Retail News Breaks Archives
CVS Caremark Corp. has been awarded a three-year contract to provide integrated pharmacy benefit management services for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Governmentwide Service Benefit Plan, also known as the Federal Employee Program (FEP).
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has announced the first three beneficiaries of the Community Pharmacy Residency Expansion Project.
Researchers from CVS Caremark Corp., Harvard University, and Brigham and Women's Hospital have served up recommendations for how to promote medication adherence and improve the delivery of pharmacy care.
Walgreen Co. and CVS/pharmacy are acquiring prescription customer lists from several Superfresh stores being auctioned off by A&P.
The Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA) has recognized Rep. Gene Green (D., Texas) with its Rx Safety and Healthcare Leadership Award.
Walgreen Co. has made some personnel changes in its beauty care and personal care organization.
Walgreen Co. and Johns Hopkins Medicine have entered an agreement to spur collaboration on population-based research and jointly review and develop protocols to improve the health outcomes of patients with chronic diseases.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted a statement to a Senate subcommittee to explain how pharmacy chains can help clamp down on prescription drug abuse and diversion.
A personalized consumer communications program aimed at encouraging patients to take their medications as doctors direct is yielding some promising results, according to CVS Caremark Corp.
The National Community Pharmacists Association has endorsed legislation that would exempt diabetes testing supplies provided by small community pharmacies from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) competitive bidding program and pricing for Medicare Part B durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS).
Shareholders at the Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) annual meeting earlier this month got to see that the Canadian drug chain is in good hands, as David Williams performed capably as interim president and chief executive officer.
David Kelly is slated to join Rite Aid Corp. at the end of this month as group vice president of construction.
The Louisiana State Senate has approved legislation that would expand the authority given to pharmacists to administer vaccinations.