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Walgreen posts 4Q loss on Alliance Boots charge
By Associated Press | September 30, 2014
Walgreen booked a $239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting charge from its Alliance Boots acquisition, but the drugstore chain's results still met Wall Street expectations.
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Cardinal Health names CFO, pharmaceutical unit CEO
By Jaimy Lee | September 12, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Cardinal Health, a Dublin, Ohio-based distribution and medical supplies company, promoted two executives, naming Michael Kaufmann as CFO and Jon Giacomin as CEO of the pharmaceutical segment.
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Reform Update: UnitedHealth's Optum Labs adds universities, insurer and Merck
By Melanie Evans | September 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The research and development laboratory launched by UnitedHealth Group and the Mayo Clinic to capitalize on healthcare's data profusion and healthcare reform expanded again this week, adding two prominent universities, the Minnesota health plan Medica and pharmaceutical giant Merck.
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CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early
By Associated Press | September 03, 2014
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
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Walgreen drops on report it will keep U.S. tax base
By Associated Press | August 05, 2014
Shares of Walgreen Co. have tumbled on media reports that the drugstore chain will not reincorporate itself overseas — a politically touchy move that could significantly lower its tax bill.
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Cardinal Health still coping with Walgreen loss, but beats estimates
By Bob Herman | August 04, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Cardinal Health recorded sizable revenue declines in its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal 2014, the drug and medical product supplier announced Monday. An expired contract with Walgreen Co. continued to hamper results, but Cardinal Health still beat Wall Street's revenue expectations for the...
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CVS Caremark strikes MinuteClinic agreements with four health systems
By Andis Robeznieks | July 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
CVS Caremark, the nation's largest operator of retail clinics, announced new clinical affiliations with healthcare systems in four states.
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Pharmacy company CEO discusses legislative probe
By Associated Press | June 21, 2014
A pharmacy company named in connection with a grand jury investigation of legislative corruption is not a giant business located in a fancy office park. American Pharmacy Cooperative is located in a light industrial area of Bessemer, Ala., in a two-story metal building with a brick facade front.
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Walgreen to provide services to Arizona Priority Care
By Modern Healthcare | June 21, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Walgreen Co. has entered into a collaborative agreement to provide expanded services for Arizona Priority Care, the Phoenix-area affiliate of Marina del Rey, Calif.-based Heritage Provider Network.
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Walgreen to provide services for Arizona Priority Care
By Andis Robeznieks | June 18, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Walgreen Co. has entered into a collaborative agreement to provide expanded services for Arizona Priority Care, the Phoenix-area affiliate of Marina del Rey, Calif.-based Heritage Provider Network.
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