Walmart Pharmacy & Business News

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Integrated home care for seniors, caregivers

The explosive growth in the at-risk elderly population has spawned a corresponding explosion in the number of baby boomers who find themselves caring for aging parents. In response, start-up companies have sprung up offering new services and solutions.

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Watson Health: Transforming care with data, ‘cognitive insights’

Today’s health system is saddled with stark challenges. Meeting those challenges will require all health and wellness stakeholders to build a data-driven “ecosystem” that engages patients and gives doctors, pharmacists, clinicians and health plan payers the cognitive tools they need to make better decisions.

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Higi: Empowering patients with information

How can pharmacy retailers and their vendor partners help make health care more accountable, accessible and cost-effective? And what role can they play to help their customers to lead longer, healthier lives? Retail leaders, health stakeholders and other experts gathered to answer these questions — and more — during June's Retail Health Summit.

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Leveraging tech to engage consumers

The mounting costs of health care and the rise of high-deductible health plans are biting deep into Americans’ pocketbooks as payers shift more of the cost burden onto their members. How can pharmacy and health retailers step up with solutions to those challenges?

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The future of retail health

During the full-day Retail Health Summit, held in June in Bentonville, Ark., economists, healthcare entrepreneurs and technology experts gathered to answer one central question: How do we create the ultimate retail destination for health and wellness for the consumer of the future?