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September 16, 2010

CARE Pharmacies on Friday named Michael Wysong to the position of CEO, effective Sept. 7....

September 13, 2010

The Internal Revenue Service earlier this month issued guidance reflecting statutory changes regarding the use...

WASHINGTON The Internal Revenue Service earlier this month issued guidance reflecting statutory changes regarding the use of certain tax-favored arrangements, such as flexible spending arrangements, to pay for over-the-counter medicines and drugs.

September 12, 2010

Rite Aid’s course has remained steady and true, more or less, from the time Bob...

August 31, 2010

Sensa Products on Wednesday announced the launch of its Sensa weight-loss system through GNC, marking...

August 30, 2010

PacificHealth Labs on Tuesday announced that Fred Duffner has been promoted to CEO and president...

MATAWAN, N.J. PacificHealth Labs on Tuesday announced that Fred Duffner has been promoted to CEO and president reporting directly to the board. Duffner previously had been named president in January 2010.

“We have made great progress this year refocusing the company on its core brands in sports nutrition, reducing expenses and in building our cash position,” Duffner stated. “I believe [PacificHealth] is now in a position to take back its leadership position in the category and begin to lead with new innovation and consumer messaging.”

August 29, 2010

Retail pharmacy is going through a “historic paradigm change” as pharmacists and pharmacy leaders expand...

SAN DIEGO Retail pharmacy is going through a “historic paradigm change” as pharmacists and pharmacy leaders expand their patient-care and clinical capabilities and provide new solutions to a “broken” healthcare system undergoing rapid change. 

August 29, 2010

Meda on Monday announced an agreement to acquire the specialty pharmaceutical company Alaven in a...

STOCKHOLM Meda on Monday announced an agreement to acquire the specialty pharmaceutical company Alaven in a move that will “significantly enhance Meda’s marketing capabilities in the United States and expand the therapeutic focus to include both gastroenterology and women’s health — areas that Meda already operates in outside of the United States,” the company stated.

 

Meda also identified Alaven’s over-the-counter platform, which accounts for approximately 25% of Alaven’s sales, as an attractive element to the deal.

August 26, 2010

Since the turn of the 21st century, community pharmacy and its technology allies have waged...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT Since the turn of the 21st century, community pharmacy and its technology allies have waged a long fight to shift the nation’s fractious healthcare system to a common communications and record-keeping platform via electronic prescribing and information technology. Those efforts -- led by such companies as Surescripts, the pharmacy industry-founded e-prescribing network -- have made progress.

August 26, 2010

Winning Brands soon will begin selling its cleaning products at independent pharmacies, the company said....

August 25, 2010

RxSafe on Thursday announced the installation of its RxSafe 1800 system at a Giant Eagle...

August 22, 2010

Lately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought as to what constitutes a good leader....

Lately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought as to what constitutes a good leader.

August 22, 2010

Drive Medical Design and Manufacturing recently launched a walking cane designed to suit seniors who...

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — Drive Medical Design and Manufacturing recently launched a walking cane designed to suit seniors who need assistance making a midnight run to the restroom and who don’t want to wake their partners by turning on the lights.

August 19, 2010

Everlast Sports Nutrition on Thursday announced the launch of its ProLine collection, a sports nutrition...

NEW YORK Everlast Sports Nutrition on Thursday announced the launch of its ProLine collection, a sports nutrition line of products for pre- and post-workout.

Developed by a team of industry professionals to include nutritionists, athletes and fitness-enthusiasts, ProLine was created to deliver scientifically validated ingredients in proven cutting-edge sports nutrition products for optimum athletic performance, the company stated.

August 19, 2010

Hospira chairman and CEO Chris Begley will retire from his CEO position, Hospira said Friday....

August 18, 2010

A company that develops drugs for cardiovascular disease has appointed a new leader....

August 18, 2010

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson chairman and...

NEW YORK In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO William Weldon outlined a number of organizational changes taking place across the company in light of the recent spate of recalled products at McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a J&J company.

First, there is the creation of a corporate oversight group, headed by Ajit Shetty, who will be in charge of operations for the company’s pharmaceuticals, medical device and consumer segments. Shetty will report directly to Weldon.

August 18, 2010

Quality Food Brands, a subsidiary of Synergy Brands, will sell its products in Rite Aid...

August 12, 2010

Codman Square Health Center on Thursday hosted a press conference to celebrate the launch of...

DORCHESTER, Mass. Codman Square Health Center on Thursday hosted a press conference to celebrate the launch of its pilot Fruit and Veggie Prescription program, a health initiative whereby physicians can prescribe vouchers for local farmers markets and then monitor the impact of the increased fruit and vegetable consumption on patients’ health.

 

August 11, 2010

The CEO of Ranbaxy Labs will step down next week, the Indian generic drug maker...

June 24, 2010

PatientPoint, whose core offering is a self-service kiosk that automates check-in and check-out processes in...

ORLANDO, Fla. PatientPoint, whose core offering is a self-service kiosk that automates check-in and check-out processes in retail clinic environments and physician offices, has named Raj Toleti CEO.

Previously, Toleti founded Galvanon, a technology company focused on improving the patient experience, which was acquired by NCR in 2005. While at Galvanon, he oversaw the introduction of the first commercially available patient self-service kiosk and software platform to automate patient check-in and intake processes at hospitals and physician offices.

June 21, 2010

Diabetica Research Solutions on Tuesday announced the launch of DRSI ReStore! Energy, a diabetes-friendly energy...

June 20, 2010

Lornamead's Finesse hair care brand is tackling the symptoms of aging hair with its new...

April 15, 2010

Kroger has appointed Kroger executive Michael Stoll to serve as CEO of The Little Clinic...

CINCINNATI Kroger has appointed Kroger executive Michael Stoll to serve as CEO of The Little Clinic business.

Stoll brings 34 years of experience with Kroger in corporate benefits, human resources management and store operations to his new role. In his most recent position as VP corporate benefits, Stoll played a key role in developing the healthcare strategy and pension plans for Kroger’s 334,000 full- and part-time associates.

April 8, 2010

In an effort to further expand its retail-based clinic business, Walgreens' Take Care Health Systems...

NEW YORK In an effort to further expand its retail-based clinic business, Walgreens' Take Care Health Systems reportedly is considering financial joint ventures with hospitals, according to a Dow Jones Newswires report.

"We're getting a lot of interest from hospital systems," Take Care Health Systems CEO Peter Miller told Down Jones Newswires in an interview.

March 30, 2010

Mednet, which specializes in Health Information Exchange applications and services, has elected former MinuteClinic CEO...

MINNEAPOLIS Mednet, which specializes in Health Information Exchange applications and services, has elected former MinuteClinic CEO Michael Howe to serve as chairman of its board of directors.