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.

September 11, 2015

Repatha is one in a new class of cholesterol medications called PSCK9 (proprotein convertase substilisin kexin type 9) inhibitors, which are potentially an alternative to statins.

September 11, 2015

Egalet Corporation on Thursday launched (oxycodone HCI) in the U.S.

September 11, 2015

In order to get the recommended 18 milligrams of iron per day through food, you’d need to eat 45 ounces of chicken breast. 

September 11, 2015

How close did CVS Health's Helena Foulkes come to breaking the mold in sports journalism a la Phyllis George?

September 11, 2015

NCPA’s arrangement with Ulta Lab Tests will offer community pharmacy patients direct access to lab tests and health screenings.

September 11, 2015

DSN contributing editor Richard Monks examines in-depth sales activity in the homeopathy and vitamins, minerals and supplements categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

September 11, 2015

Walgreens’ top pharmacy and health leaders unveil bold vision to help reinvent health care.
 

September 11, 2015

A new study by healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente’s research division published in the Journal of the American Informatics Association is highlighting the positive effects online prescription refills have on adherence.

September 11, 2015

Using Xerox’s prescription clinical authorization tool, pharmacists can investigate whether a patient recently received an opioid prescription and will receive a notice to acquire prior authorization before dispensing it. 

September 10, 2015

In a recent article, the Associated Press is looking into the ways that the relationship between patients and their physicians is changing as a result of the proliferation of both telehealth apps and retail clinics.

September 10, 2015

There is concern that industry consolidation in the healthcare sector may hamper patient access and the ability of community pharmacists to provide care. 

September 10, 2015

The acquisition of Diplomat's compounding pharmacy assets by Restore Health enables Diplomat to continue their singular focus on specialty pharmacy, the companies stated. 

September 10, 2015

Express Scripts on Thursday announced the retirement of George Paz as CEO, effective after the company's annual stockholders meeting in May 2016. Company President Tim Wentworth will succeed Paz.

September 10, 2015

However, patients in the 10-17 years age group also showed the greatest improvement in appropriate prescription drug use compared to all other age groups over a four-year period.