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12/31/18 - China Jo-Jo Drugstores Announces Strategic Transformation Plan
China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc., a leading online and offline retailer and wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products and a healthcare provider in China, today announced that the Company is initiating a strategic transformation plan proposed by Mr. Wei Hu, Chief Operating Officer of Jo-Jo Drugstores. The Company expects to
12/28/18 - $32,850 Federal Contract Awarded to Professional Inventory Control Systems
Professional Inventory Control Systems, Millersville, Maryland, won a $32,850 federal contract set aside for small business from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs South Texas Health Care System for wall-to-wall pharmacy inventory services. Agency contact: Juan Martinez, juan.martinez4@va.gov. For more information about Targeted News Service's
12/28/18 - Former Walmart and Walgreens Pharmacy Executive George Riedl Joins Advisory Board of DisposeRx, Inc.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Obesity, Fitness& Wellness Week DisposeRx Inc. announced that senior retail healthcare executive, George Riedl, will serve as a strategic advisor for the company as it continues to expand its relationships with health plans, payors, pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacies nati
2/21/19 - CVS looks to make its drugstores a destination for health care
When it comes to making changes in health care, CVS Health isn't settling for tinkering around the edges. In November, the drugstore chain completed a $70 billion acquisition of health insurance giant Aetna that CVS has said will change the company and in the process alter the way consumers experience health care. Now, with the addition of Aetna, C
2/20/19 - Internet drug scammers sell 'tailor-made' treatments
Thirty-three suspects have been caught for defrauding more than 10 million yuan in an online medicine fraud, Shanghai police said yesterday. Over 50 people from Shanghai fell foul of the gang which is based in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province. The gang ran a branch of the Baozhilin drugstore chain, according to police, a subsidiary company of Jinzheng Pharm
2/20/19 - Trouble at CVS Health long-term care business weighs heavily
CVS Health is topping fourth-quarter earnings forecasts, but the annual outlook from the nation's second-largest drugstore chain is far short of Wall Street expectations. The company said Wednesday that it expects adjusted earnings to range between $6.68 and $6.88 this year. FactSet says analysts expect earnings of $7.35 per share.
2/18/19 - A prescription for an (expensive) headache
On Jan. 24, the CDA Press informed us that Shopko was exiting the pharmacy business. Shopko's pharmacy was recently acquired by Rite Aid. The prescriptions fell into the Tier 1 category, which meant there should have been zero charge but he had to fork over $42.
2/16/19 - Town crier: Feb. 16, 2019
Tree Sale: The Americus Kiwanis Club's annual tree sale is from 8-11 a.m. Feb. 16 at Lenny's Market and Clinic Drug Store. Black History Event: Harlem Nights- A Celebration of Black History is from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 16 at Sumter County Immediate School Cafeteria, 439 Bumphead Road. Black History: American Legion Post 558 holds its annual Black History
2/16/19 - Turkish pharmacies run out of medicine on price deal [Syrian Arab News Agency]
The flow of medicine from storage depots has almost come to a halt, the Turkish Pharmacists Association said. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday that pricing for medicine was raised to the equivalent of 3.4 liras per euro from 2.69 liras. Turkey uses a so-called reference price system to set medicine costs, based on the lowest sales p
2/15/19 - Discount chain shakes up local pharmacies
Times are proving tough for pharmacies trading close to Chemist Warehouse stores. The Herald understands small pharmacies located near and around Chemist Warehouse stores in Auckland have been impacted by the Australian retail giant s booming trade. Chemist Warehouse, known for its large towering rainbow-coloured discount stores, entered the New
2/15/19 - Zip adds Chemist Warehouse to buy now pay later service [Algeria Press Service]
Buy now pay later provider Zip has announced that customers will soon be able to pay in-store and online at Australia`s largest retail pharmacy chain, Chemist Warehouse, under a new partnership with parent company CW Retail Services. Chemist Warehouse joins an ever-growing list of retail giants on the Zip platform, including Bunnings, Target and Of
2/14/19 - Alipay enters deal to expand mobile payment acceptance at Walgreens
Alipay is partnering with Walgreens to bring its mobile payment platform to the U.S. pharmacy chain, allowing millions of Chinese visitors to make payments at the point of sale, according to a press release. Alipay is available at 3,000 Walgreens stores in the U.S. and will now expand to 7,000 locations. Walgreens has more than 9,560 stores in the
2/14/19 - Kansas woman sues over prescription pet foods that her lawyer calls a 'fake pharmacy' [The Kansas City Star]
Kucharski-Berger filed the suit Tuesday in Johnson County District Court and seeks class action status to represent all Kansas consumers in her situation. The suit says that prescription pet food contains no drug or ingredient that requires FDA approval or a prescription under federal or Kansas law. A spokesman for Colgate Palmolive Co., which owns
2/13/19 - CVS introduces new concept store with more health care, less retail
Someday soon you may walk into your local CVS Pharmacy with your prescription in one hand and your yoga mat in the other. The drug store chain, one of America's largest retailers, is debuting three HealthHUB locations in Houston as it heads toward a future with less space devoted to retail goods like seasonal items. Merlo told USA TODAY in November
2/13/19 - NACDS Urges DIR Fee Reform in Statement to House Ways and Means Committee
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores today submitted a statement to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for the hearing titled "The Cost of Rising Prescription Drug Prices."
2/13/19 - NACDS, NCPA Thank Patient, Consumer Groups for Taking Important Stance on DIR Fee Reform
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association today lauded 24 patient and consumer groups for advocating for pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration fee reform. In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Ale
2/13/19 - Town crier: Feb. 13, 2019
Board of Education: The Sumter County Board of Education holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Sumter County Board of Education Building, 100 Learning Lane. Tree Sale: The Americus Kiwanis Club's annual tree sale is from 8-11 a.m. Feb. 16 at Lenny's Market and Clinic Drug Store. Black History Event: Harlem Nights- A Celebration of Blac
2/10/19 - Walgreens has worst record of selling tobacco to kids
Walgreens has the worst track record among all pharmacies when it comes to selling tobacco products to minors, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The Deerfield, Ill.- based pharmacy chain has racked up nearly 1,800 violations since 2010 for selling tobacco products to kids, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said. I will be writin
2/9/19 - Rural residents may soon be able to visit pharmacy of their choice
When the 416 Fire shut down U.S. Highway 550 last summer and nearly marooned the tiny town of Silverton, registered nurse Lois MacKenzie traveled 60 miles to Montrose to get prescriptions for her patients. "We'd run to three or four different pharmacies," said MacKenzie, who shared duties picking up prescription drugs with employees of the Silvert
2/7/19 - FDA says Walgreens has worst record of all pharmacies on selling tobacco to kids [Chicago Tribune]
Feb. 07 Walgreens has the worst track record among all pharmacies when it comes to selling tobacco products to minors, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The Deerfield- based pharmacy chain has racked up nearly 1,800 violations since 2010 for selling tobacco products to kids, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said. "I will be wri
2/7/19 - No card? No problem. Here's how you can pay cash for Amazon orders [Journal-News, Hamilton, Ohio]
Feb. 07 Shoppers leery of using credit cards and bank accounts online can still shop at Amazon using cash. Dozens of stores in the Dayton area are participating retailers, including some of the following: CVS Pharmacy, Speedway, X-treme Wireless, Allied Communications, Love's, Warsaw Wireless, Casey's General Stores, Cliffbrook, Fastlink Wireless
2/6/19 - NACDS, NCPA Praise Senate Action to Reduce Patient Drug Costs
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association today praised a bipartisan Senate letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. Shelley Moore Capito and Jon Tester, and signed by 29 Senators, the letter state
2/5/19 - DIR Fee Reform, Reimbursement Issues Front-and-Center at NACDS Regional Chain Conference
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores' campaign-style approach to the issues crucial for pharmacy value and viability dominated today's opening session of the 2019 NACDS Regional Chain Conference. Mark Panzer, NACDS Chairman of the Board and senior vice presid
2/5/19 - Hippo Launches Drug Discounting Platform
Hippo today announces the launch of its technology platform enabling patients to save up to 97% on their prescription drugs at all national chain pharmacies in America and nearly every independent drug store. Both branded and generic medications are covered by Hippo, and consumers may save regardless of whether they have health insurance or Medic
2/5/19 - NACDS Welcomes 2019 National Drug Control Strategy, Affirms Pharmacy's Absolute Commitment to Drug Abuse Prevention
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores today welcomed the White House's release of the 2019 National Drug Control Strategy, and expressed in particular the Association's commitment to collaboration as part of the solution to the opioid-abuse epidemic.
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