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Meijer expands contactless pharmacy services

Meijer expands contactless pharmacy services

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Looking to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Meijer is encouraging its customers to use its new contactless pharmacy tool to manage prescriptions, schedule vaccinations and fill out required forms on their smartphones before visiting the Meijer pharmacy. The retailer launched its new progressive web app technology earlier this year and has

NASP holds 2020 Annual Meeting & Expo Virtual Experience

NASP holds 2020 Annual Meeting & Expo Virtual Experience

WASHINGTON — National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) shined the spotlight on the NASP Ron Bookman Memorial Scholarship recipients, the very first NASP Innovation Challenge winner and Abstract/Poster award winners during the 2020 Annual Meeting & Expo Virtual Experience. Chairman of the board, Carmine DeNardo also passed the gavel to Michael Einodshofer to mark the start

Xlear highlights new research that shows that Xylitol blocks adhesion of SARS CoV-2

Xlear highlights new research that shows that Xylitol blocks adhesion of SARS CoV-2

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — The latest results from the University of Tennessee confirm that xylitol (the active ingredient in Xlear Nasal Spray), has a potent ability to block viral adhesion of the Sars-Cov-2, inactivating more than 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This new report comes out to support the report from Utah

DrySee launches patented waterproof bandage with wetness indicator

DrySee launches patented waterproof bandage with wetness indicator

HOUSTON — DrySee, a medical technology company dedicated to improving wound care, has introduced a patented waterproof bandage with liquid intrusion alert. Often, after procedures, doctors will recommend that patients avoid showering in order to keep a wound dry. With DrySee, people can shower and go about their daily lives without worrying about their wound,

Health Mart expands immunization capabilities

Health Mart expands immunization capabilities

IRVING, Texas — Health Mart pharmacies across the U.S. – many serving rural and at-risk populations – are expanding immunization capabilities to combat the flu this season. The Health Mart franchise, supported by McKesson Corporation, equips pharmacists with training and support to provide local communities with flu shots and other critical immunizations to help protect

NowRx Pharmacy named finalist for “Highest Accuracy” in Surescripts White Coat Awards

NowRx Pharmacy named finalist for “Highest Accuracy” in Surescripts White Coat Awards

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.––NowRx, a technology-enabled pharmacy that uses proprietary pharmacy software and advanced logistics technology to provide same-day and same-hour delivery of prescription medications, today announced that it has been named as one of two  finalists in the “Highest Accuracy” category of the Surescripts White Coat Awards. This award recognizes the best electronic prescription accuracy

NASP names ParcelShield ‘Strategic Partner of the Year’

NASP names ParcelShield ‘Strategic Partner of the Year’

REDMOND, Ore. – ParcelShield, a health care technology company that develops high-performance parcel management solutions for specialty pharmacies, announced on Thursday that it has received the Strategic Partner of the Year Award from the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). “On behalf of the NASP, we are thrilled to present ParcelShield with the very first

Kinney Drugs offers free medicine flavoring

Kinney Drugs offers free medicine flavoring

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs announced a new promotion on medication flavoring for liquid prescription formulations such as antibiotics. The “Yuk to Yum” service, normally valued at $2.99, will be free for a limited time at all Kinney Drugs locations. Customized medication flavoring aims to ease parents’ struggle to get their children to take important

CVS to double COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

CVS to double COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said it plans to add more than 2,000 new COVID-19 drive-thru test sites at select CVS Pharmacy locations across the country to support the company’s ongoing efforts to increase access to testing and help slow the spread of the virus. The company also said it has administered three million COVID-19

Walgreens launches Walgreens Test & Protect program

Walgreens launches Walgreens Test & Protect program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — To further aid employers with creating a safe and protected work environment, Walgreens has launched Walgreens Test & Protect, a new program to aid businesses in their COVID-19 work plans and strategies. The program is part of Walgreens’ latest expansion of COVID-19 testing, which also includes increased capacity across its testing sites

Curaleaf appoints Talley Wettlaufer SVP of retail

Curaleaf appoints Talley Wettlaufer SVP of retail

WAKEFIELD, Mass. — Curaleaf Holdings announced Thursday that Talley Wettlaufer has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, retail for Curaleaf effective immediately, succeeding Chris Melillo, who has left the company. “As Curaleaf continues on its growth trajectory, we are extremely pleased to appoint Talley to lead our retail customer experience and position

WBA details diversity initiatives in new report

WBA details diversity initiatives in new report

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has issued its inaugural report on diversity and inclusion within the company. The report, titled “All Together. Different,” details the numerous multifaceted programs that have been implemented throughout the company, across different geographies and businesses; explains the key initiatives that have driven progress, particularly over the last two

McKesson Ventures grows leadership team

McKesson Ventures grows leadership team

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Ventures, the venture capital arm of McKesson Corporation, announces the expansion of its leadership team, promoting Jennifer Carter and Carrie Hurwitz Williams to partners of McKesson Ventures. The new partner roles exemplify McKesson Ventures’ growth since it was established in 2014. As partner, Carter and Williams will identify long-term strategic industry opportunities,

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