September 2, 2015

Walgreens kicked off its third Get a Shot. Give a Shot campaign on Wednesday. This year’s campaign promises to provide a life-saving vaccine for every immunization administered at any Walgreens pharmacy, Healthcare Clinic or Duane Reade until Aug. 31, 2016.

September 1, 2015

IRI and workforce management company Gigwalk announce Tuesday that they would partnering on new insights for consumer packaged good companies.

September 1, 2015

Nuance Communications’ latest survey is highlighting the differences between boomers and millennials when it comes to how they interact with their health care experience.

September 1, 2015

Gail Borgatti Croall, chief medical officer at HealthSpot, and Pat Basu, chief medical officer and president of Doctor on Demand, presented Sunday at NACDS Total Store Expo about the growing telehealth industry. 

August 31, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Monday introduced a new performance measure initiative that examines how patient socioeconomic and demographic characteristics affect performance measures.

August 31, 2015

The combination of resources is aimed at providing diabetes patients better tools for self-management and giving healthcare providers more tools to support patients, according to the companies. 

August 31, 2015

Some 70% of employers have curbed cost increase by focusing on employee wellness and 76% did so by adding or expanding consumer-directed plans

August 28, 2015

Perrigo announced Friday that it had completed its $224 million (€200 million) acquisition of several OTC brands from GlaxoSmithKline’s OTC portfolio.

August 27, 2015

The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations. 

August 27, 2015

When asked about readiness in the face of a cyber-attack, 66% of executives at health plans said they were prepared, while only 53% of providers said they were ready.

August 26, 2015

On the heels of news that its MinuteClinic telelehealth pilot was well received by patients, CVS Health announced Wednesday that it would be partnering with three telehealth companies to expand its current offerings. 

August 26, 2015

Although 94% of consumers say that some people are particularly vulnerable to getting the flu, about 41% typically do not get a flu shot, according to a new online survey of Kmart shoppers.

August 26, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the winners of its Total Store Expo Product Showcase. 

August 26, 2015

Cosmetics line Paris Presents on Wednesday announced the opening of a new office space in Chicago. 

August 26, 2015

According to the report, J&J is selling Splenda to focus on other brands in the healthcare category.

August 26, 2015

In honor of the potential partnership here, DSN offers a look back at the days of less cordial relationships among burger makers, with the iconic 1984 Wendy’s commercial.

August 25, 2015

Amneal Pharmaceuticals announced Tuesday that it would be opening a new biosciences unit, that will be focused on commercializing specialty pharmaceuticals. 

August 25, 2015
According to GlobalData’s report, the market is set to grow from $29.4 billion in 2014 to $47.9 billion by 2020, which represents a compound annual growth rate of 8.5%.
August 25, 2015

The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that retail clinics are forcing hospitals to rethink they way they approach patients with their offerings.

August 24, 2015

Ateb on Monday unveiled its first branding campaign, Driving Healthy Outcomes for Patients, Pharmacies and Payers, as part of its newly rebranded site, logo and social media presence. 

August 24, 2015

Capturing more than your fair share of chronic care marketshare is not only a key pursuit across the back-bench, but also for purveyors of OTC medicines, noted Nielsen analysts Monday morning during an Insight Session called “Consumer Driven Healthcare at Retail: Three Ways to Answer the Call” at NACDS TSE.

August 24, 2015

With the explosion of online shopping, consumers need more of an incentive to go to drug stores. Digital health and wearables have the potential to draw more in-store consumers, according to Deborah Weinswig, head of Global Retail and Technology, and Anne Marie Stephen, CEO and founder of Kwolia.

August 24, 2015

After years of research and billions of dollars in funding, the Human Genome Project has unlocked the complex mysteries of the human genome and unleashed a new era in personalized medicine and pharmaceutical research and development. And pharmacy retailers must get out in front of that gene-based drug revolution or risk being left behind.

August 24, 2015

HealthSpot is transforming retail clinics into a true extension of the local medical community and widening the scope of services that can be offered via telehealth.