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Corporate giants team up on employee health care

Corporate giants team up on employee health care

NEW YORK — Three of the largest U.S. companies — Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase & Co. — have joined together to take employee health care into their own hands. Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JPMorgan Chase said Tuesday that they plan to form an independent health care company to provide their employees accessible, affordable and quality care.

Strategy to build a new Rite Aid takes shape

Strategy to build a new Rite Aid takes shape

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. president and chief operating officer Kermit Crawford said he’s confident the company “will succeed in building the new Rite Aid” following its $4.375 billion asset sale to Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). Under the deal, announced in September, Rite Aid is selling 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and related

Golinkin departs Rite Aid subsidiaries

PHOENIX — Web Golinkin, chief executive officer of Rite Aid Corp. subsidiaries RediClinic and Health Dialog, has left the companies to become CEO of FastMed Urgent Care. FastMed said Golinkin will oversee its more than 100 walk-in urgent care clinics in Arizona, Texas and North Carolina. FastMed clinics provide a range of acute/episodic and preventive

Golinkin departs RediClinic, Health Dialog to lead FastMed

Golinkin departs RediClinic, Health Dialog to lead FastMed

PHOENIX — Web Golinkin, chief executive officer of Rite Aid Corp. subsidiaries RediClinic and Health Dialog, has left the companies to become CEO of FastMed Urgent Care. FastMed said Golinkin will oversee its more than 100 walk-in urgent care clinics in Arizona, Texas and North Carolina. FastMed clinics provide a range of acute/episodic and preventive

Rite Aid’s health care assets offer options

Rite Aid’s health care assets offer options

Investments made in recent years put Rite Aid in a better position to rebound from the terminated deal to be acquired by Walgreens Boots Alliance. Rite Aid’s acquisitions of retail clinic operator RediClinic, health care management specialist Health Dialog and pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx give it more options as its leadership considers the company’s future

Rite Aid’s Health Dialog, RediClinic name CFO

Rite Aid’s Health Dialog, RediClinic name CFO

BOSTON — Jeff Fields has joined Rite Aid Corp. subsidiaries Health Dialog and RediClinic as chief financial officer. The company said Fields oversee the fiscal management of RediClinic, a retail health clinic operator, and Health Dialog, a specialist in population health management, as they enhance their services and grow in the retail health care market.

Rite Aid’s Health Dialog unveils personal health portal

Rite Aid’s Health Dialog unveils personal health portal

BOSTON — Rite Aid Corp. plans to leverage a new personal health portal launched by Health Dialog, its population health management subsidiary. Called Interact, the portal delivers personalized health content and resources plus live coaching “to the right person at the right time,” said Health Dialog, which announced the solution on Wednesday. The portal will

Rite Aid’s Health Dialog brings Nurse Line to L.A. Care

Rite Aid’s Health Dialog brings Nurse Line to L.A. Care

BOSTON — Rite Aid Corp. subsidiary Health Dialog will provide members of L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest U.S. public health plan, with round-the-clock telephone access to registered nurses, including from select Rite Aid drug stores. Under the agreement, announced Monday, L.A. Care’s direct line-of-business members in Los Angeles County will get access to the

Rite Aid ready to do a lot more than fill scripts

Rite Aid ready to do a lot more than fill scripts

CAMP HILL, Pa. — With its recent acquisitions, Rite Aid Corp. is well-positioned to further expand its health care capabilities, according to chairman and chief executive officer John Standley. The company in June closed the $2 billion acquisition of Envision Pharmaceutical Services, which brought the EnvisionRx pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) as well as specialty pharmacy,

Rite Aid has come a long way

Rite Aid has come a long way

CAMP HILL, Pa. — It’s been an impressive journey for Rite Aid Corp. Not long ago, Rite Aid was a struggling drug chain, laden with debt and unable to keep pace with larger, fast-growing competitors. But today, under a firmer financial footing, the $26.5 billion company stands as a profitable, innovative industry leader, widening its

New structure reflects transformation of Rite Aid

New structure reflects transformation of Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — A new chapter opened for Rite Aid Corp. in its fiscal 2016 second quarter, as the company began reporting financial results under a new structure that incorporates recently acquired pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) EnvisionRx. Going forward, Rite Aid will report results in two business segments: retail pharmacy (including Rite Aid drug

Rite Aid names Martindale as CEO of stores

Rite Aid names Martindale as CEO of stores

CAMP HILL, Pa. — In a reorganization of key leadership, Rite Aid Corp. has promoted president and chief operating officer Ken Martindale to the newly created position of chief executive officer of Rite Aid stores. The drug chain said late Monday that Martindale, 55, takes the new post effective immediately and will continue to report

Rite Aid Health Alliance adds new care partner

Rite Aid Health Alliance adds new care partner

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Reliance ACO, an accountable care organization in southeastern Michigan, has joined the Rite Aid Health Alliance team-based care initiative. Rite Aid Corp. said Wednesday that Reliance ACO is the eighth health provider partner in the Rite Aid Health Alliance, announced in March 2014. Through the program, Rite Aid pharmacists, in-store health

Group VP of pharmacy initiatives named at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has promoted Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad to group vice president, pharmacy initiatives and clinical services. Konrad, who was vice president, health care initiatives, succeeds Karen Staniforth. Staniforth was recently promoted to chief operating officer at Health Dialog, a subsidiary of Rite Aid. Konrad is a licensed pharmacist with more