March 16, 2015

NACDS has announced the expansion and acquisition of a certificate program designed to provide training for pharmacists to administer point-of-care testing.

March 16, 2015

Intradermal quadrivalent flu vaccine found to be more productive than trivalent vaccine, according to Saint Louis University research.

March 16, 2015

The letter to the editor emphasized the need for a comprehensive approach to curbing prescription drug abuse and diversion.

March 16, 2015

Are you team Left or team Right? 

March 16, 2015

UrgentRx on Friday partnered with Uber to help attendees at South by Southwest music and film festival.

March 13, 2015

The CDC and AMA on Thursday launched the joint Prevent Diabetes STAT program. 

March 13, 2015

Colgate announces changes to its board of directors, including the resignation of Joseph Jimenez, CEO of Novartis.

March 13, 2015

Actavis on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Saphris for the treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in pediatric patients.

March 13, 2015

BizHive CEO Kim Feil is bringing her retail marketing knowledge to the board of regional supermarket operator Roundy’s.

March 13, 2015

An Altarum report found that national health spending increased 5.7% in January 2015 vs. January 2014. 

March 13, 2015

Community pharmacy leaders routinely host pharmacy tours in their stores throughout the year to help demonstrate firsthand to members of Congress and policy-makers the important interaction pharmacists provide patients every day, and the importance of supporting measures that help promote pharmacy to help expand patient access, improve health outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

March 13, 2015

Menasha and Shelfbucks will showcase their in-store shopper measurement and engagement platform at the upcoming GlobalShop 2015.

March 13, 2015

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

March 13, 2015

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.

March 13, 2015

Speaking to Walgreens’ commitment to owned brands that help differentiate its beauty offerings, the company officially unveiled the new Nonie Creme Colour Prevails beauty collection with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning.

 

March 13, 2015

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

March 13, 2015

Wakefern's ShopRite has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson to create a Diabetes Center at its Flemington, N.J., location.

March 13, 2015

Skinfix is entering the feminine care product market by merging with a maker of natural personal care.

March 13, 2015

An Alliance for Aging Research survey found that consumers want to maintain nonprescription access to acetaminophen. 

March 13, 2015

The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance will honor Helena Foulkes, president of CVS/pharmacy and EVP of CVS Health, at the organization's 14th Annual Comedy for a Cure in April.

March 13, 2015

Ulta Beauty wrapped up 2014 with "an excellent fourth quarter," which marked the company's first billion dollar sales quarter.

March 13, 2015

Vitalah recently launched a new sports drink called Sport Oxylent. 

March 12, 2015

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care now offers a nationally recognized accreditation program specifically designed for healthcare organizations with multiple care sites, such as retail-based health clinics.
 

March 12, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation reveals the 2015 recipients for its longest running program, Incentive Grants for Practitioner Innovation in Pharmaceutical Care, which offers pharmacists seed money to implement or support innovative patient care services within their pharmacy practice.