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1/19/19 - Benzer Pharmacy Spells-Out Plans for Greater Expansion in O-H-I-O [T-break Tech (Middle East)]
Another allegiance between Benzer Pharmacy and a longstanding storefront has just been announcedthis time around in Alliance, Ohioknown locally as The Carnation City. Benzer Pharmacy believes in what were doing to improve the pharmacy business from the ground up, Patel explained. The new Benzer Pharmacy is located at 1696 S. Arch Avenue in Alliance
1/19/19 - Here's what will happen to Shopko stores, pharmacy and optical centers in St. Cloud [St. Cloud Times, Minn.]
Jan. 18 ST. CLOUD A company representative said Shopko will auction off its pharmacy business in the coming week, signaling the impending closure of the west St. The company announced Wednesday it would relocate some optical centers to freestanding locations, but the optical centers in St. Cloud will remain inside Shopko stores, Elcock said Fri
1/19/19 - Patient Safety Key as NACDS and APhA Oppose Prescription Drug Importation
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the American Pharmacists Association expressed concerns about the risks to patient health and the security of the prescription drug supply chain in opposing legislation that would allow for personal and commercial...
1/18/19 - Shopko goes bankrupt, to close Lowell store [The Times, Munster, Ind.]
Jan. 17 Shopko is the latest retailer to file for bankruptcy, and it plans to shutter its Lowell store as it looks to restructure. Shopko's only other Northwest Indiana location in DeMotte will stay open. Started in the early 1960 s, Shopko currently operates 126 Shopko stores, 234 Shopko Hometown stores, six Shopko pharmacies, five Shopko Expres
1/18/19 - Walmart drops CVS Caremark for pharmacy coverage
Walmart announced plans this week to have its pharmacies drop prescription drug coverage from CVS Caremark- the same insurance program that independent pharmacists in Maryville have accused of exploitative market practices. The move comes after CVS Caremark refused the retailer s demands for higher reimbursements for the prescription drugs it...
1/18/19 - Worland Shopko remains open during bankruptcy
WORLAND Representatives from Shopko verified to the Northern Wyoming Daily News on Thursday that the Worland retailer will stay open, and pharmacy operations will continue, in light of the company filing for bankruptcy on Wednesday, and announced that the Powell Shopko will be closing its pharmacy. In the interim, the Shopko pharmacy will continue
1/17/19 - Albertsons Companies Pharmacies Select EQuIPP? Analytics for Enhanced Reporting Capabilities
Since we have started using EQuIPP? Analytics, we have been able to more quickly understand performance and adjust program implementation throughout our pharmacies, says Brian Hille, Vice President, Patient Specialty and Wellness Services, Albertsons Companies Pharmacy Health and Wellness. The heat maps and trending tools within EQuIPP?
1/17/19 - Microsoft is now helping Walgreens fend off Amazons health care push [Syrian Arab News Agency]
Microsoft has signed a new seven-year deal with Walgreens Boots Alliance to supply cloud services to the retail pharmacy store chain. Walgreens, the second-biggest pharmacy chain in the US, is planning to migrate the majority of its IT infrastructure over to Microsofts Azure service, and its promising new transformational platforms in retail, pharm
1/17/19 - Shopko goes bankrupt, to close Lowell store [The Times, Munster, Ind.]
Jan. 17 Shopko is the latest retailer to file for bankruptcy, and it plans to shutter its Lowell store as it looks to restructure. Shopko's only other Northwest Indiana location in DeMotte will stay open. Started in the early 1960 s, Shopko currently operates 126 Shopko stores, 234 Shopko Hometown stores, six Shopko pharmacies, five Shopko Expres
1/16/19 - $26,300 Federal Contract Awarded to Professional Inventory Control Systems
Professional Inventory Control Systems, Millersville, Maryland, won a $26,300 federal contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for wall-to-wall pharmacy inventory services for the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center, Dublin Georgia.
1/16/19 - Aberdeen Shopko store will remain open, but pharmacy will close [American News, Aberdeen, S.D.]
Jan. 16 As part of its bankruptcy process, Shopko will close 38 more stores, but not Aberdeen's. But eventually the pharmacy at the Aberdeen store and those at all Shopko stores will close. "As part of the Chapter 11 process, we have made the difficult decision to exit our pharmacy business, said Michelle Hansen, Shopko manager of public rel
1/16/19 - EDITORIAL: Hoping for the future of Shopko [Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Minn.]
Those include Sears, Kmart, Lowe's, Chipotle, Toys R Us, Sam's Club, J.C. Penney, Gap and Banana Republic. Shopko announced last month it was selling 42 of its 227 pharmacy locations to Kroger and 22 to Hy-Vee. Locally, Shopko's pharmacy sent all its prescriptions to Thrifty White.
1/16/19 - Food Stores and Pharmacies May Apply to Become Authorized WIC Vendors
The Connecticut Department of Public Health issued the following news release:. The Department of Public Health today announced that grocery stores and pharmacies can apply to participate in the state's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children from January 7 through February 5, 2019. Applications must be submitted by..
1/16/19 - Shopko files for bankruptcy [American News, Aberdeen, S.D.]
Jan. 16 Shopko has filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, according to a news release. Shopko will be closing an additional 38 stores, moving more than 20 optical centers to freestanding locations and conducting an auction process for its pharmacy business.
1/15/19 - EDITORIAL: Fingers crossed for the future of Shopko [Albert Lea Tribune, Minn.]
Those include Sears, Kmart, Lowe's, Chipotle, Toys R Us, Sam's Club, J.C. Penney, Gap and Banana Republic. Shopko announced last month it was selling 42 of its 227 pharmacy locations to Kroger and 22 to Hy-Vee. Now, according to multiple reports, Shopko could file for bankruptcy this week.
1/15/19 - Walmart opts to leave CVS partnerships over pricing dispute [BusinessReport (South Africa)]
BENGALURU CVS Health said on Tuesday Walmart was leaving its network for commercial and Medicaid prescription drug plans after the two companies failed to agree on pricing. CVS said the dispute would not impact Walmart' s presence in its Medicare Part D pharmacy network, which according to Cowen& Co analyst Charles Rhyee was a bright spot as it
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