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Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots have been cleared by regulators to buy an equity stake in AmerisourceBergen Co. as part of their long-term partnership with the pharmaceutical distributor.
New survey results from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. show that pharmacy customer satisfaction remains at a high level, and the vast majority of consumers aim to stay with their primary pharmacy.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. has issued $500 million (Canadian) in medium-term notes to refinance debt.
Doctors across Pennsylvania are urging state legislators to support House Bill 776, which would expand pharmacist-provided immunizations to children over age 7, according to the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association.
The board of AmerisourceBergen Corp. has elected Lon Greenberg as a new director.
The Senate has confirmed Marilyn Tavenner as administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
In its first full-year report since entering its landmark partnership with Walgreen Co., Alliance Boots said the companies are making "good progress" toward realizing joint synergies and laying the groundwork for a full merger.
By making greater use of coupons and discount codes and purchasing store-brand items, women could save more on beauty care purchases at chain drug and mass retailers, according to a survey from Consumer Reports.
Expressing concerns about patient access and costs, 16 senators have called on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take a closer look at the rising use of preferred pharmacy networks in Medicare Part D.
This year, Rite Aid Corp. is serving up more online content for its Nail Extravaganza digital campaign spotlighting nail art.
CVS Caremark-led research found that among those using statin drugs for cardiovascular disease, nonwhite patients were 50% more likely not to adhere to their medication than white patients, and women were 10% more likely to be nonadherent than men.
As part of Walgreen Co.'s sponsorship of "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice," the finalists and their signature Good & DeLish premium ice cream flavors were announced during the first of two season finale episodes.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is slated to deliver an address at the NACDS Total Store Expo in August.
AmerisourceBergen Corp. has finalized the divestiture of AndersonBrecon, its contract packaging business.
Walgreen Co. has extended its agreement as a pharmacy provider in the national retail network of CVS Caremark Corp.'s pharmacy benefit management unit.
The Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board (SPCB) has established policies for the Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSP) credential.