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Pharmacists at supercenter chain Meijer Inc. are forecasting a much busier season for flu vaccinations this year.
CVS/pharmacy has teamed up with Humana Inc. to help educate consumers about health insurance options brought by the new Health Insurance Marketplace.
In a global "tweet-a-thon," pharmacists took to the social media platform Twitter with thousands of tweets depicting how the profession is taking a bigger role in health care, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association.
Sam's Club Pharmacy plans to offer free women's health screenings to members and nonmembers next week in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Walgreen Co. is working with health insurance portal GoHealth to provide customers an information resource as they weigh new health benefits choices brought by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its new Health Insurance Marketplace.
In recognition of American Pharmacists Month in October, CVS Caremark Corp. is extending a message of thanks to its pharmacists, whom the company notes are taking on a bigger health care role.
Comparable-store sales continued to improve in September at Rite Aid Corp.
Starting this weekend, Bartell Drugs plans to hold health screenings, beauty care demonstrations and product samplings, among other activities, for its annual "Health & Beauty Week" event.
Walgreen Co. turned in its largest monthly same-store sales gain of 2013 in September.
Navarro Discount Pharmacy is positioning itself as a free information resource for customers as they assess new health insurance options now available via the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has reached a milestone, passing the half-million mark in certifications.
Meijer has partnered with health benefits provider Priority Health to help customers get information on their health insurance options as open enrollment with the launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation that raises the status of pharmacists as health care providers and widens their scope of practice.
Rite Aid Corp. is bringing back its "Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member" contest in recognition of American Pharmacists Month in October.
London Drugs has received the national Canadian Stewardship Award for its efforts in recycling and environmental advocacy and education.
The National Community Pharmacists Association is participating in an initiative to form a pharmacist care network across Missouri.
Later this month, Bartell Drugs plans to open one of its largest stores in the Greenwood neighborhood of north central Seattle.
The Medicus Group, in which Canadian drug chain Jean Coutu Group owns a 50% stake, is acquiring Oxybec Sante-Confort, a Quebec-based provider of home care products and services.
With open enrollment for Medicare Part D approaching, Rite Aid Corp. plans to again offer its Medicare Advisor tool to help seniors compare and select a Medicare prescription drug plan (PDP).
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy has served nearly 400,000 children through its partnership with Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit group that raises funds to help at-risk populations gain access to life-saving and life-changing micronutrients.
Health benefits provider WellPoint Inc. announced that it has launched a preferred pharmacy network for most Medicare drug plans in 2014.
The message of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) as it kicks off the annual American Pharmacists Month campaign is ringing truer as the nation's health care landscape is set to change.
Walgreen Co. reported a surge in earnings and record sales for its 2013 fiscal year, fueled in part by a strong fourth quarter.
James Beer has joined McKesson Corp. as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Drug store franchises, supermarkets and mass merchants lead the field in terms of pharmacy customer satisfaction, with AmerisourceBergen Corp.'s Good Neighbor Pharmacy rating highest overall, according to the J.D. Power 2013 U.S. Pharmacy Study.
After buying a majority stake earlier this year, H.D. Smith has now acquired the remaining shares of Triplefin, a provider of reimbursement, patient assistance and pharmaceutical brand-support services.
Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots are making steady progress in creating what they call the first global, pharmacy-led enterprise focused on health, beauty and well-being, according to Walgreens president and chief executive officer Greg Wasson.
Loblaw Cos. has appointed veteran company executive Mark Butler to lead the integration of Shoppers Drug Mart Corp.