An online consumer survey shows that nearly half of consumers go into brick-and-mortar stores with their smartphones to research items without buying them and then looked for the same item at a lower price online.
Electronic health records company Allscripts is sponsoring a drive to develop applications that work with the company's Open Electronic Health Records software in order to make it easier for providers to add new apps to their workflow and improve patient outcomes.
Kmart and Sears are eliminating layaway service fees, starting a layaway home-delivery service and new in-store mobile features for what the company expects to be the busiest shopping season since 2007.
The Keystone Folding Box Co. has launched a pharmaceutical compliance packaging system that it said was environmentally sustainable, easy to use for elderly people and resistant to tampering by children.
A drug marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly reduced blood sugar in elderly patients with Type 2 diabetes and in adults with diabetic nephropathy, according to results of three studies presented at a diabetes meeting in Berlin.