March 8, 2013

Publix on Friday named four new officer positions effective April 1. The new officer positions are in corporate purchasing and manufacturing, the grocer reported.

February 26, 2013

Bausch + Lomb named Robert Bertolini as president and CFO effective immediately.

February 19, 2013

By now we are all well aware of the healthcare IT transformation taking place across the nation. This transformation is expected to continue for the foreseeable future with further implementation of Meaningful Use and the expansion of state Medicaid programs in 2014 as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requirements.

February 19, 2013

Weis Markets promoted Rick Seipp to VP pharmacy.

February 4, 2013

H. D. Smith announced the appointment of Tim Booth to EVP, Smith Medical Partners. Smith Medical Partners is a wholly owned subsidiary of H. D. Smith focused on specialty pharmaceutical distribution and services, and is part of the newly formed H. D. Smith Specialty Solutions group.

February 4, 2013

The company that operates Canada's Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus retail pharmacy chains has hired on a former Sears Canada executive.

February 4, 2013

Safeway on Monday announced the appointment of Peter Bocian as its new executive vice president and CFO. Bocian, 58, will oversee the company's financial functions including accounting, tax, audit, treasury, investor relations, planning and business development.

January 31, 2013

Kroger on Thursday announced the retirement of Central Division president Bob Moeder.

January 28, 2013

Health care is evolving. As obvious of a statement as that is, it doesn’t change the fact that it is very real. Throughout last year, there was intense discussion on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and what impact the outcome of the presidential election might have on its future. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled and elections are settled, healthcare companies and providers across the country are implementing strategies to meet ACA requirements.

January 25, 2013

McKesson Specialty Health and the U.S. Oncology Network on Friday announced that Marcus Neubauer accepted the position of medical director of oncology services for McKesson Specialty Health, effective March 1.

January 21, 2013

SymphonyIRI Group on Friday named Piyush Chaudhari president of the Americas. Chaudhari will report directly to Andrew Appel, SymphonyIRI’s president and CEO.

January 11, 2013

Konsyl Pharmaceuticals named Roger Giannico VP sales and marketing.

January 3, 2013

AmerisourceBergen announced the election of former Campbell Soup president and CEO Douglas Conant to its board, effective immediately.

December 14, 2012

A former executive of Car Toys has been appointed CFO of Bartell Drugs, the Seattle-based retail pharmacy chain said.

December 11, 2012

E-prescribing offers many well-known benefits to physicians, pharmacists and patients alike. Beyond the well-known patient benefits, real-time transactions with automated requests and responses promise to create efficiencies by speeding the medication ordering process, reducing or eliminating the back-and-forth communications between pharmacists and clinicians commonly associated with handwritten prescriptions.

December 10, 2012

Family Dollar Stores last week named as Tammy DeBoer SVP food. DeBoer will report to Paul White, EVP and chief merchandising officer.

December 7, 2012

Mark Hollis, retired Publix president and director emeritus, passed away early this morning at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, according to the company. He was 78.

November 27, 2012

Reckitt Benckiser on Tuesday announced the appointment of Suzanne LoGalbo to the position of regulatory affairs director, Reckitt Benckiser North America.

November 21, 2012

Each year, we say goodbye to the current year and welcome in the New Year full of hope and aspirations for a successful year ahead. Customers turn out in droves for “New Year, New You” specials and when they reach the register, the retail pharmacy world knows the scenario quite well.

November 16, 2012

Mike Cirilli has joined Rite Aid as senior director of OTC and private label, Rite Aid said.

November 15, 2012

Publix on Thursday announced six new officer positions that will begin work in 2013 across human resources, information technology and retail operations.

October 26, 2012

The owner of an independent pharmacy in New York has won a national award for his diabetes education and counseling efforts.

October 18, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday announced the appointment of Brad Fluegel as SVP and chief strategy officer.

October 16, 2012

Emerging multidisciplinary healthcare models, such as accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes, promise to elevate quality and lower costs by harnessing the power of provider, payer and patient collaboration. Often overlooked in the coordinated care equation, however, is the integral role pharmacists can play in delivering efficient and effective care.