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Albertsons Cos. offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines

Albertsons Cos. offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines

BOISE, Idaho –  COVID-19 vaccines are now available on a walk-in basis at Albertsons Cos. pharmacies nationwide, the company announced Tuesday. Albertsons has pharmacies at its Safeway, Vons, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Acme, Shaw’s, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Market Street, Haggen and Carrs chains. “We are committed to offering convenient and easy to access vaccination solutions

Albertsons pharmacies team with Idaho to offer free at-home COVID tests

Albertsons pharmacies team with Idaho to offer free at-home COVID tests

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. and Safeway pharmacies announced that they are teaming with the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy to offer free at-home COVID-19 tests to state residents. This partnership will provide free saliva tests to Idahoans with no appointment, line or nasal swab. The test can be shipped directly to  homes after finishing

Mark Panzer leaves Albertsons

Mark Panzer leaves Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho — Chain drug industry veteran Mark Panzer, who most recently headed Albertsons Cos.’ pharmacy operations, has left the company to pursue other interests. A former chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Panzer had been senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness at Albertsons since 2015. “We sincerely thank Mark

Genomind expands partnership with Jewel-Osco

Genomind expands partnership with Jewel-Osco

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.– Genomind, a leading mental health company bringing precision medicine into mainstream mental health treatment, and Jewel-Osco have expanded their partnership to provide patients with increased access to pharmacogenetic testing for mental health conditions. Jewel-Osco, with pharmacies in 180 locations throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, Northwest Indiana and Iowa, now offers Genominda

Albertsons teaming on diabetes care programs

Albertsons teaming on diabetes care programs

NEW YORK — Dario Health Corp.,  a pioneer in the global digital therapeutics market, announced the launch of its digital therapeutics solution for managing chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension on Albertsons Marketplace. With more than 1,700 in-store pharmacies across the country, Albertsons services millions of patients each year. The Dario Digital Diabetes Management

Albertsons reports increased Q3 revenue

Albertsons reports increased Q3 revenue

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. said that its third-quarter revenue increased 1.9% to $14.1 billion, driven by a 2.7% increase in comparable-store sales. Same-store sales have now increased for eight consecutive quarters. Gains in the 12 weeks to November 30 were attributed to growth in sales of its Own Brands merchandise. Participation in Albertsons’ grocery

DisposeRx helps pharmacies in Texas

DisposeRx helps pharmacies in Texas

SANFORD, N.C. — DisposeRx, through its vast network of more than 2,000 pharmacies in Texas, is working to help pharmacists and pharmacies ensure compliance of HB 2088 through the availability of its safe, at-home disposal packets and patient education. In July, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law HB 2088, which requires that all pharmacists

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

Chain drug retailing has thus far largely escaped the repercussions of the opioid epidemic, an ongoing tragedy which has seen so many people become addicted to pharmaceutical products that, when taken as prescribed and properly managed, can bring needed relief to patients with serious illnesses or injuries. Several of America’s most prominent pharmaceutical houses have

Albertsons first in Idaho to prescribe naloxone

Albertsons first in Idaho to prescribe naloxone

BOISE, Idaho  – Under a new state law that takes effect Monday, Albertsons pharmacy technicians in the Boise area are the first in the state with the training to prescribe the life-saving opioid antagonist naloxone. The new Idaho law, signed by Governor Brad Little in February, addresses the opioid epidemic head on by expanding to

Albertsons Cos. chooses EQuIPP for Rx performance reporting, tracking

Albertsons Cos. chooses EQuIPP for Rx performance reporting, tracking

BOISE — Albertsons Cos. has selected EQuIPP Analytics from Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) for  enhanced reporting and tracking capabilities related to pharmacy performance measures. EQuIPP will allow Albertsons Cos. pharmacies to identify key improvement opportunities and drive strategic quality performance measures using dynamic visualizations and intuitive dashboards. “EQuIPP Analytics reduces the amount of time organizations

Albertsons Cos.’ third quarter earnings jump 51%

Albertsons Cos.’ third quarter earnings jump 51%

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos.’ third quarter adjusted EBITDA rose 51.4% to $649.7 million, driven by an identical-store sales gain, increased gross profit and cost cutting. Sales and other revenue in the 12 weeks ended December 1 increased 1.8% from a year earlier to $13.8 billion, with identical-store sales rising 1.9%. “We continue to gain traction

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