Price Chopper Supermarkets to close its pharmacy in its Keene, NH store on March 29, 2017

Schenectady, NY, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper Supermarkets will be closing the pharmacy in its Keene, NH store – located at 16 Ash Brook Road – effective at 7:00 PM on March 29, 2017. Patient prescriptions have been transferred to the nearby CVS pharmacy located in the Target store in the same plaza. Price Chopper teammates will be working with patients to ensure no interruption in their health care.

“We are always reluctant to close a pharmacy but, today, pharmacies rely on economies of scale and the ability to serve a large number of patients. Within some smaller geographic regions, consolidation is the best way to provide those economies,” said Kathy Bryant, Price Chopper’s vice president of pharmacy. “Most important to us now is the seamless transition of our patients to another pharmacy.”

About The Golub Corporation: Based in Schenectady, NY, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 136 Price Chopper and Market 32 grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The American owned, family-managed company prides itself on longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising, leadership in community service, and cooperative employee relations. Golub’s 20,000 teammates collectively own more than 47% of the company’s privately held stock, making it one of the nation’s largest privately held corporations that is predominantly employee-owned. For additional information, visit www.pricechopper.com

SOURCE: Price Chopper Supermarkets
Contact:
Mona Golub
Price Chopper
518.379.1480
or
Jonathan Pierce, APR
Pierce Communications
518.427.1186

Price Chopper to offer access to board certified doctors for the treatment of non-emergency medical issues

In-store Health Stations now offer access to board certified doctors for the treatment of non-emergency medical issues

SCHENECTADY, NY, 2016-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marking an advancement in public access to healthcare, five of Price Chopper’s 20 freestanding health stations will be testing a new telemedicine program that allows customers to get a live, private consultation via videoconference with a board certified physician who can help diagnose and treat minor illnesses. The five pilot stores are in Johnstown, NY (North Comrie Ave.), Poughkeepsie, NY (2585 South Road), Bennington, VT (214 Northside Drive), Glenmont, NY (329 Glenmont Road) and Fulton, NY (12 W First Street, South).

Working in partnership with CSI (Computerized Screening, Inc.), which provides the in-store Health Stations for Price Chopper and Market 32, and now Doctor On Demand, the leading video telemedicine provider, customers will now have immediate access to board certified physicians 24/7. Doctor On Demand physicians are able to diagnose, advise, treat symptoms and prescribe medications for a wide range of common non-emergency medical issues including cold, flu and respiratory symptoms, sinus infections, pink-eye, and skin and rash issues.

“This enhancement provides our customers with immediate access to a qualified physician within the comfort and convenience of our pharmacy and health and wellness offerings. If this technology meets the needs of the modern customer as national trends have indicated it might, then we’ll extend similar access to our other health stations in the future,” said Kathy Bryant, vice president of pharmacy for The Golub Corporation. “We’re always looking for progressive ways to broaden our spectrum of goods and professional services in making health care more accessible to our customers.”

“Doctor On Demand is excited to partner with Price Chopper and CSI to offer immediate access to our service,” said Adam Jackson, co-founder and CEO of Doctor On Demand. “We started Doctor On Demand to provide the most convenient access to some of the best physicians in the country. Through this partnership, we can now help even more Americans get the care they need, when they need it.”

The cost for the service will be $40 or less for a 15 minute consultation. Doctor On Demand has partnered with many insurance providers, so your plan may cover all or a portion of your visit. Following each video visit, patients will be provided a summary of the visit as part of an effort to facilitate follow-up and provide continuity of care with their primary physician. As part of an initiative to promote access to affordable health care, Doctor on Demand is extending a first visit free offer through April 14, 2016.

Telemedicine is one of the fastest growing areas of health care. By 2018, the number of patients using telemedicine globally will increase to 7 million, up from less than 350,000 in 2013. A recent study found that almost 75% of all doctor, urgent care, and ER visits are either unnecessary or could be handled safely and effectively over the phone or video (Sources: IHS, Inc., American Medical Association and Wellness Council of America).

Customers shopping at the chain’s new Market 32 locations will have another innovative opportunity to get their blood pressure measured through PharmaSmart kiosk. This kiosk can measure a patient’s blood pressure and body mass index (BMI). Patient data can be displayed on the screen, a printed ticket or saved to a patient’s personalized and secure online blood pressure tracker. This kiosk does not offer telemedicine services. Market 32 pharmacists may be consulted for more information about this program.

“We believe that our customers are ready to test out this new technology, which improves the efficiency and availability of health care. As a retailer committed to helping people feed and care for themselves and their families, we’re pleased to be able to make it available in our stores,” said Bryant.

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About The Golub Corporation: Based in Schenectady, NY, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 136 Price Chopper and Market 32 grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The American owned, family-managed company prides itself on longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising, leadership in community service, and cooperative employee relations. Golub’s 22,000 teammates collectively own more than 47% of the company’s privately held stock, making it one of the nation’s largest privately held corporations that is predominantly employee-owned. For additional information, visit www.pricechopper.com

 

Contact:
Mona Golub
Price Chopper
518.379.1480
or

Jonathan Pierce, APR
Pierce Communications
518.427.1186

Market 32 by Price Chopper announces the acquisition of O’Laughlin’s Home Care Pharmacy in Pittsfield, Mass

Schenectady, N.Y., 2016-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Market 32 by Price Chopper announces the acquisition of O’Laughlin’s Home Care Pharmacy in Pittsfield, Mass. Pharmacist Stan Walczyk and the O’Laughlin’s Home Care Pharmacy team members have joined the Market 32 team.

“We are so happy to welcome such a strong and trusted health care provider to our team. Customers can look forward to seeing the same familiar faces while also gaining access to expanded and enhanced pharmacy signature offerings,” said Kathy Bryant, vice president of pharmacy for Price Chopper. “Market 32 is truly a comprehensive health and wellness destination in this community. The combination of a full service pharmacy along with convenient care available at Berkshire Health Services (BHS) Walk-In Care provides our customers with affordable and accessible health care services.”

“I am very pleased and excited to have found a ‘family owned’ provider in Market 32 that will continue to offer the same service, values, and principles that O’Laughlin’s Home Care Pharmacy has provided,” said Walczyk. “Our staff looks forward to serving all patients in our new setting.”

O’Laughlin’s Home Care Pharmacy customers will have immediate access to the many great savings programs and services that Market 32 has to offer, including Diabetes AdvantEdge Program that offers free diabetes medications and supplies. There are also programs that include free antibiotics and free prenatal and children’s vitamins. Immunizations are also offered including shingles, pneumonia, and flu vaccinations. An interactive blood pressure kiosk and a private, professional patient counseling room is available for consultations with a pharmacist to answer health and medication related questions.

Market 32 Pharmacy accepts most insurance plans. Shoppers will be able to easily transfer prescriptions by calling or bringing prescription bottles to the pharmacy.

Customers will also see the added benefit of extended business hours. The Market 32 pharmacy is open 8 am to 8 pm on Monday through Friday, and 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Market 32 is also home to Walk-In Care by Berkshire Health Services. The BHS Walk-In Care provides fast convenient care for minor illnesses. It is open Monday through Friday 10 am to 6 pm and no appointment is needed. The pharmacy can be reached at 413-496-9332.

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About The Golub Corporation:
Based in Schenectady, NY, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 136 Price Chopper and Market 32 grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The American owned, family-managed company prides itself on longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising, leadership in community service, and cooperative employee relations. Golub’s 22,000 teammates collectively own more than 47% of the company’s privately held stock, making it one of the nation’s largest privately held corporations that is predominantly employee-owned. For additional information, visit www.pricechopper.com

Contact: Mona Golub
Price Chopper
518-379-1480

Jon Pierce, APR
Pierce Communications
518-221-1186

SOURCE: Price Chopper

Price Chopper Supermarket in Ogdensburg open full-service pharmacy

Ogdensburg, NY, 2016-1-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new full-service pharmacy has opened in the Price Chopper Supermarket located at 2981 Ford Street Extension in Ogdensburg. It will provide the community with a convenient way to get all of their healthcare needs, including prescriptions and access to Price Chopper Pharmacy’s many programs available to help patients save on their medication. These programs include the Diabetes AdvantEdge Program that offers free diabetes medication and supplies as well as programs that include free antibiotics and free prenatal and children’s vitamins.

“We are pleased to extend our convenient and trusted patient centered services including immunizations and medication therapy management to Ogdensburg’s community members, who are already shopping our store for their groceries,” said Kathy Bryant, Vice President of Pharmacy for Price Chopper. “We look forward to collaborating with other health care providers in the community with the mutual goal of improving the outcomes of our patients”.

Price Chopper Pharmacy will be staffed with local pharmacists, Kaycee Cameron as the Pharmacy Manager and Patrick Duprey as the Staff Pharmacist. Private, professional, patient counseling rooms are available for patients to meet with the pharmacist to answer health and medication related questions.

The pharmacy accepts most insurance plans and transferring prescriptions is easy. Customers can simply bring their prescription bottles to the pharmacy and the pharmacist will take care of the rest.

The Price Chopper Pharmacy is open 8 am to 8 pm on Monday through Friday, and 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. To reach the pharmacy, please call 315-541-1181.

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About The Golub Corporation: Based in Schenectady, NY, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 136 Price Chopper and Market 32 grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The American owned, family-managed company prides itself on longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising, leadership in community service, and cooperative employee relations. Golub’s 22,000 teammates collectively own more than 47% of the company’s privately held stock, making it one of the nation’s largest privately held corporations that is predominantly employee-owned. For additional information, visit www.pricechopper.com

Contact:
Mona Golub
Price Chopper
518.379.1480
or
Jonathan Pierce, APR
Pierce Communications
518.427.1186

Price Chopper Supermarkets announces the acquisition of Fairway Pharmacy in Montrose, PA

Schenectady, NY, 2015-8-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper Supermarkets is pleased to announce the acquisition of Fairway Pharmacy in Montrose, PA, effective Monday, August 17.

The New York-based, family-managed chain will continue to operate out of Fairway’s current location until the planned construction of a new pharmacy inside the Montrose Price Chopper is completed. Fairway Pharmacy customers will have immediate access to the many great savings programs and services that Price Chopper has to offer, including free diabetes medications, free diabetic supplies, free antibiotics, free prenatal and children’s vitamins, $9.99 for 100 generic pills and Fuel AdvantEdge rewards.

Jerry Prusack, owner of Fairway Pharmacy, has joined the Price Chopper team as a pharmacist at the newly acquired location. The remainder of the Fairway Pharmacy staff has also joined the Price Chopper team.

“We are delighted to welcome Jerry and the Fairway team to the Price Chopper family,” said Kathy Bryant, Vice President of Pharmacy for Price Chopper. “We look forward to building upon the foundation of trusted and convenient pharmacy care that they have long provided to the Montrose community, while expanding and enhancing the patient services that are offered.”

“We look forward to continuing to provide the high level of care that our patients have come to expect from us, and believe that the addition of support from Price Chopper’s highly regarded pharmacy division will increase our ability to serve the community,” said Prusack. “The construction of a brand new pharmacy inside the Price Chopper Supermarket marks a significant investment in our community that will provide our customers with the added convenience of one-stop shopping.”

Customers will also see the added benefit of extended business hours. The newly acquired pharmacy will be open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Price Chopper will also be offering customers a promotional offer of $25 off any new or transferred prescription which will be valid until November 7, 2015.

Fairway Pharmacy is currently located four store-fronts down from the Price Chopper supermarket at 16750 State Route 706, Montrose.

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About The Golub Corporation:
Based in Schenectady, NY, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 135 Price Chopper and Market 32 grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The American owned, family-managed company prides itself on longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising, leadership in community service, and cooperative employee relations. Golub’s 22,000 teammates collectively own more than 47% of the company’s privately held stock, making it one of the nation’s largest privately held corporations that is predominantly employee-owned. For additional information, visit www.pricechopper.com

 

Contact:
Mona Golub
Price Chopper
518-379-1480

Jon Pierce, APR
Pierce Communications
518-221-1186