June 4, 2015

Rite Aid on Thursday posted positive comps coming out of its fiscal first quarter. 

June 3, 2015

In 2014, specialty drug unit costs jumped 20.1%, compared to 5.7% for non-specialty drugs, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported. 

June 3, 2015

PillPack has shipped more than 1 million dose packs since the startup's launch in February 2014. 

June 2, 2015

On June 13th at the Cabell County Public Library, Brad Hodges president of the National Federation of the Blind of West Virginia, Huntington Area Chapter, will join Drew Massey, clinical services coordinator for Fruth Pharmacy in demonstrating a new audio prescription label.

May 28, 2015

Fruth Pharmacy has unveiled new technology to make prescription label reading easier for the visually impaired by partnering with AccessaMed to bring a special prescription label into all 26 Fruth Pharmacy locations.

May 28, 2015

Some online pharmacy sites will soon be able to point visitors to their .pharmacy domain names.

May 27, 2015

In a new survey of approximately 2,700 American customers, the Canadian International Pharmacy Association found continued demand for safely ordering prescription medications online from licensed Canadian pharmacies.

May 26, 2015

Fruth Pharmacy is setting up shop inside two FoodFair locations this summer, providing customers with a convenient way to pick up prescriptions while they shop.

May 21, 2015

CVS Health entered an agreement to acquire Omnicare, a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities.

May 20, 2015

Mergers and acquisitions among pharmaceutical companies has kicked into high gear this year, mirroring the larger trend sweeping across the entire spectrum of the health care industry since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act two years ago.

May 20, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman’s gavel officially traded hands last month, here, at NACDS Annual Meeting, as Rite Aid chairman and CEO John Standley wrapped up his one-year term, and incoming chairman Randy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee embarked on his.

May 19, 2015

The complex issue of prescription drug abuse and access are not receiving the comprehensive approach that they deserve and greater collaboration is needed among all stakeholders to help find solutions. That was a key message that National Association of Chain Drug Stores CEO Steve Anderson and U.S. Pain Foundation president Paul Gileno shared in a joint op-ed published Tuesday in The Tampa Tribune.

May 19, 2015

Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed three new performance measures to assess the use of opioids. 

May 19, 2015

Surescripts processed two-thirds of all new prescriptions in 2014, according to its annual report released Tuesday.  

May 18, 2015

Moose Pharmacy in Mt. Pleasant, N.C., has successfully implemented an RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system. 

May 13, 2015

ASOP launches campaign warning consumers on the dangers of online pharmacies. 

May 12, 2015

CMS recently released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare Part D prescription drugs prescribed by physicians and other health care professionals in 2013.

May 12, 2015

Total prescriptions dispensed by Diplomat Pharmacy were up 6% to 194,000 in the first quarter.

May 8, 2015

Nearly one-third of visitors to retail health clinics have used the clinics for a renewal of a prescription.

May 7, 2015

The Tallahassee Democrat published an opinion column by National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson, emphasizing pharmacists’ unique position in helping to address complex prescription pain medication issues.

May 6, 2015

Dave Wendland, VP and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, will present, “Understanding Independent Pharmacy Shoppers,” at the upcoming QS/1 Customer Conference.

May 6, 2015

NACDS emphasized the need for a comprehensive solution that combats prescription drug abuse while preserving legitimate patient access to medications.

May 6, 2015

The National Community Pharmacists Association has expressed its endorsement of The Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act, S. 1190.

May 1, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores expresses support of the 21st Century Cures Initiative to accelerate the discovery, development and delivery process of lifesaving new drug treatments for patients.