May 13, 2015

H.D. Smith on Wednesday inked a multi-year agreement to serve as primary wholesaler for Southern Illinois Healthcare. 

May 13, 2015

HDMA is teaming with GIRP (the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers) and IFPW on the second annual International Pharmaceutical Distribution Conference in Brussels, Belgium. 

May 13, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the hiring of Deepti A. Loharikar as director, federal and state public policy.

May 13, 2015

Collaboration is the key to unlocking business growth opportunities for neighborhood pharmacies, said Denise Carpenter, president and CEO of the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada (Neighbourhood Pharmacies) during “Game Changers,” the organization’s 2015 annual conference on Wednesday.

May 12, 2015

After many months of content development, web programming, and review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has unveiled the new Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work web site.

May 12, 2015

CMS recently released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare Part D prescription drugs prescribed by physicians and other health care professionals in 2013.

May 12, 2015

Total prescriptions dispensed by Diplomat Pharmacy were up 6% to 194,000 in the first quarter.

May 12, 2015

The OIG issued a report finding that while FDA inspection of generic manufacturers is up, those inspections are not as thorough as they could be. 

May 11, 2015

Endo Pharmaceutials on Monday aquired a portfolio of generic products from Aspen Holdings for $130 million. 

May 11, 2015

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy on Monday named Kathy Norris director of patient care services.

May 11, 2015

Cardinal Health franchisees formally prohibit sales of tobacco and tobacco-related products. .

May 11, 2015

As many as 8 million of the 40 million older adults in the United States have multiple chronic conditions and receive help with activities of daily living.

May 11, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline pledges $20 million toward creation of Qura Therapeutics, a joint venture with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill dedicated to finding a cure for HIV.

May 8, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control on Tuesday reported Hispanics have higher death rates than whites from diabetes and chronic liver disease and cirrhosis.

May 8, 2015

Nearly one-third of visitors to retail health clinics have used the clinics for a renewal of a prescription.

May 8, 2015

More moms are managing their child's health on mobile devices, mscripts research finds. 

May 7, 2015

With more than $225 billion in pharmacy sales and more than 67,000 stores, the 2015 PoweRx list represents more than 80% of the total retail pharmacy business.

May 7, 2015

Pharmacists and student pharmacists across the country have sent more than 20,000 letters and emails to Congress to support current provider status legislation, according to the American Pharmacists Association, marking the largest grassroots advocacy push on record in the Association’s 163-year history.

May 7, 2015

Drug Store News on Sunday caught up with Brian McNamara, region head of Europe and the Americas of the recently christened GSK Consumer Healthcare, representing the joint venture between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis to talk about what a consolidating OTC market means for the industry, and how GSK will be coming to market.

May 7, 2015

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the third annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2015 and some of the unmet technology needs.

May 7, 2015

The Tallahassee Democrat published an opinion column by National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson, emphasizing pharmacists’ unique position in helping to address complex prescription pain medication issues.

May 7, 2015

Drug Store News sat down with FLAVORx CEO Stuart Amos to discuss rebranding, giving consumers "power of choice" and elevating the customer experience. 

May 7, 2015

“You’re going to need a bigger boat,” Steve Anderson, president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, told attendees of the NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program Sunday morning.

May 7, 2015

Walgreens is responding to a high number of whooping cough cases in Washington with vaccine offer.