August 25, 2015

The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that retail clinics are forcing hospitals to rethink they way they approach patients with their offerings.

August 24, 2015

Ateb on Monday unveiled its first branding campaign, Driving Healthy Outcomes for Patients, Pharmacies and Payers, as part of its newly rebranded site, logo and social media presence. 

August 24, 2015

Capturing more than your fair share of chronic care marketshare is not only a key pursuit across the back-bench, but also for purveyors of OTC medicines, noted Nielsen analysts Monday morning during an Insight Session called “Consumer Driven Healthcare at Retail: Three Ways to Answer the Call” at NACDS TSE.

August 24, 2015

About 37% of the more than 2,000 respondents said that they had missed a life event because they had flu-like symptoms — either friendly get-togethers, family gatherings or work. 

August 24, 2015

With the explosion of online shopping, consumers need more of an incentive to go to drug stores. Digital health and wearables have the potential to draw more in-store consumers, according to Deborah Weinswig, head of Global Retail and Technology, and Anne Marie Stephen, CEO and founder of Kwolia.

August 24, 2015

After years of research and billions of dollars in funding, the Human Genome Project has unlocked the complex mysteries of the human genome and unleashed a new era in personalized medicine and pharmaceutical research and development. And pharmacy retailers must get out in front of that gene-based drug revolution or risk being left behind.

August 24, 2015

HealthSpot is transforming retail clinics into a true extension of the local medical community and widening the scope of services that can be offered via telehealth. 

August 24, 2015

J.D. Power’s 2015 U.S. Pharmacy Study was released Monday, and it highlights that patients remain satisfied with their pharmacies despite myriad changes to the healthcare landscape in recent years. 

August 24, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drugs Stores celebrated Albertsons/Safeway and Kinney Drugs for the companies’ political advocacy and grassroots activities at NACDS Total Store Expo, Friday evening at the NACDS Political Involvement reception.

August 24, 2015

Check out photos of the five hottest new beauty products on display in Denver at NACDS Total Store Expo. 

August 24, 2015

Procter and Gamble is teaming up with Cleveland Clinic to develop a treatment for heart disease that would be available over-the-counter, the Cincinatti Business Courier reports.

August 24, 2015

Upsher-Smith Laboratories announced that one of its executives would be taking over the job of president. 

August 23, 2015

NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson discusses the NACDS RxImpact grassroots advocacy program, which can serve as a resource for pharmacy professionals to learn how to engage and educate lawmakers about key pharmacy issues.

August 23, 2015

Companies that embrace change will help lead a new revolution in both health delivery and retailing, asserted NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson and Randy Edeker, chairman of NACDS and chairman, president and CEO of Hy-Vee, at NACDS TSE’s Business Program.

August 23, 2015

IMS Health’s Doug Long gave an overview of the present state of the U.S. pharmaceutical market and where it might be headed in the coming months and years at NACDS Total Store Expo on Sunday.

August 23, 2015

Gail Borgatti Croall, chief medical officer at HealthSpot, and Pat Basu, chief medical officer and president of Doctor on Demand, presented Sunday at NACDS Total Store Expo about the growing telehealth industry. 

August 22, 2015

Health insurers are responding by “changing their fundamental business model,” PwC’s Health Research Institute noted in its report on U.S. health industry trends in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. 

August 22, 2015

Driven by the funding priorities of health reform under the Affordable Care Act, primary care physicians once again are moving to the center of American health care.

August 22, 2015

Like the regulatory changes that spawned the modern era of telecommunications in the mid-1990s, the health reform law has unleashed a tide of innovation and competitive disruption that’s rippling through the nation’s shifting healthcare system. 

August 22, 2015

“What’s in greatest demand today isn’t more data, but synthesis — understanding what’s next, crossing boundaries and being able to combine different pieces into an interesting new whole.”  That’s what Dan Mack, managing director of the Mack Elevation Forum, asked attendees to do at Friday’s exclusive, one-day summit co-hosted by Mack Elevation Forum and Drug Store News at Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House in Denver.

August 22, 2015
By 2025, more general practice medicine will take place in a store than in a doctor’s office. That’s just one prediction for healthcare retailing unveiled by retail consultant Bryan Gildenberg in a TSE seminar on “The New Shape of Retailing” Saturday.
August 22, 2015

Variations in how states have implemented the insurance eligibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act have “led to highly diverse, geographically dependent health reform experiences,” noted PwC’s Health Research Institute, and made the states “key players in health reform.”

August 22, 2015

“A profound, and likely irreversible, impact on the business of health care.” That’s the effect the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act already has had in the five years since its passage and enactment into law, PricewaterhouseCoopers said. 

August 22, 2015

Health reform is spawning new risk-sharing patient-care initiatives that are shifting the focus of health delivery.