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Walgreen Co.'s WellTransitions program is significantly reducing hospital readmissions, according to new research from the company.
Walgreen Co. is selling a majority stake in its Take Care Employer Solutions subsidiary to Water Street Healthcare Partners as part of a deal that will create a new work-site health services company.
Sandra Guckian, vice president of state government affairs for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, has been named chair of the associate member advisory committee of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) for 2014-15.
Comparable-store sales edged up in March at Rite Aid Corp. despite the negative impact of the timing of Easter this year on front-end business.
Walgreen Co. saw same-store sales climb in March, as strong results in the pharmacy overcame the negative impact of this year's later Easter holiday in the front end.
Labeed Diab has been appointed senior vice president and president of health and wellness at Walmart U.S.
CVS Caremark Corp. has agreed to co-host the annual Wake Forest School of Business Retail and Health Innovation Challenge through 2018.
London Drugs is aiming to double the amount of materials recycled in stores over April of last year, in recognition of Earth Month.
Bartell Drugs and Rite Aid Corp. are donating funds to aid rescue and relief efforts for the devastating mudslide in Oso, Washington.
The number of Medicaid prescriptions has surged as a result of expanded eligibility brought by the Affordable Care Act, according to Symphony Health Solutions.
Nine congressmen have expressed concern about the patient impact of a new mandatory mail-order prescription drug program for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) TRICARE health benefits plan.
This month, Publix Super Markets pharmacies in Florida are promoting the Lock Your Meds campaign of nonprofit group Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership to help prevent prescription drug abuse.
Rite Aid Corp. has acquired Health Dialog Services Corp., a Boston-based provider of health coaching, shared decision-making and health care analytics.
Bob Long, who led Longs Drug Stores Corp. for more than 20 years, died Thursday after a long illness.
With open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ending today, federal officials have taken to social media in a last-ditch effort to urge Americans to sign up for health care coverage.