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Hy-Vee to provide free A1C screenings in November

Hy-Vee to provide free A1C screenings in November

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Hy-Vee, Inc. will provide free Hemoglobin A1C screenings throughout its eight-state region during the month of November. The free Hemoglobin A1C screenings will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis at the Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobiles in 168 Hy-Vee store parking lots. Hy-Vee

McKesson teams up with NCPA

McKesson teams up with NCPA

BOSTON — McKesson’s RxOwnership team recently partnered with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) for the ninth year to sponsor its Pharmacy Ownership Workshop, to further advance community pharmacy ownership. The Pharmacy Ownership Workshop took place ahead of the NCPA Annual Convention here earlier this month. According to NCPA, more than 50% of past Pharmacy

McKesson sponsors Community Pharmacy Ownership Workshop

McKesson sponsors Community Pharmacy Ownership Workshop

BOSTON — McKesson’s RxOwnership team has partnered with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) to sponsor its ninth Pharmacy Ownership Workshop, to further advance community pharmacy ownership. The Pharmacy Ownership Workshop takes place October 4-6, ahead of the NCPA Annual Convention. According to statistics from the NCPA, more than 50% of past Pharmacy Ownership Workshop participants currently own their

Health Mart launches national ‘Power Your Partnerships’ series

Health Mart launches national ‘Power Your Partnerships’ series

IRVING, Texas — Health Mart kicked off its sixth annual Town Hall and continuing education (CE) series titled Power Your Partnerships. The new series offers independent pharmacies practical advice for creating and maintaining prescriber relationships to improve patient outcomes and grow their businesses. The pharmacist-led series will supply pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy owners with the tools to develop

Supplylogix showcases enhanced Pinpoint Count at TSE 2018

Supplylogix showcases enhanced Pinpoint Count at TSE 2018

IRVING, Texas — Supplylogix has announced two new product enhancements at the NACDS Total Store Expo 2018. These enhancements highlight an extensive investment in product innovation for the powerful suite of tools that enables pharmacies to maximize replenishment activities, increase efficiencies, and minimize losses from returns, thereby helping to lower operating costs. Expanding on its

McKesson names Tyler president and COO

McKesson names Tyler president and COO

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. today named Brian Tyler president and chief operating officer, effective August 2. In his new role, Tyler will report to John Hammergren, chairman and chief executive officer, and will become a member of the executive committee. McKesson also announced the departure of  U.S. Pharmaceutical and Specialty Solutions president Nick Loporcaro, effective

McKesson ideaShare 2018 suppliers donate items to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

McKesson ideaShare 2018 suppliers donate items to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

LAS VEGAS — Over 170 exhibitors from McKesson ideaShare 2018 closed out the annual conference held here this week with a donation of 1000s of personal hygiene items, including soap, shampoo and toothpaste to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF) on behalf of families of children diagnosed with cancer. Established in 1993, NCCF is a local

McKesson highlights power of community pharmacy in Vegas

McKesson highlights power of community pharmacy in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — McKesson ideaShare 2018, McKesson Corporation’s annual interactive forum for community pharmacists, kicked off today in Las Vegas. The annual event offers those in community pharmacy the opportunity to improve their knowledge, performance and profitability while networking with industry experts. Featured at this year’s event is Health Mart Atlas, the nation’s largest PSAO (pharmacy

Bartle’s Pharmacy named McKesson’s Pharmacy of the Year

Bartle’s Pharmacy named McKesson’s Pharmacy of the Year

IRVING, Texas — Bartle’s Pharmacy of Oxford, N.Y., received McKesson’s Pharmacy of the Year Award. The Health Mart community pharmacy is being recognized for their superior clinical performance, high-touch patient relationships and proactive advocacy efforts. Owner Brian Bartle and his daughter, Heather Ferrarese, have been managing the clinical and business operations for 55 years and this is their first

Leveraging tech to transform pharmacy practice

Leveraging tech to transform pharmacy practice

IRVING, Texas — As the future of pharmacy technology continues to expand past simple work-flow tools, pharmacies are beginning to shift their focus to implementing solutions that not only help them deliver better patient care but also drive improvements in their clinical, operational, financial and regulatory compliance performance as well. Systems that fully integrate with

McKesson to bring ideaShare 2018 to Las Vegas

McKesson to bring ideaShare 2018 to Las Vegas

IRVING, Texas — For more than 35 years McKesson’s ideaShare has been the premier education and networking event for community pharmacies. The leading conference is designed to help independent pharmacy owners and their staff improve their knowledge, performance and profitability. This year, McKesson expects more than 1,500 independent pharmacies will come together from July 8-12,

Rexall to shutter 40 stores

Rexall to shutter 40 stores

TORONTO — McKesson Canada’s  Rexall chain is closing 40 outlets in Ontario and Western Canada, nearly one-tenth of its total store base, according to a memo sent to company employees. The closings come about a year and a half after San Francisco-based McKesson Corp.  finalized the purchase of Rexall Health. They take place amid a challenging

NCPA workshop fosters pharmacy ownership

NCPA workshop fosters pharmacy ownership

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – Ask pharmacist Hashim Zaibak how he came to own 11 pharmacies (all under the Hayat Pharmacy umbrella) in Milwaukee,  and he’ll tell you about a workshop he attended several years ago, conducted by the National Community Pharmacists Association. “I had wanted to own my own store since pharmacy school,” Zaibak said, “But my training was in pharmacy, not business,

Wegmans and higi launch data-driven integration

Wegmans and higi launch data-driven integration

CHICAGO – Health screening kiosk supplier higi today announced an initiative with Wegmans Food Markets Inc. to allow the grocer’s customers and employees to link their health data directly to the chain’s pharmacy management system.The service, which uses McKesson’s EnterpriseRx, will enable Wegmans pharmacists to better help consumers understand their measurements, review health data trends, and connect with appropriate care. “Consumers

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