Archive September 2013

Pet Medical Center In Temecula CA Informs Consumers On The Dangers Of Purchasing Prescription Or Non-prescription Medications For Dogs And Cats From Online Pet Pharmacies

Sep30

Temecula, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Shopping at an online pharmacy for your pet’s medications may seem like a great way to save time and money. However, according to expert veterinarian Dr. Isabelle Bach, owner of Pet Medical Center in Temecula CA, it can also be dangerous. In her blog post, Dr. Bach explains that […]

Evaluation of TRICARE Pharmacy Services Contract Structure Is Warranted

Sep30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 The Government Accountability Office released the following report highlight:What GAO FoundThe Department of Defense (DOD) used various methods to identify needed changes to requirements for its upcoming pharmacy services contract. During acquisition planning for the upcoming TRICARE pharmacy services contract, DOD solicited feedback from industry through its market research process to align […]

Pomerantz Law Firm Has Filed a Class Action Against BioScrip, Inc. and Certain Officers BIOS

Sep30

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against BioScrip, Inc. ("BioScrip" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:BIOS) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, and docketed under 13-cv-6922, is on behalf of […]

Kaiser Permanente’s Mail-Order Pharmacies Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for 5th Year in a Row

Sep30

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ For the fifth consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente’s mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 National Pharmacy StudySM. (Logo: The J.D. Power study measures customer satisfaction with pharmacies based on responses from more than 13,500 customers who filled a new prescription or […]

Online Pharmacies May Help Americans Afford Prescription Medication Under Obamacare, According to PharmacyChecker.com.

Sep30

White Plains, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Millions of Americans will begin signing up for health insurance programs tomorrow with many uncertain if their prescription medication costs will be covered, according to the [New York Times. A new analysis of drug prices by PharmacyChecker.com provides some hope: Americans paying out-of-pocket for brand name medication can […]

Ahead of the Bell: Analyst raises Walgreen target

Sep30

Walgreen Co. should top Wall Street expectations when it reports fiscal fourth-quarter results Tuesday, and the nation’s largest drugstore chain could benefit if it quickens its combination with European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots, according to a Citi analyst. Analyst Deborah Weinswig raised her price target on the stock to $63 from $57 and […]

Bharat Book Bureau: Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers in Peru

Sep30

In Peru, chained parapharmacies/drugstores represented the most successful format in health and beauty specialist retailers, its sales accounting for 55% share of overall sales in the category in 2012. These results can be explained by several reasons. Firstly, parapharmacies/drugstores continued to invest in expanding its outlets to be near to consumers. Secondly, strong competition determines […]

Bharat Book Bureau: Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers in Singapore

Sep30

Health and beauty specialist retailers post healthy growth thanks to increased awareness of self-medication in the health channel, resulting in more consumers turning to chemists/pharmacies and parapharmacies/drugstores for advice instead of doctors’ visits. Beauty specialist retailers also see positive growth at 11% as more products come into the market.Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers in Singapore […]

Bharat Book Bureau: Health and Beauty Specialist Retailers in Italy

Sep30

The most important trend in 2012 was the increasing attention on parapharmacies/drugstores, that are booming in terms of new openings, as well as being part of President Monti’s Liberalisation Decree. According to this decree, an additional 220 medicines are allowed to be sold in parapharmacies, rather than being limited to traditional pharmacy stores. At the […]

PCMA: New Analysis Shows Alabama Can Reduce Medicaid Pharmacy Waste by $513 Million

Sep30

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Alabama could save $513 million by improving the state’s Medicaid pharmacy program to encourage greater use of preferred pharmacies and other innovative pharmacy benefit management (PBM) tools, a new analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) finds (see also Pharmaceutical Companies).In June, […]