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. 

September 17, 2015

U.S. Pain Foundation founder and president Paul Gileno duscusses his personal connection to chronic pain and the importance of focusing on pain management — particularly during September, Pain Awareness Month. 

September 17, 2015

Perry Drug founder Jack Robinson was also a past chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. 

September 17, 2015

According to Prestige Brands, yeast infections is a conditon that will impact 75% of women in their lifetime. 

September 17, 2015

Recent studies have shown that chamomile herbal blends can reduce crying by 60%.

September 17, 2015

NACDS’ new-hire will provide effective leadership on issues such as quality metrics and innovative value-based payment models, Steve Anderson, association president and CEO, said. 

September 17, 2015

Pager and Zipdrug’s alliance has begun rolling out in Manhattan.

September 16, 2015

With Boiron USA’s Arnicare Gel firmly established as one of the external analgesics category’s bestselling products, the company recently extended the line to include Arnicare Cream.

September 16, 2015
September 16, 2015

If the future of health care can be summed up in one word, that word might be “connected.”

 

September 16, 2015

More than half (57%) of seniors are unaware there is a flu shot specifically for their age group.

September 16, 2015

Care Advantage provides more than 70 therapies and is currently authorized to distribute in all 50 states, districts and territories in the U.S.

September 16, 2015

The PharmaJet Stratis system works by delivering a vaccine with a narrow fluid stream injection that can penetrate the skin in about one-tenth of a second.

September 16, 2015

“It may come to be remembered as community pharmacy’s finest hour.”