One of Health Mart’s newest owners is Yang Xiong, who opened Minneapolis’ Northside Community Health Mart Pharmacy in July. A 2011 graduate of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota, Xiong spent his first years working for two national chains. That experience led him to want to operate his own pharmacy and have a more direct impact on his patients.
The Lonza Group recently launched its Alomune daily immune supplements into the U.S. market, backing the product with clinical trials that show the supplement helps improve the body’s natural defenses for optimized immune health.
The aging population, financial stress and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has forced the entire medical delivery system into a game of musical chairs. The music has started, and each component of the healthcare delivery system is aggressively looking to have a chair.
Supervalu on Friday announced a leadership change at the company’s Shoppers division, based in Bowie, Md., as current president Bob Bly has decided to leave the company to pursue new career opportunities.
Game mechanics — including points, badges and leader boards — may be a key to controlling rising healthcare costs, executives leading a recently completed pilot program by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota reported on Tuesday.
In July 2008, the Minnesota Department of Health began a two-year project aimed at addressing the rising oral healthcare crisis among at-risk children in the state. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, or HRSA, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Oral Health Zone, or OHZ, project is a subproject of the state’s overall commitment to HRSA and CDC to develop for Minnesota a public oral health infrastructure.