POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Shoppers who buy groceries from FoodFair will soon have more convenient access to picking up their prescriptions as well. A new partnership will bring Fruth Pharmacy inside two FoodFair locations — in Pomeroy, Ohio, in mid-June and Grayson, Ky., in mid-July. Announcing the deal in May, Forth Foods Inc., FoodFair’s parent
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va — This month, Fruth Pharmacy plans to help demonstrate a new talking prescription label for the visually impaired. The regional drug chain has rolled out the AccessaMed prescription label to all of its 26 stores in West Virginia and Ohio. Visually impaired patients simply push a button on the electronic label, which
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Fruth Pharmacy will expand its footprint into another state this summer with its debut inside two FoodFair supermarkets. The regional drug chain said Tuesday that under a partnership with Forth Foods Inc., the grocer’s parent, Fruth Pharmacy will take over the pharmacy inside Powell’s Food Fair in Pomeroy, Ohio, in mid-June.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Fruth Pharmacy is pursuing a number of key objectives to evolve its business in both the pharmacy and front end for this year and beyond, according to chairman and president Lynne Fruth. “Our main priorities are expansion, development of efficient and effective clinical services (Medsync, centralized medication therapy management services, specialty
RIPLEY, W.Va. — Zack Tennant has brought health care delivery by pharmacists to another level. The 30-year-old Tennant, who has worked at the Fruth Pharmacy store here for about six years, traveled to the Ohio State University cancer center last year to donate bone marrow. He had to get drug injections in the weeks beforehand
NAPLES, Fla. — The value of business-to-business partnerships was emphasized at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Regional Chain Conference here earlier this month. Even as their pharmacists deliver immunizations, medication therapy management and counseling, small chains can partner with other retailers and suppliers to improve care and services, Tim Weber, vice president of
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Free local delivery of prescriptions and other goods is now being offered to qualified Fruth Pharmacy customers by way of the locally owned chain’s recently introduced Gopher program. A Gopher driver delivers prescriptions with the order form attached. Customers can make use of the form to order additional products, such as