May 20, 2015

What is the CVS Health competitive edge? To answer that question, CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo took the stage Wednesday during the UBS Global Healthcare Conference, a three-day conference in New York City that brings together investors and more than 200 companies across a variety of healthcare sectors.

May 20, 2015

A new and radically different concept for frontline health care emerged last year when Walmart unveiled its first Walmart Care Clinics in Texas, Georgia and South Carolina. If things go according to plan, patients and health plan payers across the United States can look forward to a cheaper and more affordable alternative to the family doctor for nearly all their primary care needs.

May 19, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy — including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, generics, consolidations, kiosks and more — in this multi-page report.

May 18, 2015

Tractica predicts use of wearable patches to help fight disease will rise dramatically in coming years. 

May 18, 2015

As a follow up to the launch of Dove Hair’s "Love Your Curls" campaign and film launch, the Unilever brand has now unveiled the new Love Your Curls book, a tribute to curly hair, inspired by thousands of stories, photos and messages that poured in as a result of the campaign.

May 14, 2015

When told they'd spend 20 years sleeping by the age of 60, millennials characterize sleep as a 'waste of time,' new research shows. 

May 14, 2015

In lead-up to Thursday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, “A Pathway to Improving Care for Medicare Patients with Chronic Conditions,” the National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted comments highlighting pharmacy’s role in helping patients manage their chronic conditions.

May 11, 2015

As many as 8 million of the 40 million older adults in the United States have multiple chronic conditions and receive help with activities of daily living.

May 7, 2015

Drug Store News on Sunday caught up with Brian McNamara, region head of Europe and the Americas of the recently christened GSK Consumer Healthcare, representing the joint venture between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis to talk about what a consolidating OTC market means for the industry, and how GSK will be coming to market.

May 5, 2015

PrescribeWellness has inked a strategic partnership with ScopiaRx, a cloud-based services company that identifies drug-related risks in patients taking multiple medications.

May 1, 2015

CVS Health’s MinuteClinic enjoyed double-digit gains in first quarter revenues as its telehealth pilot receives high marks.

April 30, 2015

Pfizer survey finds that consumers reach for OTCs in taking ownership of their own health. 

April 29, 2015

CVS Health partnered with two additional health systems on clinical affiliations. 

April 22, 2015

With the United States expected to face a growing shortage of primary care physicians over the next decade, support for point-of-care testing in community pharmacies is growing.

April 22, 2015

The supermarket industry’s biggest engine appears to be firing on nearly all cylinders.

April 21, 2015

The personal care products industry supports legislation introduced Monday that would bring greater FDA oversight. 

April 20, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy — including in-depth coverage of provider status, generics, pharmacy deserts, point-of-care testing and more — in this multi-page report.

April 20, 2015

A Tractica report released Monday projects a sharp increase in utililzation of home-health technologies by 2020. 

April 10, 2015

Surescripts has expanded its nationwide health information network to include PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market.
 

April 7, 2015

The CVS Health Foundation announced 55 new grant recipients as part of its multi-year, $5 million commitment to increase access to health care in communities nationwide.

April 6, 2015

A University of Southern California pilot currently underway at several California clinics is illustrating the important role that clinical pharmacists can play in team-based medical care.

March 31, 2015

CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations, bringing the total number of health system and healthcare provider affiliations for CVS Health and MinuteClinic to more than 50.

March 26, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday launched its 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign.

March 18, 2015

Bipartisan legislation to improve medication therapy management services for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare received a nod from NACDS.