PP_1170x120_10-25-21

Digital health opens window to consumer connection

Digital health opens window to consumer connection

According to a report (“The Evolution of Self-Care”) released last year by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and IRI, 70% of Americans are prioritizing self-care practices to support their health and well-being several days a week or more. And thanks to advances in digital health technology, today’s health care consumers have the tools to

Pharmacy Outlook: Scott Melville, CHPA

Pharmacy Outlook: Scott Melville, CHPA

One of the most enduring outcomes of the global pandemic is the tremendous acceleration of self-care as a cornerstone of health care. Now, more than ever, consumers are taking greater responsibility for, and control over, their own health care. While it’s exciting to see broad industry growth, there’s no denying that consumer demand, and the

Pharmacy Outlook: Scott Melville, CHPA

Pharmacy Outlook: Scott Melville, CHPA

Despite the difficult realities of COVID-19, and the tremendous challenge, pain and uncertainty it has created, 2020 was also a year of incredible progress for self-care in the United States. From manufacturers to retailers, we at Consumer Healthcare Products Association are proud of the pivotal role our extended industry has played in providing and maintaining

Pharmacy Outlook: Scott Melville, CHPA

Pharmacy Outlook: Scott Melville, CHPA

Welcome to 2020, where, more than ever, patients and caregivers are taking control of their health care decisions and an increasing array of consumer health care products is helping them get well, stay healthy, treat minor ailments and even manage some chronic conditions. The marketplace is evolving before our eyes, including the manufacturers, who are

Year of opportunity for OTC medicines

Year of opportunity for OTC medicines

The past year has brought much change, perhaps most evident in the recent national and local elections. As we welcome a new American president and Congress, the country is waiting to see how the regulatory and legislative landscape will evolve. But I am certain that one thing will not change: the continued importance of over-the-counter