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Hy-Vee offers controlled substance prescription policy

Hy-Vee offers controlled substance prescription policy

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — To assist in combatting the national opioid epidemic Hy-Vee announces the implementation of a new controlled substance prescription policy. As of Jan. 1, 2019, Hy-Vee pharmacies no longer allow a subsequent fill of a Schedule II controlled substance, or a refill of a Schedule III or Scheduled IV controlled substance

Hy-Vee acquires script files of 22 Shopko pharmacies in 17 cities

Hy-Vee acquires script files of 22 Shopko pharmacies in 17 cities

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee Inc. has acquired the prescription files of 22 Shopko pharmacies in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Shopko patient files will merge into existing Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations in the 17 cities where the acquisitions have taken place. “As we continue to grow our pharmacy business, we pride

Hy-Vee is honoring the vets with a number of programs

Hy-Vee is honoring the vets with a number of programs

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — This November, Hy-Vee is encouraging customers to join its Hy-Vee Homefront initiative for the sixth consecutive year in honor of our nation’s veterans. The Hy-Vee Homefront initiative consists of several company efforts, including Hy-Vee’s “Round Up for the Homefront” program, complimentary Veterans Day breakfasts at all Hy-Vee stores, Honor Flights,

Mass retailers test myriad formats, concepts

Mass retailers test myriad formats, concepts

NEW YORK — Faced with unprecedented change in customer behavior and expectations and the growing challenge of e-commerce, retailers across channels are testing new formats and fine-tuning existing store models. The innovation is being driven by a number of different factors, including the hope of luring emerging customer segments, the desire to penetrate new geographic

Hy-Vee celebrates National Family Meals Month

Hy-Vee celebrates National Family Meals Month

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — This September, Hy-Vee, Inc. is celebrating National Family Meals Month by providing families with tips and tools to make mealtime more manageable. “Many families have very busy schedules, but they also want to eat and be together,” said Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee’s chairman, chief executive officer and president. “This month, we

Hy-Vee awarded multiple pharmacy services accreditations

Hy-Vee awarded multiple pharmacy services accreditations

SPRING HOUSE, Pa. — Hy-Vee, Inc., the 246-store supermarket chain headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, recently earned multiple Exemplary Provider Award accreditations for its pharmacy operations from The Compliance Team, the Medicare-authorized healthcare accreditation organization based in suburban Philadelphia, Pa. All of Hy-Vee’s pharmacies earned Exemplary Provider Award recognition and accreditation both in Community

HealthMarket store unveiled by Hy-Vee

HealthMarket store unveiled by Hy-Vee

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has opened its first HealthMarket here, a concept store envisioned as a one-stop shop for consumers looking to lead a healthy, more natural ­lifestyle. The 15,700-square-foot store combines several of the initiatives and partnerships Hy-Vee has undertaken in recent years to spur growth and keep current in a

Hy-Vee opens first HealthMarket location

Hy-Vee opens first HealthMarket location

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has opened its first HealthMarket here, a concept store envisioned as a one-stop shop for consumers looking to lead a healthy, more natural lifestyle. The 15,700-square-foot store combines several of the initiatives and partnerships Hy-Vee has undertaken in recent years to spur growth and keep current in a

Instacart teams with Hy-Vee to offer same-day grocery delivery

Instacart teams with Hy-Vee to offer same-day grocery delivery

SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart announced that it will partner with Hy-Vee, Inc. to expand its delivery footprint and provide new and convenient shopping options to Hy-Vee customers in more than two dozen markets, with more markets launching in the near future. Instacart will complement Hy-Vee Aisles Online – Hy-Vee’s own online shopping experience – to offer

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

Hy-Vee pharmacies offer substance abuse resources

Hy-Vee pharmacies offer substance abuse resources

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee pharmacies in Iowa have partnered with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) to provide patients and employees with information on getting assistance for opioid abuse and other substance abuse issues. Hy-Vee said that, under a statewide initiative, all 104 Hy-Vee pharmacies in Iowa will post information about a

Hy-Vee acquires pair of telepharmacies in Iowa

Hy-Vee acquires pair of telepharmacies in Iowa

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has acquired two telepharmacy locations in Iowa and rebannered them as Hy-Vee Pharmacy. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. The food and drug retailer said Tuesday that the telepharmacies, formerly operated by TelePharm LLC, now part of Cardinal Health Inc., are in Victor and West Liberty, Iowa, and serve rural

Recovery from Hurricane Harvey begins

Recovery from Hurricane Harvey begins

ARLINGTON, Va. — Though Hurricane Harvey has dissipated, it has left many in the Greater Houston area as well as parts of southwestern Louisiana reeling in its aftermath. From initial estimates it appears Harvey’s economic impact will be every bit as staggering as its winds were. Financial analysis firm Moody’s Analytics tallies the costs of