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. 

February 7, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News assembled a first-class panel of retail pharmacy and supplier executives for an exclusive, in-depth discussion on emerging best practices for improving care among patients with chronic conditions.

February 5, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

February 5, 2016

GPhA president and CEO Chip Davis commented on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Thursday oversight meeting about the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2010. 

February 5, 2016

DSN takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

February 4, 2016

Camber has launched its generic of Pfizer’s high blood pressure and chest pain treatment Corgard. 

February 4, 2016

Clinicians can better estimate the risk of glaucoma progression by looking at a readout from the smart lens. The findings could also have implications when using the lenses to evaluate glaucoma treatments.  

February 4, 2016

Fred's Super Dollar's comparable store sales for January rose 0.7% on top of an increase of 4.3% in the year-earlier period.

February 4, 2016

The agreement enables Publix’s network of more than 980 pharmacy locations across the southeast to expand patient access to specialty medications.

February 4, 2016
KLAS works with healthcare professionals and clinicians to gather data and insights for reports on medical devices, services and software. 
February 4, 2016

The Treato/MediaMiser survey determined that the doctor's office is still the location of choice to get the flu shot - 49% who got the flu shot went to see their doctor, followed by 19% at the pharmacy, 15% at place of employment and 11% at a health clinic.