January 4, 2010

A new research program called the Medication Exposure in Pregnancy Risk Evaluation will fund research...

January 4, 2010

Nutrition 21 on Tuesday announced that it has sold substantially all of the assets of...

December 13, 2009

Not quite, but the continued evolution of Kerr Drug’s Community Healthcare Center store concept certainly...

November 15, 2009

If nothing else, this survey reinforces the following two points: Retail pharmacists are oft-utilized recommenders...

November 12, 2009

The United States has long been a laggard in healthcare information technology, but the country...

November 12, 2009

Like their chain pharmacy counterparts, the people who own and operate their own single-store or...

October 28, 2009

Drug Store News EXCLUSIVE: Senior editor Antoinette Alexander talks to Walgreens chief innovation officer Colin Watts about innovation, how to measure it and what Walgreens defines as true innovation.

October 22, 2009

For two decades or more, independent pharmacy owners have been slammed by managed care, steady...

September 24, 2009

Like a mythical Hydra that keeps sprouting new heads, the massive, shape-shifting beast masquerading as...

September 10, 2009

Target is looking to its pharmacy business to drive customer traffic and average transaction size,...

August 13, 2009

Specialty pharmacies Commcare Pharmacy and Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy have earned the respective 235th and 374th...

August 9, 2009

When the going gets tough, the tough look for new ways to serve patients. Over the past year, the growing healthcare funding crisis and the worst economic climate since the 1930s have spawned competing health-reform proposals in Washington and cast a cloud of uncertainty over the U.S. health system, including community pharmacy. But they also have unleashed a flurry of retail innovation in such areas as pharmacy-based care, medication therapy management and patient compliance initiatives.

June 28, 2009

If you could be a superhero for one day, what special powers do you think...

June 18, 2009

Did RxIMPACT Day make an impact? You bet....

May 28, 2009

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board welcomed a recommendation this week by the National Association of...

May 28, 2009

Walgreens is serious about cutting its operating costs — nowhere more so than in its...

April 23, 2009

For years now, pharmacy leaders at the state and national level have waged a long...

April 2, 2009

The news that CVS Caremark and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey have...

March 28, 2009

As parent company AmerisourceBergen merged more of its old Family Pharmacy network of independent drug stores and store-support services into its resurgent Good Neighbor Pharmacy operations and marketing umbrella, GNP has continued a rapid growth spurt and muscled its way into the top tier of national drug store brands.

March 28, 2009

If there’s an independent pharmacy in your market area with a Leader Pharmacy logo on the storefront — and with more than 3,400 Leader stores nationwide, chances are good that there’s one nearby — don’t be fooled by the store’s modest footprint or the folksy, mom-and-pop image it may project. The store’s owners have an arsenal of sophisticated business tools at their disposal, and the backing of an $87 billion, global health services and wholesaling giant.

March 28, 2009

Independent pharmacy has been slammed hard by the continuing slide in prescription-dispensing profits, a dismal economy and powerful chain store competitors. But with their strong ties to local communities and the patients they serve, most are weathering the storm and may emerge stronger than ever.

March 28, 2009

In its 41-year history, Medicine Shoppe International has become one of the most widespread names in the retail pharmacy business, with franchises as far away as Taiwan, India and the Middle East.

March 26, 2009

The fact that the online grassroots campaign by independent pharmacy operators has enlisted more than...