ECRM_1170x120_8-1-17


LEADING HEADLINES

Express Scripts announces new value-based program for migraines

Express Scripts announces new value-based program for migraines

ST. LOUIS — Migraine headaches are a painful reality for 39 million Americans. Recognizing a need to help patients and plans improve migraine management, Express Scripts announced its new SafeGuardRx Migraine Care Value program will begin April 1, 2019.  This industry-first program combines a comprehensive clinical care program to

CVS pilot program to combat diabetes in Atlanta neighborhoods

CVS pilot program to combat diabetes in Atlanta neighborhoods

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said that it is embarking on a pilot project in the Tri-Cities area of Atlanta, Georgia, aimed at addressing diabetes in medically underserved communities with chronically high rates of this disease.  In collaboration with Rimidi, Inc., a digital health company, and

CVS installs time delay safes in Washington, DC locations

CVS installs time delay safes in Washington, DC locations

WOONSOCKET, R.I — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 55 CVS Pharmacy locations in Washington, DC. The safes will help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid

CVS completes rollout of time delay safes in its Maryland pharmacies

CVS completes rollout of time delay safes in its Maryland pharmacies

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 228 CVS Pharmacy locations in Maryland. The safes will help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic

Study says flu vaccines at pharmacies can save lives, costs

Study says flu vaccines at pharmacies can save lives, costs

BALTIMORE, Md. — A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds that in the event of a flu epidemic caused by a novel virus, using pharmacies to administer flu vaccines could save thousands of lives and billions

RETAIL NEWS

Publix donates $250,000 for Hurricane Michael recovery

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets Charities is making an initial $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross and United Way to help fund relief efforts for areas impacted by Hurricane Michael. Additionally, Publix Super Markets is now offering customers and associates a way to

Cardinal Health names Crawford as CEO of Pharmaceutical Segment

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health announced that Victor Crawford will be joining the company as its next chief executive officer of the Pharmaceutical Segment.  Victor’s most recent role was CEO, Healthcare, Education and Business Dining for Aramark. In his new role, he will report to Mike Kaufmann, CEO

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears Holdings Corp., the corporate parent of two storied firms that once ranked as the nation’s two largest retailers, announced Monday morning that it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  The company’s reorganization plan calls for the closure of 142 additional

CVS urges safe dispose of prescription drugs

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health  is encouraging consumers to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely dispose of unused prescription medication on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this October 27. CVS Health has installed safe medication disposal units in more than 750 CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide

NACDS members respond to Hurricane Michael

ARLINGTON, Va.— Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle on October 10 as a powerful and unprecedented Category 4 hurricane, the strongest hurricane on record to strike the region, according to the National Weather Service, which also called it “potentially catastrophic.” National Association of

SUPPLIER NEWS

Dr. Brown’s Medical acquires Infant Driven-Feeding

ST. LOUIS — Dr. Brown’s Medical a division of Handi-Craft Company announces the acquisition of Infant-Driven Feeding, a neonatal education company focused on improving oral feeding outcomes for premature and sick infants. Sue Ludwig and Kara Ann Waitzman, the founders of the Infant-Driven Feeding model for oral

Fairlife satisfies snack cravings with Smart Snacks

CHICAGO —  Fairlife, the dairy-based health food company, has introduced Fairlife Smart Snacks, a new collection of snack-sized beverages designed as the perfect snack to help curb hunger between meals. The latest addition to the company’s portfolio of highly nutritious beverages, Fairlife Smart Snacks are made

Hello Products expands with four new, natural toothpastes

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – Hello Products is launching four new toothpastes that are said to make adults and kids rush to brush and give everyone a natural reason to smile. Infused with farm-to-tube mint flavor and thoughtful ingredients, this expanded line of oral care essentials includes

GMDC announces top products

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has announced the top products showcased at its 2018 Health Beauty Wellness Conference. The event brought together more than 200 retailers, wholesalers, suppliers and service companies last month in Orlando. More than 100 innovative products and merchandising