Kerr Drug kicks off HME concept

Sunday, April 20, 2003

April 21, 2003

DURHAM, N.C. - Kerr Drug, a regional pharmacy chain with 130 locations in North Carolina and one in Charleston, S.C., is launching a home medical equipment initiative that includes respiratory therapy, DME, diabetes, women’s health products.

The drug chain premiered its new “Healthy Living” department in one of its two Raleigh locations last month. By the end of the year, Kerr Drug plans to announce seven more locations throughout the state.

Next month, Kerr will roll out three more Healthy Living departments in Chapel Hill, Cary and Raleigh. Each Healthy Living department will be staffed by trained specialists who’ll provide clinical and reimbursement expertise.