This video will raise awareness so more people know that independent pharmacists care for both their patients and their communities in ways that go beyond their traditional role as health care providers, NCPA stated.
The first TelehealthONE kiosk was launched at a Fred’s location in Flora, Miss. in September 2015, and the next nine will hit the communities of Union, Pelahatchie, Carthage, Morton, Jackson, Pearl, Clinton, Lexington and Terry.
The pair of political analysts rounds out a notable speaker card for NACDS this year, which included the likes of the former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner and Larry Sabato, founder of the University of Virginia Center for Politics.
The Federal Trade Commission is nearing its decision on the proposed merger of Rite Aid by Walgreens Boots Alliance, The New York Post reported late Thursday night, and signs point toward an approval. "The FTC’s biggest concern is the merger will give the combined company too much power when negotiating prices with pharmacy benefit managers," The Post reported. "[But] on Thursday, the chief executive of the No. 1 pharmacy manager, Express Scripts’ Tim Wentworth, said he welcomed the merger." (The New York Post)
Kinney Drugs was recently recognized for its patient medication adherence performance in 2015. According to North Country Now, the recognition is part of the performance program by CVS Caremark, the prescription benefit management business of CVS Health that focuses on driving improvements in medication safety and adherence and improving health outcomes of each patient. (North Country Now).
"With the two co-COOs overseeing the day-to-day activities of the company, ... I will be able to further focus on driving the growth strategy and development of WBA," said Stefano Pessina, WBA executive vice chair and CEO.
In a new study released exclusively to Adweek, Boston-based consultancy C Space homed in on consumer loyalty among the big retail players, attempting to flesh out some insights about what makes shoppers come back. (Adweek)
CVS Pharmacy is committed to giving back to the communities where its colleagues live and work, and the company has extended that commitment to Washington with a $50,000 donation to Seattle Children's Hospital.
Watch highlights from a roundtable discussion at Drug Store News and Mack Elevation’s New General Market Forum, featuring insights from Walmart’s Jody Pinson and a host of CPG executives about how they are rethinking the category experience.
A recently released Dunnhumby report helps solve the consumer loyalty crisis in healthcare, noted the Cincinnati Business Courier in a report published Tuesday. It helps explain why health systems like UC Health or TriHealth are exploring collaborative agreements with Kroger's Little Clinic or CVS Health's MinuteClinic, the report noted. “The younger generations are very willing to engage in the more convenient platforms,” Cara Pratt, Dunnhumbyu SVP specialty retail and sector expansion, told the Courier. And “there isn’t a real sense of loyalty with consumers when it comes to primary care physicians.” (Cincinnati Business Courier)