May 20, 2015

As health-related kiosks continue to gain consumer acceptance, suppliers and retailers are exploring ways of incorporating more of these devices into pharmacy offerings.

May 20, 2015

A new and radically different concept for frontline health care emerged last year when Walmart unveiled its first Walmart Care Clinics in Texas, Georgia and South Carolina. If things go according to plan, patients and health plan payers across the United States can look forward to a cheaper and more affordable alternative to the family doctor for nearly all their primary care needs.

May 20, 2015

The retail behemoth that is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is fixing its sights on a new target: the nation’s overstretched and overly costly primary healthcare system. The result could be a major disruption of that system and the acceleration of health reform in America.

May 20, 2015

While building a 4,500-store retail pharmacy powerhouse in the United States, Walmart also has kept pace with the specialty pharmacy revolution and is positioning itself to play a stronger role in this most innovative, dynamic and complex area of pharmaceutical R&D and bioengineering.

May 19, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy — including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, generics, consolidations, kiosks and more — in this multi-page report.

May 19, 2015

Lannett Company buys manufacturer and marketer of liquid generic pharmaceutical products.

May 19, 2015

It’s been 10 years since Drug Store News first introduced its annual Niche Brand Report, which was created to highlight the role that smaller brands play in driving innovation and growth. The DSN Niche Brands Top 100 measures the leading small- to mid-sized brands with total sales of under $100 million.

May 19, 2015

Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed three new performance measures to assess the use of opioids. 

May 19, 2015

Option Care on Tuesday struck out on its own with the backing of minority-shareholder Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

May 19, 2015

Surescripts processed two-thirds of all new prescriptions in 2014, according to its annual report released Tuesday.  

May 19, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the introduction of risedronate sodium delayed-release tablets.

 

May 18, 2015

Pharmacists who participated in a care team for patients with high blood pressure helped lower chances of death by stroke by 23%. 

May 18, 2015

Endo buys Par in a $8 billion deal. 

May 18, 2015

Moose Pharmacy in Mt. Pleasant, N.C., has successfully implemented an RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system. 

May 15, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's, New Albertson's and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — has named industry veteran Mark Panzer as SVP of pharmacy, health and wellness, overseeing the company's 1,760 pharmacies in 34 states across the country.

May 15, 2015

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law landmark legislation requiring health insurance carriers to include pharmacists as network providers.

May 14, 2015

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions will emphasize the importance of patient-reported outcomes in developing chronic disease care programs.

May 14, 2015

CARE Pharmacies partnered with Aureus Health Services on specialty pharmacy management services program.

May 14, 2015

Greenstone, a subsidiary of Pfizer, announced the introduction of doxycycline hyclate capsules, USP to its line of generic pharmaceutical products.

May 14, 2015

Merck Manuals has created an online reservoir of health information targeting both healthcare professionals and caregivers. 

May 14, 2015

In lead-up to Thursday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, “A Pathway to Improving Care for Medicare Patients with Chronic Conditions,” the National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted comments highlighting pharmacy’s role in helping patients manage their chronic conditions.

May 13, 2015

ASOP launches campaign warning consumers on the dangers of online pharmacies. 

May 13, 2015

Smith brings more than 20 years of supply chain experience to the company. 

May 13, 2015

The FDA will review GDUFA in June.