February 17, 2015

CVS Health weighs in on the next chapter in the debate about the impact of expensive drugs on the healthcare system in a commentary that appears today on the Health Affairs blog.

February 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week issued five draft documents related to drug compounding and repackaging that will help entities comply with important public health provisions.

February 17, 2015

McKesson on Tuesday announced that Bansi Nagji has been appointed EVP corporate strategy and business development.

February 17, 2015

Rite Aid on Monday launched an exclusive skin-care line called Receutics Active Skin Repair across 200 stores in New Jersey and the Seattle-area, as well as online at Receutics.com.

 

February 17, 2015

Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, U.S. Department of Treasury, on Friday discussed next-generation retail payment technologies with several industry leaders.

 

February 17, 2015

Walmart VP talks to Nashville healthcare leaders about the company's extensive health offerings, from pharmacy, to OTC, optial and clinics.

 

February 12, 2015

The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed legislation to help curb prescription drug diversion and abuse and protect patients in need of medication.

February 12, 2015

As many as 53% of consumers feel it's not so easy to understand their personal health information. 

 

February 12, 2015

Northern Ireland is tapping into retail pharmacists as an integral health resource.

February 12, 2015

In honor of American Heart Month, Omron Healthcare and AliveCor are empowering people to take charge of their health through precise technology. 

February 11, 2015

Iron supplementation found to reduce time of recovery for blood donors, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study. 

February 11, 2015

Rite Aid is set to acquire Envision Pharmaceutical in a deal valued at $2 billion.

 

February 11, 2015

The majority of Americans are not fully satisfied with their doctor-patient relationship, and many lack the tools to evaluate their options and make better care decisions.

February 11, 2015

The Little Clinic inside select Middle Tennessee area Kroger stores continues its market penetration with the opening of its Innsbrooke location earlier this month.

February 10, 2015

As part of its ongoing exploration of how pharmacists can engage in interdisciplinary efforts to promote oral health, the American Pharmacists Association Foundation has teamed up with America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.

February 10, 2015

China Jo-Jo Drugstores entered into a service agreement with Alibaba Health Information Technology to utilize its electronic prescription platform. 

February 10, 2015

England's Co-Operative Pharmacy will be hanging a new shingle branded "Well" across its 780-store base over the next seven months.

February 10, 2015

From Jan. 1 to Feb. 6, 2015, 121 people from 17 states and Washington D.C. were reported to have measles.

February 10, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Monday announced the election of its 2015 executive committee and board of directors.

February 9, 2015

Bayer HealthCare on Monday announced the launch of the ProHeart Path Tool. 

February 9, 2015

Connected health devices accounted for approximately 4% of all machine-to-machine connections in the United States in 2014.

 

February 9, 2015

Mylan Inc. and its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals are being sued by Bayer Healthcare, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharamceuticals in relation to the filing of an abbreviated new drug application for sorafenib tablets, the generic version of Nexavar. 

 

February 9, 2015

Onco360 on Monday announced that it has been selected by Pfizer as a limited-distribution pharmacy network participant for Ibrance (palbociclib), Pfizer’s recently approved product for certain breast cancers.

February 9, 2015

Revlon announced on Monday that former Cigna executive Benjamin Karsch is joining the company as EVP, chief marketing officer, Revlon Consumer.