February 29, 2016

The Tri-Tip Walking Cane features three legs that function independently for added stability and also uses a spring-loaded, shock absorbing system.

February 24, 2016

ACPM suggested a series of strategic initiatives will be required to influence the successful advancement and adoption of lifestyle medicine in clinical practice.

February 18, 2016

Rite Aid is also able to provide customers with large print prescription information sheets.

February 17, 2016

Drug Channels' Adam Fein projects another slow-growth year for retail clinics in his latest blog. "While clinics sound like an exciting strategy, revenues from in-store clinics are - and will likely remain - a very small share of pharmacy chains' prescription revenues," he wrote. "While 2016 may see little growth, I still expect the number of retail clinics to reach 2,300 to 2,500 locations by 2018." (Drug Channels)

 

 

February 10, 2016

Ken Martindale, in his capacity as president of The Rite Aid Foundation, kicked off the month-long celebration by presenting a $12,500 donation to Nativity School of Harrisburg, a faith-based preparatory middle school for inner city boys. 

 

February 4, 2016

Rite Aid stockholders have voted to approve the proposed merger with Walgreens Boots Alliance, the Pennsylvania retailer announced Thursday morning.

February 2, 2016

Albertsons has tapped an executive with more than 40 years retail pharmacy experience to help better connect the center store in grocery to the pharmacy. In another personnel move, Albertsons emphasized its digital marketing and ecommerce capabilities. 

February 2, 2016

RediClinic and Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County, announced Tuesday that they are entering into an alliance that will offer greater convenience, increased access and more affordable healthcare to residents of Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County in Pennsylvania.

February 2, 2016

Store shelves are stocked with gifts perfect for that special loved one including classic chocolate hearts, heartfelt greeting cards, fresh cut roses or bouquets, cuddly plush and love-inspired décor.

February 2, 2016

For the industry’s third-largest drug store chain, health events aren’t just something that happens once or twice a year; they’re an ongoing commitment that’s now embedded in Rite Aid's DNA.

February 1, 2016

The availability of the antidote to opioid overdoses through retail pharmacy is increasing. 

January 29, 2016

Drug Channels on Thursday released its latest ranking of pharmacies based on total prescription revenues, with Walgreens Boots Alliance the largest of retail pharmacies, followed by CVS Health and Walmart. "We estimate that total revenues of retail, mail and specialty pharmacies reached $364.1 billion in 2015, up 12.1% from 2014," wrote Adam Fein, CEO Drug Channels Institute. "The top tier of dispensing pharmacies ... accounted for about 64% of U.S. prescription dispensing revenues in 2015." (Drug Channels)

January 29, 2016

“Our January promotion, ‘2016 Starting Points,’ was well received by our customers, so we decided to offer our loyal shoppers another chance to easily and quickly earn more Plenti points,” reported John Learish, Rite Aid SVP marketing. 

January 28, 2016

Overall same-store sales decreased 1.4% over the prior-year period, including a front-end same-store sales decline of 1.9% and a pharmacy same-store sales decrease of 1.2%. 

January 20, 2016

Beacon-level proximity data enables retailers to use e-commerce tactics (like personalization and retargeting) in the offline store.

January 19, 2016

Health Dialog's new SVP sales has 23 years of experience establishing and growing client relationships with the nation's leading health plans and provider organizations. 

January 15, 2016

The $2 million donation will be used to support production of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, the Emmy-nominated hit children's series that airs daily on PBS KIDS.

January 13, 2016

n addition to prescription and general merchandise purchases, CareCredit can also be used for out-of-pocket expenses at RediClinics, located inside select Rite Aid locations.

January 6, 2016

HealthSpot abruptly shut down its 25 telehealth kiosks located within Rite Aid stores - providing three days notice to the retailer that it would "cease operations" as of Dec. 31, Columbus Business First reported Wednesday. "On Monday, Dec. 28, Rite Aid was notified by HealthSpot of its intention to cease operations effective Dec. 31," Rite Aid released in a statement. "[Rite Aid] believes very  much in the value of telehealth and will continue to explore options to offer suce services in the future." (Columbus Business First)

January 4, 2016

Forbes on Monday reported the formation of a coalition known as "The Patient Access to Pharmacists' Care Coalition," which is advocating Medicare reimbursement for senior immunizations. "Our immunization program continues to demonstrate the important role our 27,000 pharmacists are playing in healthcare delivery today, providing greater access than ever before to a wide range of CDC-recommended vaccines, as well as other important, preventive healthcare services," Walgreens said in a statement. (Forbes

January 4, 2016

Despite the report of relatively flat sales, Rite Aid stocks were up on Dec. 31, reaching a peak of $7.89 for the day. 

January 4, 2016

"By participating in our '2016 Starting Points' promotion, our customers will have the opportunity to earn thousands of Plenti points while shopping for everyday items," noted Rite Aid SVP marketing John Learish. 

December 30, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, specialty pharmacy and top trends, in this multi-page report.

December 17, 2015

Rite Aid met Wall Street expectations, as analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had forecast earnings of 6 cents on $8.2 billion in revenue.