Rite Aid has appointed Trent Kruse as svp/investor relations and treasury.
As the company released its first global diversity and inclusion report, Walgreens Boots Alliance detailed recent efforts aimed at addressing health care disparity in underserved communities.
As social distancing measures keep more consumers home, Walmart is making health care resources accessible for all with Walmart Wellness Live, a free online wellness event. This marks the first time Walmart is hosting its health care forum online, as Walmart Wellness Days and other in-store activities are limited during the pandemic.
Kroger Health, the health care division of Kroger, is expanding its COVID-19 testing offerings at more than 220 clinic locations by appointment for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. The expansion comes on the heels of the launch of the company’s employer-focused COVIDCare Plus testing program.
Rite Aid has deepened its bench of health industry leaders with the appointment of two new executives: Roxanne Schwans has joined the company to lead market access and pharmacy purchasing, and Chris Bohrer has joined to build out Rite Aid’s health plan solutions business and strategic initiatives.
With an ongoing focus on modernizing its customer shopping experience, Walgreens is rolling out contactless same-day curbside pick-up, which is now available at more than 8,600 participating stores nationwide.
Stefano Pessina has decided to step down as CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance. The board of directors will begin a search for a new CEO, and at the time of this appointment, Pessina will assume the role of executive chairman and James Skinner will step down as executive chairman but remain on the board to facilitate a smooth leadership transition.
The San Diego Convention Center has announced that it will now be closed for events until September. As a result, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores is unable to hold the 2020 Total Store Expo (TSE), which had been scheduled for August 8 to 10 at the convention center.
CVS Health chief operating officer Jon Roberts has provided the following update on the use of face coverings at CVS Pharmacy locations.
For the fourth consecutive year, the 2020 Disability Equality Index, a joint initiative by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities, has awarded Walgreens a top score of 100%.
As coronavirus continues to create shopping concerns, Kmart is partnering with ScriptDrop to introduce a service that provides prompt home delivery of prescriptions within a 10-mile radius of its pharmacy operations, Monday through Friday.
As it looks to deliver personalized health care and shopping offerings, Walgreens Boots Alliance has expanded its strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe, one established to launch a world-class digital experience and customer insights platform.