Skip to Content

Tag: retail pharmacy


Philips buys Australian pharmacy sleep services provider

March 31, 2017HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, and SYDNEY - Royal Philips has signed an agreement to buy Australian Pharmacy Sleep Services, in a move that the company says will accelerate its home sleep testing offering through the pharmacy channel in Australia. “With the addition of APSS to our sleep and respiratory care business in Australia, Philips will be able to provide better access to home sleep testing for those who need it, where and when they need it,” said Kevin Barrow, managing director...

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Philips, retail pharmacy, Sleep Therapy

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Specialty Providers

Upstate HomeCare looks to be the one

September 30, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Upstate HomeCare opened a retail pharmacy in June, but the provider does not plan to compete with the Walgreens of the world. "We're looking to take care of the sickest of the sick," said Greg LoPresti, vice president and COO. "We want the patients that have from 10 to 40 prescriptions from (multiple) prescribers. When you have that many prescribers, you're chance of medication errors goes up exponentially. We are looking to be their one pharmacy." Upstate patients can order...

HME, HME, HME, Home Infusion, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Home Medical Equipment (HME), retail pharmacy

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon