May 20, 2015

Which U.S. company fits more Americans with glasses and contact lenses than any other? That would be Walmart, which also happens to operate the largest chain of vision centers in the country.

May 20, 2015

A new and radically different concept for frontline health care emerged last year when Walmart unveiled its first Walmart Care Clinics in Texas, Georgia and South Carolina. If things go according to plan, patients and health plan payers across the United States can look forward to a cheaper and more affordable alternative to the family doctor for nearly all their primary care needs.

May 20, 2015

While building a 4,500-store retail pharmacy powerhouse in the United States, Walmart also has kept pace with the specialty pharmacy revolution and is positioning itself to play a stronger role in this most innovative, dynamic and complex area of pharmaceutical R&D and bioengineering.

May 7, 2015

Clinical research organization Biorasi has tapped Doug Klinger, president of Health & Wellness Solutions for Sears Holdings, to serve on its advisory board.

May 1, 2015

Kmart pharmacies are implementing Pharmacy Quality Solutions' EQuIPP information-management platform.

April 27, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced during its Annual Meeting, the election of new officers, four new executive committee members and five new board of directors member for the coming year.

April 22, 2015

“Our health-and-wellness experts are leading the way for the future of health care in our stores and beyond.”

For any retail pharmacy provider, that would be a bold, perhaps even overly confident, assertion. But coming as it does from Walmart, it’s something that both the U.S. healthcare system and Walmart’s competitors are taking seriously.

April 22, 2015

Created in September 2009 with the merger of Phoenix-based United Drugs and Scottsboro, Ala.-based Associated Pharmacies, AAP remains a member-owned cooperative and buying group offering independent operators the negotiating power of a national pharmacy network “working together like a chain.”

April 22, 2015

Walgreens forever changed its corporate trajectory with the execution of its “step 2” merger and acquisition of Boots Alliance, creating a truly international retail pharmacy operator with the restructured and rebranded Walgreens Boots Alliance.

April 22, 2015

In the past year, AmerisourceBergen has introduced a number of initiatives to help their Good Neighbor Pharmacy franchisees not only build out the clinical aspects of their business, but also develop the front ends of the pharmacy business and better connect to the patient.

April 22, 2015

In early 2015, Bartell Drugs celebrated its 125th anniversary and named a new president.

April 14, 2015

McKesson ideaShare 2015 will be held in San Diego this year June 24-28. 

April 10, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's LLC, New Albertson's Inc. and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — announced on Friday that Bob Miller, the company's current executive chairman, will assume the additional role of CEO, effective immediately.

April 7, 2015

Kroger promoted QFC VP merchandising Marlene Stewart to president of Dillons.

April 1, 2015

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has named a new president of the Intermountain division.

March 31, 2015

According to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care research, seasonality takes hold as a key beauty trend.

March 25, 2015

NACDS leadership was on hand as the White House introduced the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network.

March 24, 2015

Apotex' Jeff Watson elected to chair the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Monday.

March 18, 2015

The CVS Health Foundation reveals the first four grant recipients in its "Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" grant program.

March 18, 2015

Joe Grieshaber has been named president of Kroger's Columbus Division.

March 17, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2015 Student Scholarship Program and, for the first time, awards a new scholarship honoring the late former APhA president Mary Munson Runge.

March 13, 2015

The CDC and AMA on Thursday launched the joint Prevent Diabetes STAT program. 

March 13, 2015

Beset by rising costs, a fast-growing elderly population and a critical shortage of primary care doctors, the nation’s health system is desperately in search of ways to lower costs through disease prevention and better access to quality care.

March 13, 2015

The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance will honor Helena Foulkes, president of CVS/pharmacy and EVP of CVS Health, at the organization's 14th Annual Comedy for a Cure in April.