May 30, 2014

DSN recently had a chance to sit down and talk with Jay Lenstrom, general manager of Crossmark's Marketing Werks, an experiential and event marketing firm that helps brands pop at retail by engaging consumers on their path to purchase. Lenstrom calls what they do “engagement marketing” — creating a two-way conversation between brand and consumer. It’s a marketing arena that’s changed dramatically over the past five years and will continue to evolve in time with smartphones and social media.

May 16, 2014

Drug Store News recently sat down with Miranda Rochol, VP product and strategy for Healthcare Data Solutions, to discuss how comprehensive prescriber validation data solutions can save a pharmacy operation billions of dollars in costs.

April 24, 2014

As part of the launch of DSN’s new microsite, DrugStoreNews.com/Pain-Management, DSN had the opportunity to speak with Carmen Catizone, executive director of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, regarding a new initiative that the association is spearheading to address the current patient access problem when it comes to pain management pharmaceuticals.

January 8, 2014

News stories about doctor shopping and prescription pad pilfering in pursuit of a pain-pill induced high have become commonplace, prompting many legislators and regulators to consider further restrictions on pain medicines like hydrocodone compounds. But there may be a story that’s not being told — that the patients who suffer from chronic pain and need that hydrocodone to reclaim their lives are being stigmatized. The prevalence of pain pill abuse has left in its wake as many as 116 million legitimate pain sufferers who are finding it more difficult to access their therapies.

August 28, 2015

Amgen announced Friday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its new cholesterol treatment Repatha (evolocumab) injection.

August 28, 2015

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories on Thursday announced several senior level changes in their global management structure.

August 28, 2015

Vermont on Friday became the last state in the nation to legalize electronic prescriptions for controlled substances — a measure that many states have adopted as a way to combat the abuse of controlled substances and prevent individuals from resorting to fraudulent paper prescriptions.

August 28, 2015

Head & Shoulders, the official shampoo of the NFL, announced on Friday that New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is the company’s newest hair ambassador.

August 28, 2015

Lifeway Foods, a supplier of kefir cultured dairy products, on Thursday announced that the company’s Protein Kefir product has expanded its distribution to Harris Teeter. 

August 28, 2015

Mylan will now move forward with its plans to tender a formal offer directly to Perrigo’s shareholders. 

August 28, 2015

Fast-growing Ulta Beauty shows no signs of losing its momentum as the specialty retailer reported better than-expected results for the second quarter and raised its guidance.

August 27, 2015

The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations. 

August 27, 2015

When asked about readiness in the face of a cyber-attack, 66% of executives at health plans said they were prepared, while only 53% of providers said they were ready.

August 27, 2015

Get ready for the weekend by listening to DSN's Friday playlist

August 27, 2015

Dollar General grew both customer traffic and average ticket for the 30th consecutive quarter, CEO Todd Vasos reported. 

August 27, 2015

"The popularity of digital coupons and shopping apps is at an all-time high," Meijer VP digital shopping and customer marketing Michael Ross says.

August 27, 2015

The Ōura ring provides a long-term view on how the body and mind respond to sleep, rest and active life.

August 26, 2015

On the heels of news that its MinuteClinic telelehealth pilot was well received by patients, CVS Health announced Wednesday that it would be partnering with three telehealth companies to expand its current offerings. 

August 26, 2015

Medication adherence solutions company e-pill announced Wednesday that it had started selling its MedTime Plus Medication Reminder and Dispensing system.

August 26, 2015

In his second year as the Lysol Healthy Habits Coach, football legend Jerry Rice is challenging a group of promising high school student athletes from across the nation to be part of "America's Healthiest Team." 

August 26, 2015

Meat snack maker Jack Link's introduced the new Korean BBQ Pork Flame-Grilled Jerky this week.

August 26, 2015

Although 94% of consumers say that some people are particularly vulnerable to getting the flu, about 41% typically do not get a flu shot, according to a new online survey of Kmart shoppers.

August 26, 2015

In honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month, Meijer announced Wednesday that it will double match every customer's $10 Simply Give donation made Sept. 3 to 5.