Rite Aid’s RediClinic and Aria Health partner to offer greater convenience, increased access and more affordable healthcare

Philadelphia, 2016-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — RediClinic, a leading operator of retail clinics, and Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County, announced today that they are entering into an alliance that will offer greater convenience, increased access and more affordable healthcare to residents of Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County in Pennsylvania.

Through the arrangement, RediClinic and Aria Health will implement a variety of clinical integration initiatives to encourage and facilitate collaboration between RediClinic practitioners and Aria Health-affiliated physicians. The six RediClinics covered by the alliance, which will be co-branded with Aria Health, are located inside the following Rite Aid pharmacies:

• 1035 County Line Road, Huntingdon Valley
• 1 Summit Square, Langhorne
• 96 North Flowers Mill Road, Langhorne
• 7418-32 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia
• 1860 Brownsville Road, Trevose
• 599 York Road, Warminster

“Since opening our first RediClinic in the greater Philadelphia area over just a year ago, we have been seeking ways to become more fully integrated into the existing healthcare delivery ecosystem,” said RediClinic CEO Web Golinkin. “We are excited about our new relationship with Aria Health because it will enable us to offer our patients access to a larger network of providers and a broader scope of services.”

“We are pleased to be working with RediClinic and Rite Aid, as it will enable Aria to expand access to care in our community and explore innovations in service delivery,” said Kathleen Kinslow, CRNA, EdD, MBA, president and CEO of Aria Health.

RediClinic currently operates clinics inside 18 Philadelphia-area Rite Aid pharmacies. The clinics are staffed by board certified nurse practitioners, who are trained and licensed to treat common conditions, and provide preventive services including screenings, medical tests, immunizations and basic physical exams, in collaboration with local physicians. Patients can be treated for more than 30 common medical conditions, and RediClinic clinicians are able to write prescriptions when appropriate. RediClinic also offers an innovative and acclaimed Weigh Forward® weight/lifestyle management program that is offered at all RediClinics and licensed to other providers.

As part of RediClinic’s commitment to offering high-quality, convenient and affordable healthcare, clinics are open seven days a week, and no appointments are necessary. To find the nearest RediClinic inside Rite Aid, visitwww.rediclinic.com.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2015 annual revenue of $26.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website atwww.riteaid.com.

RediClinic has given consumers easy access to high-quality, affordable healthcare since 1989. The company currently operates 35 clinics inside H-E-B grocery stores in Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, as well as 43 clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in the greater Philadelphia, Baltimore/Washington D.C (including Virginia and Delaware) and Seattle areas. Since opening its first in-store clinic in 2005, RediClinic has successfully treated more than 1.9 million patients. In addition to treating common medical conditions and providing preventive care, the company’s acclaimed Weigh Forward® weight/lifestyle management program is offered in the company’s clinics and licensed to other providers. RediClinic is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Rite Aid Corporation. For more information about clinic locations, hours of operation, services and prices, visit www.rediclinic.com.

Aria Health is the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County. With three leading-edge community hospitals and a growing network of outpatient centers and physicians, Aria upholds a longstanding tradition of bringing advanced medicine and personal care to the many communities it serves. For more information about Aria Health, please visit www.ariahealth.org, “Like” Aria Health on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ariahealth and “Follow” Aria Health on Twitter at @AriaHealth.

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RediClinic donates $40,000 to eight YMCAs in greater Baltimore/Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Seattle areas in support of Kids Health and Wellness

  • Eight YMCAs to Receive $5,000 Each In Support of Kids Health and Wellness
  • Now Through Sept. 30, RediClinic Offers Discounted Back-to-School Physicals and Immunizations

Camp Hill, Pa., 2015-8-4— /EPR Retail News/ — RediClinic announced today donations totaling $40,000 to eight YMCAs serving the greater Baltimore/Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Seattle areas. RediClinic, which opened convenient care clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in each market earlier this year, is making the donation as part of its continued commitment to the health and well-being of the communities they serve.

Each YMCA will use the donation to support various programs that will benefit the health and wellbeing of children in its communities throughout the year. RediClinic will present each of the eight YMCAs with a check for $5,000 during a series of special in-store events this week.

“As RediClinic continues to expand into new markets, we know that true service extends beyond our clinic walls,” said Web Golinkin, RediClinic CEO. “RediClinic is proud to support the YMCAs in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington D.C., and we thank them for providing valuable resources to children and their families. We look forward to collaborating with these YMCAs and ultimately helping residents of our communities lead happier and healthier lives.”

In the greater Baltimore area, RediClinic will donate $5,000 to YMCA of Central Maryland; in Philadelphia, Central Bucks Family YMCA, Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County, Lower Bucks Family YMCA and Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA; in greater Seattle, YMCA of Greater Seattle and YMCA of Snohomish County; and in Washington D.C., YMCA of Metropolitan Washington.

Now through September 30, RediClinic is offering school and sports physicals for $29*, a savings of $30, at all Rite Aid RediClinic locations. As students prepare for back-to-school, physicals ensure that they are in good health and able to participate in organized activities. Some state laws also require students to be vaccinated to protect against certain diseases before returning to school. RediClinic certified clinicians are available to discuss these requirements and administer immunizations as needed**.

RediClinics are staffed by board certified clinicians, who are trained and licensed to treat common conditions. These clinicians work in collaboration with local physicians who are affiliated with leading healthcare systems. Patients can be treated for more than 30 common medical conditions, and RediClinic clinicians are able to write prescriptions when appropriate.

RediClinic clinicians also provide a broad range of preventive services, including screenings, medical tests, immunizations, and basic physical exams; and the company’s innovative and acclaimed Weigh Forward® weight/lifestyle management program is offered at all RediClinics and licensed to other providers.

As part of RediClinic’s commitment to offering high-quality, convenient and affordable healthcare, clinics are open seven days a week, and no appointments are necessary. To find the nearest RediClinic inside Rite Aid, visit www.rediclinic.com.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2015 annual revenue of $26.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

RediClinic has given consumers easy access to high-quality, affordable healthcare since 1989. The company currently operates 35 clinics inside H-E-B grocery stores in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, as well as 34 clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in the greater Baltimore/Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Seattle areas. Since opening its first in-store clinic in 2005, RediClinic has successfully treated more than 1.7 million patients. In addition to treating common medical conditions and providing preventive care, the company’s acclaimed Weigh Forward® weight/lifestyle management program is offered in the company’s clinics and licensed to other providers. RediClinic is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Rite Aid Corporation. For more information about clinic locations, hours of operation, services and prices, visitwww.rediclinic.com.

*Offer cannot be used with insurance or any state and federally funded benefits program. One physical per patient, per visit. May not be used in combination with any other offer. Additional terms may apply.

**Immunizations are subject to state regulations and cost varies based on patient’s insurance coverage.

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Media: Kristin Kellum 717-975-5713

Rite Aid Corporation announces that Paul Zikmund is joining Rite Aid as group VP of risk and controls

CAMP HILL, PA, 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that Paul Zikmund, a risk management professional with nearly 30 years of experience, is joining Rite Aid as group vice president of risk and controls.

In this new position, Zikmund will oversee the risk management program for Rite Aid as well as its subsidiaries, RediClinic, Health Dialog and EnvisionRx. Zikmund will report to Tony Bellezza, Rite Aid senior vice president and chief compliance officer.

“Paul comes to Rite Aid with significant experience in enterprise risk management, having held a variety of positions spanning several industries over the course of his career,” said Bellezza. “His extensive background in organizational compliance, as well as the development and administration of enterprise risk management solutions, will be extremely valuable to Rite Aid as we continue to expand our governance, risk and compliance program.”

Most recently, Zikmund served as director of global ethics and compliance at Bunge, a leading global agribusiness and food company headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., where he was responsible for implementing the Company’s fraud, ethics and compliance risk management programs. Before joining Bunge in 2011, Zikmund held senior positions at Tyco International, Inc., SolomonEdwards and Deloitte & Touche, LLP, serving in a variety of risk management functions.

Zikmund received a bachelor’s degree in administration of justice from the University of Pittsburgh; a master’s of accountancy degree from Auburn University; a master’s of business administration degree from the University of Connecticut and a master’s of business ethics and compliance degree from the New England College of Finance. He also received his certificate in corporate ethics and compliance management (CECM) from Saint Louis University and has served as a board member for several professional associations including the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2015 annual revenues of $26.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

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Investors: Matt Schroeder 717-214-8867 or investor@riteaid.com

Media: Ashley Flower 717-975-5718

Rite Aid: RediClinic and MultiCare Health System form joint venture to expand access to healthcare services in the greater Seattle area

11 RediClinics to Open Inside Select Seattle-Area Rite Aid Pharmacies this Spring

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-5-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) announced today that RediClinic, one of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries and a leading operator of convenient care clinics, and MultiCare Health System, a leading, not-for-profit health care organization that offers a comprehensive network of services across the Puget Sound region, have formed a joint venture to expand access to healthcare services in the greater Seattle area. Through the joint venture, RediClinic and MultiCare will collaborate to operate 11 RediClinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies. MultiCare currently operates a convenient care clinic inside the Rite Aid pharmacy located at 5700 100th Street SW in Lakewood.

Rite Aid Executive Vice President of Pharmacy Robert Thompson, RediClinic CEO Web Golinkin and MultiCare Health System President and CEO Bill Robertson will officially announce the joint venture and mark the first of 11 clinic openings with a ribbon-cutting today at 10 a.m. PT at the Rite Aid pharmacy located at 15100 S.E. 38th Street in Bellevue, Wash.

“Rite Aid is excited to announce this joint venture, a strategic expansion of our existing relationship with MultiCare Health System,” said Thompson. “MultiCare shares Rite Aid and RediClinic’s commitment to providing high-quality, convenient and affordable healthcare to the communities it serves, and we look forward to collaborating with MultiCare to offer an additional level of care to our customers across Seattle.”

“We are very excited to partner with MultiCare, a leader in patient care in Tacoma and across Washington, as we work to open the first RediClinics in the Pacific Northwest,” added Golinkin. “As one of the pioneers in convenient care, RediClinic has served more than 1.7 million consumers since opening its first clinic in 2005, and we look forward to introducing our unique model of high-quality, convenient and affordable care to Seattle area residents.”

The RediClinics in Seattle will be staffed by board certified MultiCare nurse practitioners, who are trained and licensed to treat common conditions and provide preventive services in collaboration with MultiCare affiliated physicians. Patients can be treated for more than 30 common medical conditions, and the nurse practitioners are able to write prescriptions for these conditions when appropriate.

“MultiCare is pleased to expand our partnership with Rite Aid, bringing more healthcare choices to patients in King and Snohomish counties,” said Robertson. “We know that consumers are looking for convenient access to high-quality care and RediClinics offer such an option.”

In addition to the Bellevue location, RediClinics are currently open inside the following Rite Aid locations:

17226 Smokey Point, Arlington
3905 Factoria Mall SE, Bellevue
16222 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek

RediClinics will open inside the following locations this spring:

18022 68th Avenue NE, Kenmore
3023 78th Avenue SE, Mercer Island
18906 State Route 2, Monroe
1700 Mukilteo Speedway #500, Mukilteo
3066 Issaquah Pine Lake Road SE, Sammamish
655 NW Richmond Beach Road, Shoreline
14035 NE Woodinville-Duvall, Woodinville

RediClinics also provide a broad range of preventive services, including screenings, medical tests, immunizations, and basic physical exams; and the company’s innovative and acclaimed Weigh Forward® weight/lifestyle management program is offered at many RediClinics and licensed to other providers.

Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2015 annual revenues of $26.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

RediClinic has given consumers easy access to high-quality, affordable healthcare since 1989. The company currently operates 34 clinics inside H-E-B grocery stores in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, as well as 30 clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in the greater Baltimore/Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Seattle areas. Since opening its first in-store clinic in 2005, RediClinic has successfully treated more than 1.7 million patients. In addition to treating common medical conditions and providing preventive care, the company’s acclaimed Weigh Forward® weight/lifestyle management program is offered in the company’s clinics and licensed to other providers. RediClinic is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Rite Aid Corporation. For more information about clinic locations, hours of operation, services and prices, visit www.rediclinic.com.

MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 10,000 employees and a comprehensive network including Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital, MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians, as well as numerous primary care, specialty and urgent care clinics and community outreach services.

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Investors: Matt Schroeder 717-214-8867 or investor@riteaid.com

Media: Ashley Flower 717-975-5718