07/16/2015 - 2:37pm

One of Rite Aid’s most farsighted innovations has been the creation of a unique store position, the wellness ambassador, whose primary focus is serving customers to help deliver a better in-store shopping experience.

07/16/2015 - 2:36pm

Rite Aid may be a company in the midst of a major transformation to provide greater access to health services, but there is one thing that hasn’t changed and won’t change — Rite Aid’s commitment to helping its neighbors.

07/16/2015 - 2:36pm

Rite Aid’s wellness+ loyalty program was a key catalyst in the company’s turnaround, Ken Martindale, Rite Aid president and COO, told Drug Store News. And now that the loyalty program is evolving into wellness+ with Plenti, part of a first-of-its-kind loyalty coalition, it may serve as another bellwether for Rite Aid as the company transforms into a comprehensive retail healthcare company.

07/16/2015 - 2:36pm

From the leadership team in Camp Hill, Pa., to the nearly 90,000 associates it has in the field and in its stores, they believe in themselves and have built a culture focused on finding and implementing the next big idea, and creating important differentiation from their competitors.

07/16/2015 - 2:35pm

After three fiscal years of profitability and an impressive transformation, it’s obvious that there is strength in Rite Aid.

07/16/2015 - 2:35pm

To help independent pharmacy owners better understand the fast-growing, uber-complex specialty pharmacy business, the National Community Pharmacists Association last month hosted a day-long forum, “Exploring the intersection of specialty medications, community pharmacy and patient care.”

07/16/2015 - 2:34pm

Thousands of independent pharmacy owners from across the country gathered here last month for McKesson ideaShare 2015, to explore the latest tools and strategies to help enhance patient care and improve profitability.

07/16/2015 - 2:27pm

OutcomesMTM provides medication therapy management for more than 5.5 million patients. 

07/16/2015 - 2:10pm

Increasing access to birth control through the pharmacy may pose a challenge - will pharmacists who counsel patients on family planning be reimbursed for their efforts?