Retail News Breaks Archives
A study in the journal Population Health Management found that diabetes patients had improved health outcomes when pharmacist-provided medication therapy management (MTM) services were part of their disease therapy.
Rite Aid Corp. plans a series of refinancing transactions to extend the maturity of some debt and reduce interest costs.
Shopko has completed remodeling 163 Pamida stores to the Shopko Hometown format, which has a pharmacy.
Despite the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), many Americans aren't convinced that a flu shot is the best way to avoid getting influenza, according to an Ipsos survey.
Joseph Magnacca has been promoted to executive vice president at Walgreen Co.
Yong Choe has joined Rite Aid Corp. as vice president of federal affairs and public policy.
Retail pharmacy chains have moved ahead with recommendations from the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) that aim to promote the safe use of acetaminophen.
Getting a boost from flu-related business, same-store sales at Rite Aid Corp. edged up in January after four consecutive months of declines.
In terms of flu-associated product sales, Huntsville, Ala., tops the list of cities most concerned by the severe flu season, according to MaxPoint's latest Interest Index.
For American Heart Month in February, Rite Aid Corp. is offering customers free Heart Health guides in stores and online.
Take Care Health Systems has formed a clinical affiliation with Community Health Network in central Indiana.
Plaintiffs in federal litigation to halt reimbursement cuts to Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program, have filed a request for a review of the case.
Thrifty White Pharmacy's Medication Synchronization program lifts the medication adherence rate well above the industry average for patients with chronic disease states, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University study.
Increased use of preferred pharmacy and limited pharmacy networks could save employers, Medicare and Medicaid $115 billion over the next decade, according to a study commissioned by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA).
Policymakers should consider alternative strategies as they examine a proposal that would put thousands of common, hydrocodone-containing products under the same restrictions as morphine and opium and make it more difficult for consumers using those drugs legitimately to relieve chronic pain, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA).
A report from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) urges continued collaboration among global stakeholders to squelch public health threats presented by "rogue" Internet drug outlets.