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The Vitamin Shoppe expands CBD hemp extract offerings

The Vitamin Shoppe expands CBD hemp extract offerings

SECAUCUS, N.J. — The Vitamin Shoppe is expanding  its CBD hemp extract offerings to meet consumer demand and serve as a trusted retailer of quality health and wellness supplements.  The Company is now a one-stop destination for CBD hemp extract, with 390 stores in 31 states offering a variety of product forms, including soft gels, aromatherapy oils,

Thinsters teams with the Grateful Dead

Thinsters teams with the Grateful Dead

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – Thinsters has announced a partnership with the Grateful Dead in an effort to bring music and cookie lovers together with Limited Edition packaging. A band with a cross-generational following that’s resurged among millennials, the Grateful Dead are one of the most iconic bands in America. To give Grateful Dead fans the flavor

Aurora Pharmacy joins Aetna Medicare’s preferred pharmacy network

Aurora Pharmacy joins Aetna Medicare’s preferred pharmacy network

MILWAUKEE – Aurora Health Care, part of Advocate Aurora Health, and Aetna, a CVS Health business, Monday announced that Aurora Pharmacy has joined Aetna’s Medicare network of preferred pharmacies. Effective immediately, Aetna Medicare members with drug coverage can fill their prescriptions for preferred pharmacy copays at any Aurora Pharmacy in Wisconsin. “Becoming an Aetna Preferred Pharmacy is one more way

L’Oréal USA recognized by the NAFE among top ten workplaces for women leaders

L’Oréal USA recognized by the NAFE among top ten workplaces for women leaders

NEW YORK — L’Oréal USA has been named one of the 2019 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). NAFE and Working Mother Media recognize trailblazing companies for their efforts to support female leaders and are dedicated to exploring the challenges women face in the workplace. This is L’Oréal

Patient empowerment, pharmacy opportunity

Patient empowerment, pharmacy opportunity

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of seven articles by A.T. Kearney on the trends that are radically transforming the health care sector. The promise of consumer-driven health care is not new. Over the last 15 years, we have heard a great deal about the shift away from the traditional doctor-centric treatment

Omnicell launches vision for digitized, autonomous pharmacy at ASHP

Omnicell launches vision for digitized, autonomous pharmacy at ASHP

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Omnicell, a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, announced the company will be showcasing the industry’s most comprehensive and customizable platform of medication management automation solutions at this year’s American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2018 Midyear Meeting, to be held in Anaheim, Calif. from December

Somatix launches wearable monitoring solution for elderly population

Somatix launches wearable monitoring solution for elderly population

NEW YORK – Somatix, a provider of a wearable-assisted, gesture detection- RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) platform, today announced the launch of SafeBeing, designed for passive monitoring of elderly individuals’ ADLs (Activities of Daily Living), such as sleeping, drinking, walking and medication intake, as well as real time alerting of falling and wandering. By monitoring such

Drug stores, grocers: the health care edge they have

Drug stores, grocers: the health care edge they have

Pharmacies and grocery stores are better positioned than doctors to promote healthy behavior and prevent debilitating and costly illnesses. Many executives know this, but it is surprising how many acknowledge they have not done much about it. Don’t believe it? Consider who has more information about people and more opportunity to sway their choices. Doctors

In face of Amazon, Rx needs to stay course

In face of Amazon, Rx needs to stay course

Amazon’s long anticipated, much ballyhooed entry into the retail pharmacy sector has finally taken place. The e-commerce powerhouse in late June agreed to pay a billion dollars to purchase PillPack, which packages prescription medications in presorted doses, along with over-the-counter health care products and nutritional supplements, and delivers them directly to patients’ homes. Cofounded in

CVS sales, earnings top Wall Street estimates

CVS sales, earnings top Wall Street estimates

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Pharmacy gains propelled CVS Health’s second quarter results ahead of Wall Street’s expectations. Retail sales for the three months ended June 30 climbed 5.7% to $20.7 billion, despite less front-end traffic. Overall same-store sales rose 5.9%. Pharmacy sales jumped 8.3% from a year ago, while same-store front-end sales dipped 1%. CVS’ revenue advanced

Grace Ray named CEO of Milani Cosmetics

Grace Ray named CEO of Milani Cosmetics

Grace Ray has been named chief executive officer of Milani Cosmetics, effective July 31. She succeeds Michelle Taylor, who will become the company chairman. Taylor replaces Dennis O’Brien,  ap artner at Gryphon Investors, who served as interim chairman after Gryphon acquired a majority stake in Milani last month. Ray most recently served as CEO of hair care