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Report: Cardinal Health acquires telepharmacy to enhance in-house pharmacy services

DUBLIN, Ohio — Accoding to a report published Monday in The Columbus Dispatch, Cardinal Health has purchased TelePharm, a firm that offers secure Internet-based pharmacy services such as prescription approval. A Cardinal spokesman told The Dispatch that the company "will work with the TelePharm leadership team to identify opportunities to integrate the technology" with existing services Cardinal offers to pharmacies. (The Columbus Dispatch)

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This is the natural girl’s new beauty mecca

While Sephora and Ulta duke it out for a greater share of the mainstream beauty market, Credo is elevating the beauty experience with clean, natural products, beautiful packaging and just the right amount of service without seeming intimidating or out-of-touch. 

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Walgreens creates strategic alliance with PBM Prime Therapeutics

Walgreens and PBM Prime Therapeutics on Monday introduced a new model that aligns pharmacy, PBM and health plans to coordinate patient care, improve health outcomes and deliver cost of care opportunities. The two companies announced a long-term strategic partnership Monday that combines Walgreens' massive pharmacy network with the fourth-largest pharmacy benefit manager.

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Report: Schnucks institutes solicitor ban

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that a new band on solicitors at Schnucks stores in the region that went into effect on Monday includes such organizations as the Girl Scouts and the Salvation Army. The company told the Post-Dispatch that “our primary obligation is servicing our customers by providing the most pleasant and convenient shopping environment. Because of this, we have decided to end the solicitation of our customers or distribution of written or other materials at our stores.” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)