Usually it takes some time for any individual’s full impact on their company, their profession and their industry to come into focus after that person has moved on.
Such may be the case with Robert I. Thompson, who stepped down Sept. 18 from his position as EVP of pharmacy at Rite Aid. But this much is clear: Thompson played a key role in the reinvention and revitalization of Rite Aid’s healthcare business and mission in recent years, which was clearly a major factor in the company’s remarkable turnaround and return to retail viability.
The DSN PoweRx list represents nearly 80% of the total retail pharmacy business — including more than $250 billion in pharmacy sales and nearly 59,000 pharmacies. And with the rise of more consumer-centered health care, they are creating innovative programs and entering healthcare partnerships to move beyond dispensing and expand their role in the U.S. healthcare delivery system. Read more
Industry leaders talk soulful brands, doing good and operating with purpose at the third annual New General Market Summit. In this special report, DSN highlights the big ideas and best practices that emerged from the event.