April 22, 2015

During a recent TEDx event, CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo discussed the realignment of the company’s brand to "CVS Health" and its decision to pull tobacco products from its shelves.

April 21, 2015

"I often use the analogy of puzzle-making when I moderate strategy sessions with clients. Why? Because it provides a framework from which to fuel the conversation and the ideation that moves an organization or a brand forward," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog entry. 

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.

July 2, 2015

Bob Graul, director of McKesson's RxOwnership program, will take charge of financing new pharmacy operations through First Financial Bank. 

July 2, 2015

A recently launched gifting website with a familiar sounding name promises to make it better to receive than give a gift.

 
July 2, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s community-building program, My Black is Beautiful, will celebrate its community of 2 million strong by shining a light on what makes Black women “All Together Beautiful” at the 2015 Essence Festival.

July 2, 2015

Unilever remains hot on the acquisition trail as it has signed an agreement to acquire clinical skin care brand Murad, which was developed by Howard Murad, a dermatologist, pharmacist and UCLA professor.

July 1, 2015

Skin care brand derma e has expanded its portfolio with the new Purifying skin care line.

July 1, 2015

The new purple logo is meant to express dynamism, creativity and empathy — three values at the heart of its mission to patients, Dr. Reddy's noted in a statement.

July 1, 2015

DSNTV recently met with CVS Health's store leadership team in New York City to walk through one of the company’s new stores and learn more about the big changes unfolding in the aisles.

July 1, 2015

Energizer Holdings announced on Wednesday that it has completed the spin off from its former parent company, newly named Edgewell Personal Care Co., and has begun operating as an independent, publicly traded entity.

July 1, 2015

New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.

July 1, 2015

Paris Presents, the creator and distributor of beauty brands Real Techniques, EcoTools and Body Benefits by Body Image, has selected the branding agency of Laughlin Constable as its advertising and digital marketing agency of record.

July 1, 2015

An analysis of five pharmacy case studies conducted for the National Community Pharmacists Association has found that medication synchronization brings positive results to community pharmacy.

June 30, 2015

The GPhA's Biosimilars Council cautions FDA against adopting distinguishable names for biosimilars and biologics. 

June 30, 2015
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Tuesday a bill that would require more children who enter day care or school to be vaccinated.
June 30, 2015

Crazy Foam, a 3-in-1 body wash, shampoo and conditioner featuring cartoon characters, will return to shelves after a decades-long hiatus.

June 30, 2015

CRN’s melatonin guidelines are the latest in a series of proactive recommendations that the association has developed as part of its self-regulatory initiatives.

June 30, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued guidance indicating that the agency would give pharmacies  an additional four months to comply with product tracing requirements scheduled to take effect July 1, 2015.

June 30, 2015

JXT5 is formulated to support a healthy increase in testosterone, joint health and mobility, libido, prostate health and vision. 

June 30, 2015

COO Mike Ellis started with Fred Meyer at 16 as a parcel clerk and over the ensuing 40 years served in many operations roles.