February 16, 2010

A new walk-in clinic at a Duane Reade store in Chelsea officially opened on Wednesday,...

February 16, 2010

Nearly $1 billion in economic stimulus money will go to help spur adoption of healthcare...

February 16, 2010

A substantial number of elderly people could lose access to medical supplies if a pared-down...

February 16, 2010

Representing the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Kerr Drug chairman, president and CEO Tony...

February 11, 2010

In an act of defiance against the Obama administration’s plan for healthcare reform, the Virginia...

February 9, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores lauded two bills that seek to increase federal...

February 1, 2010

A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll issued late last month found that Americans are divided...

January 31, 2010

With the defeat of Democrat Martha Coakley by Republican Scott Brown in the race to fill the seat of late Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy, and the loss of the Democrats’ filibuster-proof majority in the Senate, the healthcare-reform bill stands on a knife’s edge. And how will pharmacies be reimbursed for dispensing generic drugs to Medicaid and Medicare patients if a health overhaul bill fails to pass? These topics, along with the issue of patent settlements vexing the branded and generic drug industries and a new GAO study showing that drug costs are soaring, are explored in depth in the latest installment of the ECRM Generics report.

January 31, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to “transform” its oversight of medical product and food...

January 12, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday held a conference call in an attempt to...

January 10, 2010

By every measure, Safeway is one of the top supermarket and pharmacy chains in the...

January 7, 2010

Walgreens now is offering free review sessions to Medicare Part D beneficiaries at all of...

January 4, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported the slowest growth in healthcare spending since...

December 22, 2009

What do diabetes supplies for retail pharmacy Medicare patients, the Pittsburgh Steelers' chance of defending...

December 17, 2009

A small group of U.S. representatives from both parties has asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

December 10, 2009

To paraphrase a quote often attributed — but probably incorrectly — to 19th century German...

November 8, 2009

This kind of news is more notable for what it doesn’t mean than what it...

October 15, 2009

It’s like “Whack-a-Mole,” that game-arcade exercise in quick reflexes and frustration....

October 8, 2009

After months of hard-edged wrangling in Congress, on the Sunday morning political gab fests, on...

July 9, 2009

The findings of the Take Care Health Systems’ survey are important as they undoubtedly underscore...

June 21, 2009

The simple fact is — there are more fat people in this country than there...

May 28, 2009

Almost one-third of those community pharmacists who already offered DMEPOS services responded that they would...

April 2, 2009

The announcement by Take Care Health Systems that it is offering free health services at...

February 5, 2009

Doesn’t anybody here pay their taxes? Tom Daschle, the former powerful leader of the Democrats...