February 25, 2014

DSN recently caught up with Dick Domann, VP pharmacy services for TrialCard, to talk about adherence and abandonment solutions. Capturing otherwise lost scripts is a significant opportunity for retail pharmacy, and TrialCard has a tool to help reclaim those prescriptions.

November 12, 2013

In part 2 of this three-part exclusive interview series with Target, Kevin Ronneberg, associate medical director, talks with DSNTV about Target’s growing retail clinic business, how it is simplifying the pharmacy experience and transforming the delivery of health care to its guests.

August 27, 2013

How can retail pharmacy play a greater role in battling the nation's prescription drug abuse epidemic? Data. To shed light on how CVS Caremark tapped its extensive prescribing database to identify signs of potential inappropriate prescribing, CVS Caremark¹s Troy Brennan talked with DSN about the program and the ongoing efforts to combat prescription drug abuse.

August 5, 2013

As younger generations and even older people become more wired - and wireless - they will demand greater convenience in how they get their products. As an example of things to come, Doug Stephens tested eBay Now, a service from the online retailer that allows somebody to order an item with a mobile device and have it delivered anywhere, whether it's a permanent address or — as Stephens found — a park bench. Stephens is currently working on a TV series about the future of retail.

July 10, 2013

Since the relaunch of the Health Mart franchise in 2005, Health Mart’s road to success has shifted into high gear. Today, Health Mart continues to serve as a key to better pharmacy health with its enhanced suite of tools, resources and solutions to ensure that its members can continue to compete and thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of retail pharmacy.

July 10, 2013

DSN had the opportunity to speak with Christian Tadrus, who has been the pharmacist at Sam’s Health Mart in the Colombia, Mo. area, since 1997. Tadrus, a member of McKesson’s Sponsored Clinical Services pharmacy network, participates in a number of adherence support programs, including the award-winning Pharmacy Intervention adherence coaching program, StudyLink patient recruitment for clinical trials program, and the RxRapid Response pharmacist survey program.

February 19, 2013

One of the biggest questions the average person might have about specialty pharmacy is, well, what the heck is it?

January 31, 2013

Hospitals need retail pharmacy if they're going to reduce re-admissions, eliminate unnecessary healthcare costs and avoid penalties from Medicare for patient re-admission rates that are too high, under a new law that took effect Oct. 1. With that in mind, Walgreens created WellTransitions.

May 21, 2012

Retail pharmacy veteran Frank Scorpiniti officially assumed the role of CEO of Rexall Pharma Plus in February. Now that he’s settled in North of the Border, Scorpiniti talked with Drug Store News about his new role and his insights on the Canadian retail pharmacy market.

January 31, 2012

As of Jan. 1, asthma products like the Primatine Mist inhaler became no longer available at retail — leaving consumers with few asthma-care options in the OTC aisle. Drug Store News recently interviewed King Bio president Frank King, who is introducing a new nonprescription inhaler for asthmatics, formulated with homeopathic ingredients, called AsthmaCare under its Safecare banner of products.

January 18, 2012

In an effort to tap into the minds of some of the industry's top executives, Drug Store News recently sat down and talked with some of these leaders in a multipart executive viewpoint video series.

December 15, 2011

The National Community Pharmacists Association recently unleashed a new front-end program that has seen more than 20% growth in test pilots. Operating under the hood of that program is 35-year retail veteran Gabe Trahan, NCPA senior director of store operations and marketing. Drug Store News caught up with Trahan to discuss the kinds of tools that can be accessed as part of the new program.

October 13, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

October 4, 2015

During Sunday’s Business Session at GMDC Health Beauty Wellness 2015, GMDC announced an investment the association has made on behalf of its members, subsidizing the cost of a crucial analytics tool provided through RetailNet Group.

September 29, 2015

IBM is continuing its foray into the retail solutions game. The company announced its Retail Consumer Experience Platform, which is designed to allow retailers to get more personal with customers. 

September 29, 2015

Walgreens began transitioning stores to the new technology more than three years ago when it installed new point-of-sale terminals.  

September 28, 2015

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has identified some trends for retail IT going into the holiday season. 

September 25, 2015

CARE Pharmacies' latest board member helped lead the pharmacy businesses of Shopko, Delhaize, AmerisourceBergen and Longs Drugs. 

September 24, 2015

Nearly half of higi users lowered their systolic blood pressure to below 140 mmHg, the cut-off for high blood pressure, according to AHA. 

September 24, 2015

Target’s leadership recently renewed its focus on improving operational fundamentals, particularly technology systems and platforms, supply chain and out-of-stocks and the guest experience.

September 23, 2015

Deloitte’s forecast of 3.5% to 4% growth is solid, but not spectacular, as economic forces that would normally augur well for robust growth are offset by negative factors elsewhere.

September 23, 2015

A new survey from Boston Retail partners shows that a lot of retailers see their website as the most important part of their e-commerce capability. 

September 22, 2015

In the spirit of helping pharmacists and retail healthcare teams lead by example, Drug Store News and higi have issued a call to entry for the next round of the Fit Pharmacist Challenge, which kicks off in October.

September 21, 2015

Are the end of summer blues creeping into work? Watch this Ted Talk about rekindling the fire that got you interested in your career.