November 6, 2014

Perrigo on Thursday announced that it has reinitiated shipments of Guaifenesin 600mg Extended-Release tablets to its retail and wholesale customers in the United States.

November 6, 2014

New research evaluating the opinions of both the American public and healthcare professionals during the past year finds a shift in perception toward obesity as a community problem of risks related to food and inactivity.

November 6, 2014

It is a common practice for adults with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes to receive an offer for a free blood-glucose meter from manufacturers; however, satisfaction is significantly higher among meter users who are offered a choice from a selection of at least three free meter models than among those who are not offered a choice.

November 6, 2014

Although the GOP controls both houses, it is unlikely that they will be able to repeal Obamacare, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal published Wednesday.

November 5, 2014

Novo Nordisk on Wednesday announced the relaunch of Cornerstones4Care, an online patient support platform for people living with diabetes.

November 5, 2014

The Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance on Wednesday released a tool for healthcare providers that offers guidance and suggestions on how to initiate conversations with adult patients about weight and health.

November 4, 2014

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, Colgate Total on Tuesday announced the "Small Steps Make A Big Difference" campaign to help raise awareness surrounding the relationship between oral health and diabetes. 

 

November 4, 2014

Innovation, the makers of PharmAssist pharmacy automation solutions, on Monday announced two additions to its national sales team.

November 4, 2014

MediSafe expanded its medication management platform to offer users a contextual personalized medication experience through a feed based on users’ medications.

November 4, 2014

Moberg Pharma on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Emerson Healthcare, a division of Emerson Group, who will provide logistical services and all order to cash functions for retailer and wholesaler customers in the United States, according to the company. 

November 4, 2014

PrescribeWellness on Tuesday announced its 2014-15 Pharmacy Advisory Board. This Advisory Board will collaborate to address and forecast opportunities and issues affecting independent pharmacies.

November 4, 2014

Tailwinds from specialty pharmacy and increased generic utilization lifted CVS Health up on Tuesday, as the company posted net revenues of $35 billion, representing an increase of 9.7% for the three months ended Sept. 30.

 

November 3, 2014

Only 1% of eligible Medicare Part D beneficiaries get MTM services today.

 

November 3, 2014

CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, on Monday announced an in-store fundraising campaign to help raise funds to support cancer research.

 

November 3, 2014

PDR Network, a provider of drug information and prescriber communications, on Monday announced a merger with LDM Group, a provider of behavior-based patient and consumer-health information. 

November 3, 2014

Research shows that 140 million American adults (about 65%) are recommended for behavioral weight-loss treatment, with 83% of those (or 116 million) considered for pharmacotherapy, according to a report released by The Obesity Society on Monday.

October 31, 2014

Diabetes treatment with a low-cost generic drug can have significant, positive implications for a patient's quality of life and medication cost, according to new research from CVS Health.

October 31, 2014

The response to the current global Ebola scare from both the pharmaceutical and pharmacy industries has been nothing short of remarkable. Precautionary preparations have been made to address the Ebola concerns in the United States; several pharmaceutical manufacturers have been working around the clock toward an Ebola vaccine and treatment; and there has been an outpooring of goods that have been directed to help with the outbreak in West Africa. 

Ebola is not a problem in the United States, at least not yet (nor hopefully will it ever be), but the pharmaceutical community is stepping up to help around the world. And in the U.S., there is much being done to help the pharmacy world prepare.

 

October 31, 2014

The board of directors of Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday named Jerry Shore CEO of the company. 

 

October 31, 2014

The signs for the retail clinic industry remain positive and conservative but steady growth in the number of clinics is expected to continue as drug stores play an essential role in the segment, according to new research from healthcare market researcher Kalorama Information.

October 31, 2014

As many as 62% of attendees at the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine annual conference this week said that the most important factor in stopping Ebola in the United States is controlling the virus and caring for afflicted patients in West Africa.

October 31, 2014

Treasury Department aide Alastair “Al” Fitzpayne has been tapped as the Department of Health and Human Services’ next chief of staff, the Wall Street Journal reported.

October 30, 2014

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported that in its fiscal year 2014 fourth quarter ended Sept. 30 revenue increased 29.1% to $31.6 billion in the quarter. 

October 30, 2014

In a sale order hearing on Wednesday, the bankruptcy court approved C&S Wholesale Grocer’s bid to purchase Associated Wholesalers and its subsidiaries.