August 30, 2009

Over-the-counter medicines save healthcare dollars. It’s certainly a value that consumers are taking advantage of...

August 27, 2009

When it comes to nonadherence of prescription medications, it is often senior citizens who are...

August 27, 2009

The news that Walgreens has reached an agreement with Caterpillar to help the company curb...

August 23, 2009

On the surface, this news highlights how serious the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

August 23, 2009

This agency pulls no punches. The merest blip of a post-marketing serious adverse event report,...

August 23, 2009

Perrigo’s latest quarterly report underscores the relatively high expectations around cough-cold-flu this year because of...

August 20, 2009

It seems as though each week more evidence surfaces suggesting that retail-based clinics will be...

August 20, 2009

Walmart isn’t letting the lack of a physical presence in select Midwestern and Northeastern markets...

August 20, 2009

Most consumers may not know a lot about biosimilar equivalence, immunogenicity or what “monoclonal antibody”...

August 18, 2009

As seen on shelf at Walgreens, having a major pharma player like Bayer HealthCare field...

August 16, 2009

One of the modules included in Cardinal Health’s myPharmacyTrainer online training site is: “How to...

August 16, 2009

Valley Hospital’s foray into online retailing marks the second healthcare provider to make its way...

August 16, 2009

The fact of the matter is the average person is inundated with more than 3,000...

August 13, 2009

CVS Caremark’s 2009 “Health IQ” study is yet another indicator coming from the private sector...

August 13, 2009

Boehringer Ingelheim has done a major service to the industry with the release of this...

August 9, 2009

Three Food and Drug Administration advisory committees voted on sweeping changes regarding the marketing, merchandising and formulation of acetaminophen products last month, though the proposed changes fell short of pulling combination products containing acetaminophen off the market. This ECRM section covers intricacies of the FDA committees' decision, as well as external analgesics, foot care, PSE regulations and baby care.

August 9, 2009

When the going gets tough, the tough look for new ways to serve patients. Over the past year, the growing healthcare funding crisis and the worst economic climate since the 1930s have spawned competing health-reform proposals in Washington and cast a cloud of uncertainty over the U.S. health system, including community pharmacy. But they also have unleashed a flurry of retail innovation in such areas as pharmacy-based care, medication therapy management and patient compliance initiatives.

August 9, 2009

Louise: [Sneezing and coughing incessantly.] HAAAA-CHOOOOOOO! Oh, Harry! Can you believe the doctor won’t be...

August 9, 2009

That $4.4 billion opportunity is really only the tip of the iceberg. The real opportunity,...

August 6, 2009

I took an opportunity at the 2009 NACDS Annual Meeting to reflect on words spoken...

August 6, 2009

The fact that Take Care Health Systems has expanded its service offering to include nebulizer...

August 6, 2009

The objective here is closing down clandestine methamphetamine labs. The question is: Who is going...

August 2, 2009

Drugstore.com’s recent foray within the last year into being the “intel inside” of two fairly...

August 2, 2009

NBTY CEO Harvey Kamil’s appearance on the “Fox Business Morning C-Suite Sit-Down” is good news...