February 12, 2016

Generics manufacturerer Vensun Pharmaceuticals has added an industry veteran to head up its regulatory affairs and compliance operations. 

February 11, 2016

Cardinal Health's MedSync Advantage web-based solution was designed with direct input from community pharmacists, creating a custom tool that supports easier identification of eligible patients.

February 11, 2016

While flu activity remains relatively low across most of the U.S., The Walgreens Flu Index data is tracking increased flu activity in the South and West regions.

February 11, 2016

Merck Animal Health’s new app lets users track various stats about their pet’s diabetes, including blood glucose levels and consumption of food and water. 

February 11, 2016

Pharmacy automation company RxSafe and inventory software company Datarithm on Thursday announced a partnership aimed at streamlining inventory for pharmacy owners. 

February 11, 2016

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a piece of legislation aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse and ensuring legitimate patient access by encouraging collaboration between health and enforcement agencies. 

February 11, 2016

Upsher-Smith Laboratories and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations are recognizing pharmacists in 42 states and Puerto Rico with the 2015 NASPA Excellence in Innovation award. 

February 10, 2016

A new company is looking to make generics cheaper for consumers, whether they have insurance or not.

February 10, 2016

As part of the Case Management program, Accordant manages care transitions and identifies and prevents potential problems to help members avoid emergency room visits and extended hospital stays.

February 10, 2016

Specialty pharmaceutical company Meda is being acquired by Mylan, expanding Mylan's reach into emerging markets, building on its recent specialty and branded generics acquisitions and creating an OTC division worth about $1 billion. 

February 10, 2016

QS/1’s certification covers the processing of new EMV chip cards as well as end-to-end encryption of credit card data and the tokenizing of card data for customers who store it for recurring charges. 

February 9, 2016

James Robinson will replace retiring president of Americas operations Masao Yoshida, effective April 1. 

February 9, 2016

Among the survey’s findings is the fact that when it comes to prescriptions, many respondents trust their pharmacist’s advice. 

February 9, 2016

As part of Garmin and higi's partnership, the “Go Green, Go Garmin” challenge will launch on March 1, allowing participants to register on higi.com or at their local higi kiosk for the opportunity to win Garmin devices and merchandise. 

February 9, 2016

Responding to patient feedback, the Jean Coutu Group rolled out the latest version of its Health Record, a patient-pharmacist engagement tool. 

February 9, 2016

Walgreens will install safe medication disposal kiosks in more than 500 drug stores in 39 states and make naloxon available without a prescription at its pharmacies in 35 states. 

February 9, 2016

Patients whose health system uses the Zipnosis platform go through an adaptive interview, can be triaged using a phone or video encounter, and now with ZipTicket can get a boarding pass for rapid tests for such conditions as strep throat. 

February 8, 2016

In addition to Medicare savings on prescription drugs, about 5.8 million Medicare beneficiaries made use of an annual wellness visit in 2015, some million more than did so in 2014, CMS said. 

February 8, 2016

In addition to a guided user experience for the visitors, the new site features an “Areas of Expertise” pain that outlines the specialty pharmacy’s offerings, as well as a redesigned version of Diplomat’s “Whole Health” blog. 

February 8, 2016
The aim of the partnership is to boost adherence among patients — something a recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine has found can be improved by text message reminders.
February 8, 2016

Policy and political analysis and idea-sharing are in full swing at the NACDS Regional Chain Conference – which focuses on the needs of National Association of Chain Drug Stores chain-member companies that operate from four to 250 stores each, as well as their supplier partners. 

February 8, 2016

Allergan's EVP and president branded pharma will take the reigns of Pfizer's consumer healthcare unit. 

February 8, 2016

“Hope” is the first of a series of new “From Hope to Cures” ads that will hit print, digital, radio and social channels throughout 2016.

February 8, 2016

Avella will manage the company’s specialty prescription fulfillment that Value Drug’s specialty pharmacy doesn’t offer or aren’t accessible to Value Drug members, among other services.