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Colleen Lindholz

NACDS Annual reaffirms industry as “face of neighborhood health care”

NACDS Annual reaffirms industry as “face of neighborhood health care”

PALM BEACH, Fla. – At the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Annual Meeting Sunday, industry leaders commended NACDS-member retailers and suppliers for their ongoing collaboration and commitment to serving the American people — and emphasized the vital role the united industry can play in driving the future of total health and wellness. Colleen Lindholz,

Sociability highlights a nonvirtual gathering

Sociability highlights  a nonvirtual gathering

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is back in business. In mid-January, NACDS convened its once annual Regional Chain Conference in Palm Beach, Fla., site of the association’s legendary Annual Meeting, an event scheduled for this April, at The Breakers in Palm Beach. Viewed from any angle, the Regional Chain event was a smashing

Kroger Health named 2022 APhA Immunization Champion Award winner

Kroger Health named 2022 APhA Immunization Champion Award winner

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has won the 2022 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Immunization Champion Award. The award honors individuals and organizations making extraordinary contributions toward improved vaccination rates within their communities. The APhA Immunization Champion Award recognizes Kroger Health as being an organization that continuously advances the role of pharmacists as valued immunization administrators. It

NACDS is recognized as CDR’s Retailer of the Year

NACDS is recognized as CDR’s Retailer of the Year

ARLINGTON, Va. — Author and consultant Jim Collins is perhaps best known for applying the concept of the flywheel effect to the business world. Introduced in his book Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t, the theory eschews the notion that an organization advances by sudden, dramatic surges, asserting instead

Video Forum: NACDS

Video Forum: NACDS

  Chain Drug Review has named the National Association of Chain Drug Stores its Retailer of the Year. The designation might seem odd for an association, but NACDS is an organization comprised of retailers, with C-suite executives from member companies comprising the board of directors. This edition of Video Forum features three of NACDS’ key

Kroger Health and AssureCare offer patient-centric integrated care platform

Kroger Health and AssureCare offer patient-centric integrated care platform

CINCINNATI — AssureCare announces the implementation of an industry leading patient-centric, highly configurable, connected care and medication management platform, MedCompass with Kroger Health, enabling greater access to pharmacists and their services, while better serving their patients. Built on AssureCare’s core connected platform, MedCompass is said to provide unparalleled medication management and adherence capabilities reducing medication

The Wellness Experience by Kroger and Jewel returns

The Wellness Experience by Kroger and Jewel returns

CINCINNATI — Inclusion Companies  in partnership with The Kroger Co. has announced plans to host The Wellness Experience by Kroger and co-founder and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel. The third annual wellness festival will take place August 20-21, 2021 at The Banks in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The Wellness Experience by Kroger is one of the largest wellness and entertainment events in the Midwest region.

Op-ed by NACDS chair, vice chair published in Morning Consult Health

Op-ed by NACDS chair, vice chair published in Morning Consult Health

ARLINGTON, Va. — This morning, an op-ed co-authored by Colleen Lindholz, president of Kroger Health, The Kroger Co., and chair of NACDS, and Brian Nightengale, president of Good Neighbor Pharmacy and vice chair of NACDS, was published in Morning Consult Health. Entitled “For COVID Vaccines, Pharmacists Reach Arms – and Minds,” the piece centers on pharmacies’

Kroger Health launches O-T-C rapid antigen self-test kits

Kroger Health launches O-T-C rapid antigen self-test kits

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health announced the launch of Abbott’s BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self Test, an over-the-counter SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test that has received FDA Emergency Use Authorization for self-testing without the need for a prescription from a healthcare professional. The test allows individuals to receive results within 15 minutes, in the comfort of their own home

New NACDS chair highlights group’s unifying power

New NACDS chair highlights group’s unifying power

ARLINGTON, Va. —  Newly elected National Association of Chain Drug Stores chair Colleen Lindholz on Tuesday addressed the group’s chain and associate members with a clear and consistent message: “We’re all in this together.” Lindholz, president of Kroger Health, delivered her remarks at the NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program, and accepted the chair’s gavel from

Kroger Health increases COVID-19 vaccination capacity

Kroger Health increases COVID-19 vaccination capacity

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health announced Thursday that it has significantly increased operational capacity to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, achieving the ability to deliver one million doses per week through in-store pharmacies and clinics, and mass vaccination off-site events. To vaccinate more Americans more quickly, Kroger Health will use the first hour of pharmacy operations as

Kroger Health rolls out COVID-19 vaccine scheduling solutions

Kroger Health rolls out COVID-19 vaccine scheduling solutions

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has introduced its new vaccine scheduling tool, said to make it easy and efficient to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments online. The new tool can manage more than 250,000 requests daily and will reflect the amount of vaccine doses confirmed within Kroger’s system while allowing visitors to check vaccine eligibility and create

Kroger’s Lindholz named Rx Executive of the Year

Kroger’s Lindholz named Rx Executive of the Year

CINCINNATI — Colleen Lindholz and her team are continuing to lead initiatives and create innovative programs to help people live happier, healthier lives. As the president of Kroger Health, the health care division of Kroger Co., she heads up a group of 22,000 health care professionals. Together they provide health and wellness solutions to more

Kroger Health to provide COVID-19 vaccine nationwide

Kroger Health to provide COVID-19 vaccine nationwide

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health, the health care division of The Kroger Co. said it will provide the COVID-19 vaccine nationwide across its 2,200 pharmacies and 220 clinics, partnering with the federal government and state health departments to administer the vaccine in accordance with the rollout plan. “Kroger Health is a COVID-19 response leader that has

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