August 22, 2015

Driven by the funding priorities of health reform under the Affordable Care Act, primary care physicians once again are moving to the center of American health care.

August 22, 2015

Like the regulatory changes that spawned the modern era of telecommunications in the mid-1990s, the health reform law has unleashed a tide of innovation and competitive disruption that’s rippling through the nation’s shifting healthcare system. 

August 22, 2015

Variations in how states have implemented the insurance eligibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act have “led to highly diverse, geographically dependent health reform experiences,” noted PwC’s Health Research Institute, and made the states “key players in health reform.”

August 22, 2015

“A profound, and likely irreversible, impact on the business of health care.” That’s the effect the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act already has had in the five years since its passage and enactment into law, PricewaterhouseCoopers said. 

August 22, 2015

Health reform is spawning new risk-sharing patient-care initiatives that are shifting the focus of health delivery.

August 21, 2015

Ateb provides technology solutions to help independent and chain pharmacies improve patient adherence through education, pharmacy interventions and patient reminders. Drug Store News recently spoke with president and CEO Frank Sheppard.

August 20, 2015

DSN recently sat down with KPMG's Larry Kocot — who now heads up KPMG’s Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight — to discuss the future of payment system reforms.

August 20, 2015

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

August 20, 2015

There are very logical reasons that a growing number of health systems, large payers and insurers continue to embrace the retail clinic model: cost and quality.

August 20, 2015

AmerisoureBergen’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy network network announced Thursday that it awarded a total of $12,500 in college scholarships to seven high school seniors aspiring to enter the healthcare industry.

August 20, 2015

Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. It was a landmark in the nation’s social and political development and an evolutionary leap for community pharmacy.

August 20, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores will host a Vision 2026 platform at the Total Store Expo this month in Denver. Here, DSN previews a few of the companies that will be participating in Vision 2026 by offering their perspectives on the changes ahead in retail and health care in the years to come.

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 17, 2015

Hammacher Research Group’s Dave Wendland discusses the benefits of attending industry trade events. 

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

Wearable devices will extend beyond fitness tracking to include two-way communication between the user and the healthcare ecosystem, Frost & Sullivan reports. 

August 12, 2015

Mexico's Tienda Diabetes, a business unit of Soluciones Hospitalarias Integrales, turned to IBM Commerce to help provide better care for people with diabetes.

August 12, 2015

WebMD is encouraging the public to vote to determine who among Christina Applegate, Glenn Close, Carrie Fisher or Jeff Gordon deserves to be this year's WebMD Health Hero Award People's Choice winner. 

August 11, 2015

Dave Schulte has more than 17 years of experience as an investor and investment banker, partnering with entrepreneurs to grow innovative health care and technology businesses.

August 10, 2015

Quell utilizes NeuroMetrix's proprietary non-invasive neurostimulation technology to provide relief from chronic pain, such as due to diabetes, sciatica, fibromyalgia and degenerative knee conditions.

August 10, 2015

WOW Health combines a 24/7 online health platform with a national directory of WOW providers and local access to “It’s How You Live” events and experiences. 

August 10, 2015
According to Sprout Pharmaceuticals, approximately one-in-three women in the United States suffer from low sexual desire, and one-in-10 women (16 million women total) are distressed by it.
August 7, 2015

According to IRI, sales of Goody's analgesics and Monistat 1 are doing extremely well, with annualized sales of $38.7 million (up 4.8%) and $49.2 million (up 5.4%), respectively.

August 6, 2015

IBM continues to beef up its Watson Health platform with latest $1 billion acquisiton.