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Propeller, Express Scripts Partner to Monitor Asthma, COPD Patients

PROPELLER, EXPRESS SCRIPTS PARTNER TO MONITOR ASTHMA, COPD PATIENTS

Propeller Health, a startup developing Internet-connected inhalers and complementary software to help people with respiratory disease...

Late Menopause May Link to Reduced Risk of Diabetes

LATE MENOPAUSE MAY LINK TO REDUCED RISK OF DIABETES

Going into menopause later in life might be associated with an unexpected benefit-a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A recent...

 
 
 
Pharmacy Supply Lines Are Still Shaking After Storm Passes

PHARMACY SUPPLY LINES ARE STILL SHAKING AFTER STORM PASSES

Interruption in manufacture and delivery for vital products can hit all pharmacies hard, in both health systems and the community....

 
 
 
4 rational reasons to avoid the flu shot and what to do instead to protect your health

4 RATIONAL REASONS TO AVOID THE FLU SHOT AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD TO PROTECT YOUR HEALTH

It's that time of year again where the weather cools down and doctors, nurses, and pharmacies inject the fear of the flu into your...

Guided therapy can improve antibiotic resistance

GUIDED THERAPY CAN IMPROVE ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

Procalcitonin -guided therapy to guide antibiotic treatment in patients with acute respiratory infections helped not only reduce the...

 
 
 
Report: CVS Health exploring expansion into health insurance through Aetna deal worth $66B

REPORT: CVS HEALTH EXPLORING EXPANSION INTO HEALTH INSURANCE THROUGH AETNA DEAL WORTH $66B

Transformation is a strong undercurrent in healthcare these days. Online retailer Amazon and insurer Anthem want to be in the pharmacy...

 
 
 
One stock chart sums up everything that's going on in corporate America right now

ONE STOCK CHART SUMS UP EVERYTHING THAT'S GOING ON IN CORPORATE AMERICA RIGHT NOW

CVS, which owns pharmacies as well as operates a pharmacy benefit manager, saw its stock drop sharply on Thursday when it emerged that...

CVS is reportedly considering buying health insurance giant Aetna for $66 billion

CVS IS REPORTEDLY CONSIDERING BUYING HEALTH INSURANCE GIANT AETNA FOR $66 BILLION

Getty Images / Justin Sullivan CVS Health is in talks with health insurer Aetna about a possible acquisition. The deal would value...

 
 
 
We just got another hint that Amazon could be getting into the prescription drug business

WE JUST GOT ANOTHER HINT THAT AMAZON COULD BE GETTING INTO THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BUSINESS

We just got another hint that Amazon is getting into healthcare. Samantha Liss at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Amazon has...

Aetna and CVS spike on reports that CVS is in talks to acquire the insurance company

AETNA AND CVS SPIKE ON REPORTS THAT CVS IS IN TALKS TO ACQUIRE THE INSURANCE COMPANY

Jessica Hill/AP Shares of Aetna jumped more than 12% after reports that CVS was in talks to acquire the insurance provider, according...

 
 
 
Don't let your tools to curb the opioid epidemic go to waste

DON'T LET YOUR TOOLS TO CURB THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC GO TO WASTE

Many of the current tools aimed at combatting the opioid crisis may be underused, according to a new survey. Prime Therapeutics conducted...

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - PART-TIME - RITE AID - NEW BERN, NC

Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines. The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Pharmacist...

 
 
 
 
 
 
UnitedHealth sees a boost from its pharmacy benefit management business, raises its forecast

UNITEDHEALTH SEES A BOOST FROM ITS PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT BUSINESS, RAISES ITS FORECAST

Phalinn Ooi/Flickr - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and...

The Future of Independent Pharmacy

THE FUTURE OF INDEPENDENT PHARMACY

Have the number of independent pharmacies increased or declined over the last few years. If there is a rise or fall, why? B. Douglas...

 
 
 
Five ways Trump's efforts to strip the ACA will affect healthcare

FIVE WAYS TRUMP'S EFFORTS TO STRIP THE ACA WILL AFFECT HEALTHCARE

As President Trump works to dismantle the ACA by way of signing an executive order and discontinuing subsidies to insurers, experts...

Consumers' top 4 concerns about their physicians

CONSUMERS' TOP 4 CONCERNS ABOUT THEIR PHYSICIANS

There's a critical need for the physician to be at the forefront in discussions around healthcare access, cost and quality, according...