Total spending on U.S. medicines increased 1% on a real per capita basis in 2013, while the use of healthcare services overall rose for the first time in three years, according to a new report issued today by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.
Bartell Drugs, a Seattle-based, family-owned pharmacy retailer, has named Brent Beebe as SVP merchandising.
The NRF announced that it is moving forward with a program that will provide retailers access to information on cybersecurity threats.
New microsite to bring awareness for silent victims of flawed drug policy
The Drug Store News Group has launched a new microsite to help bring attention to another tragic side of the prescription drug abuse story — the millions of Americans who live in chronic pain that may be unable to access the medications they need thanks to proposed changes in regulatory policy.
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The 15th annual Industry Issues Summit, hosted by The Drug Store News Group on Dec. 3, brought together a powerful lineup of some the top minds in the business. Discussion, which was driven by questions developed by a select group of vendors, focused on three core themes: strategic alignment between retailers and suppliers, better sharing of risk and maintaining trust and transparency. The transcript that follows represents key highlights from the day’s conversations.