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.

March 3, 2015

Publix continues to be a blockbuster in its industry, as the grocery chain posted a 7.4% increase in profits in the fourth quarter.

 

March 2, 2015

Meijer sells five gas stations and convenience stores for an undisclosed amount.

February 27, 2015

Giant Eagle to close discount grocery concept Good Cents. 

February 27, 2015

J&J formed Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions to facilitate the development and implementation of programs that focus on wellness and prevention. 

February 26, 2015

"Why do you think the TV show 'Shark Tank' is so popular? You would think that a show about a bunch of finely dressed business people assessing new business ventures is more fodder for boardrooms than family living rooms. So what’s the hook and what can we all learn from this happening?" writes Dan Mack in his latest blog post. 

 

February 25, 2015

Target’s better-than-expected 3.8% fourth-quarter same-store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada.

 

February 23, 2015

The Hain Celestial Group bolsters its personal care portfolio and expands the scale of its Canadian operations to more than $150 million in net sales via acquisition.

February 20, 2015

GoHealth announced that Walgreens part-time employees are able to enroll in GoHealth’s online marketplace.

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience. 

February 12, 2015

As many as 53% of consumers feel it's not so easy to understand their personal health information. 

 

February 11, 2015

Rite Aid is set to acquire Envision Pharmaceutical in a deal valued at $2 billion.

 

February 10, 2015

As many as 85% of working women are focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle or losing weight.

February 5, 2015

In this issue, DSN looks at another three hot spot issues identified by PwC’s HRI that will help define how health care is provided in 2015.

February 5, 2015

Skin care brand Murad has opened its first flagship retail location on the famed West 3rd Street in Los Angeles.

February 5, 2015

The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance on Wednesday announced the results of the first salary survey for retail dietitians.

February 3, 2015

Jan. 31 marked the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

February 2, 2015

The number of nurse practitioners licensed in the United States has nearly doubled over the past 10 years, rising from approximately 106,000 in 2004 to 205,000 as of Dec. 31, 2014, according to data recently released by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

February 2, 2015

Is Whole Foods looking to get into the health clinic business? 

February 2, 2015

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, a mutual life insurer and a provider of individual disability income insurance, has announced new options for nurse practitioners and physician assistants interested in individual disability income insurance.

February 2, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has issued a report underscoring the need for the .Pharmacy Top-Level Domain Program as a public health initiative to help consumers distinguish legitimate online pharmacies from rogue online drug sellers.

January 30, 2015

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday that they have completed their proposed merger.

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid announced Wednesday that associates in its corporate offices, located throughout the greater Harrisburg area, raised $590,524 during its 2014 fundraising campaign for the United Way of the Capital Region.

January 27, 2015

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program toward paying providers based on the quality of care they give patients.