November 20, 2013

Diplomat senior director of education and quality Jennifer Hagerman has been elected as president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association for 2014, the specialty pharmacy company said Wednesday.

November 20, 2013

Drug maker Perrigo has filed with the Food and Drug Administration for approval of a generic topical ointment for treating acne in adolescents and adults, the company said Wednesday.

November 19, 2013

Spartan Stores and Nash Finch Company on Tuesday announced the completion of their merger.

November 18, 2013

Jane Cosmetics is continuing its commitment to charitable contributions that support women by launching “The Gift of Confidence & Care: Buy One, Give One to a Neighbor in Need” — a donation campaign that will provide beauty products to women in local shelters.

November 14, 2013

Diplomat has joined the limited distribution network for a rare form of blood cancer drug marketed by Johnson & Johnson and Pharmacyclics.

November 7, 2013

Meijer will match donations to a program to provide food for poor families later this month to mark the program's fifth year, the mass merchandiser said.

November 6, 2013

State legislators in Michigan are considering a bill that would allow pharmacies to sell medical marijuana, according to published reports.

November 5, 2013

Half of people with diabetes feel overwhelmed in managing their disease and diet, according to a new survey conducted by Meijer.

November 4, 2013

Perrigo on Friday initiated a voluntary, nationwide product recall to the retail level of 18 batches of its acetaminophen infant suspension liquid.

October 31, 2013

Sales at Meijer's first store in Detroit have been "very encouraging," according to published reports.

October 30, 2013

An executive at Diplomat has been named VP corporate services, the specialty pharmacy said Wednesday.

October 30, 2013

Vaccination of adolescents against whooping cough appears to result in fewer hospitalizations, according to a new study.

October 29, 2013

Walgreens is continuing its partnership with the Detroit Lions as the football team's official pharmacy, the two said.

October 28, 2013

Mass merchandise chain Meijer operates one of the largest all-clean diesel vehicle fleets in North America, the company said Monday.

October 16, 2013

Drug Store News editors talked to vendors at the Shopper Marketing Expo from Oct. 8 to 10 at Navy Pier in Chicago about what they were hoping to get out of the event and the buzz among the companies at the show. To view pictures of the vendors, click here.

October 15, 2013

The American Society of Health System Pharmacists has granted accreditation to a post-graduate program offered by specialty pharmacy Diplomat, the company said.

October 14, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is now Diplomat, the company said Monday in announcing a change to its name and branding strategy.

October 10, 2013

A consortium of companies that has developed standards to improve the quality and effectiveness of technology service operations has named McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation as making the grade, McKesson said.

October 3, 2013

Meijer expects its pharmacists to administer 40% more flu shots this season than last year due to increased demand, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

October 1, 2013

Meijer has become the latest retailer to address the need many consumers have for more information about the health insurance exchanges that are part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

September 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Perrigo Co. for treating heart disease, the company said Monday.

September 20, 2013

Perrigo Co. has hired a former Food and Drug Administration official for its regulatory department, the drug maker said.

September 19, 2013

Customers at Meijer can use their digital coupons to get savings on baby items, the mass merchandise retailer said Thursday.

September 19, 2013

The healthcare industry has been laser-focused on prevention since it became obvious that stemming the tide of disease in our country required an upstream solution. From tackling prediabetes in adults to preventing childhood disease with infant immunizations, health professionals are onboard — with most finding a way to incorporate disease prevention into everyday practice.