Retailers embrace PharmaSmart BP station

PharmaSmart International continues to expand retail deployments of its Blood Pressure Kiosk and cloud-based Health IT platform. This week, the company reported that the technology will be rolled out to the pharmacies of regional food and drug chain Brookshire Grocery Co. in Texas. Other retail pharmacy operators using PharmaSmart’s technology include Rexall (see video above),

Scorpiniti keeps health focus

Scorpiniti keeps health focus

Former Rexall Pharma Plus CEO Frank Scorpiniti has been officially announced as the new chief executive at Earth Fare, a natural and organic grocery chain that bills itself as “the healthy supermarket.” News of Scorpiniti’s exit from Rexall and hiring at Earth Fare had emerged last fall. Earth Fare said he took the reins as CEO on Oct. 29. In any

Katz sells two business units to McKesson

TORONTO — Katz Group Canada has signed an agreement to sell Drug Trading Co., its banner pharmacy business, and Medicine Shoppe Canada, its franchise pharmacy business, to McKesson Corp. for about $920 million. As part of the transaction McKesson is entering into other ancillary agreements with Katz Group. Both Drug Trading and Medicine Shoppe Canada