December 15, 2010

The Cardinal Health Foundation has strengthened its alliance with the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy to address prescription drug abuse among teens.

December 7, 2010

New York — Given the high costs of medication nonadherence to the healthcare system and its responsibility for numerous hospitalizations every year, a number of companies have devised means to combat the problem. One pharmacy benefit manager is doing it online.


December 7, 2010

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Simplify, simplify.


December 7, 2010

FORT WORTH, Texas — Blending the power of one of the most widely used pharmacy automation systems with a massive database of prescribing physicians, two major pharmacy technology providers have unveiled a new partnership designed to give dispensing pharmacists immediate access to real-time prescriber data.


Retail pharmacy technology provider PDX and Healthcare Data Solutions announced the alliance in November. The goal, according to both companies, is to link users of the PDX Pharmacy System with a real-time prescriber verification process.


December 7, 2010

Sometimes shifting trends in business, society or technology can seem to crystallize, giving business leaders who are paying attention a clear view of a market’s future direction and forcing a fundamental realignment of their companies’ strategy. Such was the case four years ago for Innovation Associates, a leading pharmacy technology provider and the company behind the PharmAssist robotic automation system.

December 7, 2010

NEW YORK — The leading maker of home prescription lockboxes has unveiled a high-tech security device that brings cutting-edge fingerprint recognition technology to consumers.


The Rx DrugSafe Medicine Lockbox, unveiled by Rx Safes, provides home security by only allowing access to parents, guardians or other authorized users, the company said. Each safe can recognize up to 120 users through their fingerprints, and can store up to 12 medication bottles.


December 3, 2010

Integrated pharmacy systems provider PDX and Health Market Science, a leading source for health provider data and solutions, have teamed up to improve the accuracy and safety of the prescription verification process.

November 17, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts has created what it calls the industry’s most comprehensive specialty...

November 15, 2010

There is a direct correlation between the amount of a patient's out-of-pocket co-pay and prescription...

November 14, 2010

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

November 1, 2010

Retail pharmacy technology provider PDX has partnered with Healthcare Data Solutions to provide users of...

October 26, 2010

The charitable arm of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced its $1 million...

October 24, 2010

Health care’s lumbering shift to electronic prescribing and health information technology has been a long...

October 19, 2010

A drug store chain and a leading provider of mobile drug reference tools and interactive...

October 12, 2010

A report by the New England Healthcare Institute that addressed the role of care teams...

October 3, 2010

Sam's Club pharmacies are saluting pharmacists across the nation with an awareness campaign in line...

September 29, 2010

Two groups representing the nation's pharmacies lauded the passage of the Secure and Responsible Drug...

September 27, 2010

In an effort to further connect customers to their pharmacy, Kerr Drug now is offering...

September 27, 2010

Kmart Pharmacy is introducing an incentive program by which customers will be rewarded for transferring...

September 22, 2010

J.D. Power and Associates' release of its annual national pharmacy study on Wednesday underscored customers'...

September 22, 2010

A group representing the nation's independent pharmacies heralded two pieces of legislation that pertain to...

September 20, 2010

An organization representing the nation's drug stores praised a House subcommittee's legislation that related to...

September 20, 2010

The reformed U.S. healthcare system could unleash a surge in patient demand for preventive care...

September 20, 2010

Rite Aid on Tuesday added automatic mobile text alerts to its opted-in contact options to...