January 12, 2017

Two-pack of generic carries a $109.99 price tag.

January 12, 2017
iMedicare’s platform integrates into a pharmacist’s existing workflow and delivers easy-to-understand information about local and national Medicare plans, the companies said.
 
January 12, 2017

“The integration of the two networks ... will create substantial synergies [on the] organizational side of the business [and] procurement side of the business," Stefano Pessina, CEO Walgreens Boots Alliance, told analysts.

January 12, 2017

GNC and Walmart are joining Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods on the development of a retailer driven and consumer focused Industry Leadership Group, the Natural Products Association reported.
 

January 12, 2017

 The program will give patients access to pricing information and discounts on specific classes of compounded medication, and is aimed at bringing patients a consistent experience through a certified network of accredited and credentialed pharmacies. 

January 12, 2017

NCPA recommended Congprescription drug coverage as an essential benefit to help reduce overall health costs and maintain a pharmacy network that includes meaningful access to retail pharmacies.

January 12, 2017

The Nielsen Connected Partner Program is an industry first, Nielsen noted, offering an open ecosystem for companies servicing the retail and CPG industry.

January 12, 2017

The Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents program, which now includes more than 430 charities, has offered nonprofits located in communities served by Rite Aid a unique way to fundraise in support of those they serve.

January 12, 2017

The weekly Flu Index shows which populations are experiencing the most incidences of influenza each week based on Index methodology and does not measure actual levels or severity of flu activity, Walgreens noted.

January 12, 2017
Walmart, which did not say where Terrell is headed, expects to announce new leadership in technology “shortly,” according to theWall Street Journal.
January 11, 2017

Following a letter from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noting that the flu is widespread in Idaho, Washington, Massachusetts, California, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and Pennsylvania, Albertsons announced this week that its pharmacies have stocked the standard and high-dose flu vaccines.

January 11, 2017

Retailer offer vaccination at 65 locations in western Washington seven days a week. 

January 11, 2017

CHPA has developed a three-prong strategy in combating DXM abuse, which includes connecting to parents and teens on awareness efforts and galvanizing the industry to restrict the sale of DXM products to adults.

January 11, 2017

OTC medicine eligibility in tax-preferred accounts was removed in 2011 as one of the first-implemented provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

January 11, 2017

After an initial, small-scale rollout this spring, Walgreens and FedEx expect to have the program available at thousands of Walgreens locations later this calendar year and chainwide by the fall of 2018.

January 11, 2017

So far, H3N2 has been the predominant influenza strain, and H3N2-predominant seasons have been associated with more severe illness and higher mortality, especially in older people and young children.

January 11, 2017

Iovate has also has launched an all-new Hydroxycut App to help users easily track their weight loss journey, the company reported.

January 11, 2017

Mayne Pharma acquired the products from GSK in August 2016, and they complement the company’s Doryx, the first branded product in its specialty brands division that it launched in 2015. 

January 11, 2017

In addition to his current sales role, Siporin now has expanded responsibility for NSS’ future growth and strategic planning. 

January 11, 2017

By this time next week, the FTC is expected to have approved the Walgreens Boots Alliance/Rite Aid merger, including the divestiture of 865 stores to Fred's, The New York Post reported late Tuesday, citing sources close to the case. "[T]he FTC will likely ask Fred’s — which will more than double in size after it buys the Rite Aid stores — to raise additional equity to help stabilize its financing after closing," The Post reported. The deal approval is being expedited prior to the inauguration of President Donald Trump, The Post added. (The New York Post)

January 11, 2017

Same-store retail sales suffer decrease 5.7% year over year decrease.

January 11, 2017

The drug is indicated to treat certain types of seizures in patients older than 13 years of age. 

January 11, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump said the U.S. government needs to create new drug industry bidding procedures.

January 10, 2017

Grocery retailer inks deal with RangeMe, an online platform that streamlines new product discovery between retailers and product suppliers.