A deal would bring the No. 1 and No. 3 retail pharmacy operations under one roof, creating a pureplay pharmacy operator with more than 12,786 stores and more than $67.1 billion in pharmacy revenue, according to figures from DSN's Annual PoweRx Industry Rankings.
In light of a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on MTM programs, Rite Aid’s field clinical services director testified and both the NACDS and NCPA submitted statements calling for expanded MTM programs.
“This crisis is taking lives — it’s destroying families and shattering communities all across the country,” President Obama said in remarks at a community forum meant to kick off his administration’s new push to curb opioid abuse.
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For Rite Aid’s pharmacist Femi Afilaka, pharmacy is about “going above and beyond.” Afilaka is a pharmacist in a Newark, Del.-based Rite Aid store and has been with the company since March 2003. In that time he has developed a reputation for his devotion to patient care, for delivering that extra touch of customer service and for truly embracing the “fast and friendly” company initiative.
Last month, the Rite Aid Foundation announced its donation of $1.3 million to Folds of Honor through its KidCents program and earlier this week, Rite Aid posted the video of that event’s press conference to its YouTube channel.