Pharmacy http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27810/more en Pharmacy bills good for pharmacies, underserved patients http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pharmacy-bills-good-pharmacies-underserved-patients <div class="node-body blog-body">At a time when retail pharmacists are conducting diagnostic tests under collaborative practice agreements with physicians, and expanding into more lucrative services like dispensing specialty drugs, companion bills introduced in the House and Senate would further enhance the value of these professionals to their local communities while allowing them to tap a new revenue stream. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pharmacy-bills-good-pharmacies-underserved-patients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pharmacy-bills-good-pharmacies-underserved-patients#comments Nonfood & Pharmacy SN Viewpoints Health & Wellness Pharmacy Viewpoints Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000 506081 at http://supermarketnews.com Make life simple for customers with food and health solutions http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/make-life-simple-customers-food-and-health-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">It seems like services that help folks simplify their lives are the most compelling growth opportunities. Here are two areas I think hold real potential for food retailers: health services and meal kits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/make-life-simple-customers-food-and-health-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/make-life-simple-customers-food-and-health-solutions#comments Meals Health & Wellness Pharmacy Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:34:00 +0000 506451 at http://supermarketnews.com Weis names Bhandari pharmacy director http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/weis-names-bhandari-pharmacy-director <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Weis Markets on Thursday announced that Rick Bhandari, has joined the company as director of pharmacy operations.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/weis-names-bhandari-pharmacy-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/weis-names-bhandari-pharmacy-director#comments Latest News Executive Changes Nonfood & Pharmacy Pharmacy Weis Markets Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:34:00 +0000 505611 at http://supermarketnews.com Associations support bill to expand pharmacists’ role http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/associations-support-bill-expand-pharmacists-role <div class="node-body article-body">The American Pharmacists Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association are applauding the reintroduction of legislation that would enable patient access to, and coverage of, Medicare Part B services by pharmacists in medically underserved communities. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/associations-support-bill-expand-pharmacists-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/associations-support-bill-expand-pharmacists-role#comments Latest News Nonfood & Pharmacy Pharmacy Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:33:00 +0000 505401 at http://supermarketnews.com Price Chopper launches specialty pharmacy program http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/price-chopper-launches-specialty-pharmacy-program <div class="node-body article-body">Price Chopper Supermarkets is getting into the specialty pharmacy space as part of a partnership with Aureus Health Services, a specialty pharmacy and health management company. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/price-chopper-launches-specialty-pharmacy-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/price-chopper-launches-specialty-pharmacy-program#comments Latest News Nonfood & Pharmacy Pharmacy Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:58:00 +0000 503601 at http://supermarketnews.com Your in-store pharmacist isn’t just a pill counter! http://supermarketnews.com/blog/your-store-pharmacist-isn-t-just-pill-counter <div class="node-body blog-body">Retail food stores are missing a huge opportunity to drive loyalty with repeat customer interactions and sales as a result of thinking about the pharmacy as only a place to fill prescriptions, writes Robin Michel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/your-store-pharmacist-isn-t-just-pill-counter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/your-store-pharmacist-isn-t-just-pill-counter#comments Industry Voices Nonfood & Pharmacy Pharmacy Industry Voices Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:10:00 +0000 502171 at http://supermarketnews.com Walgreens shareholders approve Alliance Boots deal http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walgreens-shareholders-approve-alliance-boots-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Walgreens shareholders overwhelmingly approved proposals related to its acquisition of the remaining 55% of Alliance Boots GmbH that it doesn’t presently own, Monday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walgreens-shareholders-approve-alliance-boots-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walgreens-shareholders-approve-alliance-boots-deal#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Nonfood & Pharmacy Health & Wellness Pharmacy Walgreens Mon, 29 Dec 2014 21:02:00 +0000 501321 at http://supermarketnews.com What’s Ahead: Industry experts and SN editors make 2015 predictions http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-s-ahead-industry-experts-and-sn-editors-make-2015-predictions <div class="node-body article-body">For our 2015 predictions, we tapped two groups of people who know the industry inside and out: our incomparable IdeaXchange Xperts — from SN’s idea-sharing platform for expert contributors — and our own editors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-s-ahead-industry-experts-and-sn-editors-make-2015-predictions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-s-ahead-industry-experts-and-sn-editors-make-2015-predictions#comments Retail & Financial Technology Marketing Online Retail Private Label Pharmacy Online Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0000 499741 at http://supermarketnews.com SN 2015 Prediction: In-store pharmacy beefs up specialty services http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/sn-2015-prediction-store-pharmacy-beefs-specialty-services <div class="node-body article-body">The pharmacy customer is a valuable one. That’s why supermarkets will do more to make them loyal to their stores. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/sn-2015-prediction-store-pharmacy-beefs-specialty-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/sn-2015-prediction-store-pharmacy-beefs-specialty-services#comments Nonfood & Pharmacy Health & Wellness Pharmacy Online Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0000 499731 at http://supermarketnews.com Treating hunger as a health issue http://supermarketnews.com/blog/treating-hunger-health-issue <div class="node-body blog-body">Just as health systems are improving patient outcomes by basing in-store clinics in food stores and partnering with retail dietitians and pharmacists, healthcare providers are paying close attention to social determinants of health, such as food insecurity, in traditional diagnostic settings. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/treating-hunger-health-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/treating-hunger-health-issue#comments Nonfood & Pharmacy SN Viewpoints Health & Wellness Pharmacy Viewpoints Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:20:00 +0000 497451 at http://supermarketnews.com