Pop health - Comment la santé et la pharmacie adoptent les codes de la pop culture. fr.linkedin.com Oct. 17, 2023, 7:58 a.m.
L'accessibilité des produits sur Internet, en vente directe, désacralise la santé et l'inscrit dans un univers de consommation élargie plus lifestyle, qui puise son inspiration à la frontière de l’alimentation, de la médecine naturelle et de la beauté, et dans des codes et rituels retail grand public, a fortiori quand certains produits sont vendus en libre accès à la fois en supermarché et en pharmacie. La pharmacie est désormais un lieu d’innovation permanente pour les marques qui proposent de nouvelles galéniques, des nouveaux formats et concepts lifestyle aux frontières de l’alimentaire: boissons, granulés, gouttes, capsules, bonbons, chocolats, chewing-gums, ou encore barres à croquer, paillettes à saupoudrer ou poudres à mélanger, ces nouveaux formats s’éloignent de l’univers du médicament, et se consomment rapidement, avec plaisir, en s’adaptant facilement au rythme de vie des consommateurs.
CVS Pharmacy Pilots New Skin Care Center Format www.beautypackaging.com July 14, 2022, 4:52 a.m.
CVS Pharmacy is piloting a new Skin Care Center format, launching in three CVS locations, featuring a wholly owned “shop-in-shop” beauty experience to bring enhanced access to skin health innovations. Building on the success of CVS Pharmacy’s BeautyIRL experiential store format, Skin Care Center was developed to help consumers address individual skin needs with tools, education and products previously found only in prestige beauty retail – alongside clinically proven mass skincare brands.
CHC: Importance of retail as sales channel is growing www.simon-kucher.com June 26, 2022, 1:56 p.m.
The consumer healthcare market is shifting as consumers’ purchasing habits are evolving. Consumers increasingly make use of multiple sales channels for different shopping occasions, instead of purely relying on traditional pharmacies. That’s why retail as a distribution channel is gaining importance – find out what consumer healthcare companies can do to reap the potential of this development.
Walmart raises wages of pharmacy workers in tight labor market www.reuters.com June 26, 2022, 1:56 p.m.
Walmart Inc (WMT.N) said on Thursday it would increase the average pay of pharmacy workers to more than $20 per hour and offer more frequent and automatic pay raises as part of a new "progressive wage model" to address a tight domestic labor market. The raises by the nation's largest private employer will be offered to more than 36,000 Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacy technicians beginning this week, the company said in a blog post.
PBM Optimization: The Third Pharmacy Profit Pillar diversifyrx.com June 26, 2022, 1:54 p.m.
While most pharmacy owners hate PBMs, they are a part of our everyday business and the key to success. You can’t ignore them when about 90% of a pharmacy’s revenue is from a PBM.
‘How I created the award-winning PharmaPlace to help pharmacies embrace their retail offering’ www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk June 26, 2022, 1:53 p.m.
By bringing hundreds of independent suppliers together, PharmaPlace aims to help pharmacies differentiate themselves in the retail market and diversify their income streams in the process
The U.S. has wasted over 82 million Covid vaccine doses www.nbcnews.com June 26, 2022, 1:49 p.m.
Pharmacies, states, U.S. territories and federal agencies discarded 82.1 million Covid vaccine doses from December 2020 through mid-May — just over 11 percent of the doses the federal government distributed, according to data the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shared with NBC News. That’s an increase from the 65 million doses the CDC told the Associated Press had been wasted as of late February.
Walgreens launches clinical trials business www.fiercehealthcare.com June 26, 2022, 1:49 p.m.
Walgreens' healthcare ambitions continue to grow as the pharmacy retail giant expands its reach into clinical trials by leveraging its vast trove of patient data, its technology assets and its retail locations. Walgreens aims to revolutionize the antiquated clinical trials model with an eye toward using its community reach to increase patient enrollment as well as racial and ethnic diversity in sponsor-led drug development research.
New Chapter in Digital Health: e-Prescribing www.thinkresearch.com March 20, 2022, 4:06 p.m.
For years, when patients needed a new prescription or a refill on existing medication, they were required to make an appointment to see their doctor in person. However, when COVID-19 hit in 2020, lockdowns and closures forced a rapid shift to digital healthcare, with many in-person doctor appointments replaced by telemedicine or virtual visits — yet through it all, the need for prescription medications did not disappear.With the shift to digital health here to stay — a recent report found that almost half of Canadians have now accessed a physician using virtual care, and 91 percent are satisfied with the service they received — the healthcare industry faces some important questions.
Amazon Pharmacy launches prescription discount savings card for Blue Plan members in 5 states medcitynews.com March 10, 2022, 7:05 p.m.
The discount card, administered by InsideRx, is offered through Prime Therapeutics and its Blue Cross and Blue Shield clients. To use MedsYourWay, customers must get their drugs from Amazon Pharmacy.
We should allow pharmacists to prescribe some medications thehill.com Feb. 10, 2022, 6:40 p.m.
The benefits could be a game changer, especially in rural America. When it comes to testing and vaccinating, pharmacists have been irreplaceable. Nearly 200 million doses have been administered and reported by retail pharmacies. Even pharmacy technicians — the support staff at pharmacies — have proven they can vaccinate people safely, thanks to emergency deregulation that empowered them to do just that.
Growing Opportunities for Retail Pharmacies to Deliver High-Value Clinical Services rxinsider.com Feb. 10, 2022, 6:39 p.m.
Pharmacists also spend a lot more time with patients, seeing them an average of 10 times a year versus just a couple of times annually for primary care physicians. All of this is to say that local pharmacies are vital healthcare destinations. As such, they need the right technologies to enable them to provide convenient, personalized care to patients, and to optimize workflows so they can better handle the growing demands of patients for that care.
Shifts in retail pharmacy are likely to exert force for disruption and innovation drugstorenews.com Feb. 10, 2022, 6:36 p.m.
Rapidly increasing cost pressures from regulatory agencies and payers will restrain the pharmacies and drug stores market,” according to the ResearchAndMarkets.com report. “Government budgetary pressures are leading to lower pharmacy compensation for most countries with public health care. The consolidation of pharmacy benefit management firms in the U.S. has worked similarly, driving lower costs and margins and shifting prescription volumes to delivery of direct or mail order.
Pharmacies increase retention with e-commerce specialists blog.guaranteedirish.ie Feb. 10, 2022, 2:01 p.m.
Since March 2020, consumers have gravitated to online shopping in record numbers. New shopping behaviours have been embraced and maintained throughout the pandemic, and according to Forbes this eCommerce boom will intensify in the pharmacy sphere. “The global healthcare e-commerce market is estimated to reach $435.8 billion in revenue by 2025, therefore it is clear that there is both a want and a need for online health products and services among businesses and the general consumer population".
Digital Signage Integration for Pharmacies wallboard.info Feb. 10, 2022, 2 p.m.
In today’s modern world, digitalization is everywhere. Pharmacies and other health stores are no exception. A Hungarian pharmacy chain recently approached Wallboard with the need to install over 200 screens in its retail stores all across the country. Their vision was to fill these screens with images and videos engagingly promoting different pharmaceutical products. The goal behind this project was to advertise products to customers, and also sell digital signage advertising space to their suppliers.
Walgreens and CVS temporarily close some stores as Covid surges edition.cnn.com Feb. 10, 2022, 1:58 p.m.
In a statement to CNN on Friday, Walgreens spokesperson Kris Lathan said, "While the vast majority of our stores are open and operating with normal business hours, the ongoing labor shortage combined with the surge of COVID-19 cases has resulted in isolated instances in which we've had to adjust operating hours or temporarily close a limited number of stores."
Pharmacies shouldn't be the only place to get Paxlovid www.statnews.com Feb. 10, 2022, 1:57 p.m.
In the penultimate week of 2021, the Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization to Paxlovid, a two-drug antiviral developed by Pfizer for treating individuals ages 12 and up who test positive for Covid-19 and are at high risk for progression to the severe form of the disease. When started within five days of symptom onset, Paxlovid seems to be highly effective at reducing hospitalization or death. That the drug can be taken at home is a major benefit over other therapeutic options, including another pill, molnupiravir, which may be less effective, as well as remdesivir and sotrovimab, both of which must be administered intravenously at hospitals or clinics.
What do young female buyers want from retail pharmacy? drugstorenews.com Feb. 10, 2022, 1:56 p.m.
Each of the panelists shares their thoughts on what pharmacies could do to elicit more in-person visits from them, which includes a better offering of cosmetics and hair care products, and how social media plays a role in their own shopping preferences. The panel also shares insights on some of the differences between pharmacies on the East and West coast of the country, and how each could take notes on better improving their offerings.
Lula’s delivery tool gives convenience stores, pharmacies second sales channel techcrunch.com Feb. 10, 2022, 1:55 p.m.
Convenience stores are typically places people run into while gassing up or if they need a quick snack, but when the global pandemic hit and no one wanted to go indoors with others, some could not survive.