April 14, 2015

IBM creates new business unit to manage a HIPAA-enabled cloud offering that will help augment big data analysis of chronic disease states. 

April 13, 2015

Surescripts inks deal with vendors to enable more than 480,000 providers to utilize the technology to locate and exchange patient health records stored in any healthcare location across the country.

April 10, 2015

Surescripts has expanded its nationwide health information network to include PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market.
 

April 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced its partnership with four technology companies to present Vision 2026 at the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo.

April 9, 2015

Pharmacists are performing more patient-care activities in a variety of healthcare settings as the industry is opening up to more opportunities for women.

April 8, 2015

Strong same-store sales help lift Rite Aid annual revenue 3.9% to $26.5 billion. 

April 6, 2015

A University of Southern California pilot currently underway at several California clinics is illustrating the important role that clinical pharmacists can play in team-based medical care.

April 6, 2015

The Little Clinic, which is a subsidiary of Kroger, has earned The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for the third consecutive time.

April 1, 2015

The recently Food and Drug Administration-approved AirStrip Sense4Baby monitoring system will enable remote self-administered non-stress tests as part of a comprehensive prenatal care model. 

March 31, 2015

Pharmacist participation conflicts with role as healthcare provider, group says.

March 31, 2015

CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations, bringing the total number of health system and healthcare provider affiliations for CVS Health and MinuteClinic to more than 50.

March 26, 2015

The value of medication therapy management is not fully realized because the ROI is difficult to measure, noted a Cardinal Health blog on its Essential Insights site. 

March 26, 2015

Hundreds of pharmacy advocates met with members of Congress during the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day.

March 25, 2015

A new media initiative gets underway to promote the role that pharmacists can play in addressing challenges seniors face.

March 25, 2015

In this special report, Drug Store News examines the critical role community pharmacy plays in our nation’s healthcare system, and what could be done to close the gap on provider access, lower costs and improve health outcomes for millions of Americans, by enabling the pharmacist to practice at the top of their license.

 

March 25, 2015

Zewa launches a suite of products to help track and report health statistics for patients, including a blood pressure monitor, a weight scale and an activity tracker along with a health app to capture and store the data. 

March 23, 2015

Walgreens' chief medical officer makes an appeal for pharmacist provider access.

March 20, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance and WebMD are scheduled to speak at this year's Lions Health conference. 

March 19, 2015

A new Kalorama Information report highlights the value and projected growth of retail-based health clinics.

March 18, 2015

Bipartisan legislation to improve medication therapy management services for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare received a nod from NACDS.

March 16, 2015

Healthiest You on Monday launched a healthcare price comparison app that helps ascertain the cost of procedures and pharmaceuticals. 

March 13, 2015

Patient access, lower costs, accountability and collaborative care: those are the watchwords that define the nation’s overextended web of health care in 2015. And community pharmacy — the true face of neighborhood health care — offers some timely solutions to all of them.

March 13, 2015

How do the nation’s pharmacists rate with Americans? According to Gallup, the answer is very, very high year after year.

March 13, 2015

The CDC and AMA on Thursday launched the joint Prevent Diabetes STAT program.