October 13, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

September 29, 2015

Walgreens began transitioning stores to the new technology more than three years ago when it installed new point-of-sale terminals.  

September 25, 2015

CARE Pharmacies' latest board member helped lead the pharmacy businesses of Shopko, Delhaize, AmerisourceBergen and Longs Drugs. 

September 25, 2015

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

September 24, 2015

The discount program’s website provides members online tools for finding participating pharmacies, as well as drug prices and availability. 

September 22, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced plans that would reduce out-of-pocket drug costs for many American consumers should she be elected President of the United States. 

September 18, 2015
Drug Store News and The Convenient Care Association will present The Retail Healthcare Webinar Series, a new educational forum specifically tailored to healthcare key stakeholders and professionals in the retail health industry, beginning this month.
September 17, 2015

The iMedicare platform integrates with every pharmacy system, so pharmacies can identify patients eligible to choose a Medicare plan and generate a customized report within seconds.

September 17, 2015

While most available apps focus on overall wellness, healthcare systems and professionals are expressing greater interest and excitement in broader app use.

September 17, 2015

McKesson realized more than $11 million in annualized savings between improved employee performance and saved medical costs thanks to its health and wellness programs. 

September 15, 2015

With rising health care costs the Hospital Quality at Home line of products can provide patients and caregivers effective and cost-efficient ways to manage care at home, Cardinal Health said.

September 11, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

September 11, 2015

NCPA’s arrangement with Ulta Lab Tests will offer community pharmacy patients direct access to lab tests and health screenings.

September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.

September 8, 2015

The role of the pharmacist in the U.S. healthcare system has expanded beyond dispensing to include vaccinations and medication therapy management, and that role could expand further with pharmacy provider status on the horizon. 

September 1, 2015

Gail Borgatti Croall, chief medical officer at HealthSpot, and Pat Basu, chief medical officer and president of Doctor on Demand, presented Sunday at NACDS Total Store Expo about the growing telehealth industry. 

August 31, 2015

The combination of resources is aimed at providing diabetes patients better tools for self-management and giving healthcare providers more tools to support patients, according to the companies. 

August 31, 2015

Some 70% of employers have curbed cost increase by focusing on employee wellness and 76% did so by adding or expanding consumer-directed plans

August 28, 2015

Perrigo announced Friday that it had completed its $224 million (€200 million) acquisition of several OTC brands from GlaxoSmithKline’s OTC portfolio.

August 27, 2015

The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations. 

August 26, 2015

In honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month, Meijer announced Wednesday that it will double match every customer's $10 Simply Give donation made Sept. 3 to 5.

August 22, 2015

Health insurers are responding by “changing their fundamental business model,” PwC’s Health Research Institute noted in its report on U.S. health industry trends in the wake of the Affordable Care Act. 

August 22, 2015

Driven by the funding priorities of health reform under the Affordable Care Act, primary care physicians once again are moving to the center of American health care.

August 22, 2015

Variations in how states have implemented the insurance eligibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act have “led to highly diverse, geographically dependent health reform experiences,” noted PwC’s Health Research Institute, and made the states “key players in health reform.”