December 7, 2010

New York — Given the high costs of medication nonadherence to the healthcare system and its responsibility for numerous hospitalizations every year, a number of companies have devised means to combat the problem. One pharmacy benefit manager is doing it online.


December 6, 2010

The specialty pharmacy market is set to reach $90 billion this year, so it’s clear that managed care organizations have a lot at stake.

December 3, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager SXC Health Solutions will acquire Birmingham, Ala.-based specialty pharmacy provider MedfusionRx for $100 million, SXC said Thursday.

November 30, 2010

An alliance between a drug store chain and a national pharmacy benefit manager resulted in more than $3 million in savings over a seven-month period for the PBM clients.

November 24, 2010

Medicine Shoppe is about to get a new top manager. And with the promotion of company veteran John Fiacco to VP of its Medicine Shoppe and Medicap stores, parent company Cardinal Health effectively is changing the culture at its franchise pharmacy division.

November 22, 2010

A global beauty company will expand with its acquisition of a premier skin care and cosmetics company ...

November 17, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts has created what it calls the industry’s most comprehensive specialty...

November 17, 2010

Former Walmart executive Jack Shewmaker passed away Wednesday evening. He was 72....

November 14, 2010

The natural affinity that has sprung up between independent pharmacy and the generic drug industry—both...

November 14, 2010

Most patients with mild persistent asthma overuse a drug combination despite an apparent lack of...

November 8, 2010

Procter & Gamble's feminine protection brand, Always, has launched its Always Me mobile application that...

November 1, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions had sales of $16.3 billion, including $2.9 billion from...

November 1, 2010

Wegmans on Monday announced the availability of its co-branded blood glucose monitoring systems: Nipro Diagnostics’...

October 28, 2010

The natural affinity that has sprung up between independent pharmacy and the generic drug industry...

October 25, 2010

A full-service pharmacy benefit manager received its second accreditation from an independent, nonprofit healthcare-accrediting organization....

October 24, 2010

A straw that prevents juice box spills soon may be found on retail shelves nationwide....

October 14, 2010

When a patient isn’t showing a response to a medication, a common tactic the doctor...

October 14, 2010

Perrigo on Friday welcomed Ryan McLaughlin as an associate category manager on the company’s nutrition...

October 11, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts said it has created a way to accurately predict which...

October 10, 2010

Undaunted by flat carbonated beverage sales, premium soda manufacturers are bringing a steady stream of...

September 30, 2010

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group and NBTY on Monday announced that Carlyle has...

September 28, 2010

A maker of breast-feeding products has named Michael Barclay, a former SC Johnson brand manager,...

September 28, 2010

The subject of specialty pharmacy reached a whole new level of nuance as a wide...

September 22, 2010

After more than 150 years of being on the market, one iconic coffee brand is...