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.”

September 15, 2015

With rising health care costs the Hospital Quality at Home line of products can provide patients and caregivers effective and cost-efficient ways to manage care at home, Cardinal Health said.

September 15, 2015

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey, in a blog post for DSN, writes about the role community pharmacy can play in providing services to TRICARE beneficiaries. 

September 15, 2015

iHealth's new scale allows individuals with chronic conditions such as obesity and hypertension to better manage their health.

September 15, 2015

Under the agreement, Alegeus clients will be able to designate specific reward activities that align with their business objectives, like increasing account participation, improving engagement and making healthy choices.

September 15, 2015

The Task Force found that taking aspirin can help 50- to 69-year-olds who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease prevent heart attacks and stroke, as well as help prevent colorectal cancer, if taken for at least 10 years.

September 14, 2015

Bartell Drugs announced Monday that its flu vaccination program had begun at its 64 locations and its off-site flu clinic program serving businesses and retirement centers in the area. 

September 14, 2015

Former Sanofi, Wyeth executive to assume direction of Bayer's North America consumer business. 

September 14, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ president and CEO Steve Anderson on Monday published an op-ed in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel noting that the pharmacist’s role in primary care. 

September 11, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.