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.

September 10, 2015

In case its recent partnerships with CVS Health and Teva Pharmaceuticals weren’t enough evidence of IBM Watson’s growing interest in health care, the company announced today it would expanding its Watson Health Cloud offerings.

September 10, 2015

A new report from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is highlighting the large volume of cancer medicines and vaccines that are currently being developed, as well as the impact innovations have had on cancer death rates. 

September 10, 2015

In a podcast interview, Walgreens VP digital health said that he envisions pharmacists pairing with local providers to provide a more comprehensive model of healthcare. 

September 9, 2015

The award was given at the HDA’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas for its contributions to educating and supporting Latinos through community efforts and advocacy.

September 9, 2015

The humidifier’s cool mist also aids in keeping the relative humidity of indoor air between 40% and 60%.

September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.

September 9, 2015

Customer-to-customer will be the next stage of business model evolution in healthcare, according to Frost & Sullivan.

September 8, 2015

In addition to her time as senior partner of McKinsey and Co., Nancy Killefer served in the United States Department of the Treasury as the assistant secretary for management, CFO and COO.

September 8, 2015

See video highlights from Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum’s one-day Elevation Summit, “9 Dangerous Growth Ideas,” which took place on Aug. 21 at Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House in Denver.

September 8, 2015

The role of the pharmacist in the U.S. healthcare system has expanded beyond dispensing to include vaccinations and medication therapy management, and that role could expand further with pharmacy provider status on the horizon. 

September 8, 2015

Good Neighbor Pharmacy highlighted a lot of good news at its ThoughtSpot 2015 earlier this summer, such as how the winds of change are whipping up the need for a patient-focused pharmacy model that supports an outcomes-based patient management solution. 

September 4, 2015

Ancino this week launched its rivastigmine patch, a generic version of the Exelon patch.