December 5, 2013

Among diabetes sufferers and those with a diabetic in their household, the critical role of the physician in condition management is most visible, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers. Eight-in-10 indicate their doctor is very or somewhat involved in their own or their household member's diabetes management; half report their doctor is their primary source for condition info — 43% more than those using the second-most common source, health-related web sites.

June 1, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy technology, in this multi-page report.

April 14, 2016

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of specialty pharmacy, orphan drugs and biosimilars, in this multi-page report.

 

December 30, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, specialty pharmacy and top trends, in this multi-page report.

December 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, technology, automation, prescription drug home delivery services and Web-based diabetes monitoring, in this multi-page report.

November 11, 2015

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

November 4, 2015

There are nearly 100 MinuteClinic locations in five New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

October 22, 2015

On Dec. 6, Drug Store News and the Convenient Care Association will present a webinar called “Chronic Care and Retail Health” as part of their Retail Healthcare Webinar Series. 

October 21, 2015

“This crisis is taking lives — it’s destroying families and shattering communities all across the country,” President Obama said in remarks at a community forum meant to kick off his administration’s new push to curb opioid abuse. 

October 13, 2015

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

October 12, 2015

Upsher-Smith Laboratories was honored Sunday with the National Community Pharmacists Association 2015 Corporate Recognition Award.

September 29, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has outlined its latest model for medication therapy management that it hopes will increase adherence and improve outcomes among Medicare Part D beneficiaries. 

September 29, 2015

ECRM’s European Beauty, Personal & Health Care week events will feature meetings between global suppliers and global retailers and distributors, as well as educational sessions. 

September 29, 2015

HDMA’s board of directors re-elected its chairman and vice chairman while adding four new members with extensive knowledge of the healthcare supply chain. 

September 29, 2015

Walmart began offering the grocery pick up service several years ago with a test in San Jose, Calif., then expanded to Denver, Phoenix, Huntsville, Ala., and the retailer’s hometown of Bentonville, Ark. 

September 28, 2015

This 24/7 resource provides mothers with robust tracking tools, along with personalized, expert advice on nursing and pumping. 

September 28, 2015

PhRMA's next leader hails from the Advanced Medical Technology Association, where he was president and CEO for more than 10 years. 

September 28, 2015
According to a new report from Bloomberg, Target has expanded its list of chemicals that it wants suppliers to remove from their products. The list includes almost 600 substances on Health Canada’s roster of prohibited cosmetic ingredients, such as coal tars and bisphenol A. It also adds triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient that is under review in hand soaps and sanitizers by the FDA.
 
September 28, 2015

The Risk Evaliation and Mitigation strategy training for libido drug Addyi is now available for prescribers and pharmacists, Sprout Pharmaceuticals said. 

September 28, 2015

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has identified some trends for retail IT going into the holiday season. 

September 28, 2015

Now in its fifth year, Walgreens and HHS have provided for $40 million in flu vouchers to date. 

September 25, 2015

CARE Pharmacies' latest board member helped lead the pharmacy businesses of Shopko, Delhaize, AmerisourceBergen and Longs Drugs. 

September 25, 2015

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

September 25, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical on Friday announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gecko Health Innovations, which focuses on developing software and product solutions to aid in compliance and adherence improvement in the management of respiratory diseases.