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Walgreens Boots Alliance hopes to use the investment in the specialty pharmacy company as a means of speeding up the development of new healthcare models and creating a platform from which to build partnerships with health systems.
The sugar- and caffeine-free drink mixes use cbdMD’s Nano-Encapsulated Technology to enable fast, water-soluble absorption of CBD, according to the company.
Glenn Figenholtz joins The Swanson Group from Walgreens, bringing with him 19 years of experience across the retailer’s merchandising division.
Walgreens Boots Alliance’s senior vice president of health care services talked to Drug Store News about how the company is making health care more accessible via its partnerships and offerings.
Kiio uses evidence-based clinical protocols and technology to deliver personalized therapeutic exercise, education and interactive coaching digitally.
Slated for Oct. 6, the virtual event will feature a combination of guest speakers and in-house conversations, as well as a live shopper focus group.
The drug, which had already been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is indicated to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia.
Focused in New York state, the agreement will examine the companies’ goals of developing innovative healthcare delivery models, offerings and services to improve population health and reduce costs via retail health services.
The Dietary Supplements Act (H.R. 5214) would recognize dietary supplement purchases as qualified medical expenses, allowing them to be purchased using health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts.
With Clear, patients can link their digital vaccine card to Clear’s Health Pass screening solution, which is used by organizations to verify vaccination status.
Rite Aid’s new Philadelphia headquarters is built around a remote-first workplace model that emphasizes flexibility for employees and is designed for in-person collaboration and company gatherings, rather than office spaces.
Made with CBD isolate developed via the company’s seed-to-shelf production process, each gummy variety is focused on need-specific ingredients and offers a unique flavor profile, the company said.
From the 129 products introduced in August, HRG’s new product team found five that stood out for their innovative bona fides and their potential on the shelf.
The companies said the partnership would initially focus on Walgreens Health Corner services, a personalized offering for Blue Shield commercial members.
The company said there would be no disruption to the current supply of the brands, and that it would be building national marketing campaigns around them to drive consumer awareness and sales.
In response to President Joe Biden unveiling new vaccination mandates for employers with more than 100 employees, FMI and the Consumer Brand Association are responding.
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the company’s generics of Tegretol (carbamazapene tablets) and Lupron (leuprolide acetate injection).
The organizations’ Pharmacy Access Initiative will generate real-time information for various officials, academics and industry leaders to identify communities that lack pharmacy access.
The companies have opened 18 Village Medical at Walgreens locations in Phoenix, with plans to open four more by the end of the year.
Discover highlights from Thursday's webinar and find out how to watch it on demand.
The course, “Measuring Quality to Improve HIV Medication Use,” is being offered as a stand-alone class or as part of PQA’s 15-hour Medication Use Quality online CE and certificate program.
Walgreens has been focusing its vaccine equity initiative on addressing vaccine hesitancy and removing barriers to immunization access in rural and medically underserved communities.
Sundown Kids Vitamin C Gummies and Sundown Kids Vitamin D3 Gummies are designed to offer an immune-support product targeted to help children's immune systems.
As flu season ramps up and patients begin seeking flu shots and COVID-19 booster shots, CareScheduler has added capabilities related to scheduling and reporting for these vaccinations.
Garcoa Labs’ Greg and Richie Rubin shared information and ideas with Kinzinger about how to bolster the “Made in America” movement and grow the country’s manufacturing jobs.
The pumpkin pie-flavored bar is made with gluten-free ingredients that deliver 20 g of protein and 1g of sugar per serving.
The company said Canada would be the fifth country in which it is commercializing the product.
Lance Neill joins Elixir as COO from his most recent position as Centene’s vice president of network development and contracting.
The agency has approved more than 100 generic drugs with the competitive generic therapy designation since it launched the effort in 2017.
The product had an estimated $29 million U.S. market size for the year ended June 2021, according to data from IQVIA.
The company will donate $250,000 to Hurricane Ida response efforts and $250,000 to wildfire disaster relief in Northern California.
Devices are added to the VDL after an independent committee of expert physicians determines device eligibility by reviewing clinical performance data.
Smart Meter said using its iGlucose monitor for gestational diabetes offers pregnant patients a way to test, monitor and manage their blood glucose levels and share the data with their providers.
Available exclusively at Walgreens, Scarlet bank accounts and Mastercard debit cards will offer 3% Walgreens Cash rewards for Walgreens purchases.
To achieve certification, NuLeaf Naturals underwent a rigorous evaluation of its business practices and products, as well as its adherence to comprehensive standards.
The event brought together executives from 10 regional drug chains who used the event as an opportunity to share best practices in pharmacy and assess what the biggest threats to the industry are.
Beginning in phases in October, Walgreens will raise its starting hourly wage to $15, with plans to fully implement the change by November 2022.
With flu season on the horizon and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encouraging flu shots and COVID-19 vaccinations,
Among the speakers for the October event are former executives from Pfizer and Google, as well as political analysts and economists.
Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed a president of retail products and Walgreens chief customer officer, an executive vice president and global chief legal officer, and a senior vice president and CFO.
In his role, Doug Lynch will spearhead the company’s sales, marketing and product strategy efforts.
As students prepare to return to the classroom, Rite Aid is working with the Department of Health and Human Services, New York State and BioReference Labs to provide free COVID-19 testing to them.
First aid suppliers emphasize consumer-led innovation and education opportunities to spur sales.
DSN spoke to In Step Health’s executive team about the company's efforts to help its partners innovate around the customer experience in health care.
Watch Dan Knecht, CVS Health vice president of clinical product, outline his company's efforts to improve its care offerings around a hybrid model of in-person and virtual care.
On day 2 of NACDS’ virtual Total Store Expo, attendees heard from WSL Strategic Retail’s Wendy Liebmann, who highlighted what consumers want and some innovative retailers who are meeting those consumer needs.
As people return to in-person work, school, travel and social activities, Walgreens is rolling out flu shot availability for all patients age 3 years old and older.
DSN talks to Camber Pharmaceuticals president Kon Ostaficiuk about the company's pandemic efforts and the recent additions to its pharmaceutical and store-brand OTC offerings.
The October event will feature two keynotes, one from “Shark Tank” shark Kevin O’Leary and another from WSL Strategic Retail CEO and chief shopper Wendy Liebmann.
DSN has compiled a non-comprehensive list of companies and some of the new products on offer at this year’s virtual Total Store Expo event.
Walgreens is introducing the myWalgreens Credit Card and myWalgreens Mastercard, both of which are issued by Synchrony Bank and offer Walgreens Cash rewards based on eligible purchases.
Connecticut’s high vaccination rate has translated into more confidence among the population and lower ongoing infection rates.
The efforts come as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn that influenza infection rates could return to pre-pandemic levels this season.
Probiotic maker Florajen is unveiling its first product focused on skin health.
The companies have opened three Village Medical at Walgreens locations in the Orlando area, with plans to add seven more by the end of the year.
Offered in five scents, the lotion contains 200 mg of broad-spectrum nano CBD per 8-oz. tube.
The company is introducing prepaid digital passes in the form of electronic gift cards, which will allow uninsured or underinsured people to access health care from their homes.
Sharon McCollam, a longtime retail executive with experience at Best Buy and Williams-Sonoma, is coming out of retirement to join Albertsons as its president and CFO.
At the July show, Ohnut won the DSN/ECRM Buyers’ Choice Award for its Buffer product and Zimba was a finalist for its Coconut Teeth Whitening Strips.
This month, DSN takes a look at innovation in insulin injection and in monitoring, highlighting some of the forward-thinking offerings in the category.
The company introduced its Flower-Only line of full-spectrum CBD products to coincide with National CBD Day on Aug. 8.
Out of 173 new products that hit shelves in July, HRG’s new product team found five that stood out.
The product had U.S. sales of roughly $316 million for the year ended July 2021, according to market research firm IRI.
Through the partnership, patients using Kroger’s online COVID-19 vaccine scheduler will receive a Lyft ride code with their appointment confirmation in certain markets.
With the partnership, products from more than 2,000 stores across the chain’s 17-state footprint are available for same-day delivery via the Shipt marketplace.
DSN is taking the industry's pulse on what big ideas could drive the future of the industry.
The chain said it has now administered more than 29 million COVID-19 jabs, noting that demand has been up more than 30% in some areas.
Throughout the week, 348 readers weighed in and two items related to pharmacy payment made up nearly a quarter of responses.
The Ronkonkoma, N.Y.-based company is debuting zinc, B-12 Energy and Probiotic Digestive Aid gummies.
The companies will be using customer data models and consumer insights to optimize the retailer’s investments and help improve customer value perception at its stores.
Jool Baby's Potty Ladder won the DSN/ECRM Buyers' Choice Award at the event, and Bazzle Baby was a runner up for its Anchor Feeding Set.
Procter & Gamble has chosen who will take the reigns of the CPG giant this fall when David Taylor retires as president and CEO. Jon Moeller, currently the company’s vice chairman and COO, will succeed Taylor effective Nov.