May 27, 2014

As healthcare reform takes hold and millions of previously uninsured Americans come into the fold amid the backdrop of a growing physician shortage, thousands of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in retail-based health clinics are demonstrating the vital role that they play in today’s healthcare system to expand access to high-quality, affordable health care. To recognize the best of the best, DSN Collaborative Care magazine — in partnership with the Convenient Care Association — each year hosts the annual Clinician Awards for Retail Excellence, or CARE Awards. The CARE Awards honor the “unsung heroes” who work each day to help further the cause of retail-based health care.

May 20, 2014

Cleveland Clinic and HealthSpot are looking to form a joint venture that will offer patients convenient, alternative options to access health care through HealthSpot's virtual walk-in kiosks.

May 9, 2014

One thing remains unchanged about our nurse practitioner and physician assistant readers: Retail clinicians tend to love their jobs.

April 16, 2014

Better, a consumer health start-up, and Mayo Clinic have launched a new way for people to navigate the healthcare system.

April 1, 2014

A derivative of vitamin A, known as retinoic acid, found abundantly in sweet potato and carrots, helps turn pre-cancer cells back to normal healthy breast cells, according to research published this month in the International Journal of Oncology.

February 10, 2014

Price Chopper, QuickCare and Ellis Medicine have teamed up to open QuickCare walk-in clinics in Price Chopper stores in Latham, N.Y. and Malta, N.Y.

January 30, 2014

An article in the February 2014 Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy provides advice to researchers who are studying pharmacist-provided medication management in accountable care organizations (ACOs) and medical homes. In actuality, the article says as much about the NACDS Foundation as it says about the research itself.

August 13, 2013

Schick Xtreme3, an Energizer Personal Care brand, announced the launch of "Camino Al Exito," or Journey to Success, a national Hispanic campaign that offers one boxer and one dancer the chance to make their dreams a reality.

July 18, 2013

The aging population, financial stress and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has forced the entire medical delivery system into a game of musical chairs. The music has started, and each component of the healthcare delivery system is aggressively looking to have a chair.

July 9, 2013

In honor of Independence Day and to express gratitude to disabled military veterans for their service, CVS Caremark and the Boston Red Sox teamed up at Fenway Park for a special batting camp for veterans from across New England.

June 28, 2013

Selecting an appropriate wine for a dinner party or a romantic evening could get easier with a new app for customers at Harris Teeter supermarkets.

June 24, 2013

Perrigo on Monday promoted Emily Hiller to assistant category manager for the category management team at Perrigo Nutritionals in Gordonsville, Va.

June 24, 2013

Schake will represent L'Oréal USA for all corporate communications and will lead the external communications strategy in the areas of public and media relations, industry and government relations, sustainability and crisis communications.

June 7, 2013

With the inaugural participants in the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation Faculty Scholars Program concluding their year-long work, the NACDS Foundation has named a new and expanded class of participants to continue the program's research focus.

May 30, 2013

The Drug Store News Group, in conjunction with the Convenient Care Association, hosted the sixth annual Retail Clinician Education Congress at the Planet Hollywood resort and casino last month.

April 12, 2013

The Physician Assistant Review Panel has granted its approval for CME credit for physician assistants at the upcoming 2013 Retail Clinician Education Congress.

April 10, 2013

With the growing concern of the abuse of prescription stimulants like Adderall on college campuses, the Cardinal Health Foundation and the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy introduced Generation Rx University, the fourth in a series of interactive toolkits designed to help reduce the abuse of prescription drugs.

April 10, 2013

Chattem introduced Cortizone 10 Poison Ivy Relief Pads featuring a new anti-itch format trademarked the Snapplicator.

January 25, 2013

"Too sick to go to work, but not sick enough not to tweet about it" Twitter users are helping to predict flu trends.

November 13, 2012

MinuteClinic is highlighting its support for the education and advancement of clinicians across the country in recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week, the company said Tuesday.

September 5, 2012

Hamacher Resource Group on Wednesday honored four employees that are celebrating 25 years with the company this year: Cindy Eichstaedt, data entry assistant; Todd Marshall, network administrator; Kat Fronek, national account manager; and Steve Brester, information technology manager.

August 10, 2012

Pankow Associates has hired Mark DeFilippo to serve as an account executive based in its Skokie office.

July 12, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation on Thursday announced the 2012-2013 inaugural class for the foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program.

June 13, 2012

Shoppers Drug Mart has announced the launch of the Shoppers Health Care Portal, a website designed to provide Canadian healthcare professionals with access to drug reimbursement information and clinical tools with the goal of improving patient care.