August 18, 2015

Drug Store News sat down with Tom O’Donnell, VP federal government affairs at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, to discuss pharmacist provider status and the latest pro-pharmacy legislative initiatives in the U.S. House and Senate.

August 18, 2015

PrescribeWellness solutions have been proven to improve a patient’s adherence to their medication and the pharmacy’s ratings in various performance measures.

August 18, 2015

Overall, 95% of patients were highly satisfied with the quality of care they received at MinuteClinic, the ease with which telehealth technology was integrated into the visit, and the timeliness and convenience of their care

August 18, 2015

NeoStrata Company introduced the Exuviance Firm-NG6 Non-Acid Peel and the Exuviance Daily Acne Peel.

August 18, 2015

Walgreens' information technology department will be the hardest hit with consolidation as it undergoes "a significant restructuring to better match resources with priorities," a spokesman said. 

August 17, 2015

To meet AWP requirements, Medicare Part D sponsors must have terms posted by Sept. 15, CMS says. 

August 17, 2015

Hammacher Research Group’s Dave Wendland discusses the benefits of attending industry trade events. 

August 17, 2015

Jamieson Vitamins’ new program and partnership, called Share the Health, will provide 500,000 children worldwide with the essential vitamins.

August 17, 2015

The website includes sections about the importance of preventing abuse of prescription drugs and outlines the Food and Drug Administrations guidelines on abuse-deterrent labeling. 

August 17, 2015

This new partnership and the launch of the new Shoppers LOVE YOU program will help women stay focused on making their own health a priority.

August 14, 2015

Avera Health and Hy-Vee on Friday announced an expanded partnership to offer AveraNow convenience and wellness clinics and kiosks in four Hy-Vee Sioux Falls stores, in addition to a Healthy You Mobile vehicle.

August 14, 2015

Wichita State University biomedical engineering students have invented a remote health monitoring system called Mobile HealthLink, which allows physicians to check on patients with a programmable smartwatch.

August 14, 2015

Keveyis is the first medicine approved by the FDA for the treatment of primary periodic paralysis, which is estimated to affect approximately 5,000 people in the United States.

August 14, 2015

Johnson & Johnson on Thursday announced the launch of its new brand, Compeed, for September and a new line of Band-Aid Brand Adhesive Bandages featuring images from “Star Wars.”

August 14, 2015

Nearly 13% of U.S. Hispanic adults are already diagnosed with diabetes, one of the highest prevalence rates among ethnic groups in the country.

August 14, 2015

The research project will provide pharmacogenomics services in community pharmacies including collection of DNA samples, interpretation of patient results, counseling and collaboration with prescribers. 

August 13, 2015

Emdeon’s administrative Intelligent Healthcare Network will be enhanced through Altegra Health’s risk adjustment and quality analytics payment platform.

August 13, 2015

The Hispanic Dental Association earlier this week announced that it will partner with Crest and Oral-B to improve dental health among the growing number of U.S. Hispanics.

August 13, 2015

Wearable devices will extend beyond fitness tracking to include two-way communication between the user and the healthcare ecosystem, Frost & Sullivan reports. 

August 13, 2015

ProPhase expects to launch into the VMS space by the end of the year or early in 2016. 

August 13, 2015

According to the Walgreens' Flu Index, the states with the highest rates of influenza last year were Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, Texas and Tennessee.  Portland, Ore., Hartford, Conn. and Boston were the markets with the least amount of flu activity.  

August 12, 2015

Drug Store News caught up with Beiersdorf director of shopper and customer marketing Andrew Kingery for a rundown on skin care today.

August 12, 2015

Mexico's Tienda Diabetes, a business unit of Soluciones Hospitalarias Integrales, turned to IBM Commerce to help provide better care for people with diabetes.

August 12, 2015

Rite Aid carries the standard trivalent flu vaccine, which offers protection against three strains of the flu, and a quadrivalent flu vaccine that offers protection against four strains of the virus.