Personnel Updates

The Little Clinic named Marc Watkins Chief Medical Officer.

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Alex Gourlay and Ornella Barra have been appointed to the role of co-COOs. The company also announced Simon Roberts will leave the company in July. Elizabeth Fagan is being appointed as Senior VP and Managing Director.


Industry Insight

Fred’s Inc. is rolling out more TelehealthONE walk-in kiosks to locations across Mississippi. The kiosks will be in Union, Pelahatchie, Carthage, Morton, Jackson, Pearl, Clinton, Lexington and Terry.

Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company recently opened its 300th pharmacy.

Healthcare Distribution Management Association announced that the organization has changed its name to Healthcare Distribution Alliance.

Rite Aid Corp. is opening a new distribution center in Spartanburg, SC.

Smith Drug Co. announced that it would be partnering with Diplomat Pharmacy to offer its customers specialty pharmacy services through the Diplomat Retail Specialty Network.

Thrifty White Pharmacy announced recently that it had partnered with Diplomat Pharmacy to expand their current specialty agreement to include Thrifty White’s affiliate pharmacy program.


Technology News

Benzer Pharmacy announced the launch of a new website offering durable medical equipment, The site includes a selection of such DME products as daily living aids, casting supplies, diabetes care, edema products, wheelchair accessories and more.

CVS Health announced the introduction of its new digital tool that allows patients to see wait times at most MinuteClinic locations and hold a place in line using their smartphone, computer or tablet.