Retail News Breaks Archives
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores, American Pharmacists Association (APhA), National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) applauded a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that upholds the ability of pharmacists and other health care providers to challenge reimbursement cuts in Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program.
MinuteClinic entered into a clinical affiliation with HCA's TriStar Health, the largest health system in middle Tennessee.
A year after launch, Walgreen Co. said its 90-day refill at retail program is catching on.
A new CVS Caremark Corp. study found that doctors didn't adhere to the American Diabetes Association/European Association for the Study of Diabetes consensus guidelines for recommended treatment in 35% of cases involving over 250,000 newly diagnosed diabetes patients.
This fall, London Drugs is slated to go live with a redesigned online store.
More than 20,000 pharmacies nationwide have formed RxAlly, an alliance aimed at helping patients improve their health through personalized pharmacist care while reining in medical costs.
MinuteClinic, the retail health clinic subsidiary of CVS Caremark Corp., plans to switch its current proprietary electronic medical record (EMR) system to the AllscriptsMyWay Electronic Health Record (EHR).
At its California stores, Rite Aid Corp. has added six new flavors to its Thrifty Ice Cream private label.
At eight of its drug stores in Louisville, Ky., Walgreen Co. has partnered with Passport Health Plan, a local Medicaid health plan, on a new smoking cessation program.