August 19, 2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would grant doctors the final say on which prescription drugs to prescribe for their patients in Medicaid's managed care programs, the Associated Press reports.

August 19, 2015

Levy will provide key insights on the changing healthcare industry to advance the board's mission of helping consumers make more informed healthcare decisions.

August 19, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration handed down its anticipated approval of Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ Addyi, a treatment for women with generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder. 

August 19, 2015

LeeAnn Weniger-Mandrillo operates a marketing firm focused on creating social media and marketing campaigns about drugs, alcohol, mental health and bullying.

August 19, 2015

TruMedicines on Tuesday launched a 40-day Kickstarter campaign for a smartphone app that promotes medication safety.

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.