January 17, 2017

Ahold USA is teaming with Verizon Enterprise Solutions to offer public Wi-Fi for customers at its 780 Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle locations.

January 17, 2017

Cardtronics currently owns and operates approximately 6,700 ATMs nationwide in Walgreens and Duane Reade drug stores.

January 17, 2017

For the fourth consecutive year, NCPA asked its members to rank legislative priorities. For the 115th Congress, the top three concerns are DIR fees, generic pricing transparency and any willing provider provision.

January 17, 2017

The deal will set in motion immediate synergies as the combination of Walgreens and Rite Aid creates a national network of almost 12,000 locations focused on delivering health care and beauty.

January 17, 2017

Services rendered could be related to Fred’s announcement it will acquire 865 divested Rite Aid stores.

January 17, 2017

“This transition to the cloud continues our commitment to invest in technology solutions that help streamline care management,” stated Nilo Mehrabian, VP product management at McKesson Health Solutions.

January 17, 2017

Before joining Southeastern Gayle Shields was VP pharmacy at Ahold USA, overseeing operations for 580 pharmacies in 11 states, serving in the position for five years. She has also held various positions for such companies as Allied Health, Maxor National Pharmacy Services Corp., Save Mart, Albertsons and Discover Health, among others.

January 17, 2017

Naloxone is now more accessible and easier to obtain in more than 240 Walgreens pharmacies throughout Arizona.

January 17, 2017

Walmart is planning $6.8 billion of capital investments in the U.S. in the coming fiscal year, which includes construction and remodeling of stores, clubs and distribution centers, as well as the expansion of new services such as online grocery pickup.

January 13, 2017

Albertsons Specialty Care services provide comprehensive, personalized care to patients who require specialty medications for such conditions as cancer, hepatitis C, and rheumatoid arthritis, among others.

January 13, 2017

According to the NCPA 2016 Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health, approximately 1,800 rural independent pharmacies serve as the only pharmacy provider in their community, with the next closest pharmacy miles away.

January 13, 2017

Drew Massey and John Galvan promoted, while Andy Becker hired.

January 13, 2017

“As our organization continues to engage on the leading-edge of a constantly transforming and disrupted marketplace, we are pleased to have leaders who are positioning ... for future innovation,” GMDC stated.

January 13, 2017

The provider status bill would allow underserved Medicare patients to receive certain services from pharmacists, in states in which pharmacists already are permitted to administer the functions.

January 13, 2017

The newest Kroger board member heads one of the leading global producers of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products.

January 13, 2017

The changes, which the chain has not officially announced, come on the heels of media reports that Karenann Terrell would step down as CIO of Walmart Stores on Feb. 24. 

January 12, 2017

Two-pack of generic carries a $109.99 price tag.

January 12, 2017

“The integration of the two networks ... will create substantial synergies [on the] organizational side of the business [and] procurement side of the business," Stefano Pessina, CEO Walgreens Boots Alliance, told analysts.

January 12, 2017

GNC and Walmart are joining Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods on the development of a retailer driven and consumer focused Industry Leadership Group, the Natural Products Association reported.
 

January 12, 2017

NCPA recommended Congprescription drug coverage as an essential benefit to help reduce overall health costs and maintain a pharmacy network that includes meaningful access to retail pharmacies.

January 12, 2017

The Rite Aid Foundation's KidCents program, which now includes more than 430 charities, has offered nonprofits located in communities served by Rite Aid a unique way to fundraise in support of those they serve.

January 12, 2017

The weekly Flu Index shows which populations are experiencing the most incidences of influenza each week based on Index methodology and does not measure actual levels or severity of flu activity, Walgreens noted.

January 12, 2017
Walmart, which did not say where Terrell is headed, expects to announce new leadership in technology “shortly,” according to theWall Street Journal.
January 11, 2017

Following a letter from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noting that the flu is widespread in Idaho, Washington, Massachusetts, California, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and Pennsylvania, Albertsons announced this week that its pharmacies have stocked the standard and high-dose flu vaccines.