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February 20, 2023

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How retail pharmacies can play a role in the discount card market

How retail pharmacies can play a role in the discount card market

Prescription drug discount cards are a fast-growing market. The growing complexity of insurance plans and a system of pharmaceutical discounts and rebates that is not visible to the patient have widened the discrepancy between the cost of drugs and what patients actually pay. Additionally, the price a patient pays can vary widely across insurance plans,

Genexa’s ‘clean’ pediatric formulas allow it to boost supply

Genexa’s ‘clean’ pediatric formulas allow it to boost supply

ATLANTA — Genexa continues to be a pioneer, and it is the only clean medicine company that makes over-the-counter medicines for the entire family. “Our medicines span most major categories of O-T-C treatment, including cold and flu, pain and fever relief, digestion, and allergy for infants, kids and adults,” says David Johnson, cofounder and chief

Designer Greetings helps stores curate mix

Designer Greetings helps stores curate mix

EDISON, N.J.— Now in business for over 40 years, Designer Greetings continues to look for new ways to make the category relevant and thriving at drug stores and other retail outlets. “As a leader in the industry, Designer Greetings has one of the most extensive greeting card lines in the United States. Designer Greetings is

CVS takes another step to revamp health care

CVS takes another step to revamp health care

CVS Health’s long anticipated push into primary care represents yet another milestone for the company, which in little more than three decades has transformed itself from a regional drug chain into one of the nation’s leading multifaceted health care providers, as well as a potential turning point in the way many patients access treatment. The

Drug stores should leave their past behind

Drug stores should leave their past behind

Imagine, if you can, a drug store without a pharmacy. Once upon a not-so-distant time, many chain drug stores opened without pharmacies, calling themselves health and beauty aid stores. It didn’t take long, however, before these operators recognized that the one feature that set a drug store apart from other convenience retailers was, yes, a

At-home diagnostics offers ‘a lucrative opportunity’

At-home diagnostics offers ‘a lucrative opportunity’

At-home diagnostic testing has grown from a nascent pre-pandemic trend to an emerging, high-growth health product category in the pandemic’s wake. The accelerated adoption of over-the-counter COVID-19 rapid antigen tests used for at-home self-testing was the tipping point. Even as COVID-19 infections which sparked the rise turn rife, the numbers are still huge. At a

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