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Walgreens eyes AmerisourceBergen


DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance is said to be in early talks to take over Valley Forge, Pa.-based AmerisourceBergen, according to news reports, though “no deal is imminent and there may not be one,” according to the Wall Street Journal.

Community pharmacy opens new location in medical center


MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – NeighboRx Pharmacy has opened a new location within Orange Regional Medical Center’s outpatient building, according to Hudson Valley News.

Hospital system buys Pittsburgh home infusion pharmacy


PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Allegheny Health Network, a nonprofit hospital system, has expanded its home health business by acquiring a home infusion pharmacy in Sharpsburg, Pa., from Infusion Partners, a subsidiary of Elmsford, N.Y.-based BioScrip.

Firm picks up fourth community pharmacy


DALLAS – Ascendant Solutions, an investment firm, and its healthcare subsidiary, Dougherty’s Holdings, have acquired The Medicine Shoppe pharmacy in McAlester, Okla.

Univita opens second pharmacy


MIRAMAR, Fla. – Univita Health is opening a second state-of-the-art infusion pharmacy in Orlando, Fla.

Pharmacy partners with HME, becomes ‘healthcare destination’


MEDINA, Ohio – Discount Drug Mart has partnered with Hastings Professional Medical Equipment to make health care more convenient for its customers.

Seeley's script for success


ANDOVER, Ohio – Seeley Medical is moving on. The provider launched two pharmacy ventures in the past year as part of an effort to move away from Medicare.

Senate bigwigs haven't forgotten Rx exemption

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Sens. Max Baucus and Charles Grassley sent a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius yesterday asking her to cut some slack for pharmacies that haven't been accredited yet. The deadline for pharmacies passed Jan.

Medical profession skeptical about Walgreens plan

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Well now I'm thoroughly confused. I just read an article about how a new program at Walgreens that would offer face-to-face consulting services for Type 2 diabetes patients is being panned.