Pharmacy

Retailers

Wakefern/ShopRite Fined for Pharmacy Data Violations

Two ShopRite store owners and its cooperative wholesaler have agreed to pay $235,000 in fines and adopt new privacy procedures following a 2016 incident of pharmacy equipment that was improperly discarded.

Retailers

Walmart Sues DOJ and DEA, Seeking Clarity in Opioid Flap

The retailer asserts that federal authorities are "chasing headlines" by threatening to hold pharmacies liable for pill-mill scripts.

Drive-thru pharmacies at 11 of the retailer's locations are providing testing by appointment.

The retailer ranked the highest in supermarket pharmacies in J.D. Power’s 2020 U.S. Pharmacy Study for the third year.

The tests are available to customers in five select Family Fare and D&W Fresh Market pharmacies in West Michigan.

Pet medications can now be filled at the retailer’s locations in Florida.

Retailer joins parent company Kroger’s expansion of plan to administer up to 100,000 coronavirus tests by the end of May.

Food and drugstores are leveraging their pharmacists and real estate to expand testing for COVID-19, further illustrating the extraordinary role retail is playing in the crisis response.

The new virtual platform was designed to deliver an equally valuable experience remotely as is possible with in-person meetings.

The drug chain will operate and rebrand 99 of the grocer’s pharmacies and acquire the prescription files from 11 additional Schnucks pharmacies to transfer elsewhere.

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