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Hill-Rom’s Welch Allyn Home portfolio debuts at Kinney Drugs

Hill-Rom’s Welch Allyn Home portfolio debuts at Kinney Drugs

CHICAGO — Hill-Rom announced its Welch and Digital Scale are now available at all Kinney Drugs locations in New York and Vermont. The Welch Allyn Home portfolio is designed to bring the Welch Allyn clinical grade technology that doctors know and trust into the hands of consumers at home. The Welch Allyn Home portfolio includes three devices: a digital scale

New York allows pharmacies to give children flu shots

New York allows pharmacies to give children flu shots

ALBANY, N.Y. — In response to a spike in flu cases, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order enabling pharmacists to administer flu shots to children. Cuomo announced yesterday that children ages 2 to 18 can now receive a flu vaccination at pharmacies in the state. He said the order increased access

NACDS recognizes Kinney Drugs with PEP Award

NACDS recognizes Kinney Drugs with PEP Award

SAN DIEGO — Regional drug chain Kinney Drugs was honored for political engagement by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo here. Mike Duteau, vice president of business development and strategic relations for KPH Healthcare Services, accepted the 2017 Politically Engaged Pharmacy Award (2017 PEP Award) at this

Kinney edges out Wall Street giant in fundraiser

Kinney edges out Wall Street giant in fundraiser

Kinney Drugs beat out financial giant Morgan Stanley in raising funds for the American Heart Association’s Wear Red Day. In fact, the regional drug chain — with about 100 stores in New York and Vermont — was the top fundraiser nationwide in the association’s 2016 Heart Health campaign, generating $30,000. Morgan Stanley was second with

Deal strengthens Kinney’s ties with other providers

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Kinney Drugs has partnered with HealtheConnections in a collaboration to enable doctors and other health care providers to access and share patients’ prescription information. According to HealtheConnections, the partnership will link medications prescribed with prescriptions picked up at more than 70 Kinney Drugs stores in New York. Overall, the regional drug chain

Kinney Drugs partners with health information exchange

Kinney Drugs partners with health information exchange

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Kinney Drugs has teamed up with HealtheConnections to enable doctors and other health care providers to access and share patients’ prescription information. HealtheConnections said Thursday that the partnership will link medications prescribed with prescriptions picked up at more than 70 Kinney Drugs stores in New York. Overall, the regional drug chain operates

Kinney Drugs sharpens health, wellness focus

Kinney Drugs sharpens health, wellness focus

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — At Kinney Drugs, last year marked the launch of a new wellness format, Good for You Health + Wellness by Kinney Drugs, and the debut of Circle of Care Pharmacy Services, the rollout of which continues in 2016. “This new format underscores our commitment to health and wellness and the total store

Pharmacy delivers message at NACDS RxImpact Day

Pharmacy delivers message at NACDS RxImpact Day

WASHINGTON — Nearly 400 pharmacy advocates from 43 states converged on Capitol Hill for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ annual RxImpact Day grassroots lobbying drive. NACDS said the advocates — who include pharmacists, pharmacy executives, pharmacy students and others — will meet with about 85% of the U.S. Congress during the two-day event,

Issues top of mind at Regional Chain Conference

Issues top of mind at Regional Chain Conference

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fresh off the Denver Broncos’ Super Bowl victory last evening, policy and politics moved into the spotlight as the main program of the 2016 NACDS Regional Chain Conference got under way. At the Opening General Session here on Monday, political analyst Morton Kondracke gave attendees his take on the national political

Chain Drug Consortium adopts new name

PARK CITY, Utah — The Chain Drug Consortium LLC (CDC) has changed its name to Pharmacy Value Alliance LLC. The new banner, the consortium said, better reflects the community pharmacy focus of its approximately one dozen regional drug chain members. The organization has also announced an agreement with the Emerson Group to manage its growing

Chain Drug Consortium adopts new identity

Chain Drug Consortium adopts new identity

PARK CITY, Utah — In shifting the management of its private-label offering, Chain Drug Consortium LLC (CDC) has changed its name to Pharmacy Value Alliance LLC. CDC said the Pharmacy Value Alliance banner better reflects the community pharmacy focus of its approximately one dozen regional drug chain members. Also on Monday, CDC announced an agreement with

NACDS’ Pratt Award goes to Rite Aid’s Thompson

NACDS’ Pratt Award goes to Rite Aid’s Thompson

DENVER — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores honored the achievements of several retailers at the Total Store Expo, with the Harold W. Pratt Award — pharmacy’s highest honor — going to Rite Aid executive vice president of pharmacy Robert Thompson. Thompson was presented the Pratt Award by NACDS chairman Randy Edeker on Sunday