DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced Friday a unique cause program through social media platforms — Facebook and Foursquare — to let its customers help distribute more than $6 million in free flu shot vouchers to five national charities....More
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Supervalu Pharmacies are the first chain in the United States to meet stringent regulatory requirements and gain approval to accept e-prescriptions for controlled substances, the company announced on Thursday....More
BOSTON — Steffany Loper, a store pharmacy manager in Delaware, Ohio for Cincinnati-based Kroger, was awarded the Patient Care Provider of the Year award at the Next-Generation Pharmacist awards held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum here on Aug. 29....More
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Community pharmacy organizations — National Association of Chain Drug Stores and National Community Pharmacists Association — formerly sent the U.S. Trade Commission a letter Aug. 4 opposing the proposed merger of pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions on anti-competitive grounds....More
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Markets is featuring frozen products in its pharmacies.
Instead of moving frozen cases to the section, the retailer has included empty bags of Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Just Picked frozen fruits to this month's "eat well, live well" pharmacy display. The table is part of a new program showcasing foods that contribute to good health....More
ROANOKE, Va. — Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic Division wants to build its first freestanding pharmacy kiosk in conjunction with a plan to expand retail tenants at the Towne Square Shopping Center here in order to attract more shoppers to Kroger’s 54,153-square-foot supermarket....More
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Friday launched Pharmacy Chat, a one-on-one, online chat service, available 24/7, with a pharmacy staff member. Patients can access the service through free registration at Walgreens.com....More