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Changes to health care likely under Biden

Changes to health care likely under Biden

NEW YORK — The results of the presidential election have changed who will be the leader of the free world; but it hasn’t changed the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going away and will be waiting for President-elect Joe Biden when he takes office on January 20. As it was during the election, COVID

Crisis reaffirms value of McKesson’s RxOwnership

Crisis reaffirms value of McKesson’s RxOwnership

IRVING, Texas — Due to the severity of COVID-19, mandates forced the shutdown of many small businesses, including some in the health care industry. Many of these businesses, including independent pharmacies, have suffered severe economic hardship due to various safety measures. When the pandemic hit, many of these pharmacies had to drastically and immediately adjust

Rite Aid COO Jim Peters outlines company’s new strategy

Rite Aid COO Jim Peters outlines company’s new strategy

CAMP HILL, Pa. — During HLTH VRTL 2020, the leading, large-scale event for health care innovation held last month, Rite Aid chief operating officer Jim Peters highlighted the company’s RxEvolution and how it will reshape the chain drug store industry in a keynote address to the conference. HLTH brings together all the major stakeholders of

New HDA chief awed by the resiliency of the supply chain

New HDA chief awed by the resiliency of the supply chain

  ARLINGTON, Va. — Taking on a new leadership role is never easy; taking the helm during a global pandemic, however, especially when job No. 1 for the organization’s members involves keeping the country’s vital medical supply chain running smoothly, defines daunting. But being named president and chief executive officer of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance

Boiron celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

Boiron celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

NEWTON SQUARE, Pa. — Homeopathic medicine manufacturer Boiron Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters here at 4 Campus Boulevard Tuesday, September 17. The new building is adjacent to the company’s old headquarters, but at some 32,000 square feet, is double the size. Boiron, which has 3,700 employees and distribution in 59 countries,

Changing retail landscape focus of Emerson Industry Day

Changing retail landscape focus of Emerson Industry Day

PHILADELPHIA — With digital marketing and e-commerce creating a tsunami of change across the retail industry, accentuated by Amazon’s seemingly unstoppable growth and the emergence of Alibaba, China’s giant e-commerce company, it was fitting that “Adaptability” was the theme of Emerson Group’s annual Industry Day event, held here Wednesday at the Ritz-Carlton. Or, as Ed

Walgreens teams up with The Skin Cancer Foundation

Walgreens teams up with The Skin Cancer Foundation

NEW YORK — Walgreens has joined The Skin Cancer Foundation on the road this year in support of its Destination: Healthy Skin Program — a national effort to educate consumers about the importance of effective sun protection for skin cancer prevention, and the importance of early detection. “As people spend more time outside enjoying their

Generics will be a leading factor in the company’s advance

PRINCETON, N.J. — A biochemist by training, Marc Kikuchi’s experience stretches across the entire landscape of the pharmaceutical industry. He’s run the gamut — from consultant to entrepreneur, from involvement in wholesale to working with generics — and now finds himself at the helm of North America Generics at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Kikuchi became

Curaleaf to acquire Select, the leading cannabis wholesale brand in the U.S.

WAKEFIELD, Mass. — Curaleaf Holdings, Inc., a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the state-regulated cannabis business of Cura Partners, Inc., owners of the Select brand, in an all-stock transaction valued at C$1.27 billion or US$948.8 million. The acquisition includes Select’s manufacturing, processing, distribution, marketing

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