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Week of Mon, Apr 14th, 2014

CVS/pharmacy chief marketing officer departs

Rob Price, chief marketing officer for CVS/pharmacy, has left the company, a CVS Caremark Corp. spokesman has confirmed.

NACDS unveils Insight Session lineup for Total Store Expo

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced its slate of educational Insight Sessions for the second annual NACDS Total Store Expo this summer.

Albertsons, NAI pharmacies add Stayhealthy kiosks

Stayhealthy Inc. has deployed 765 Stayhealthy HealthCENTER Kiosks in the pharmacies of Albertsons LLC and New Albertsons Inc. (NAI) food and drug stores.

RediClinic plans more clinics in Austin area

RediClinic has formed a joint venture with central Texas health system Seton Healthcare Family to expand the number of RediClinics operating in Austin-area H-E-B stores.

Bartell names senior VP of merchandising

Brent Beebe has joined Bartell Drugs as senior vice president of merchandising.

U.S. drug spending, health care use rise in 2013

Total U.S. drug spending edged up 1% on a real per capita basis in 2013, and the use of health care services overall rose for the first time in three years, according to a new report by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.

ReCept selected to dispense Otezla

ReCept Pharmacy has been designated by Celgene as one of the specialty pharmacies to distribute Otezla, a new medication for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis.

Sobeys to challenge to ban on pharmacy reward points

Sobeys Inc. plans to sue the Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP) over an impending resolution that would prohibit pharmacy patients from collecting loyalty reward points on pharmacy purchases.