Surescripts connectivity and relationships with PBM and pharmacies to help track and manage population health, the company said.
September 7, 2016

When RB North America president Alexander Lacik thinks about his 18-year-old son, he doesn’t doubt that it’s possible he might live longer than 100 years. His concern is where his son will get the knowledge to lead a healthy lifestyle.

September 7, 2016

By now, the retail pharmacy industry knows that its place within the American healthcare landscape is changing. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute has dubbed it the New Health Economy.

September 7, 2016

During the full-day Retail Health Summit, held in June in Bentonville, Ark., economists, healthcare entrepreneurs and technology experts gathered to answer one central question: How do we create the ultimate retail destination for health and wellness for the consumer of the future?

September 7, 2016

The first step to making an impact in a customer’s life, according to Kimberly-Clark’s senior director of shopper engagement Liz Metz, is understanding what they want from their shopping experience.

September 7, 2016

As pharmacy shifts its focus to outcomes and implements more clinical services, Spartanburg, S.C.-based pharmacy solutions company QS/1 knows that its latest solution will be able to assist in managing the increasing amount of documents pharmacies deal with on a daily basis.

September 7, 2016

VoicePort rebranded its PharmaPhonetics property as CLARO Pharmacy Solutions — a name change aimed at highlighting the growth the company’s offerings have seen since starting out in 2003.

September 7, 2016

"Badges for Baseball" is a juvenile crime prevention initiative created in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice.

September 7, 2016

Today’s health system is saddled with stark challenges. Meeting those challenges will require all health and wellness stakeholders to build a data-driven “ecosystem” that engages patients and gives doctors, pharmacists, clinicians and health plan payers the cognitive tools they need to make better decisions.

September 7, 2016

The React Sidekick, which can be worn on a clip or keychain, pairs with the free React Mobile safety app via LE Bluetooth.  With a single click of the Sidekick, users can activate the app and issue an SOS alert.

September 7, 2016

Swiss oral care brand Curaprox has launched an all-natural whitening toothpaste that removes discoloration by using activated carbon without eroding or bleaching the enamel.

September 6, 2016

The acquisition saw Allergan pay RetroSense Therapeutics a $60 million upfront payment, with the promise of potential regulatory and commercialization milestone payments for the company’s lead development program, RST-001 — a potential therapy for retinitis pigmentosa. 

September 6, 2016
The ads highlight the stories of patients and their loved ones and will run across the country for the next several weeks,
September 6, 2016

Popular beer brand Bud Light plans to kick off the NFL season this week by celebrating the fans that have made football the number one sport in America. 

September 6, 2016

CVS Pharmacy customers can also support SU2C when they purchase Nicorette or NicoDerm CQ. For every box sold at CVS Pharmacy, GSK Consumer Healthcare will donate $1 to Stand Up To Cancer, up to $100,000.

September 6, 2016

“Kratom is not an herbal supplement: it is addictive, harmful, and worse, it may be contributing to America’s opiate epidemic," stated Dan Fabricant, Natural Products Association CEO and executive director.

September 6, 2016

Brand and generic sales of the drug were $109.6 million for the 12 months ended July 2016, according to IMS Health.

September 6, 2016

In this special report, DSN examines sales activity, trends and more in the diabtes, allergy, foot care and eye care categories.

September 6, 2016
The expanded indication for Amgen's biologic was granted by the Food and Drug Administration under accelerated approval. 
 
September 6, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is targeting 19 ingredients found in soaps and body washes, saying they could do more harm than good.

September 6, 2016
Annual sales for the product were $379 million for the 12 months ended July 2016. 
 
September 6, 2016

Veru Healthcare board observer Andy Love has more than 40 years of investment, banking and real estate experience.

September 6, 2016

There's a new reusable applicator that freezes injection sites to reduce pain and discomfort, and it's targeted specifically at people with diabetes.