November 11, 2014

Skin care company Murad has hired Elizabeth Ashmun as chief marketing officer, overseeing all global marketing including brand development, advertising, public relations, creative and education, for products, services and new market opportunities.

November 11, 2014

In recognition of American Diabetes Month in November, Price Chopper has developed food- and health-related programs to help promote awareness on the issues surrounding diabetes and the people who are impacted by the disease.

November 11, 2014

Provisor Marketing has appointed Brenna McPeek as a project manager.

November 11, 2014

Rite Aid officially named Physician Direct ACO, based in Sylvan Lake, Mich., as the sixth healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative.

 

November 11, 2014

ScentSicles, a line of eco-friendly scented ornaments, is rolling out three new products for the holidays. The festive new additions include Scented Sprigs, AutoSticks and Decorative Ornaments.

November 11, 2014

Teva Pharmaceuticals announced the introduction of dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride extended-release capsules, CII, in a 5-mg strength.

November 11, 2014

UCB, Advent International and Avista Capital Partners last week announced they have entered into a definitive agreement providing for the acquisition of UCB’s U.S. specialty generics subsidiary, Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals, by Advent and Avista.

November 11, 2014

Upsher-Smith has announced the release of the second in a series of educational e-books created for independent community pharmacists, The Front-End Opportunity: Capitalizing on the Highly Profitable Front-End.

November 10, 2014

Drug Store News' sister publication Chain Store Age is inviting retailers, design firms, architects and suppliers to submit entires for its 33rd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.  

November 10, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday ordered $2.7 million in personal protective equipment to increase strategic national stockpile supplies to assist U.S. hospitals caring for Ebola patients.

November 10, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday announced that it has certified substantial compliance with the request for additional information issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

November 10, 2014

Eli Lilly and Co. on Monday announced that its Type 2 diabetes treatment drug Trulicity (dulaglutide) , is now available in U.S. pharmacies. The drug is a once-weekly glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist, and comes in a single-dose pen, which doesn't require the patient to mix, measure or handle the needle, the company said.

November 10, 2014

Mission Pharmacal Company and Europa Sports Products of Charlotte, N.C., signed an agreement for Europa to distribute Mission's Compete energy bites to fitness centers and select other retail outlets nationally.

 

November 10, 2014

 Jacqueline Hourigan Rice will join Target Dec. 1 as the retailer’s SVP of risk and compliance after holding a similar role at General Motors.

November 10, 2014

Greenstone announced the launch of sirolimus tablets. The product is offered in 1-mg and 2-mg dosage strengths in bottles of 100 tablets each. 

November 10, 2014

Health Mart on Monday announced that it is hosting its second series of Town Hall meetings, “Pharmacy Quality Measures: Action Steps for Improvement.”

November 10, 2014

Hy-Vee is kicking off the second year of Hy-Vee Homefront, an initiative that has raised more than $387,000 to help support organizations that serve the nation’s military members, veterans and their families. New this year is Hy-Vee’s increased focus to recruit and provide employment to veterans and active-duty military members.

November 10, 2014

Kroger on Monday announced a total contribution to the USO of more than $3.3 million for 2014. The funds were raised through the company's Honoring Our Heroes sales event in May and customer contributions collected at check stands through the summer and fall. 

November 10, 2014

Mercy Health - Cincinnati will work with Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens to provide care options for patients with serious conditions outside of the clinics’ scope of services and to help manage the treatment of chronic diseases. 

November 10, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has bolstered its pharmacy care and patient advocacy department with the hiring of Sara Rubin, who has joined NACDS as manager, pharmacy care. Rubin reports to Alex Adams, VP, pharmacy programs.

November 10, 2014

A national survey from Rite Aid and National Foundation for Infectious Diseases released Monday found that the majority of adult women living in the United States do not believe they are up to date on vaccinations to protect against many preventable diseases. 

November 10, 2014

The Saint Francis FastCare in-store health clinic has opened inside Super Stop & Shop supermarket in Simsbury, marking the first in-store primary care clinic of its kind in a supermarket in Central Connecticut.

November 10, 2014

Sandoz last week announced the launch of a generic version of cyclophosphamide injection, USP. Sandoz is launching the drug through collaboration with Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co., which owns the product's abbreviated new drug application. 

November 10, 2014

This report will review findings of a study designed to explore both physician and consumer perceptions of VMS, the sources for VMS information and VMS purchase drivers among health-minded consumers.