September 11, 2015

Walgreens’ top pharmacy and health leaders unveil bold vision to help reinvent health care.
 

September 11, 2015

A new study by healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente’s research division published in the Journal of the American Informatics Association is highlighting the positive effects online prescription refills have on adherence.

September 11, 2015

Using Xerox’s prescription clinical authorization tool, pharmacists can investigate whether a patient recently received an opioid prescription and will receive a notice to acquire prior authorization before dispensing it. 

September 10, 2015

In a recent article, the Associated Press is looking into the ways that the relationship between patients and their physicians is changing as a result of the proliferation of both telehealth apps and retail clinics.

September 10, 2015

There is concern that industry consolidation in the healthcare sector may hamper patient access and the ability of community pharmacists to provide care. 

September 10, 2015

Express Scripts on Thursday announced the retirement of George Paz as CEO, effective after the company's annual stockholders meeting in May 2016. Company President Tim Wentworth will succeed Paz.

September 10, 2015

In case its recent partnerships with CVS Health and Teva Pharmaceuticals weren’t enough evidence of IBM Watson’s growing interest in health care, the company announced today it would expanding its Watson Health Cloud offerings.

September 10, 2015

In a podcast interview, Walgreens VP digital health said that he envisions pharmacists pairing with local providers to provide a more comprehensive model of healthcare. 

September 9, 2015

The humidifier’s cool mist also aids in keeping the relative humidity of indoor air between 40% and 60%.

September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.

September 9, 2015

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

September 8, 2015

In addition to her time as senior partner of McKinsey and Co., Nancy Killefer served in the United States Department of the Treasury as the assistant secretary for management, CFO and COO.

September 8, 2015

See video highlights from Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum’s one-day Elevation Summit, “9 Dangerous Growth Ideas,” which took place on Aug. 21 at Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House in Denver.

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 8, 2015

Under the terms of the offer, Perrigo shareholders would receive $75 in cash and 2.3 Mylan ordinary shares for each Perrigo ordinary share.

September 4, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration this week approved expanded labeling for Janssen Biotech’s rheumatoid arthritis treatment Simponi Aria (golimumab for infusion).

September 3, 2015

Bayer HealthCare on Thursday announced that it will sponsor community awareness efforts nationwide this September, in honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September 3, 2015

 J.D. Power’s annual U.S. Pharmacy Study has ranked AmerisourceBergen’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy network the highest in customer satisfaction among chain drug stores. 

September 3, 2015

Hy-Vee has partnered with North Memorial Health Care to bring express clinics to two stores opening in September.

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 3, 2015

 The drug, a biosimilar version of Amgen’s Neupogen, is the first biosimilar drug to launch in the U.S.

September 3, 2015

Skincare product company Tria Beauty on Thursday announced Michaela Griggs as general manager of the North America division and VP of global marketing, and James Faulkner as general manager of the Europe & Middle East Regions division. 

September 2, 2015

Haggen’s acquisition of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores is shaping up as a disaster and the reasons why are detailed in a new lawsuit that puts the blame squarely on the parent company — Albertsons Holdings — of the divested stores.