LOS ANGELES— Earlier this year, Klee Irwin, owner and founder of Irwin Naturals, named Timothy Toll chief executive officer. This move comes at a time of rapid growth for Irwin Naturals, a leading health and wellness company with a long history of providing its customers with quality and affordable health supplements spearheaded by its flagship brand of all-liquid
WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) awarded its Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award Monday to longtime industry leader Tim Hayes. The annual award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. consumer healthcare industry recognizing the outstanding work and contributions of individuals whose actions have created a lasting impact on the people and
LINTHICUM, MD — CARE Pharmacies Cooperative Inc. has named Lionel Phillips and Dean Gruber to its 2019 Board of Directors. Both appointees have been recognized nationally for their continued contributions to community and retail pharmacy. “We are fortunate to add these two dynamic industry veterans to our leadership team”, said Mike Wysong, CEO of CARE Pharmacies.
ARLINGTON, Va. – Paul Ryan, former speaker of the House, will speak during the Tuesday, April 30, Business Program at the 2019 NACDS Annual Meeting, which will be held April 27-30, in Palm Beach, Fla. Ryan was elected as the 54th speaker in 2015 and served until January 2019. Ryan was first elected to the House
BOSTON — Health care information technology is undergoing unprecedented change—and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference is the premier event to learn about the latest technologies, trends, and solutions in this fast-paced field. At this year’s HIMSS conference, Deloitte and Orbita are working together to transform the patient journey using DeloitteASSIST
CHICAGO — Chain Drug Review conducted a CBD Roundtable at the recent ECRM Cough/Cold Show at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. Participating in the panel discussion were: Dave Donnan, senior partner, A.T. Kearney. Vincent Porpiglia, president of Hero Brands, internal sales arm for Select CBD. Dave Janowicz, vice president of merchandising and retail operations, Pharmaca. Dr.
LINTHICUM, Md. — CARE Pharmacies, a member-owned cooperative of independent community and specialty pharmacies, promoted Wafaa Berrady earlier this month to vice president of finance. In her new role, Berrady will oversee all the chain level financial functions of the growing cooperative drug chain. “Mrs. Berrady has been instrumental in helping CARE Pharmacies serve its customers for
SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs has promoted Billy Chow to vice president of pharmacy. Over the last four months, Chow has filled the role on an interim basis. “Billy has been an essential part of the leadership team. His knowledge of Bartell Drugs pharmacy operations as well as his dedication to patient care made him a
MEMPHIS — Fred’s Inc. announced last month that it will soon be moving its corporate headquarters from Memphis to Dallas — a move that doesn’t come as a surprise. Fred’s, which is a general merchandise and pharmacy chain, recently listed job postings for a variety of positions, including director of human resources, corporate, digital marketing
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced last month that customers in the greater Boston area can enroll in CarePass, a new pilot membership rewards program offering additional benefits to the company’s popular ExtraCare Rewards Program. CarePass offers members a suite of in-store and online perks including free delivery on most medications and purchases, access to
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health will debut new concept stores early next year, said president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo. He said the company envisioned “a hub-and-spoke concept” with health hubs in a set number of outlets in a given market and the balance of the stores having core offerings that would serve as
WASHINGTON — CVS Health Corp.’s planned acquisition of Aetna Inc. is close to getting the official go-ahead from federal regulators, according to a report published Wednesday by The Wall Street Journal, which said the deal could receive formal antitrust approval from the U.S. Department of Justice within the next few weeks. That approval is expected to
NEW YORK — Drug makers and health care professionals are gearing up for the 2018-2019 flu season, with much of the initial activity focused on raising vaccination rates. While anyone can get the flu, it can be particularly serious for young children, older people, pregnant women and people with certain health conditions, such as asthma,