September 22, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced plans that would reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for many American consumers should she be elected President of the United States. 

September 22, 2015

Including local associates, their families, friends and other partners, Kroger expects nearly 7,000 to participate in this one-of-a-kind event.

September 22, 2015

According to the World Health Organization Global Action Report on Preterm Birth, there have been notable declines in neonatal mortality over the past 50 years.

September 22, 2015

According to Protein Sciences, Flublok is the only flu vaccine that is free of formaldehyde, antibiotics, gluten, gelatin, egg protein, latex, thimerosal and other preservatives.

September 22, 2015

The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that Haggen is attempting to sell its $12.16 million in assets to Albertsons and Safeway. Some $8.9 million of those assets include customer and prescription records, as well as other pharmacy information. 

September 22, 2015

The campaign includes an ambassador program where Rite Aid coordinators will plan and implement onsite workplace flu clinics staffed by certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists. 

September 22, 2015

Keveyis was recently approved for the treatment of primary hyperkalemic and hypokalemic periodic paralysis, a group of rare hereditary disorders that cause episodes of muscle weakness or paralysis. 

September 21, 2015

In a new report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released Monday, Arkansas had the highest adult obesity rate at 35.9% while Colorado had the lowest at 21.3%. 

September 21, 2015

For the U.S. pharmaceutical market, 2015 is already shaping up to be another double-digit growth year in terms of prescription spend, and brand-name specialty drugs are big drivers of that growth.

September 21, 2015

Henry Dale Smith, Sr., founded H.D. Smith in 1954 and grew the company into one of the nation’s largest wholesalers. 

September 21, 2015

A new CVS Health Research Insitute study, done in partnership with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is offering insight into the reasons many patients don’t adhere to their medication regimen.

September 18, 2015

This year's 1-mile, 5K, and 10K walk will be held on Oct. 18 at the Guadalupe River Trail in downtown San Jose.

September 18, 2015

APhA's new training program aims to provide a formal curriculum for preceptors at all practice sites who interact with student pharmacists and residents.

September 18, 2015

Overall, CDC estimates that 47% of the U.S. population age 6 months and older was vaccinated during the 2014-2015 season, similar to the 2013-2014 season and up from an estimated 41% five years ago.

September 18, 2015
Drug Store News and The Convenient Care Association will present The Retail Healthcare Webinar Series, a new educational forum specifically tailored to healthcare key stakeholders and professionals in the retail health industry, beginning this month.
September 18, 2015

A recent Harris Poll found that one-half of households use OTC medicines to treat a chronic or recurring condition.  These families would particularly benefit from OTC eligibility in FSAs and HSAs.

September 18, 2015

McKesson on Friday bought the pharmaceutical distribution division of Ireland's UDG Healthcare in a cash transaction valued at $466.5 million. 

September 18, 2015

The new NACDS health policy liaison served as a senior policy advisor for Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., and has worked for Sen. Richard Burr. R-N.C., and interned for Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.

September 17, 2015

In Q2, Rite Aid completed its EnvisionRx acquisition and continued its move toward becoming a retail healthcare company, chairman and CEO John Standley said when announcing the company's quarterly earnings.

September 17, 2015

The iMedicare platform integrates with every pharmacy system, so pharmacies can identify patients eligible to choose a Medicare plan and generate a customized report within seconds.

September 17, 2015

Drug Store News recently had the opportunity to speak with John Szustaczek, The DivaCup’s director of sales and marketing, about the company’s double-digit annual growth rates, why consumers are drawn to the product and The DivaCup’s geo-targeted advertising strategy.

September 17, 2015

The share of “vertical” acquisitions will reach 84% of the total provider acquisition volume by 2018, up from 74% today.

September 17, 2015

While most available apps focus on overall wellness, healthcare systems and professionals are expressing greater interest and excitement in broader app use.

September 17, 2015

McKesson realized more than $11 million in annualized savings between improved employee performance and saved medical costs thanks to its health and wellness programs.