May 11, 2015

As many as 8 million of the 40 million older adults in the United States have multiple chronic conditions and receive help with activities of daily living.

May 7, 2015

With more than $225 billion in pharmacy sales and more than 67,000 stores, the 2015 PoweRx list represents more than 80% of the total retail pharmacy business.

May 7, 2015

Drug Store News on Sunday caught up with Brian McNamara, region head of Europe and the Americas of the recently christened GSK Consumer Healthcare, representing the joint venture between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis to talk about what a consolidating OTC market means for the industry, and how GSK will be coming to market.

May 5, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition will host a webinar for health professionals on the appropriate recommendations behind several popular herbal supplements. 

May 5, 2015

A new poll finds that while most healthcare executives support value-based reimbursement, few would abandon fee-for-service entirely. 

May 5, 2015

PrescribeWellness has inked a strategic partnership with ScopiaRx, a cloud-based services company that identifies drug-related risks in patients taking multiple medications.

May 4, 2015

HealthSpot has unveiled version 2.0 of its software to facilitate web-based telehealth visits that feature a remote exam with high-definition video-conferencing.

May 1, 2015

Kmart pharmacies are implementing Pharmacy Quality Solutions' EQuIPP information-management platform.

May 1, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores expresses support of the 21st Century Cures Initiative to accelerate the discovery, development and delivery process of lifesaving new drug treatments for patients.

April 30, 2015

American physician survey finds that Americans are lacking the tools to fight chronic disease. 

April 30, 2015

Pfizer survey finds that consumers reach for OTCs in taking ownership of their own health. 

April 30, 2015

Surescripts has announced that it is collaborating with PDR, a provider of drug information, prescriber communications, and behavior-based patient and consumer health information, to expand the coverage of the electronic prior authorization solution CompletEPA.

April 29, 2015

CVS Health partnered with two additional health systems on clinical affiliations. 

April 28, 2015

Randy Edeker delivered his first remarks as the newly elected chairman of NACDS during Tuesday morning’s NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program.

April 28, 2015

Healthcare technology company HealthSpot on Tuesday named three seasoned hires to its senior leadership team, including former National Community Pharmacist Association CEO Bruce Roberts. 

April 27, 2015

QS/1’s Pharmacy Management Systems have been upgraded to exchange data with CCNC’s PharmaceHome, a software application that conducts medication reconciliation to manage the care of Medicaid recipients in North Carolina

April 22, 2015

“Our health-and-wellness experts are leading the way for the future of health care in our stores and beyond.”

For any retail pharmacy provider, that would be a bold, perhaps even overly confident, assertion. But coming as it does from Walmart, it’s something that both the U.S. healthcare system and Walmart’s competitors are taking seriously.

April 22, 2015

With more than 520 independently owned stores in nine provinces, Pharmasave has a solid reputation as one of Canada’s most-trusted community drug stores.

April 22, 2015

Walgreens forever changed its corporate trajectory with the execution of its “step 2” merger and acquisition of Boots Alliance, creating a truly international retail pharmacy operator with the restructured and rebranded Walgreens Boots Alliance.

April 22, 2015

Is this the year that restrictions on the use of over-the-counter medicines in conjunction with a flexible savings account are lifted? If you consider the value proposition — the $102 billion saved each year by the use of OTC medicines — and that health care is moving toward a more value-based, outcomes-driven system, it would certainly seem so.

April 22, 2015

Established in 1942, Lewis Drug made its mark as the first self-service drug store in South Dakota. Today, Lewis continues to go strong with an even greater emphasis on improving patient health outcomes.

April 22, 2015

Picking up almost 600 new stores in 2014, McKesson’s Health Mart is a forward-thinking pharmacy franchisor that focuses on a key component of community pharmacy success — the pharmacist-patient relationship.

April 22, 2015

The mounting shortage of primary care physicians across the United States and the growing recognition that patients’ health care often is best delivered by a team of professionals working together are fueling a nationwide movement to give more pharmacists provider status.

April 22, 2015

Measured by sheer number of stores in its service network, geographic reach and market penetration, Cardinal Health wields enormous clout as an independent pharmacy provider. The healthcare giant now distributes pharmaceuticals and provides marketing and support services to more than 8,400 independent pharmacies.