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January 7, 2019

What do the New Year, the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference and the 4th Network of Healthcare all have in common?

For most anyone in healthcare, our New Year’s Eve ‘ball drop’ event is the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, Jan 7-10.  And this year, we predict the focus on healthcare consumerism to be at its height with providers, payers, employers, investors and the like looking for solutions that mesh the existing ecosystem […]

December 28, 2018

Looking to the Future of Retail Pharmacy: the Partner Healthcare Consumers are Looking For

As 2018 comes to a close, many people reflect back on the year and try to anticipate trends moving forward. This year’s Drug Store News Industry Issues event revealed a clear trend in the retail industry: healthcare consumers are at the center of the healthcare universe, and retailers must meet them there as partners, or […]

December 11, 2018

How hypertensive is your zip code?

In December, we are drilling down even further and looking at hypertension rates by zip code. The majority of the top hypertensive zip codes are located in medium to large cities. As a group, these zip codes have an average population size of about 20,000 and an average medium HHI of $36,000. All show hypertension […]

October 9, 2018

How hypertensive is New York City?

The New York metro area’s high blood pressure rate under new AHA/ACC guidelines is 60.3%, as measured by higi kiosks. This marks an increase of 28.4 percentage points from the old classification. (By comparison, the Philadelphia metro area jumped 28.2 points to 65.0%, and the nation as a whole jumped 28.8 points to 62.4%.) As […]