November 24, 2010

Medicine Shoppe is about to get a new top manager. And with the promotion of company veteran John Fiacco to VP of its Medicine Shoppe and Medicap stores, parent company Cardinal Health effectively is changing the culture at its franchise pharmacy division.

November 24, 2010

This is part of the future of health care that Walgreens envisioned when it first began to make a major commitment to specialty pharmacy — it knew it could save payers and patients a whole lot of money.

November 24, 2010

Most of the newly elected and re-elected Republican members of Congress, Tea Party candidates in particular, vowed to whittle down or repeal healthcare reform once in office, but the healthcare companies that stand to benefit hope to change their minds, as some of their lobbying activities last quarter have shown.

November 18, 2010

One of the Big Three in pharmaceutical wholesaling is about to get a lot bigger....

November 18, 2010

No matter how you slice it, the flexible spending account changes that are part of...

November 18, 2010

The fact that CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic was highlighted as an innovator of healthcare delivery by...

November 17, 2010

Food is the most important aspect of the holiday season and unites families, according to...

November 11, 2010

Retail pharmacies scored a big victory in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule,...

November 11, 2010

There currently are about 1,200 retail clinics and more than 100,000 certified immunizing pharmacists. Expect...

November 11, 2010

There’s been quite an uproar following healthcare reform’s flexible spending account proposal that in January...

November 4, 2010

This is a next-generation pharmacy solution for the next generation of seniors, who begin celebrating...

November 4, 2010

That Medicare doesn’t universally cover the use of retail clinics — and even create a...

November 4, 2010

It would be no small thing to define the retail market for wellness, much less...

October 28, 2010

There are many pharmacy retailers hooking their diabetes-related initiatives into the awareness generated by American...

October 28, 2010

The natural affinity that has sprung up between independent pharmacy and the generic drug industry...

October 28, 2010

“We don’t have to be the PBM.” That’s what Greg Wasson, Walgreens president and CEO,...

October 24, 2010

As this issue went to press, it sure had been a busy week here at Drug Store News. And that means it was a busy week for the industry, too.

October 21, 2010

In this lackluster economy, retailers are fortunate that such vendors as consumer products giant Procter...

October 21, 2010

The dramatic rise in the prevalence of diabetes over the next several decades is likely...

October 21, 2010

Leave it to our creative retail neighbors to the north to find a fun way...

October 14, 2010

During the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010 Educational Conference held Oct. 13 to 15,...

October 14, 2010

A plan by health insurer Humana and Walmart to offer a cheap prescription drug plan...

October 14, 2010

Community pharmacists are lining up powerful professional allies as they fight for a full seat...

October 10, 2010

Stuffing the last of my sweaty clothes into my bag, the peace and tranquility of...