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Rite Aid Corp. is stepping up the rollout of its "wellness store" format this fiscal year.
Walmart is the pharmacy provider in a new pharmacy benefits option offered to employers by health insurer Humana Inc.
Take Care Health Systems has begun offering Medicare patients wellness visits that provide an array of preventive health care services.
Rite Aid Corp. saw its revenue grow and its net loss shrink for the fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full year but fell short of analysts' earnings forecast.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores hailed the enactment of legislation in Kentucky that would require transparency in pharmacy audit processes conducted by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).
Walgreen Co. has elected Jan Babiak to its board of directors.
Rite Aid Corp. has boosted supplies of the pertussis booster vaccine Tdap at its 140 drug stores in Washington after the state's health department reported "epidemic" levels of whooping cough.
This spring MinuteClinic is offering a free monitoring visit to diabetes patients to help them better control the disease.
Cub Pharmacy is joining UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance (DPCA), giving Cub Foods pharmacy customers access to the alliance's Diabetes Control Program for managing type 2 diabetes.
Rite Aid Corp. pharmacists have begun offering personalized reports that show how well patients are doing in following their prescription medication regimens.
A Walgreen Co. study comparing usage rates of patients filling 90-day prescriptions via community pharmacies and mail order found that when co-pay costs are similar, patients preferred the community pharmacy channel option by four to one.