Personnel Updates

Care Pharmacies Cooperative Inc. announced that it has promoted Mark Ey to VP Pharmacy Operations.

Massage Envy LLC named Joseph Magnacca as the company’s new CEO.

Mutual Drug Company announced that Hal Harrison, currently VP Operations, will become CEO effective April 1.

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy named Richard Willis as the company’s President and CEO. He will also serve as the company’s director.

Rite Aid Corporation announced that Scott Maratea has joined Health Dialog as Senior VP Sales.

Sally Beauty Company Inc. has appointed Sharon M. Leite as President of the company, effective Feb. 1.


Industry Insight

CVS Health has announced four new affiliations with the health care providers: John Muir Health in California; University of Chicago Medical Center in Illinois; Novant Health, serving the Winston-Salem area, in North Carolina; and University of Michigan Health System in Michigan.

McKesson announced it will source pharmaceuticals for the Target pharmacies acquired by CVS Health.

Rite Aid Corp. announced that HealthSpot Inc. would cease operations of its telemedicine stations inside Rite Aid pharmacies.

Walgreens and Advocate Health Care announced that 56 of the Healthcare Clinics at Walgreens will now be owned and operated by Advocate. These clinics will be branded as Advocate Clinic at Walgreens while remaining part of the Advocate Health Care network.


Technology News

Rite Aid Corporation announced that all of its store pharmacists have begun using the Pharmacy Quality Solutions’ EQuIPP platform to access their performance data and quality metrics to “improve patient outcomes”.