February 28, 2012

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy in late February released data showing that both patients and their health plans can realize savings of up to 60% on the cost of infused specialty medications by choosing alternate treatment sites, such as the ones fielded by Walgreens. DSN caught up with Michael Einodshofer, director of utilization management at Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, to discuss the potential cost-reduction impact savings it can have on employers and payers.

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 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

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

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 22, 2015

Health insurers are responding by “changing their fundamental business model,” PwC’s Health Research Institute noted in its report on U.S. health industry trends in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. 

August 22, 2015

Variations in how states have implemented the insurance eligibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act have “led to highly diverse, geographically dependent health reform experiences,” noted PwC’s Health Research Institute, and made the states “key players in health reform.”

August 22, 2015

“A profound, and likely irreversible, impact on the business of health care.” That’s the effect the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act already has had in the five years since its passage and enactment into law, PricewaterhouseCoopers said. 

August 20, 2015

Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. It was a landmark in the nation’s social and political development and an evolutionary leap for community pharmacy.

August 20, 2015

The news of the acquisition comes a day after Sprout received FDA approval for its Addyi — dubbed “female Viagra” by many in the lead-up to its approval.

August 20, 2015

Real guys, real grooming. That message has been part of the culture at Wahl Clipper since it was founded by Leo Wahl 96 years ago.

August 18, 2015

Mack Elevation Forum’s Dan Mack looks to the Container Store to examine how employers can attract and retain top talent. 

August 18, 2015

Walgreens' information technology department will be the hardest hit with consolidation as it undergoes "a significant restructuring to better match resources with priorities," a spokesman said. 

August 17, 2015

To meet AWP requirements, Medicare Part D sponsors must have terms posted by Sept. 15, CMS says. 

August 13, 2015

A strong majority of Americans (72%) - crossing regional, political, generational, gender and income lines — believe the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is lower than it should be

August 13, 2015

To date, 185 contestants have lost over 4,000 pounds while participating in the H-E-B's first four Slim Down Showdown programs.

August 12, 2015

The company has brought on a corporate wellness specialist who will work with employees at its corporate office, creating customized wellness programs to fit their needs and health goals. 

August 12, 2015

Drug Store News caught up with Beiersdorf director of shopper and customer marketing Andrew Kingery for a rundown on skin care today.

August 12, 2015

Rite Aid carries the standard trivalent flu vaccine, which offers protection against three strains of the flu, and a quadrivalent flu vaccine that offers protection against four strains of the virus.

August 11, 2015

Dave Schulte has more than 17 years of experience as an investor and investment banker, partnering with entrepreneurs to grow innovative health care and technology businesses.

August 3, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy last week released a progress report urging state and federal regulation for the thousands of websites that illegally distribute medications.

August 2, 2015

AmerisourceBergen doubled down on its commitment to its Good Neighbor Pharmacy network Friday at ThoughtSpot 2015 with a revamped Pharmacy Services Administration Organization, appropriately named the Elevate Provider Network.