June 6, 2011

The White House on Friday held a roundtable discussion with approximately two dozen leaders across the public safety, healthcare and technology sectors to address how health information technology can help limit prescription drug abuse, the National Community Pharmacists Association noted in a release on Monday.

April 19, 2011

U.S. spending on drugs grew 2.3% to $307.4 billion in 2010, according to a new report by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, part of industry research firm IMS Health.

January 18, 2011

A group representing the drug retailing industry submitted a letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., regarding "issues [that] are of the utmost importance" to its members.

January 4, 2011

Cobra's Bluetooth tagging system, which links a smart phone to its user or other valuables, will make its debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show.

December 23, 2010

The industry has a lot to learn in order to determine how to most effectively use electronic communications to improve patient medication adherence, as few studies show how health information technology can be leveraged to motivate patients to take medications as prescribed, according to research sponsored by CVS Caremark.

December 20, 2010

The healthcare industry could see an “extreme makeover” next year, according to a new report by PwC.

November 14, 2010

Poor medication adherence is one of the nation’s “most persistent” healthcare problems, costing the U.S....

October 31, 2010

In a big boost to its growing specialty pharmacy operation, drug-distribution and health services giant...

October 25, 2010

Opening another front in its long campaign to extend electronic prescribing and health information technology...

October 24, 2010

Health care’s lumbering shift to electronic prescribing and health information technology has been a long...

October 24, 2010

TeleManager, a pharmacy technology provider, announced last month that it made its iRefill application available...

October 14, 2010

Community pharmacists are lining up powerful professional allies as they fight for a full seat...

September 30, 2010

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy's new pharmacy hall building officially will open Oct....

September 28, 2010

Staking a firm claim to the emerging technology revolution in health care, nine national pharmacy...

September 20, 2010

A smart phone application designed to aid customers at retail pharmacies soon will be available...

September 16, 2010

Shifting the nation’s sprawling and disconnected healthcare system to an integrated platform, based at last...

September 15, 2010

More money is flowing from the federal stimulus coffers to states as the White House...

September 12, 2010

The doctor and the pharmacist will see you now. Just look into the webcam on...

August 26, 2010

Since the turn of the 21st century, community pharmacy and its technology allies have waged...

August 26, 2010

A nonprofit group in western New York state will use $16.1 million to fight diabetes...

August 24, 2010

A White House report encouraging the healthcare system’s transformation to health information technology drew a...

August 18, 2010

With the start of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ 2010 Pharmacy and Technology...

July 22, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden and the Department of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius...

July 19, 2010

In a new plea to Congress, the chain pharmacy industry renewed its support for the...