February 18, 2011

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Blood-pressure kiosks have become a ubiquitous site in retail pharmacies across the country, but like pharmacy automation and technology as a whole, they’re continuing to advance and offer new features.

February 14, 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday launched a new Web portal that very well could make niche marketing of pharmaceutical and over-the-counter medicines easier to execute.

February 1, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Convenient care industry pioneer Kevin Smith took a leap more than 10 years ago and helped create the successful nurse practitioner-staffed retail clinic concept. Today, the industry trailblazer is embarking on a new venture to further revolutionize access to health care. Enter Zipnosis.com.


January 14, 2011

Aurora Health Care said it would be the first healthcare system in Milwaukee to receive federal recognition for adopting electronic health records, the organization said.

January 7, 2011

Walgreens’ increasing use of mobile technology platforms is transforming the way the company reaches patients and is expanding its ability to deliver health services via smart phones and other devices, a Walgreens official asserted Friday.

December 10, 2010

Pharmacists who intervene with diabetes patients are having a clear and positive impact on clinical outcomes, a new study from Walgreens has found.

December 7, 2010

AUSTIN, Texas — An overwhelming majority of respondents to a recent poll want to choose which companies and government agencies can view and use their health information.


November 17, 2010

MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark's network of walk-in medical clinics, was highlighted as a breakthrough innovator in...

November 14, 2010

Poor medication adherence is one of the nation’s “most persistent” healthcare problems, costing the U.S....

November 14, 2010

Moving, in its own words, “beyond e-prescribing,” paperless platform provider Surescripts has begun expanding its...

October 25, 2010

Opening another front in its long campaign to extend electronic prescribing and health information technology...

September 26, 2010

Federal efforts to simplify and standardize the information that patients receive with their prescription medications...

September 16, 2010

Shifting the nation’s sprawling and disconnected healthcare system to an integrated platform, based at last...

August 24, 2010

A White House report encouraging the healthcare system’s transformation to health information technology drew a...

August 10, 2010

For the third consecutive year, the Cardinal Health Foundation has awarded more than $1 million...

August 3, 2010

WellDoc, a healthcare company that develops technology solutions to improve chronic disease management outcomes and...

June 30, 2010

The Continua Health Alliance last week testified before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee...

June 29, 2010

SOS 4 Life, a company that provides medical mobile applications, on Wednesday announced the launch...

June 6, 2010

In the latest attempt to kick-start the health information technology revolution, the Empire State last...

June 6, 2010

In another clear sign of the dramatic revolution under way within retail pharmacy, Walgreens has...

June 3, 2010

Now, it’s up to the doctors....

June 2, 2010

Trumpeting a positive trend in medication adherence rates for patients, health and drug distribution giant...

May 24, 2010

The use of at-home blood pressure monitors and Web-based reporting tools that connect clinicians and...

May 16, 2010

In what might very well represent a glimpse into the future of pharmacy retailing, Rite...