CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. here will be the first supermarket to introduce by midsummer an electronic prescription service capable of transmitting physicians' scripts direct to 1,600 in-store pharmacies. Kroger Co. spokesman Gary Rhodes said in-store pharmacists can save valuable time by using the software program of PocketScript, and the services from its wholly owned subsidiary, ScriptConnect, both based here. "Traditionally, prescriptions are written out by hand by the physician, and ...

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