In this week’s Video Forum, Crystal Lennartz, recently named president of Health Mart and Health Mart Atlas, talks about her priorities for the network of independent drug stores. Among the subjects she addresses are the resilience of independents, efforts to revamp pharmacy payment models, and the continuing appeal of drug store ownership.
IRVING, Texas —Health Mart announced on Monday the release of Health Mart Digital Portfolio, a solution designed to help pharmacies attract new patients, highlight unique pharmacy services and build stronger relationships within the community. Health Mart Digital Portfolio, powered by Tabula Rasa HealthCare’s (TRHC) PrescribeWellness platform, provides pharmacies with a new suite of digital tools and services. The portfolio
IRVING, Texas — Hayat Pharmacy, part of the Health Mart franchise, in Milwaukee, Wis., has been named the Health Mart Pharmacy of the Year. The designation is awarded to top-performing pharmacies for superior clinical performance, high-touch patient relationships and proactive advocacy efforts. Recognized as Pharmacy of the Year in 2014, Hayat Pharmacy is the award’s first-ever repeat
IRVING, Texas – Community pharmacy teams from across the country will unite virtually Sept.14-17 for the 38th annual McKesson ideaShare, an experience designed to help independent pharmacies join forces, learn new skills and grow their businesses. This year’s opening general session will feature Brian Tyler, chief executive officer of McKesson Corp., and Eyad Farah, president
IRVING, Texas — As of Wednesday, May 19, 1,370 community pharmacies affiliated with Health Mart and Health Mart Atlas have collectively administered one million COVID-19 vaccine doses. For underserved and rural communities, vaccine access can be a significant challenge in the initiative to reach every American. Community pharmacies play an integral role in leading vaccination administration in vulnerable
JEFFERSON, La. — Admiral Brett P. Giroir, assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), visited LaPharmacy, a member of the Health Mart franchise in Jefferson, Louisiana, which is part of the greater New Orleans area, to recognize pharmacist Stacey LaBorde and his team for COVID-19 test collection efforts
IRVING, Texas — ValuCare Center, a Health Mart pharmacy in Marinette, WI, has been named the Health Mart Pharmacy of the Year. The designation is awarded to top-performing Health Mart pharmacies for superior clinical performance, high-touch patient relationships and proactive advocacy efforts. ValuCare owner Steve Wilke, RPh accepted the award during Virtual McKesson ideaShare on Sept.
IRVING, Texas — Health Mart pharmacies across the U.S. – many serving rural and at-risk populations – are expanding immunization capabilities to combat the flu this season. The Health Mart franchise, supported by McKesson Corporation, equips pharmacists with training and support to provide local communities with flu shots and other critical immunizations to help protect
DALLAS — Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar visited ReNue Rx, a Health Mart pharmacy, located at 2701 South Hampton Road today to recognize the meaningful work pharmacists are contributing to the fight against COVID-19 through test collection. More than 140 Health Mart pharmacies across 40 states are active in the eTrueNorth and Department of
With the end of a career spanning almost four decades of involvement in community pharmacy close at hand, Chris Dimos remains as optimistic about the business and the meaningful contributions it can make to health care delivery as when he earned a pharmacy degree from Purdue University in 1988. Dimos — who announced earlier this
Health Mart president Nimesh Jhaveri and franchisee Ghada Zuhair Abu Kuwaik, owner and chief pharmacist at CureMed Pharmacy in Clifton, N.J., discuss the network’s response to COVID-19 and the future role of community pharmacy.
FORT WORTH, Texas — U.S.-based healthcare technology company eTrueNorth is enabling new drive-through COVID-19 testing sites that are opening daily in partnership with a growing list of national pharmacy chains that include Walmart, The Kroger Co., and McKesson’s Health Mart. Work to begin this public-private partnership began on March 13 and includes funding by the
DIR fees are again top of mind for pharmacy operators beginning another year without relief from these “phantom” expenses. At the same time hope springs eternal for retailers looking to broaden affordable and accessible health care offerings when such services from more traditional providers can be out of financial reach for many people. Chains also
SEATTLE — Amazon has announced the expansion of Counter, a network of staffed pickup points that gives customers the option to pick up their Amazon packages in-store at a partner location. With this expansion, customers now have access to thousands more Amazon Hub Counter locations with Amazon’s new store partners Health Mart, GNC and Stage