April 29, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday announced that the Orlando Sentinel published a letter to the editor from NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson that outlines the way pharmacists approach complex prescription pain medication issues. 

April 28, 2015

A recent survey found that 52% acute coronary syndrome patients currently taking an oral anti platelet therapy missed taking or changed the way they take their prescribed OAP therapy, even after being informed by their doctors of its importance. 

April 24, 2015

Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider that serves patients via its network of services and facilities — including its in-store QuickCare clinics — has selected Valify as its strategic purchased services partner to help identify, build and track savings opportunities.

April 24, 2015

A key Senate committee has approved a bill that would remove vaccine exemptions for school children in California, according to the Los Angeles Times.

April 23, 2015

Retail health clinics are now a part of the health care landscape with the potential to become a much more powerful enabler of a “culture of health,” according to a recent report by Manatt Health, the health care division of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

April 23, 2015

Publix announced that its pharmacies leaped past a major milestone this month, filling more than 50 million free prescriptions for its customers in the past eight years. 

April 23, 2015

The Mentholatum Co. on Thursday launched a nighttime version of its popular vaporizing rub.

 

April 22, 2015

E-pill Medication Reminders on Wednesday launched a pill dispenser that can be mounted under a kitchen cabinet. 

April 22, 2015

Compared with primary care practices and emergency rooms, there is no difference at retail clinics in overall acute respiratory infections antibiotic prescribing, according the study published online in The American Journal of Managed Care.

April 22, 2015

Walgreens displays Well Beyond HIV campaign art exhibit in San Francisco. 

April 21, 2015

West coast grocer Haggen will grow its pharmacy business from 17 pharmacies to 106 pharmacies. 

April 21, 2015

Industry associations on Tuesday praised a House vote to pass Rep. Tom Marino's drug diversion bill.

April 21, 2015

A new PhRMA report released Monday found that branded manufacturers invested $51.2 billion last year in R&D. 

April 20, 2015

A Tractica report released Monday projects a sharp increase in utililzation of home-health technologies by 2020. 

April 20, 2015

Specialty pharmacy operator Diplomat Pharmacy is on the lookout for a few good students, the company announced Friday. 

April 20, 2015

Professions Quest launches a massively multi-player online serious game called Mimycx to help educate healthcare professionals.

April 17, 2015

IMS Health is getting ready to launch a consumer version of its AppScript app, according to a MedCityNews report. 

April 16, 2015

Sandoz on Thursday introduced a new generic MS therapy.

April 16, 2015

The Little Clinic has announced the appointment of Marc Watkins as VP and corporate medical director, reporting directly to Kenneth Patric, chief medical officer.

April 15, 2015

United Health Group’s Optum has announced it is joining with MedExpress, a provider of walk-in care.

April 15, 2015

The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced the launch of its newest evaluation program, which creates a roadmap for how sites delivering intermittent or outpatient treatment — but do not act as a primary care provider for a majority of its patients — can fit into the medical home neighborhood.

April 14, 2015

Ducere Pharma relaunched Cruex as a fungal nail revitalizing gel on Tuesday. 

April 14, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced it will distribute Novartis' new medicine Jadenu, which is indicated to treat patients with chronic iron overload. 

April 14, 2015

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder talks about why Congress needs to rethink current DEA regulations that block access to medications to chronic pain patients.