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For the past 18 months Rexall Pharma Plus has quietly gone about the business of making itself a serious contender in the competition to reinvent the drug store to better meet the needs of the 21st century consumer.
Continuing to challenge drug stores as well as other retail channels at their own games, Walmart is stepping up its rollout of small-format stores.
Rite Aid Corp. has made NowClinic Online Care, a “virtual” health clinic service, available at more of its stores.
As prescription drug therapy assumes increasing importance in this country’s health care system, medication adherence has emerged as a key variable in determining its efficacy. Results from Boehringer Ingelheim’s Pharmacy Satisfaction Pulse survey indicate that most pharmacy patients are taking adherence seriously.
With the stalemate between President Obama and Republican leaders over a deal to replace the wide-ranging federal spending cuts known as sequestration continuing at presstime, the health care sector was bracing for reductions that will impact providers and patients alike.
CVS Caremark Corp. is reinventing pharmacy for better health, president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo told the Economic Club of Pittsburgh last month.
Mike De Fazio, senior director of store concepts at Duane Reade, has left the drug chain to take a position at RadioShack Corp.
London Drugs is offering customers a noninvasive look into their cholesterol history and health with PreVu, a skin cholesterol test from Miraculins Inc.
Kerr Drug has completed implementation of the PDX Enterprise Pharmacy System (EPS) from PDX-National Health Information Network Inc.
Walgreen Co. has debuted Walgreens University with an eye toward leading the chain drug industry in classroom and online programming that engages, educates and develops employees for rewarding long-term careers.
CVS/pharmacy has launched its annual Project Health wellness campaign, in which it vows to deliver more than $15 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities across the United States.