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February 9, 2010

The CEO of a Texas-based, family-owned grocery chain has stepped down, the company announced Tuesday....

January 24, 2010

Lansinoh Labs on Monday announced that Kevin Vyse-Peacock, general manager of Lansinoh’s European operations, will...

January 21, 2010

All this really means is that Rite Aid is steady as she goes, because this...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT All this really means is that Rite Aid is steady as she goes, because this was the succession plan put into place when John Standley returned to Rite Aid 16 months ago. It also means that if Standley delivers on the promise the board of directors sees in him, Rite Aid won’t be in need of its next CEO for well more than a decade.

(THE NEWS: Standley to assume president, CEO roles at Rite Aid. For the fully story, click here)

January 6, 2010

Navarro Discount Pharmacies, a regional player with 28 stores that cater to the Hispanic market,...

October 22, 2009

As the healthcare reform debate continues and discussions of public vs. private are tossed about,...

As the healthcare reform debate continues and discussions of public vs. private are tossed about, what seems to be getting lost in all of the muck are the cost-controlling levers that already exist, like those reforms CVS Caremark's Tom Ryan outlined.

For example, getting patients to take their medications as prescribed could have a major impact on driving down costs -- to the tune of billions of dollars a year -- while improving healthcare outcomes of patients.

September 27, 2009

What kind of an impact can you make in 30 seconds or even two minutes?...

What kind of an impact can you make in 30 seconds or even two minutes?

For Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson, 30 seconds was plenty of time.

August 2, 2009

NBTY CEO Harvey Kamil’s appearance on the “Fox Business Morning C-Suite Sit-Down” is good news...

NEW YORK NBTY CEO Harvey Kamil’s appearance on the “Fox Business Morning C-Suite Sit-Down” is good news for the industry on a couple of levels.

July 30, 2009

MinuteClinic’s partnership with ancillary care network services company American CareSource not only underscores the fact...

MinuteClinic’s partnership with ancillary care network services company American CareSource not only underscores the fact that the medical community is embracing the clinic model and encouraging use, but it also aims to help reduce healthcare insurance expenses for ACS members at a time when healthcare costs and reform are top of mind.

 

May 14, 2009

It isn’t often that one of America’s premier retail companies finds itself the subject of...

NEW YORK It isn’t often that one of America’s premier retail companies finds itself the subject of a determined battle for management control by a disgruntled shareholder. That’s especially true for a retail giant with an enviable track record, a highly regarded management team and a resoundingly successful niche strategy.

 

April 23, 2009

For years now, pharmacy leaders at the state and national level have waged a long...

NEW YORK For years now, pharmacy leaders at the state and national level have waged a long lobbying campaign to educate policymakers about the damage wrought to community pharmacies by ill-conceived Medicaid cost-cutting programs.

 

March 28, 2009

One of the reasons the American Pharmacy Cooperative Inc. has been successful is because its board of directors is actively involved in setting the goals and objectives of the organization and “making sure everything the organization does is focused on making its members successful,” according to Tim Hamrick, CEO of the 25-year-old, 1,300-member group headquartered in Bessemer, Ala.

American Pharmacy Cooperative Inc.
CEO: Tim Hamrick
Corp. Offices: Bessemer, Ala.
Number of Members/Stores: 1,300
Web page: www.apcinet.com

March 28, 2009

Dispensing prescriptions for more than 40 Congressional leaders in just one of its Washington, D.C.-area stores, CARE Pharmacies serves as an ideal touchstone on the real benefits delivered by community pharmacy.

CARE Pharmacies
CEO: Gerry Crocker
Corp. Offices: Alexandria, Va.
Number of Members/Stores: 55
Web page: www.carepharmacies.com

March 28, 2009

With 3,300 members, the Independent Pharmacy Cooperative is the largest of the independent pharmacy organizations. And, early this year, the organization made it clear that it was not ready to rest on its laurels but was seeking to enhance its services and grow even larger by bringing in a new CEO with a long history of success in retail pharmacy.

Independent Pharmacy Cooperative
CEO/EVP: Donald Anderson
Corp. Offices: Sun Prairie, Wis.
Number of Members: 3,300
Web page: www.ipcrx.com

March 28, 2009

Since 2006 PBA Health has grown from slightly more than 1,000 members to 1,800, making it the fastest-growing major pharmacy group, according to Nick Smock, CEO of the Kansas City, Mo.-based cooperative. One of the things that made this growth possible is the organization’s realization that, while buying “right” will always be a key element of success for any pharmacy, two other areas are just as important: operational excellence and effective marketing.

PBA Health (DBA TrueCare Pharmacies)
CEO: Nick Smock
Corp. Offices: Kansas City, Mo.
Number of Members: 1,800
Web page: www.pbahealth.com

March 28, 2009

United Drugs and the Associated Pharmacies Inc. on Feb. 23 announced that the organizations’ boards of directors voted to merge. If the merger is approved, the new group’s membership will exceed 2,000.

United Drugs
CEO: Bruce Semingson
Corp. Offices: Phoenix
Number of Members: 1,008 (more than 2,000 if merger is approved)
Web page: www.uniteddrugs.com

United Drugs and the Associated Pharmacies Inc. on Feb. 23 announced that the organizations’ boards of directors voted to merge. If the merger is approved, the new group’s membership will exceed 2,000.

March 5, 2009

This week another force emerged from the private sector to take the lead on health...

This week another force emerged from the private sector to take the lead on health information technology, a coalition of more than 50 pharmacy operators, healthcare companies and technology vendors known as the Health Information Trust Alliance.

January 11, 2009

In its sweeping, soup-to-nuts drive to regain momentum and recapture its marketing mojo, the nation’s...

NEW YORK In its sweeping, soup-to-nuts drive to regain momentum and recapture its marketing mojo, the nation’s most widespread and profitable drug retailer continues to surprise.

 

January 21, 2008

Makeover Solutions, a marketing company focused on the use of technology to serve women interested...