April 27, 2016

New results of a poll recently conducted by CVS Health and Morning Consult found 72% of respondents would be interested in a drug take back day in their community. 

April 27, 2016

The 2.6% U.S. comparable store sales growth was fueled by positive real growth at both Food Lion and Hannaford, despite fewer winter storms compared to last year.

April 27, 2016

Before she joined Diplomat, Hagerman was an associate professor at the Ferris State University College of Pharmacy with a practice site at Hurley Medical Center.

April 27, 2016

 On Tuesday, the FDA approved Aurobindo’s generic Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) tablets, and on Wednesday gave its OK to the company’s generic Opana (oxymorphone HCl) and Pepcid AC (famotidine). 

April 27, 2016

Former Target executive Kathryn Tesija has joined CPG/retail consulting firm Simpactful as a senior adviser and consultant.

April 27, 2016

For fiscal year 2016, Jean Coutu revenues amounted to $2.3 billion, representing an increase of 1.5% due to the overall market growth.

April 27, 2016

Ever since the Federal Register published the final Covered Outpatient Drugs Final Rule (which directs pharmacy Medicaid reimbursement according to the average manufacturer price, or “AMP,” model) on Jan. 21, NACDS has been evaluating the rule and determining appropriate actions.

April 27, 2016

Debuting on April 27, the new MET-Rx campaign includes TV spots on ESPN, followed by significant digital investments, including a video integration with Stack.com, paid search and unique social media content.

April 27, 2016

Hamdi Ulukaya, the Turkish immigrant who founded the Chobani yogurt company in 2005, told workers Tuesday that he would be giving them shares worth up to 10% of the company when it goes public or is sold, the New York Times reported. (The New York Times)

April 27, 2016

The Dyson company unveiled a $400 hair dryer in Tokyo on Wednesday called the Dyson Supersonic, a response to a question the company says many never thought to ask: Is it possible to make a better hair dryer? (The New York Times)

April 27, 2016

With retailers and healthcare providers across the country trying to find ways to get their pharmacists more involved in patient care, pharmacy automation solutions provider Innovation brought together executives from a diverse range of companies earlier this month for a detailed look at how its partnership with Binghamton University’s Watson Institute for Systems Excellence is helping retail pharmacy in this effort.

April 27, 2016

Aspergum is a chewable aspirin product indicated to soothe sore throats, control fevers and provide all over pain relief.  

April 27, 2016

As  many as 57% of consumers surveyed responded that using digital health tools has helped to lower their healthcare costs. 

April 27, 2016

Lorrie Carr will oversee ZappRx’s commercialization efforts as it launches and looks to expand its specialty prescribing and management platform. 

April 26, 2016

The soon-to-open Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will take the profession to a new level, founding dean Dr. Gloria Meredith told attendees at the joint Innovation/BU symposium.

April 26, 2016

Feedback from pharmacies that have incorporated high-volume automation into their operation and an ongoing collaboration with Binghamton University's Watson Institute for Systems Excellence has given Innovation an unparalleled ability to ensure that the systems they install run smoothly and efficiently.

April 26, 2016

The great medieval philosopher and astronomer Maimonides once noted, “the risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.” Apparently, this applies also to choosing and defining the scope of an automation solution for a high-volume pharmacy.

April 26, 2016
SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved Exelixis’ Cabometyx (cabozantinib) tablets, the company announced this week. Cabometyx is indicated to treat patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma who have previously received anti-angiogenic treatment.   
April 26, 2016

Using light to manipulate levels of melatonin in the body, there is a significant speed-up in the process of the body adjusting to its rescheduled circadian rhythm.

April 26, 2016

One of Galderma's most popular skin care product lines is getting a full graphics and packaging upgrade.

April 26, 2016

The Hershey Co. is expanding its snack offerings with the acquisition of Ripple Brand Collective, LLC, a privately held company based in Congers, N.Y., that owns the barkTHINS snacking chocolate brand.

April 26, 2016

The Innovation symposium on pharmacy automation solutions earlier this month included a tour of Binghamton University's Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science’s new building.

April 26, 2016

See photos from the welcome reception for Innovation and Binghamton University’s Watson Institute for Systems Excellence's pharmacy automation symposium. 

April 26, 2016

By combining all of the necessary blood glucose testing supplies into a convenient, self-contained 10-test cartridge, POGO provides ease of use and discretion for millions of patients.