September 7, 2016

“One-in-4 people over age 45 in the United States is chronically lonely.” That sad statistic, taken from a survey by AARP and reported at the Retail Health Summit by health technology panelist Beth Sanders, should give all retail health providers pause, she said.

September 7, 2016

Procter & Gamble is launching an open casting call and fun digital campaign to find #TheNextMrClean.

September 7, 2016

As many as 71% of U.S. households (85 million) suffer from sinus symptoms in a given year, while 17% of U.S. households (20 million) are severe sinus sufferers.

September 7, 2016

Pre-workout supplement regimens are not just for gym rats, anymore.

September 7, 2016

Helping seniors stay “active, mobile and independent” is the prime mission for GreatCall, a San-Diego-based provider of independent-living tools for elderly Americans and their caregivers.

September 7, 2016

With the array of products that consumers have in front of them at any given time, the trick is to provide “an interaction and the opportunity to understand what you don’t know,” DeVilbiss Healthcare's SVP product management David Cohon said during June's Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

QuickChek has raised $163,002 in just four weeks to help support post-9/11 service members and their families through a recent in-store donation program and a charity golf outing.

September 7, 2016

Ralphs Grocery Company is teaming up with Feeding America food banks in Southern California on a new health and wellness campaign.

September 7, 2016

Gov. Charlie Baker is joining Walgreens executives on Wednesday at one of the drug store chain's Massachusetts locations to announce the first statewide safe medication disposal program, according to a report from MassLive published Wednesday. The drug take-back kiosks across the state represent a "new effort to fight substance misuse," according to the Baker administration MassLive reported. Baker's health and human services chief Marylou Sudders, Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch and local legislators are also expected to attend the medication disposal program announcement. (MassLive)

September 7, 2016

Panel of managed care executives, anchored by Walmart VP health and wellness transformation Marcus Osborne, share how their companies are expanding their reach and making healthcare delivery more convenient and efficient at a one-day thought leadership event co-hosted by Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum in mid-June in Bentonville, Ark.

September 7, 2016

RxMedic is looking to stay on the forefront of will-call solutions with its Automated Retrieval System, or ARS, as prescription volume increases. The company also is working to provide dispensing and storage solutions that can adapt to reduce downtime for calibration and maintenance.

September 7, 2016

Pharmacy technology company ScriptPro is positioning itself as a provider of solutions that will ease common pain points that come with increased script volume and the influx of paperwork from clinical services with two forthcoming innovations that address pharmacy documentation needs and the will-call process.

September 7, 2016

GSK Consumer Healthcare has expanded its flagship Sensodyne line with a fresh-mint-flavored Sensodyne True White toothpaste that offers a combination of sensitivity relief, sensitivity protection, cavity protection, stain prevention and stain removal.

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.