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Pharmacy Quality Solutions expands to Canadian retail pharmacy

Pharmacy Quality Solutions expands to Canadian retail pharmacy

DURHAM, N.C. — Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) announced it will work with Loblaw Companies Limited, one of Canada’s largest retail pharmacy networks with Shoppers Drug Mart, PharmaPrix, Loblaw Pharmacy and DRUGStore Pharmacy and CENTRESante locations, to integrate the EQuIPP information management platform to facilitate pharmacy

CVS Pharmacy finishes rollout of time delay safes in Ohio stores

CVS Pharmacy finishes rollout of time delay safes in Ohio stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health announced that it has begun using time delay safes in all of its 329 stores in Ohio, including pharmacies in Cleveland, Akronand Toledo. The safes help prevent pharmacy robberies and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic

NACDS invited to White House event on October 24

NACDS invited to White House event on October 24

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS has been invited back to the White House for an event on Wednesday, October 24, that is titled “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis.” We also anticipate soon President Trump’s signing of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities

Walgreens, McLaren Health Care announce health services and pharmacy collaboration

Walgreens, McLaren Health Care announce health services and pharmacy collaboration

DEERFIELD, Ill. and GRAND BLANC, Mich. — Walgreens and McLaren Health Care, a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration focused on health service and pharmacy offerings. McLaren plans

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

RETAIL NEWS

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

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

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

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

SUPPLIER NEWS

Kellogg’s partners with Padma Lakshmi to host holiday baking challenge

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — This season, people can transform their favorite holiday treats, menus and gatherings with the perfect unexpected ingredient: Kellogg’s cereal. Kellogg’s is partnering with cookbook author and culinary expert, Padma Lakshmi, to host a cereal-centric baking competition and crown the next “must-make” holiday

Tampax intros new menstrual cup

CINCINNATI — Tampax, Procter & Gamble’s leading feminine care brand, introduced today the newest option in its family of period protection products – Tampax Cup, a menstrual cup. It is designed to deliver both comfort and protection without compromises – what women expect from Tampax, down

Kellogg teams with GLAAD on Spirit Day

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. —  Continuing its commitment to inclusion, Kellogg is again partnering with GLAAD as an official sponsor of Spirit Day, the largest, most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world. Kellogg, its brands, and employees, are ‘going purple’, the color of spirit on the rainbow

New CBD oil skin care line makes market debut

NEW YORK — Dr. Millie Hernandez is announcing the the launch of TEScosmetics (Total Everyday Skincare), the only line of CBD oil skin care products designed by a medical doctor.  CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis that is legal in all fifty states. Known for its ability to soothe aching muscles,