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CVS/pharmacy is spreading the word of its mobile application's benefits via a new online promotion that offers up to 1 million free smartphones to consumers.
The leading discount chains are edging out the leading drug store chains when it comes to pricing on over-the-counter medicines, according to Consumer Reports.
An analysis by CVS Caremark Corp. shows that the company reined in its pharmacy benefit management clients' costs for medications, in part, through an industry-leading dispensing rate for generic drugs.
Adding fuel to its turnaround, Rite Aid Corp. closed out fiscal 2013 with a profit — its first in six years — and in the fourth quarter posted its second consecutive quarter of net income.
By taking a different approach to classifying patient populations, health systems can do a better job of avoiding "triple fail" events, or outcomes that fail to advance population health, reduce health care costs and improve the patient experience, according to a research article from Walgreen Co.
Bartell Drugs pharmacists will be lending a hand this weekend at the American Diabetes Association Seattle Expo.
Duane Reade has launched its first mobile application for iOS devices and is ramping up its involvement in social media.
The Cardinal Health Foundation and the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy have introduced Generation Rx University, the fourth in a series of interactive toolkits designed to combat prescription drug abuse.
Representatives of Texas pharmacy groups, independent pharmacists and industry experts are calling for passage of state legislation that would widen access to immunizations for children.
Tony Keck, director of South Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services, toured a MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic inside a CVS/pharmacy in Columbia, S.C.
In her first days as president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores, Denise Carpenter has started to instill a renewed sense of purpose in the organization.