July 14, 2014

In an effort to battle medication non-adherence, regional player Kinney Drugs has unveiled its new EZSync program to synchronize pickup dates and prescription refills.

July 3, 2014

Kinney Drugs, which operates 100 drug stores in Central and Northern New York and Vermont, was recently recognized by the American Heart Association as the top fundraiser in its region as it presented the organization with a $17,420 check in support of the “Go Red for Women” movement.

May 20, 2014

KPH Healthcare Services, formerly Kinney Drugs, Inc., has announced that Bridget-ann Hart has been promoted to president and CEO.

April 11, 2014

The New York State legislature recently wrapped up its 2015 budget negotiations with a favorable outcome for community pharmacy as it rejected an executive branch proposal to change how New York’s Medicaid program reimburses pharmacies for prescription medications.

April 7, 2014

In an effort to more accurately reflect the makeup of Kinney Drugs’ diverse range of pharmacy-related health care services, the company has decided to change its name to KPH Healthcare Services.

February 10, 2014

Regional player Kinney Drugs has teamed up with Pulmonary Health Physicians, PC and Franciscan Companies (an affiliate of St. Joseph’s Hospital) to open the Healthy You Wellness Center at a Kinney Drugs location in Syracuse. 


February 3, 2014

Leaders from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores set the stage Monday morning at the Regional Chain Conference for regional chain attendees to tackle issues ranging from the Affordable Care Act implementation to digital’s impact on shoppers and stores, to how to engage in interactive discussions and business meetings.

January 3, 2014

Regional chain Kinney Drugs is the latest to offer prescriptions at no upfront cost to some customers who have enrolled in Obamacare, according to published reports.

December 23, 2013

A Barre, Vt., pharmacist has been named Kinney Drugs' top pharmacist, the regional chain announced Monday.

August 23, 2013

Kinney Drugs announced the appointment of Jim Spencer to president. Prior to the announcement, Spencer had served as COO.

June 19, 2013

Kinney Drugs is targeting the tween/teen consumer with the launch of natural tween/teen skin care brand, Bellaboo, in its stores.

May 3, 2013

Kinney Drugs, with its almost-100 locations located primarily in upstate New York, is the latest pharmacy to capitalize on the robust offerings available through in-store health kiosks. Because it isn't only about taking that random blood pressure check anymore.

No, the in-store health kiosks going into stores today are designed to augment outcomes-based health care. For example, through the use of "smart cards," PharmaSmart helps track historical health metrics across its trademarked Blood Pressure Tracker web portal.

May 1, 2013

PharmaSmart International's blood-pressure screening program is in use in all the stores of a regional retail pharmacy chain in the Northeast.

January 16, 2013

Specialty pharmacy service provider Noble Health Associates, a newly created subsidiary of regional player Kinney Drugs, is looking to open a mail-order facility in DeWitt, N.Y., according to a local news report.

December 12, 2012

Kinney Drugs has kicked off the holiday season by hosting two separate gift-giving programs in all of its drug store locations to benefit less fortunate children and seniors.

November 29, 2012

Regional player Kinney Drugs, which operates operates 95 stores in central and northern New York and Vermont, announced on Thursday that Jim Wuest, VP marketing, plans to retire at the end of the year. 


September 18, 2012

Social media was the biggest topic of discussion as regional retail pharmacy executives from around the country gathered last month for the Southern Drug Stores Association's annual meeting.

August 14, 2012

Regional player Kinney Drugs has snapped up four independent pharmacies located in central New York and Vermont, bringing its total store count to 94.

August 13, 2012

StoreBoard Media said Monday that Kinney Drugs has joined its in-store billboard network.

August 7, 2012

Kinney Drugs announced on Tuesday that Jim Spencer, formerly VP retail operations, has been promoted to COO.

April 12, 2012

Kinney Drugs announced on Thursday that supervising pharmacist James Murphy has been named the Kinney Drugs 2011 Pharmacist of the Year.

February 8, 2012

Regional chain Kinney Drugs has promoted several executives in an effort to realign its merchandising department, the company said Wednesday.

January 24, 2012

Northern New York retail pharmacy chain Kinney Drugs has hired two new people to its management team, the company said Tuesday.

August 8, 2011

Kinney Drugs, which operates 91 stores in central and northern New York and Vermont, has announced the recent promotion of 30-year company veteran Owen Halloran to SVP pharmacy procurement.