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Cosby seen as valuable addition for CVS

Incoming CVS/pharmacy president Mark Cosby is a good fit with the chain, industry analysts say.

Hurricane Irene doesnít stop NACDS Rx conference

Mother Nature took a shot at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Pharmacy and Technology Conference here late last month, but in the end was unable to derail the premier event for leaders in the retail pharmacy business.

Value of pharmacy is consistent message

Hailing community pharmacy’s unsurpassed value, industry leaders urged attendees at the NACDS Pharmacy and Technology Conference to ensure its future ­vitality.

Strong ROI delivered by e-scripts

Community pharmacies are reaping the financial rewards as more physicians across the United States embrace electronic prescribing, the head of the nation’s e-prescribing network said at the NACDS Pharmacy & Technology Conference here.

Storm does little damage to chains

Initial reports from chain drug retailers with stores in the path of Hurricane Irene indicate relatively modest damage.

Panel takes look at future of health care in Canada

If a consensus was discernible at the Canadian Medical Association’s (CMA) general council annual meeting here last month, it was that how health care is delivered should focus on what is best for patients, not on politics.

Bartellís Littleton wins Pratt Award

Bartell Drugs chief operating officer Ed Littleton was the recipient of this year’s Harold W. Pratt Award at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Pharmacy & Technology Conference here.

Sabatino succeeds Green at Walgreens

Walgreen Co. has named Thomas Sabatino Jr. as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.