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Publix Pharmacy now offering home delivery of prescriptions

Publix Pharmacy now offering home delivery of prescriptions

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Pharmacy and ScriptDrop are collaborating to offer home delivery of prescriptions within a 5-mile radius of each in-store Publix Pharmacy for a $5 delivery fee. There are no limits on the number of prescriptions ordered for delivery; however, age-restricted products, controlled substances and prescriptions needing refrigeration are excluded. Prescription home delivery

Publix to open retail pharmacy in Halifax Health Medical Center

Publix to open retail pharmacy in Halifax Health Medical Center

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix and Halifax Health broke ground this week on the construction of a full-service Publix Pharmacy at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. The pharmacy will provide prescription and over-the-counter medications for patients, visitors and employees of Halifax Health and is expected to open in August 2020. “As patients are

Publix Pharmacy fills 100 millionth free Rx

Publix Pharmacy fills 100 millionth free Rx

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Pharmacy recently filled its 100 millionth free prescription as part of its free medication program. “We are proud to provide a service that helps our customers afford their medications,” said Publix vice president of Pharmacy Dain Rusk. “As the cost of health care continues to rise, this program has become even

Publix and Flagler Health+ partner to improve care

Publix and Flagler Health+ partner to improve care

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Pharmacy and Flagler Health+ recently announced an exclusive collaboration to improve the delivery of health care to the residents of St. Johns County, Fla. The collaboration initially includes three Flagler Health+ branded telehealth sites at Publix locations throughout St. Johns County and an on-site Publix Pharmacy at Flagler Hospital. “Publix is

Rusk named to head pharmacy at Publix

Rusk named to head pharmacy at Publix

LAKELAND, Fla. — As of June 1, Dain Rusk joined Publix Super Markets Inc. as vice president of pharmacy. In his new role, Rusk oversees pharmacy retail operations and the pharmacy retail business unit, including pharmacy central fill, specialty pharmacy, managed care programs, and collaboration efforts with hospitals and health care centers. He reports to

Publix appoints Rusk new vice president of pharmacy

Publix appoints Rusk new vice president of pharmacy

LAKELAND, Fla. — Dain Rusk will be joining Publix as vice president of pharmacy, effective June 1, 2018. Rusk will oversee pharmacy retail operations and the pharmacy retail business unit, including pharmacy central fill, specialty pharmacy, managed care programs, and collaboration efforts with hospitals and healthcare centers. He will report to executive vice president and

Albertsons acquires MedCart Specialty Pharmacy

Albertsons acquires MedCart Specialty Pharmacy

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has acquired MedCart Specialty Pharmacy, a Livonia, Mich.-based provider of pharmacy services for people with complex diseases. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. Plans call for MedCart, privately owned since 2012, to operate under its current leadership as a new business unit in Albertsons’ pharmacy organization. The MedCart unit