September 18, 2015
Drug Store News and The Convenient Care Association will present The Retail Healthcare Webinar Series, a new educational forum specifically tailored to healthcare key stakeholders and professionals in the retail health industry, beginning this month.
September 18, 2015

McKesson on Friday bought the pharmaceutical distribution division of Ireland's UDG Healthcare in a cash transaction valued at $466.5 million. 

September 17, 2015

The share of “vertical” acquisitions will reach 84% of the total provider acquisition volume by 2018, up from 74% today.

September 17, 2015

While most available apps focus on overall wellness, healthcare systems and professionals are expressing greater interest and excitement in broader app use.

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

If the future of health care can be summed up in one word, that word might be “connected.”

 

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

“It may come to be remembered as community pharmacy’s finest hour.”

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 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 9, 2015

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

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 3, 2015

California state Sen. Jeff Stone, a former independent pharmacist himself, had one message for independent pharmacists during the McKesson ideaShare 2015 Public Policy session in San Diego — don’t just vote, get involved.

September 1, 2015

Gail Borgatti Croall, chief medical officer at HealthSpot, and Pat Basu, chief medical officer and president of Doctor on Demand, presented Sunday at NACDS Total Store Expo about the growing telehealth industry. 

August 31, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Monday introduced a new performance measure initiative that examines how patient socioeconomic and demographic characteristics affect performance measures.

August 28, 2015

Vermont on Friday became the last state in the nation to legalize electronic prescriptions for controlled substances — a measure that many states have adopted as a way to combat the abuse of controlled substances and prevent individuals from resorting to fraudulent paper prescriptions.

August 27, 2015

The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations. 

August 27, 2015

When asked about readiness in the face of a cyber-attack, 66% of executives at health plans said they were prepared, while only 53% of providers said they were ready.

August 26, 2015

See some of the biggest innovations in pharmacy technology from the 2015 National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo. 

August 24, 2015

HealthSpot is transforming retail clinics into a true extension of the local medical community and widening the scope of services that can be offered via telehealth. 

August 24, 2015

J.D. Power’s 2015 U.S. Pharmacy Study was released Monday, and it highlights that patients remain satisfied with their pharmacies despite myriad changes to the healthcare landscape in recent years.