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August 15, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions will acquire medical affairs company United BioSource Corp. for...

August 3, 2010

Drugstore.com on Tuesday announced the extension through 2018 of its strategic alliance with Medco Health...

July 7, 2010

In honor of its dedication to driving the adoption of e-prescribing technology in Michigan, the...

DETROIT In honor of its dedication to driving the adoption of e-prescribing technology in Michigan, the Southeast Michigan ePrescribing Initiative was presented with the 2010 Health Information Technology Innovation Leadership Award at the first annual Michigan HIT Leadership and Innovation Awards reception.

June 21, 2010

The much-discussed plan by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service to end Saturday delivery has drawn...

June 7, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions has received a nod for its home care and...

June 6, 2010

The class of drugs known as long-acting beta agonists can provide many benefits to patients...

June 3, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions has a new advertising campaign to attract patients to...

May 19, 2010

Prescription spending for chronic medications used by children increased 10.8% in 2009, 5% of which...

ORLANDO, Fla. Prescription spending for chronic medications used by children increased 10.8% in 2009, 5% of which was triggered by drug utilization and higher medication costs, according to the Medco "2010 Drug Trend Report."

 

May 11, 2010

CVS Caremark chairman, president and CEO Tom Ryan has announced that he will retire as...

May 10, 2010

Nearly one-third of patients with asthma are taking their medications in a way that puts...

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. Nearly one-third of patients with asthma are taking their medications in a way that puts them at risk for worsening symptoms and death, according to a new study by pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions.

April 22, 2010

Efforts by retail pharmacies and pharmacy groups to spur the adoption of electronic-prescribing technology among...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT Efforts by retail pharmacies and pharmacy groups to spur the adoption of electronic-prescribing technology among the nation’s technology-averse physicians are nothing new. Nor are collaborative campaigns that enlist pharmacies and technology vendors. But a joint campaign to speed e-prescribing by a pharmacy benefits manager and a health insurer? That’s a far less frequent occurrence.

March 7, 2010

A pharmacy benefit manager has scored a top spot in the healthcare category in a...

February 28, 2010

American retail pharmacy continued its slow but inexorable journey into the 21st century in 2009...

January 13, 2010

Two independent community pharmacy advocates are urging Congress to consider more practical alternatives to legislation...

January 10, 2010

As anticipated, CVS Caremark has named a new president for its PBM business. The company’s...

January 10, 2010

CVS Caremark last month named a new president for its PBM business. The company’s selection...

January 10, 2010

With cardiovascular disease being the top killer of American men and women, a lot of...

December 10, 2009

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ report that the personalized medicine market will grow 11% per year is just another...

NEW YORK PricewaterhouseCoopers’ report that the personalized medicine market will grow 11% per year is just another indication that the field could become the next generation of community pharmacy.

October 25, 2009

Walgreens is mulling the sale of its 15-year-old Walgreens Health Initiatives pharmacy benefit management division,...