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Karen Staniforth

Rite Aid teams with Quest Diagnostics

Rite Aid teams with Quest Diagnostics

PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid announced Tuesday that it is collaborating with Quest Diagnostics to provide access to quality COVID-19 molecular testing (polymerase chain reaction or similar nucleic acid amplification test) to help Rite Aid customers detect and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Quest is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services and a national

Rite Aid scheduling COVID vaccines for children 3 and older

Rite Aid scheduling COVID vaccines for children 3 and older

PHILADELPHIA — Following FDA authorization and new CDC recommendations, select Rite Aid locations – including Bartell Drugs, owned by Rite Aid Corp., will be providing Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 3 and over once shipments arrive to select pharmacies later this week. Rite Aid pharmacists are trained to administer vaccines down to the age

Rite Aid offering COVID-19 Oral antiviral medications

Rite Aid offering COVID-19 Oral antiviral medications

PHILADELPHIA—  Rite Aid  announced Wednesday  that nearly 98% of its retail pharmacies across the 17 states it serves now is now offering FDA-authorized COVID-19 oral antiviral medications, Pfizer’s Paxlovid or Merck’s Molnupiravir, with a prescription from their health care provider. “Rite Aid continues to be a vital resource for our communities as we help customers

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 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

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