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Kroger Health Center marks first anniversary

Kroger Health Center marks first anniversary

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students

Kroger’s exit from Express Scripts deal looms large

Kroger’s exit from Express Scripts deal looms large

The health care arm of the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets announced late last month that it has notified Express Scripts of plans to terminate their pharmacy provider agreement if a new contact with improved terms isn’t in place by the end of the year. Should that come to pass, the pharmacy benefits manager’s

Kroger ends deal with Express Scripts over drug pricing

Kroger ends deal with Express Scripts over drug pricing

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has provided Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI), written notice of its intention to terminate their pharmacy provider agreement for commercial customers. Since February, Kroger has attempted on dozens of occasions to negotiate in good faith with ESI – seeking a more equitable and fair contract that lowers cost, increases access, and delivers

Kroger Health to offer co-branded health plans

Kroger Health to offer co-branded health plans

DETROIT — Kroger Health is partnering with Michigan’s second-largest health plan, Priority Health, to launch two co-branded Medicare plans that promise to address patients’ whole-health needs. The two co-branded plans, PriorityMedicare + Kroger (PPO) as well as PriorityMedicare D-SNP + Kroger (HMO), will be available in eight counties in Southeast Michigan beginning in January 2023.

POGO Automatic Blood Glucose Monitoring System now in Kroger pharmacies

POGO Automatic Blood Glucose Monitoring System now in Kroger pharmacies

FREMONT, Calif. — Intuity Medical, Inc., a commercial-stage medical technology and digital health company focused on making life with diabetes easier, today announced that the POGO Automatic Blood Glucose Monitoring System is now available at the more than 2,200 U.S. pharmacies of Kroger Health, the healthcare division of The Kroger Co. POGO Automatic, from Intuity

Kroger Health teams up with NFL quarterback Joe Burrow

Kroger Health teams up with NFL quarterback Joe Burrow

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health announced Tuesday that NFL quarterback Joe Burrow will serve as a brand ambassador promoting Kroger Health initiatives. Burrow, a southeast Ohio native, won the Heisman Trophy as college football’s top player and the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2020 and was selected by the Bengals as the first overall pick in 2020.

Kroger Health reduces barriers to COVID-19 treatment options

Kroger Health reduces barriers to COVID-19 treatment options

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health is urging Americans to remain diligent in seeking proper testing and care for COVID-19.  In addition to administering 11 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to date, the company is supporting the Biden-Harris Administration’s “Test to Treat” initiative for patients exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 at its 225 The Little Clinic locations in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio,

Kroger Health’s Food as Medicine platform recognized in study

Kroger Health’s Food as Medicine platform recognized in study

CINCINNATI —  Kroger Health has funded the University of Cincinnati to execute an independent clinical research study to learn how retailers, like Kroger, serve as an important health care destination by leveraging food and nutrition education to support the health and wellbeing of shoppers. The study, Supermarket and Web-based Intervention targeting Nutrition (SuperWIN), was a groundbreaking, randomized controlled

Sociability highlights a nonvirtual gathering

Sociability highlights  a nonvirtual gathering

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is back in business. In mid-January, NACDS convened its once annual Regional Chain Conference in Palm Beach, Fla., site of the association’s legendary Annual Meeting, an event scheduled for this April, at The Breakers in Palm Beach. Viewed from any angle, the Regional Chain event was a smashing

Kroger Health and Gravity Diagnostics partner

Kroger Health and Gravity Diagnostics partner

COVINGTON, Ky. — Gravity Diagnostics’ 3-in-1 multiplex tests for flu A/B, RSV, and COVID-19 combined, to help differentiate these three types of infections in respiratory specimens. As part of a nationwide expansion across Kroger’s 224 Little Clinics, Gravity Diagnostics will perform the 3-in-1 multiplex test and provide convenient and accurate results to the public. “We

Kroger Health and AssureCare offer patient-centric integrated care platform

Kroger Health and AssureCare offer patient-centric integrated care platform

CINCINNATI — AssureCare announces the implementation of an industry leading patient-centric, highly configurable, connected care and medication management platform, MedCompass with Kroger Health, enabling greater access to pharmacists and their services, while better serving their patients. Built on AssureCare’s core connected platform, MedCompass is said to provide unparalleled medication management and adherence capabilities reducing medication

Kroger Health teams with Lyft to offer rides to COVID-19 vaccine appointments

Kroger Health teams with Lyft to offer rides to COVID-19 vaccine appointments

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health announced on Thursday their partnership with Lyft Healthcare to provide access to discounted rides to and from COVID-19 vaccine appointments. This partnership is part of Lyft’s Vaccine Access Program and Kroger Health’s continued efforts to vaccinate Americans, especially those with limited access to transportation. Individuals can visit kroger.com/covidvaccine to schedule a vaccine appointment and

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