July 8, 2013

Innovation EVP global business development, Doyle Jensen, explained, there are a lot of services that help retailers improve the customer experience at the front-end of the store, but not enough focused on patient engagement at the pharmacy counter. That was the motivation behind the launch of Pharmacy Intelligence, Innovation’s technology solution that enables retailers to measure the impact an investment in new pharmacy technology will have before ever committing to it, Jensen told DSNTV in a recent edition of DSN Executive Viewpoints.

May 17, 2013

With a little more than three months to go before the start of the first NACDS Total Store Expo show, which replaces its Marketplace, Pharmacy and Technology, and Supply Chain conferences, DSNTV caught up with the NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson to talk about the biggest challenges facing the industry as the association celebrates its 80th anniversary.

May 6, 2013

Boiron owner Michèle Boiron flew over from France in April to host a pair of lectures on the benefits of homeopathy. The brand is celebrating 30 years in the United States. In that time, Boiron has carved out a big niche with its Oscillococcinum flu treatment. DSN traveled to Philadelphia to meet with Boiron’s owner and discuss how homeopathy is faring in the United States.

April 28, 2017

Cygan was most recently Jewel-Osco’s VP marketing and merchandising. He joined the company in April 1980 as a part-time clerk, staying with the chain as he completed his education at Western Michigan University and moving into roles of increasing responsibility. 

April 28, 2017

Acute myeloid leukemia is a rapidly progressing cancer that forms in the bone marrow and results in an increased number of white blood cells in the bloodstream.

April 28, 2017

Ride On For Red Nose Day Road Ride participants will pedal 400 miles along each route to help children in need.

April 28, 2017

The company’s “Flavors of America” collection includes six classic brands with new flavors.

April 28, 2017

According to NCPA, the event drew community pharmacists from 37 states.

April 28, 2017

Injection is used for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture defined as history of osteoporotic fracture, multiple risk factors for fracture, or patients who have failed or are intolerant to other available osteoporosis therapy.

April 28, 2017

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners II currently owns the Dollar Express stores, which it bought in 2015 when Dollar Tree was forced to sell stores in 35 states as a condition of its acquisition of Family Dollar.

April 28, 2017

“The misnomer that drug prices are a primary cause of the health care affordability problem persists, in part, due to the overly complex pricing system for pharmaceuticals,” wrote Wayne Winegarden in the Pacific Research Institute research study.

April 28, 2017

Effective immediately, Aetna Medicare members with drug coverage can fill their prescriptions at preferred copay levels at any ShopRite pharmacy. 

April 28, 2017

In this month’s Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel takes a deep dive into midwestern retailer Hy-Vee’s health-and-wellness efforts to meet its customers where they are. 

April 28, 2017

The 2017 capital budget includes 14 remodels, a new unit in Brunswick, Md., two fuel centers and the continued expansion of the Weis Markets distribution center in Milton, Pa.

April 27, 2017

Chintu Patel has more than 20 years of distinguished experience within the industry, starting his career in Eckerd Pharmacy.

April 27, 2017

The company will big have sales from April 30 to May 13, as well as in-store events at 10 locations.

April 27, 2017

Tepadina is approved to reduce the risk of graft rejection when used in conjunction with high-dose busulfan and cyclophosphamide as a preparative regimen for allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor (stem) cell transplantation (HSCT) for pediatric patients with class 3 beta-thalassemia.

April 27, 2017

DEA event aims to help prevent medication abuse and theft by providing a safe, easy and anonymous way of getting unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs out of the home.

April 27, 2017

With the launch, all companies can test-drive the product registry and retailers can begin to use it to evaluate products on their shelves.

April 27, 2017

CVS Health-Morning Consult survey finds three-quarters of respondents believe the problem of prescription drug abuse is tied to people who take medication prescribed for someone else.  

April 27, 2017

BioMarin Pharmaceuticals’ Brineura slows loss of walking ability (ambulation) in symptomatic pediatric patients 3 years of age and older with late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2), also known as tripeptidyl peptidase-1 (TPP1) deficiency.

April 27, 2017

Holding company Ecoark on Thursday announced the addition of two members to its board of directors. 

April 27, 2017

Ezetimibe and simvastatin tablets are a prescription medicine that contains two cholesterol-lowering medicines, ezetimibe and simvastatin, which are used along with diet to lower the level of “bad” cholesterol; increase the level of “good” cholesterol; and lower the level of fat in blood. 

April 27, 2017

For the quarter, Jean Coutu same-store sales were up 4%, with a 3.7% increase in pharmacy sales and a 4.4% lift in front-end sales.