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Magnacca exits Walgreens for RadioShack

A week after being promoted by Walgreen Co., Joe Magnacca left the company to become chief executive officer at RadioShack Corp.

CVS establishes global outpost in Brazil

CVS Caremark Corp. has acquired the Brazilian drug chain Drogaria Onofre.

In Hagan, pharmacy has strong ally on Capitol Hill

Kay Hagan understands what community pharmacy can do.

Patients give high marks to pharmacy staff

In recent years the role of the pharmacist has evolved and assumed greater importance in the country’s health care system.

Adherence up at Thrifty White

Thrifty White Pharmacy’s Medication Synchronization (Med Sync) program has significantly boosted adherence, a new study shows.

Loyalty, pharmacy programs bolstered by CVS

CVS Caremark Corp. recently enhanced two pharmacy-related programs.

Appeals court asked to review Medi-Cal ruling

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and seven other health care groups have asked a federal appeals court to review its decision to allow California to reduce its Medi-Cal reimbursement rates.

Duane Reade melds physical, virtual worlds

In the latest effort to increase its customer engagement, Duane Reade has integrated its stores into the mobile game Ingress.

Driscoll becomes exec VP, CFO at Katz

The Katz Group has appointed Sharon Driscoll executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Expanded role for Rx is sought

With the nation’s health care system on the verge of a new era, advocates for community pharmacy are urging federal officials to ensure that community pharmacists play a greater role going forward.