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Discount Drug Mart offering Photo Finale’s imaging services

Discount Drug Mart offering Photo Finale’s imaging services

McLEAN, Va. — Photo Finale, the leader in white-label photo ecommerce services, announced that Discount Drug Mart, the Medina, Ohio-based chain of 73 drug stores, has moved its online photo service to the Photo Finale platform. Customers can now order prints, canvas, photo books, gifts and much more. “Photo Finale is ready to offer the

Discount Drug Mart automates

Discount Drug Mart automates

MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart and McKesson High Volume Solutions (HVS) have entered into a pharmacy automation agreement that calls for McKesson HVS to provide the retail pharmacy operator with a dispensing automation platform for a central fill pharmacy in Avon Lake, Ohio. With value-based reimbursement becoming increasingly important, Discount Drug Mart believes the

McKesson HVS partners with Discount Drug Mart

McKesson HVS partners with Discount Drug Mart

MALVERN, Pa. — McKesson High Volume Solutions (HVS) announced a pharmacy automation agreement with Discount Drug Mart, Inc., an Ohio-based retail drug store chain that operates more than 70 pharmacies in the state. As part of the deal, McKesson HVS will provide a dispensing automation platform for Discount Drug Mart’s central fill pharmacy to be

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

What will the second year of the Trump administration look like? Is the demise of the Affordable Care Act imminent? Will pharmacists get the greater role in health care they have long sought? These are among the questions top chain drug industry executives are pondering as they look to 2018. With spiraling health care costs and

Industry does its part as another natural disaster hits

NEW YORK — Community pharmacy operators continue to respond to an unprecedented string of natural disasters across the United States. CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, Rite Aid Corp., Discount Drug Mart, Albertsons Cos., Kroger Co. and Walmart are among the community pharmacy operators contributing funds and other assistance. The Albertsons Cos. Foundation organized an in-store fund-raiser to

Drug chains contribute to Hurricane Maria relief

Drug chains contribute to Hurricane Maria relief

NEW YORK — Chain drug retailers have stepped forward with donations and other aid for relief efforts on Puerto Rico, which is still reeling from the infrastructural damage wrought by Hurricane Maria. Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid and Discount Drug Mart are among the chains contributing funds and other assistance to the U.S. territory, where

Big month for NACDS RxImpact pharmacy tours

Big month for NACDS RxImpact pharmacy tours

As August draws to a close, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores can chalk up a wildly successful month for NACDS RxImpact pharmacy tours with members of Congress and their staff. Last week NACDS hosted what it called a record-breaking 20 pharmacy tours, a 34% surge in tours hosted in just one week. Overall

NACDS makes case for pharmacy

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is running newspaper advertisements in selected congressional districts this month. The ads thanks members of Congress for sponsoring a bill that would let pharmacists provide basic health care services to Medicare patients in underserved areas, and urging passage and enactment of the legislation. The Pharmacy

New twist at Discount Drug Mart

MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart plans to install Provision Interactive Technologies Inc. 3D Savings Center kiosks in its stores. In addition to holographs, the kiosks will display advertising, including exclusive Discount Drug Mart promotions. The kiosks have a two-dimensional interactive touchscreen that gives consumers access to information as well as rewards and coupons. “The

Discount Drug Mart to roll out Provision kiosks

Discount Drug Mart to roll out Provision kiosks

MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart announced today that it will install Provision Interactive Technologies Inc. 3D Savings Center kiosks in its stores. In addition to holographs, the kiosks will display advertising, including exclusive Discount Drug Mart promotions. “The Provision 3D Savings Center will provide opportunities for customers to achieve even more savings,” said Discount

Discount Drug Mart looks to boost Rx services

Discount Drug Mart looks to boost Rx services

MEDINA, Ohio — Pharmacy services will be a focus for Discount Drug Mart in 2017 following a year in which the chain saw a gain in medication therapy management revenue and increased demand for flu shots. The retailer doubled revenues from MTM in 2016 and provided 5% more immunizations than in the previous flu season.

Discount Drug Mart enlists Medicare plan tool

Discount Drug Mart enlists Medicare plan tool

NEW YORK — Discount Drug Mart plans to launch the iMedicare service at its 73 drug stores in Ohio. iMedicare said Thursday that its decision-automation platform will expand Discount Drug Mart’s current pharmacy service offerings to help patients in evaluating Medicare plan options based on their specific medications and needs. “iMedicare has proven valuable for

Discount Drug Mart hones home health care

Discount Drug Mart hones home health care

MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart has taken home health care at drug chains to a new level. Building on its 2014 acquisition of Hastings Professional Medical Equipment, the retailer says it’s providing products and services unavailable at rival pharmacy operators. Our reputation in the category is so good that the competition will refer customers