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.

 

December 5, 2013

Among diabetes sufferers and those with a diabetic in their household, the critical role of the physician in condition management is most visible, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers. Eight-in-10 indicate their doctor is very or somewhat involved in their own or their household member's diabetes management; half report their doctor is their primary source for condition info — 43% more than those using the second-most common source, health-related web sites.

April 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration earlier this week wanted consumers to stop using workout supplement Tri-Methyl Xtreme. 

April 17, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday named a long-time data security veteran to the chief information security officer post. 

April 17, 2015

In 2014, ACH (automated clearing house) volume grew to almost 23 billion electronic payments, an increase of almost 5%, or 1 billion transactions, from 2013 volume.

April 17, 2015

Generic Pharmaceutical Association branches out with the creation of the Biosimilars Council. 

April 17, 2015

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance may be down slightly following its latest analyst conference, but there's a lot to be bullish about with this operator. 

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

KT Health, parent company to KT Tape and a producer of kinesiology tape and related sports medicine products in the retail market, has named Greg Venner president and CEO.

April 15, 2015

ModelLauncher Cosmetics has developed a line of fashion makeup and website for aspiring models.

April 15, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance gave analysts a peek at the company's big-picture outlook during an all-day meeting Wednesday.

April 14, 2015

Coty has hired former Reckitt Benckiser executive Camillo Pane to serve as EVP, category development.

April 14, 2015

The new Cutex Twister with SPA Formula one-stop polish remover jar allows users to both soak and scrub their nails.

April 14, 2015

IBM creates new business unit to manage a HIPAA-enabled cloud offering that will help augment big data analysis of chronic disease states. 

April 14, 2015

A new PricewaterhouseCoopers study found that fulfilling omnichannel orders is pressuring on profit margins. 

April 14, 2015

Taiwan-based drug development company Sunny Pharmtech and Vitruvias Therapeutics, a generic drug development company, on Tuesday announced that they will team up to co-develop a portfolio of generic drug products.

April 13, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday cleared InControl Medical's urinary incontinence device for sale OTC. 

April 13, 2015

Wholesaler distributor H. D. Smith promoted Dmitrey Kuznetsov to SVP, category management.

April 13, 2015

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals on Monday acquired Mexican OTC and nutritional manufacturer Advanced Pharmaceuticals and Nutritionals. 

April 13, 2015

AAFES on Monday updated its POS through NCR Corporation. 

April 13, 2015

PDX promoted Todd Crosslin to chief information officer. 

 

April 13, 2015

Walmart’s share price will be under pressure in the coming years as a holding company created decades ago by the Walton family to control their ownership of the company prepares to unload as much as 6% of Walmart’s outstanding shares.

April 10, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's LLC, New Albertson's Inc. and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — announced on Friday that Bob Miller, the company's current executive chairman, will assume the additional role of CEO, effective immediately.

April 10, 2015

The National Retail Federation announced a multimillion-dollar investment to form a new department within the organization focusing on industry research.