March 14, 2016

The rebranding initiative reflects the organization’s commitment to the pharmacy space, Lexis Nexis stated.

March 14, 2016

GW Pharmaceuticals announced Monday that Epidiolex, an experimental drug derived from marijuana, has successfully reduced epileptic seizures in its first major clinical trial. According to the New York Times, the finding could lend credence to the medical marijuana movement. The New York Times reports that if Epidiolex wins regulatory approval, it would be the first prescription drug in the United States that is extracted from marijuana. Dravet syndrome is one of the most severe and difficult-to-treat types of epilepsy. (New York Times)

March 14, 2016
Since becoming a partner in 1994, Rite Aid has raised more than $75 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, making Rite Aid the organization's sixth largest corporate partner.
March 14, 2016

Weis Markets' same-store sales increase for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 27 were 3.7%.

March 13, 2016

Retail clinics, a healthcare setting focused on patient satisfaction and patient-centered care, are increasingly partnering with hospital and health systems as a complementary partner in healthcare delivery.

March 11, 2016

Alembic Pharmaceuticals launched its Theophylline ER on Friday

March 11, 2016

As many as 88% of pharmacists provide medication management services, according to APhA's  2016 edition of the APhA Pharmacists’ Patient Care Services Digest. 

March 11, 2016

Benzer Pharmacy is opening a new location in Louisiana — a specialty hub that marks the company's third location in the state.

March 11, 2016

Dollar General's health and beauty expansion, in some stores, could go upwards of 16 feet, featuring a healthy mix of national brand and store brand.

March 11, 2016

In December, DSN hosted its 17th annual Industry Issues Summit. A record crowd of some 300 supplier and retailer executives were on hand to see seven top merchants from leading chains and special guest moderator Dan Mack, managing director, Elevation Forum, discuss how retailers and suppliers could build better, higher-trusting partnerships, based on authenticity and creating deeper value. What follows is the complete transcript from the December 3rd event.

March 11, 2016

FlavoRx on Friday, alongside Maryland’s commerce secretary Mike Gill, unveiled its new reconstitution and flavoring device, the FlavorMaster.

March 11, 2016

Teva on Thursday became the first company to get U.S. approval for its generic Viagra from the Food and Drug Administration. Regulatory Focus is reporting that according to Teva, the erectile dysfunction generic will start being marketed in December 2017, due to a settlement the company reached with Pfizer, which makes Viagra. The drug was approved in 25- 50- and 100-mg dosage strengths. (Regulatory Focus)

March 11, 2016

Stander offers more than 30 innovative mobility products, including elderly bed rails, walking canes and various products to help users stand from a sitting position or to maintain their balance while tending to their daily activities.

March 11, 2016

To bring its differentiated offering to more customers this year Ulta Beauty plans to open 100 new stores while also pursuing new merchandising initiative to enhance the productivity of existing locations.

March 11, 2016

Add Visa Checkout to the list of solutions trying to make mobile payment as effort-free for the shopper as possible.

March 11, 2016

Vitamin Shoppe named Walgreens Boots Alliance's former chief information officer to its board of directors, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. "Tim Theriault, who stepped down from Walgreens Boots in June 2015 after six years as the pharmacy retailer's technology chief, joined Vitamin Shoppe's board March 8 and is a member of the audit committee," The Journal reported. Theriault's appointment "is the result of our ongoing efforts to ensure that our board has the right mix of skills and experience necessary to advance our long-term goals," non-executive board chariman Richard Markee said in a statement. (Wall Street Journal)

March 10, 2016
This marks Alembic’s seventh product launch in 2016. 
March 10, 2016

In 2014, only about 35% of covered drugs on Medicare Part D drug plans were subject to coinsurance, but that number rose to 58% this year.

March 10, 2016

#BeTheFirst is directed at youth and young adults who use tobacco or who are at risk of becoming regular tobacco users

March 10, 2016

The new targets were spelled out with the release of fourth quarter results which capped off what Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos said was another great year for the company.

March 10, 2016

The technology involved in the new vaccine, which can be produced in four weeks and six times faster than egg-based methods, involves implanting influenza genetic material into tobacco leaves.

March 10, 2016

Held April 9-10, “Exploring Successful Management for Pharmacy Operations” will look at objectives, approaches, tools and technology that can help pharmacies keep up with a constantly changing industry landscape.

March 10, 2016

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America on Thursday announced the list of people honored this year as We Work for Health Champions. The honorees are made up of 13 employees from 12 biopharmaceutical companies who nominated by their peers and recognized for their commitment to their policy advocacy and community service efforts.

March 10, 2016

Target's latest board addition spent four years as CEO of ImpreMedia and was previously publisher and CEO of La Opinión, the largest Hispanic newspaper in the country.