August 20, 2015

TruTag Technologies is looking to impact the food and drug industry with its edible security platform. “TruTags,” the company's microtags, can help to authenticate products without packaging or labels. DSN recently spoke with Kent Mansfield, president of TruTag Technologies.

August 20, 2015

With the expansion of coverage to millions of more Americans in the years since the Affordable Care Act was fully implemented, access to care is becoming more strained than ever before, seemingly creating more interest among payers, insurers, health systems and patients in the use of retail clinics.

August 20, 2015

DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report (CPR) and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This article highlights the market performance of major brands in the pain category for both the internal and external analgesic segments.

August 20, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores will host a Vision 2026 platform at the Total Store Expo this month in Denver. Here, DSN previews a few of the companies that will be participating in Vision 2026 by offering their perspectives on the changes ahead in retail and health care in the years to come.

August 20, 2015

The news of the acquisition comes a day after Sprout received FDA approval for its Addyi — dubbed “female Viagra” by many in the lead-up to its approval.

August 19, 2015

The company is one of the first to launch a generic version of the discontinued Abilify Oral Solution used to treat depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. 

August 19, 2015

Levy will provide key insights on the changing healthcare industry to advance the board's mission of helping consumers make more informed healthcare decisions.

August 19, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration handed down its anticipated approval of Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ Addyi, a treatment for women with generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder. 

August 19, 2015

A study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found that Florida’s legislative efforts to curb opioid abuse seem to be having their desired effect. 

August 19, 2015

TruMedicines on Tuesday launched a 40-day Kickstarter campaign for a smartphone app that promotes medication safety.

August 18, 2015

Drug Store News sat down with Tom O’Donnell, VP federal government affairs at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, to discuss pharmacist provider status and the latest pro-pharmacy legislative initiatives in the U.S. House and Senate.

August 18, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma Limited announced Tuesday that it had received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its over-the-counter cetirizine hydrochloride in 5- and 10-mg dosage strengths.

August 18, 2015

"This attractive strategic acquisition provides CVS with an incremental dispensing channel in long-term care and assisted living," reported Mark Miller, analyst for William Blair.

August 18, 2015

PrescribeWellness solutions have been proven to improve a patient’s adherence to their medication and the pharmacy’s ratings in various performance measures.

August 18, 2015

Sag Harbor Pharmacy and Southampton Hospital recently sponsored the creation of a local pharmaceutical collection receptacle to house unwanted, expired and unused medications.

August 17, 2015

To meet AWP requirements, Medicare Part D sponsors must have terms posted by Sept. 15, CMS says. 

August 17, 2015

The new collaboration will offer users of the company’s PDX Classic and PDX Enterprise Pharmacy System a way to integrate them with inventory management applications.  

August 17, 2015

The website includes sections about the importance of preventing abuse of prescription drugs and outlines the Food and Drug Administrations guidelines on abuse-deterrent labeling. 

August 17, 2015

This new partnership and the launch of the new Shoppers LOVE YOU program will help women stay focused on making their own health a priority.

August 14, 2015

Avera Health and Hy-Vee on Friday announced an expanded partnership to offer AveraNow convenience and wellness clinics and kiosks in four Hy-Vee Sioux Falls stores, in addition to a Healthy You Mobile vehicle.

August 14, 2015
Pfizer on Friday announced that it would be selling four of its Canadian pharmaceutical products to alleviate concerns from Canada’s Competition Bureau and pave the way for its acquisition of Hospira. 
August 14, 2015

Wichita State University biomedical engineering students have invented a remote health monitoring system called Mobile HealthLink, which allows physicians to check on patients with a programmable smartwatch.

August 14, 2015

Keveyis is the first medicine approved by the FDA for the treatment of primary periodic paralysis, which is estimated to affect approximately 5,000 people in the United States.

August 14, 2015

Nearly 13% of U.S. Hispanic adults are already diagnosed with diabetes, one of the highest prevalence rates among ethnic groups in the country.