September 7, 2016

Is there a place for genetic testing in the retail pharmacy setting? Absolutely, said John Ward, VP international and retail marketing for 23andMe.

September 7, 2016

Given the fragmented, piecemeal way the health system has evolved and the urgent challenges posed by skyrocketing costs, inconsistent care standards and wide gaps in the gathering and sharing of vital patient data, it’s no wonder that the health industry is ripe for innovation, Katya Hancock told participants at the Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

As the company behind Purell hand sanitizer, Gojo’s “big, hairy, audacious goal,” as described by the company’s VP hygiene sciences and public health advancements Jim Arbogast, is to “bring well-being to 1 billion people every day.”

September 7, 2016

The explosive growth in the at-risk elderly population has spawned a corresponding explosion in the number of baby boomers who find themselves caring for aging parents. In response, start-up companies have sprung up offering new services and solutions.

September 7, 2016

The mounting costs of health care and the rise of high-deductible health plans are biting deep into Americans’ pocketbooks as payers shift more of the cost burden onto their members. How can pharmacy and health retailers step up with solutions to those challenges?

September 7, 2016

One of the biggest impacts of technology among a potentially unexpected group of consumers is its ability to empower baby boomers to be independent for longer, according to Pfizer Consumer Healthcare senior director disruptive innovation wellness Rimma Fehling.

September 7, 2016

“One-in-4 people over age 45 in the United States is chronically lonely.” That sad statistic, taken from a survey by AARP and reported at the Retail Health Summit by health technology panelist Beth Sanders, should give all retail health providers pause, she said.

September 7, 2016

Helping seniors stay “active, mobile and independent” is the prime mission for GreatCall, a San-Diego-based provider of independent-living tools for elderly Americans and their caregivers.

September 7, 2016

With the array of products that consumers have in front of them at any given time, the trick is to provide “an interaction and the opportunity to understand what you don’t know,” DeVilbiss Healthcare's SVP product management David Cohon said during June's Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

When RB North America president Alexander Lacik thinks about his 18-year-old son, he doesn’t doubt that it’s possible he might live longer than 100 years. His concern is where his son will get the knowledge to lead a healthy lifestyle.

September 7, 2016

During the full-day Retail Health Summit, held in June in Bentonville, Ark., economists, healthcare entrepreneurs and technology experts gathered to answer one central question: How do we create the ultimate retail destination for health and wellness for the consumer of the future?

September 7, 2016

Today’s health system is saddled with stark challenges. Meeting those challenges will require all health and wellness stakeholders to build a data-driven “ecosystem” that engages patients and gives doctors, pharmacists, clinicians and health plan payers the cognitive tools they need to make better decisions.

September 6, 2016

Veru Healthcare board observer Andy Love has more than 40 years of investment, banking and real estate experience.

September 6, 2016

During the full-day Retail Health Summit, economists, healthcare entrepreneurs and technology experts gathered to answer one central question: How do we create the ultimate retail destination for health and wellness for the consumer of the future?

September 1, 2016

Jerry Dale Cline began his drug wholesaler career at Fox Meyer Drug Company in 1978.

September 1, 2016

The company also announced a number of other executive-level changes, effective immediately.

August 31, 2016

“We are honored to have two of the leading minds in disruptive technology and business as our investment partners and board members," stated Ravi Ika, president and CEO RxAdvance.

August 30, 2016

Fred's draws from a strong executive team in naming the leaders that will carry the discount pharmacy retailer into the future.

August 30, 2016

CRN speaker Charlie Cook has a longstanding reputation as a trustworthy and accurate voice on politics in Washington, spanning more than two decades.

August 25, 2016

Dr. David Buxton earned his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and completed his adult psychiatric residency at Brown University Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. 

August 19, 2016

Timothy Liebmann joined Fred’s in June from SUNRx, a pharmacy benefits manager that he founded in 2007, and is succeeding the company's retiring EVP pharmacy operations. 

August 18, 2016

For over two decades, CHPA's new communications executive worked as a news anchor and health reporter in two major markets before serving as SVP communications and outreach at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

August 17, 2016

Before joining Fred’s at the beginning of 2016, Mary Lou Gardner worked with CVS Health, most recently serving as divisional merchandising manager for beauty and personal care.

August 11, 2016

Jeremy Gosch and Donna Tweeten, Hy-Vee's newest EVPs, will be named permanent board members at the Hy-Vee stockholders’ meeting in December, and Tweeten will be added to the board’s executive committee.