Albertsons completed its acquisition of Safeway earlier this year to create a $57.5 billion company that now plans to return to public ownership with a major stock offering that has implications for trading partners and competitors.
CVS Health and the Boston Red Sox teamed up on July 3 to celebrate Independence Day early this year by providing military veterans of all abilities from across New England with an opportunity to hone their batting skills on the field at Fenway Park and participate in a day of activities.
One of the biggest challenges to patient adherence is that patients can’t take their medications if they can’t afford them. In December, McKesson developed a solution for its customers to help their patients stay adherent with their prescriptions.
Phil Hagerman, CEO and Chairman of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc., joined attendees as a special guest speaker for a “Specialty Lunch and Learn,” at McKesson’s ideaShare 2015. “Specialty is the new pharmacy,” Hagerman said.
Four regional Health Mart pharmacies were recognized for their excellence with nominations for McKesson’s Pharmacy of the Year award, here at McKesson ideaShare 2015. Drug Store News caught up with each of the finalists in a series of one-on-one interviews at this year’s event, and it became clear that three traits were common among them.
The focus on education at McKesson’s ideaShare 2015 didn’t stop when the exhibit hall opened Thursday evening. Friday and Saturday in San Diego saw a robust lineup of Continuing Education and Lunch & Learn sessions that aimed to keep independent pharmacy owners and pharmacists apprised of the latest developments in patient care and the current state of the business.
Class was in session here at McKesson ideaShare 2015 on Friday with a series of Health Mart University Live! sessions focused on building leadership skills, gearing up for quality measures and a business-building workshop where owners shared best practices and opportunities to grow the business.
Unilever remains hot on the acquisition trail as it has signed an agreement to acquire clinical skin care brand Murad, which was developed by Howard Murad, a dermatologist, pharmacist and UCLA professor.
Energizer Holdings announced on Wednesday that it has completed the spin off from its former parent company, newly named Edgewell Personal Care Co., and has begun operating as an independent, publicly traded entity.
New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.
Paris Presents, the creator and distributor of beauty brands Real Techniques, EcoTools and Body Benefits by Body Image, has selected the branding agency of Laughlin Constable as its advertising and digital marketing agency of record.
Drug Store News caught up with Crossmark’s CEO Steven Schuckenbrock to discuss Crossmark’s innovative business model designed to drive faster sales growth and greater efficiencies for its clients and customers.