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 27, 2015

When asked about readiness in the face of a cyber-attack, 66% of executives at health plans said they were prepared, while only 53% of providers said they were ready.

August 26, 2015

On the heels of news that its MinuteClinic telelehealth pilot was well received by patients, CVS Health announced Wednesday that it would be partnering with three telehealth companies to expand its current offerings. 

August 26, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the winners of its Total Store Expo Product Showcase. 

August 26, 2015

See some of the biggest innovations in pharmacy technology from the 2015 National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo. 

August 26, 2015

Sermo, a social network for physicians, announced Wednesday that 69% of doctors think parents are either completely or mostly to blame for the childhood obesity epidemic.

August 26, 2015

According to the report, J&J is selling Splenda to focus on other brands in the healthcare category.

August 26, 2015

Based on prescriptions filled, taking 75 mg to 150 mg of aspirin continuously for five years or longer was associated with a 27% reduced risk for colorectal cancer.

August 25, 2015

Amneal Pharmaceuticals announced Tuesday that it would be opening a new biosciences unit, that will be focused on commercializing specialty pharmaceuticals. 

August 25, 2015
According to GlobalData’s report, the market is set to grow from $29.4 billion in 2014 to $47.9 billion by 2020, which represents a compound annual growth rate of 8.5%.
August 25, 2015

The Puget Sound Business Journal is reporting that retail clinics are forcing hospitals to rethink they way they approach patients with their offerings.

August 24, 2015

Ateb on Monday unveiled its first branding campaign, Driving Healthy Outcomes for Patients, Pharmacies and Payers, as part of its newly rebranded site, logo and social media presence. 

August 24, 2015

Capturing more than your fair share of chronic care marketshare is not only a key pursuit across the back-bench, but also for purveyors of OTC medicines, noted Nielsen analysts Monday morning during an Insight Session called “Consumer Driven Healthcare at Retail: Three Ways to Answer the Call” at NACDS TSE.

August 24, 2015

With the explosion of online shopping, consumers need more of an incentive to go to drug stores. Digital health and wearables have the potential to draw more in-store consumers, according to Deborah Weinswig, head of Global Retail and Technology, and Anne Marie Stephen, CEO and founder of Kwolia.

August 24, 2015

After years of research and billions of dollars in funding, the Human Genome Project has unlocked the complex mysteries of the human genome and unleashed a new era in personalized medicine and pharmaceutical research and development. And pharmacy retailers must get out in front of that gene-based drug revolution or risk being left behind.

August 24, 2015

HealthSpot is transforming retail clinics into a true extension of the local medical community and widening the scope of services that can be offered via telehealth. 

August 24, 2015

J.D. Power’s 2015 U.S. Pharmacy Study was released Monday, and it highlights that patients remain satisfied with their pharmacies despite myriad changes to the healthcare landscape in recent years. 

August 24, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drugs Stores celebrated Albertsons/Safeway and Kinney Drugs for the companies’ political advocacy and grassroots activities at NACDS Total Store Expo, Friday evening at the NACDS Political Involvement reception.

August 24, 2015

Check out photos of the five hottest new beauty products on display in Denver at NACDS Total Store Expo. 

August 24, 2015

Upsher-Smith Laboratories announced that one of its executives would be taking over the job of president. 

August 23, 2015

NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson discusses the NACDS RxImpact grassroots advocacy program, which can serve as a resource for pharmacy professionals to learn how to engage and educate lawmakers about key pharmacy issues.

August 23, 2015

Companies that embrace change will help lead a new revolution in both health delivery and retailing, asserted NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson and Randy Edeker, chairman of NACDS and chairman, president and CEO of Hy-Vee, at NACDS TSE’s Business Program.

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.