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
CINCINNATI — Kroger Health, the health care division of The Kroger Co., has made a $100,000 donation to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) to assist in the development of standard pharmacy performance measures. “We are committed to empowering our health care professionals to work at the top of their licenses. As medication experts and some
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
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
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.
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
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.
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,
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
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
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
CINCINNATI — Kroger Health said Monday that it has administered its 10 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The healthcare division of The Kroger Co. reached this milestone as the Omicron variant surges across the country, and Kroger Health continues to expand its options for the detection, prevention and treatment of COVID-19. “As Kroger Health
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
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