April 16, 2015

The Little Clinic has announced the appointment of Marc Watkins as VP and corporate medical director, reporting directly to Kenneth Patric, chief medical officer.

April 16, 2015

Walgreens kicked off its Red Nose Day charity drive early on Thursday with a YouTube video featuring the first Red Nose sold in Chicago. 

April 15, 2015

United Health Group’s Optum has announced it is joining with MedExpress, a provider of walk-in care.

April 15, 2015

The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced the launch of its newest evaluation program, which creates a roadmap for how sites delivering intermittent or outpatient treatment — but do not act as a primary care provider for a majority of its patients — can fit into the medical home neighborhood.

April 15, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance gave analysts a peek at the company's big-picture outlook during an all-day meeting Wednesday.

April 14, 2015

JANA Partners' Barry Rosenstein on Walgreens: "There's tremendous change afoot. ... You're going to see this company continue to do some pretty exciting things."

April 14, 2015

Total dollars spent on prescriptions in the U.S. were up 13.1%.

April 14, 2015

Actavis and Medicines360, a nonprofit women’s health pharmaceutical company, on Monday announced that Liletta (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) in 52 mg is now available in the United States.

April 14, 2015

IBM creates new business unit to manage a HIPAA-enabled cloud offering that will help augment big data analysis of chronic disease states. 

April 13, 2015

Surescripts inks deal with vendors to enable more than 480,000 providers to utilize the technology to locate and exchange patient health records stored in any healthcare location across the country.

April 13, 2015

UnitedHealthcare on Monday announced it will fold Walgreens' Balance Rewards loyalty program into its Reward Me health incentive program. 

April 10, 2015

Surescripts has expanded its nationwide health information network to include PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market.
 

April 9, 2015

Alignment Healthcare, Vivify Health partner on a platform connecting at-home diagnostics to clinical interventions. 

April 9, 2015

Armada Health Care seeking to optimize specialty pharmacy operations with new integrated web-based software platform. 

April 9, 2015

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has announced that CVS Health and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission will receive the 17th Annual John Gould Education & Workforce Development Award for their Health Pharmacy Technician Program.

April 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced its partnership with four technology companies to present Vision 2026 at the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo.

April 9, 2015

Pharmacists are performing more patient-care activities in a variety of healthcare settings as the industry is opening up to more opportunities for women.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance will be a buyer in consolidating healthcare market, Stefano Pessina told analysts Thursday. 

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday posted solid same-store sales numbers, driving U.S. sales up 7.4% to $21 billion, but has targeted 200 store closures in a cost-saving initiative. 

April 9, 2015

Weis Markets is losing one of its longest serving executives after the company announced that the chairman of the board is stepping down.

April 8, 2015

Community Healthcare Network is accepting applications to the first Nurse Practitioners post-graduate primary care residency program in New York State, one of only a handful of primary care residencies in the nation.
 

April 8, 2015

Strong same-store sales help lift Rite Aid annual revenue 3.9% to $26.5 billion. 

April 8, 2015

Former Duane Reade CEO John Lederer joins board of Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

April 7, 2015

A new policy statement issued by American Academy of Pediatrics urges use of metric system in dosing children.