February 19, 2015

Rite Aid turns to its customer base for health-and-wellness product ideas. 

February 12, 2015

In a series of special reports, Drug Store News looks at some of the top trends impacting pharmacy in this pivotal year for the nation’s health system.

 

February 4, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of telehealth, generic drug prices, and the GPhA CEO to step down, as well as Uhl appointed director of OGD, in this multi-page report.

February 4, 2015

Are community-based pharmacists underused in the care of persons living with HIV? 

February 3, 2015

Jan. 31 marked the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

February 3, 2015

According to recent research, as many as 86% of independent pharmacies surveyed noted that their front-of-store was growing or holding steady, compared with 73% of independent pharmacists surveyed in previous HDMA-supported research. 

February 2, 2015

Ohio state legislators have approved a bill that gives pharmacists and pharmacy interns an expanded scope of practice where immunizations are concerned.

January 28, 2015

BareMinerals has unveiled its new Complexion Rescue, a tinted, hydrating gel cream invented by encapsulating hydrating humectants and pigment with mineral infused water to help lock in moisture upon contact with skin for hydration and rapid absorption.

January 21, 2015

Unilever’s Dove Men+Care is kicking off a new campaign, dubbed “Real Strength,” just in time for the Big Game to celebrate an evolved vision of masculinity.

January 20, 2015

Sun & Skin Care Research developed the new NO-AD Skin Care label for the mass market.

January 13, 2015

A study published this month in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition concluded that body weight status is associated with inadequate intake of micronutrients.

 

January 9, 2015

Drug Store News recently sat down with Dr. Alan Jacobs, founder and CEO of PerceptiMed. PerceptiMed provides pharmacy automation products that help deliver on the promise: “Right Drug. Right Dosage. Right Patient. Every Time.” Dr. Jacobs shared with Drug Store News how PerceptiMed’s advanced verification and dispensing system is helping pharmacies today.

 

January 7, 2015

Routine blood pressure testing on PharmaSmart kiosks closely approximates daytime ambulatory blood pressure measurement. 

December 16, 2014

TCGRx announced last week that it has partnered with CARE Pharmacies Cooperative to provide product and design services aimed at improving the independent pharmacy chains medication adherence, workflow and customer experience.

December 15, 2014

Cardinal Health has introduced a new tool that gives pharmacists the ability to rapidly analyze antibiotic use trends.

December 11, 2014

The Kermit Crawford era at Walgreens is drawing to a close. As of Dec. 31, Crawford, one of the industry’s best known and most respected pharmacy executives, will retire as president of pharmacy, health and wellness at the nation’s top drug store chain. 

December 10, 2014

Menasha Packaging’s Lakeville, Minn., facility has been certified by British Retail Consortium Global Standards, a leading global safety and quality certification program.

December 9, 2014

AmerisourceBergen will feature several new solutions for health-system pharmacists at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition 2014, the wholesaler announced Tuesday.

December 8, 2014

Drug Store News has named Nancy Lyons director of continuing education and clinical content.

December 3, 2014

Health-and-wellness companies see increasing opportunity in the point-of-care channel to reach and engage with patients primed to receive information about their health.

 

November 26, 2014

Three women researchers were honored on Tuesday by L'Oréal Canada and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, as part of the L'Oréal Canada For Women and Science Program with the support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, during an awards ceremony held at the French Embassy in Ottawa.

November 14, 2014

The Healthy Communities Institute on Thursday introduced the SocioNeeds Index, which identifies those living in the highest risk zip codes that can benefit most from supportive health and social programs.

November 13, 2014

Today, she champions the ability for pharmacists to practice at the top of their license for one of the more progressive retail pharmacy chains, but Debbie Garza, divisional VP government relations at Walgreens, got her start on the beauty side of the business.