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Hy-Vee CEO Edeker talks pharmacy’s role in being a ‘catalyst for change’

Drug Store News editor in chief Rob Eder sat down with Randy Edeker, chairman president and CEO of Hy-Vee and recently appointed National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman, to discuss the current state of retail pharmacy, the big challenges facing the industry, his top priorities as NACDS chairman and the role a regional supermarket pharmacy chain like Hy-Vee can play in innovating health care and being a catalyst for change.

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DSN, higi introduce first-ever Fit Pharmacist Challenge

Drug Store News, in partnership with higi, a consumer health engagement company, is hosting the first-ever Fit Pharmacist Challenge, a series of fitness-tracking competitions that will reward winning pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for logging the most miles.

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Potential of wearable health devices grows

Still in their infancy, wearable health devices offer pharmacists an opportunity to be on the frontlines of what many feel could be an essential part of health care’s future.

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Consolidations impact generic, prescription pricing

Mergers and acquisitions among pharmaceutical companies has kicked into high gear this year, mirroring the larger trend sweeping across the entire spectrum of the health care industry since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act two years ago.