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Value Drug Company

Duncansville, PA & Scottsdale, AZ

PENNSYLVANIA – October 7, 2016 – Value Drug Company, a Pennsylvania-based wholesale distributor, has entered into an agreement with Scottsdale based Ulta Lab Tests, a leading national Lab Test and Health Screening technology and services company, to provide Lab Testsing and Health Screening services 24/7/365 to more than 600 independent pharmacies and their customers.

“We are pleased to be offering direct access to over 1,500 low-priced lab tests and health screenings to our members,” said Greg Drew, President of Value Drug Company. “The independent pharmacies are the perfect location for our health screening and lab testing services with the availability of clinicians, prescription medications, over-the-counter products and medical supplies that may be prescribed during the visit.”

Benefits Include:

  • Pharmacies now have one platform to support all of their health screening needs.
    • Lab Tests (blood, saliva & urine)
    • Blood Spot Collection
    • Fingerstick (meters)
    • Biometric Screenings
  • Patients save up to 80% off lab testing self-pay price.
  • Over 1,500 serum, saliva and urine lab tests and panels.
  • Over 300 health screening lab tests panels.
  • Specimen collection available on site or at over 2,100 patient service centers nationally.
  • Most test results returned within 12 to 48 hours.
  • Patient portal with industry leading dashboard to view and track results.
  • Easy access to patient’s results through web enabled devices 24/7.

“We are delighted to provide to Value Drug member pharmacies one platform that enables individuals to control, track and manage their own healthcare through lab tests and health screenings. One platform that Value Drug pharmacies can now use to provide their patients with biometric screenings, finger stick tests and direct access to over 1,500 discounted lab tests and 300 health screening panels with no prescriptions needed. Through the Ulta Lab Tests platform, patients have access to low priced, comprehensive and confidential lab testing. Patients have access 24/7 to view their order history and lab tests results accompanied with information explaining their biomarkers on their own private portal. This enables patients to track and be proactive with the programs and instructions prescribed by their physician,” said Ulta Lab Tests CEO John Roehm.

“The addition of lab testing and health screening services will expand our network services offerings and aligns well with our mission to facilitate the success of Independent Pharmacy, allowing for optimum patient care in the community and long term care environments. I am excited about our opportunity with Ulta Lab Tests and we think our members will be too,” Drew said.

About Value Drug Company

Value Drug Company (VDC), based in Duncansville, PA, is a full-line wholesale distributor of pharmaceuticals and health-related products servicing retail, long term care, specialty pharmacy and 340B covered entities. Owned by its members, Value brings the strength of the cooperative concept to fuel its success. VDC has been facilitating the success of independent community pharmacy, allowing for optimum patient care in the community and long term care environments for over 80 years. Value Specialty Pharmacy is a full service, URAC accredited Specialty Pharmacy located in Duncansville, PA. Public relations contact: Kathy Kilgore, Director of Marketing, kkilgore@valuedrugco.com, 1-800-252-3786 ext. 115.

About Ulta Lab Tests

Ulta Lab Tests, through its network pharmacists and healthcare providers, provides convenient, comprehensive, and confidential laboratory testing services to consumers so that they can monitor their wellness and be proactive in the prevention and early detection of disease. To learn more go to www.ultalabtests.com, visit http://www.facebook.com/UltaLabTests, and follow Ulta Lab Tests on Twitter@UltaLabTests.

Pharmacy First

(Shawnee Mission, KS & Scottsdale, AZ, October, 5th, 2016)

Wholesale Alliance, Inc. d/b/a/ Pharmacy First today announced that it will collaborate with consumer direct lab testing innovator Ulta Lab Tests, LLC to offer lab testing services to more than 2,100 Pharmacy First member pharmacies in support of their health screening and lab testing initiatives. “We are eager to work with Ulta Lab Tests to offer our member pharmacies access to low-priced lab testing and confidential health screening services for their patients. This dynamic relationship will offer access to over 1500 lab tests and health screenings for Pharmacy First member pharmacies and their patients,” said Robert Dickey, Pharmacy First CEO.

Benefits Include

  • Patients save up to 80% off lab testing self-pay price.
  • Over 1,500 serum, saliva and urine lab tests and panels.
  • Over 300 health screening lab tests panels.
  • Specimen collection available on site or at over 2,100 patient service centers nationally.
  • Most test results returned within 12 to 48 hours.
  • Patient portal with industry leading dashboard to view and track results.
  • Easy access to patient’s results through web enabled devices 24/7.

“We are delighted to provide to Pharmacy First member pharmacies one platform that enables individuals to control, track and manage their own healthcare through lab tests and health screenings. One platform that Keystone pharmacies can now use to provide their patients with biometric screenings, finger stick tests and direct access to over 1,500 discounted lab tests and 300 health screening panels with no prescriptions needed. Through our platform, patients have access to low priced, comprehensive and confidential lab testing. Through their online portal, patients have access 24/7 to view their order history and lab tests results accompanied with information explaining their biomarkers. This enables patients to track and be proactive with the programs and instructions prescribed by their physician,” said Ulta Lab Tests CEO John Roehm.

“The addition of lab testing and health screening services will expand our network services offerings and aligns well with our dedication to provide low cost contracted services for the benefit of our member pharmacies. I am excited about our opportunity with Ulta Lab Tests and we think our members will be too,” Dickey said.

About Pharmacy First

Pharmacy First is dedicated to helping the independent pharmacy remain competitive and profitable in today’s market. Pharmacy First offers an array of services, including contracting assistance (PSAO), third party payer reconciliation, and adherence services to help meet the most important needs of independent pharmacy owners. Pharmacy First pharmacies are given the freedom to choose which programs best fits their needs. For more information please visit www.pharmacyfirst.com.

About Alamosa Health Solutions

To equip today’s modern pharmacy, their trading partners and health care providers with innovative tools and services enabling them to further integrate into the health care community by delivering quality patient services targeting desired treatment outcomes. To learn more contact Larry Stratton at larry@alamosahealthsolutions.com.

About Ulta Lab Tests

Ulta Lab Tests, through its network pharmacists and healthcare providers, provides convenient, comprehensive, and confidential laboratory testing services to consumers so that they can monitor their wellness and be proactive in the prevention and early detection of disease. To learn more go to www.ultalabtests.com, visit http://www.facebook.com/UltaLabTests, and follow Ulta Lab Tests on Twitter@UltaLabTests.

Keystone Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance, Inc.

(Philadelphia, PA & Scottsdale, AZ, September, 28th, 2016)

Keystone Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance, Inc. today announced that it will collaborate with consumer direct lab testing innovator Ulta Lab Tests, LLC to offer lab testing services to more than 300 Keystone member pharmacies in support of their health screening and lab testing initiatives. “We are excited to work with Ulta Lab Tests to offer our member pharmacies access to low-priced lab testing and confidential health screening services for their patients. This dynamic relationship will offer access to over 1500 lab tests and health screenings for The Keystone member pharmacies and their patients,” said Mel Brodsky, Keystone CEO.

Benefits Include

  • Patients save up to 80% off lab testing self-pay price.
  • Over 1,500 serum, saliva and urine lab tests and panels.
  • Over 300 health screening lab tests panels.
  • Specimen collection available on site or at over 2,100 patient service centers nationally.
  • Most test results returned within 12 to 48 hours.
  • Patient portal with industry leading dashboard to view and track results.
  • Easy access to patient’s results through web enabled devices 24/7.

“We are delighted to provide to Keystone member pharmacies one platform that enables individuals to control, track and manage their own healthcare through lab tests and health screenings. One platform that Keystone pharmacies can now use to provide their patients with biometric screenings, finger stick tests and direct access to over 1,500 discounted lab tests and 300 health screening panels with no prescriptions needed. Through our platform, patients have access to low priced, comprehensive and confidential lab testing. Through their online portal, patients have access 24/7 to view their order history and lab tests results accompanied with information explaining their biomarkers. This enables patients to track and be proactive with the programs and instructions prescribed by their physician,” said Ulta Lab Tests CEO John Roehm.

“The addition of lab testing and health screening services aligns well with our mission to provide low cost contracted services for the benefit of our member pharmacies. I am eager to take advantage of our opportunity with Ulta Lab Tests and we think our members will be too,” Brodsky said.

About The Keystone Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance

The Keystone Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance embraces its Mission Statement “To negotiate contracts at a better price than a store can do on its own.” Keystone provides its services to over 850 independent pharmacy members - 350 active participating members and 500 affiliate members that participate in only a few contracts. While Keystone is a for-profit organization, it runs like a cooperative that shares any monies from profits with its active participating pharmacies. In 2015, Keystone disbursed $16,161,214.00 to its members. For more information, please visit www.kpparx.com.

About Alamosa Health Solutions

To equip today’s modern pharmacy, their trading partners and health care providers with innovative tools and services enabling them to further integrate into the health care community by delivering quality patient services targeting desired treatment outcomes. To learn more contact Larry Stratton at larry@alamosahealthsolutions.com.

About Ulta Lab Tests

Ulta Lab Tests, through its network pharmacists and healthcare providers, provides convenient, comprehensive, and confidential laboratory testing services to consumers so that they can monitor their wellness and be proactive in the prevention and early detection of disease. To learn more go to www.ultalabtests.com, visit http://www.facebook.com/UltaLabTests, and follow Ulta Lab Tests on Twitter@UltaLabTests.

PureRxO

(Carlsbad, CA & Scottsdale, AZ, March, 16th, 2016)

PureRxO today announced that it will collaborate with consumer direct lab testing innovator Ulta Lab Tests, LLC to offer lab testing to health professionals in support of their functional medicine and nutrition practices. “We are excited to partner with PureRxO to offer over 3,000 health care professionals access to our low-priced lab testing and confidential health screening services,” said John Roehm, Ulta Lab Tests CEO.

Using an innovative platform, physicians and other health professionals will gain access to low price lab testing and a health tracking dashboard for their patients. This dynamic relationship will offer access to over 1600 lab tests and health screenings for PureRxO Practitioners and their patients.

Practitioner Benefits Include

  • Patients save up to 80% off lab testing self-pay price.
  • Over 1,600 serum, saliva and urine lab tests and panels.
  • Customizable test panels with over 300 structured test panels
  • Specimen collection available on site or at over 2,100 patient service centers nationally.
  • Most test results are returned within 12 to 48 hrs.
  • Results available with both standard clinical reference ranges and customizable functional value reference ranges.
  • Easy access to patient’s results through web enabled devices 24/7.
  • Practitioners can quickly identify and focus on biomarkers that are out of clinical range.
  • Save time and money with streamlined ordering processes, data downloads, test management and the review of the lab test results on our secure platform.

What is the added value for the patient? “Through our health care professional network, patients have access to low priced, comprehensive and confidential lab testing. Through our secure online patient portal, they have access 24/7 to view their order history and review released lab tests results that are accompanied with information explaining their biomarkers. This enables patients to track and be proactive with the programs and instructions prescribed by their physician. Additionally, patients can access pre-ordered lab test requisitions and or follow up lab tests ordered by their physician to have their specimens collected. In turn, Physicians can have lab test results in advance of their appointment with their patient,” said John Roehm, Ulta Lab Tests CEO.

“The addition of lab testing and health screening services aligns well with our motto ‘your practice made perfect’ and our goal to provide the best patient care possible,” said PureRxO CEO and founder, Dr. Devin Ryerson. “Pure RXO is a team of healthcare experts, with the knowledge and experience to provide health professionals the tools they need to thrive. I am very excited about our arrangement with Ulta Lab Tests and we think users of PureRxO will be too,” Ryerson said.

Together, PureRxO and Ulta Lab Tests provide the technology a physician needs to create the practice of tomorrow. It's free, it's easy and it's the future of patient-centric care.

About PureRxO

PureRXO.com allows healthcare professionals to create ecommerce supplement stores for their practices, so they don’t have to buy, manage and sell inventory out of their offices. PureRXO.com developed websites also include practice management, digital marketing and patient communication tools that enable health care professionals to increase the lifetime value of their supplement-buying patients.

PureRxO’s team of experts is committed to helping independent healthcare practices stay independent and committed to patient-centric care. PureRxO is so much more than an online dispensary, PureRxO also provides solutions and tools for:

  • Patient acquisition and retention
  • Physician to patient communication
  • Patient compliance and education
  • Drop shipping, fulfillment, invoicing and secure payments
  • Reliable & proven revenue stream

Contact PureRxO to find out how PureRxO can help make any practice perfect.

About Ulta Lab Tests

Ulta Lab Tests, through its network health partners and healthcare providers, enables consumers to control, track and manage their own healthcare through lab tests and health screenings. Ulta Lab Tests provides affordable, physician-approved laboratory testing services to consumers where they live, work, shop, learn, worship, and play.

Ulta Lab Tests provides convenient, comprehensive, and confidential laboratory testing to consumers so that they can monitor their wellness and be proactive in the prevention and early detection of disease. To learn more, physicians go to https://www.ultalabtests.com/Physician , Healthcare Professionals go to https://www.ultalabtests.com/HealthcareProfessional, Pharmacies go to http://www.ultalabtests.com/Pharmacy, or visit http://www.facebook.com/UltaLabTests. Follow Ulta Lab Tests on Twitter@UltaLabTests.

RxWiki

(Austin, TX, September, 23rd, 2015)

The RxWiki Digital Pharmacist Network(™) announced today that it has launched a partnership with consumer-direct lab testing innovator, Ulta Lab Tests, LLC. This partnership brings Direct-to-Consumer lab testing and health screening services to pharmacy websites, mobile applications and Facebook across the country.

“We are excited to partner with RxWiki to offer 5,000 independent pharmacies access to our low-priced lab testing and confidential health screening services,” said John Roehm, Ulta Lab Tests CEO. “Our pharmacy affiliates can now offer their omni-channel customers access to over 1,600 lab tests and health screenings.”

“With 70% of all diseases diagnosed from blood testing, pharmacists and their customers now have the ability to digitally monitor health conditions,” said Roehm. “By integrating Ulta Lab Tests innovative services within the Digital Pharmacist platform, customers can digitally order lab tests without the need of a doctor’s prescription.”

RxWiki’s customers can review and track their test results for each biomarker from their personal and secured dashboard.

Consumer Benefits:

  • Save up to 80% off the regular pricing of lab tests and health screenings.
  • Easily order services from websites, Facebook and mobile apps.
  • Digitally access over 1,600 lab tests and health screenings with no prescription required.
  • Conveniently visit over 2,100 state and federally certified blood-draw centers (patient service centers) for specimen collection.
  • Securely view test results within 1-2 days, track progress and share the information with pharmacist and physicians from a personalized dashboard.

“I believe increased access to lab test results is key to enhancing patient engagement,” said Amy Baloh, RPh, Pharmacist at Hometown Pharmacy. “Working with my patients, we can immediately take action to improve their medication therapy and health outcome.”

“RxWiki is proud to bring these innovative diagnostic services into the Digital Pharmacist platform. These world-class services improve patient access, while lowering the overall cost of healthcare. We believe increased access to diagnostic information will empower better health decisions,” said Brent Werbeck, RxWiki’s Chief Operating Officer.


About RxWiki

RxWiki's mission is to create, organize, and share the world's medication knowledge. RxWiki empowers pharmacists to digitally syndicate health and medication information to omni-channel patients. RxWiki's Software-as-a-Service platform enables pharmacists to customize mobile apps, process pharmacy transactions, and deliver superior patient engagement services that produce measurable economic value to patients and the health industry.

To learn more about adding lab testing services for your pharmacy customers, go to: www.ultalabtests.com/RxWiki/Pharmacy/GetStarted

Are you a pharmacist? Join the Digital Pharmacist network today by visiting www.DigitalPharmacist.com

About Ulta Lab Tests

Ulta Lab Tests, through its network of healthcare partners and healthcare providers, enables consumers the ability to control, track and manage their own healthcare through lab tests and health screenings. Ulta Lab Tests provides affordable, physician-approved laboratory testing services to consumers where they live, work, shop, learn, worship, and play.

Ulta Lab Tests provides convenient, comprehensive, and confidential laboratory testing to consumers so that they can monitor their wellness and be proactive in the prevention and early detection of disease. To learn more, go to www.ultalabtests.com or visit www.facebook.com/UltaLabTests or follow Ulta Lab Tests on Twitter@UltaLabTests.

NCPA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (September 11, 2015) – The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced that it will collaborate with consumer-direct lab testing innovator, Ulta Lab Tests, LLC, to roll out an online community lab testing platform to participating community pharmacy members across the country. The arrangement will offer community pharmacy patients direct access to lab tests and health screenings.

By integrating Ulta Lab Tests’ innovative services within community pharmacies, customers can order select low-priced lab tests without the need to obtain a prescription from a local physician (not currently available in New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island). Pharmacy customers can easily access lab test information from the Internet and mobile apps. Customers can review and track their test results for each biomarker from their personal and secured dashboard 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

“In many areas, community pharmacists are the only accessible health care provider and a resource for vital patient-focused services such as medication management, education, immunizations, and more,” said NCPA CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA. “This exciting new collaboration with Ulta Lab Tests will allow community pharmacists to continue their commitment to driving better health outcomes for patients by giving patients direct access to information about their own health at lower costs. At the same time, it gives community pharmacists a chance to diversify their patient service offerings and business opportunities.”

“We are excited to collaborate with NCPA to offer 23,000 independent community pharmacies access to our low-priced and confidential lab testing and health screening services. Our pharmacy partners can now offer their customers access to more than 1,600 lab tests and health screenings. With 70 percent of all diseases being diagnosed from blood testing, pharmacists and their customers now have the ability to monitor health conditions,” said John Roehm, Ulta Lab Tests CEO.

Consumer benefits include:

  • Savings up to 80 percent off the regular price of lab tests and health screenings.
  • Easy ordering of lab tests and health screenings from websites and mobile apps 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Direct access to more than 1,600 lab tests and health screenings without the need to obtain a prescription from a local physician (not currently available in New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island).
  • Convenient access to more than 2,100 state and federally certified blood-draw centers (patient service centers) nationwide for specimen collection.
  • Lab test results received within one to two days.
  • An online personalized dashboard where patients can securely view test results, track progress, and share the information with the pharmacist and physician(s).

Hoey continued, “The community pharmacies that expand their practices and find unique niches are the ones that will succeed in today’s rapidly changing health care landscape – this new collaboration with Ulta Lab Tests is a good place to start.”

Community pharmacy owners interested in offering this service to their patients should visit http://www.ncpanet.org/solutions/ulta-health-screenings for more information.

About NCPA

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA®) represents the interests of America's community pharmacists, including the owners of nearly 23,000 independent community pharmacies. Together they represent an $88.8 billion health care marketplace, dispense nearly 40% of all retail prescriptions, and employ more than 300,000 individuals, including over 62,000 pharmacists. To learn more, go to www.ncpanet.org, visit facebook.com/commpharmacy, or follow NCPA on Twitter @Commpharmacy.

About Ulta Lab Tests

Ulta Lab Tests, through its network health partners and health care providers, enables consumers to control, track and manage their own health care through lab tests and health screenings. Ulta Lab Tests provides affordable, physician-approved laboratory testing services to consumers where they live, work, shop, learn, worship, and play.

Ulta Lab Tests provides convenient, comprehensive, and confidential laboratory testing to consumers so that they can monitor their wellness and be proactive in the prevention and early detection of disease. To learn more, go to www.ultalabtests.com/Content/About or visit www.facebook.com/UltaLabTests or follow Ulta Lab Tests on Twitter @UltaLabTests.

NCPA

Ulta Lab Tests’ extensive provider network enables consumers to take control of their health care costs.

February 10, 2015

SpendWell HealthTM, an online marketplace for health care services, has signed an agreement with Ulta Lab Tests®, a nationwide network of affordable, physician-approved laboratory testing services. Through the partnership, Ulta Lab Tests can now expand the reach of its services through SpendWell’s e-commerce platform, helping them reach consumers on high-deductible health plans.

SpendWell is building a nationwide online marketplace to give consumers with high deductibles a way to shop for quality routine health care services at competitive prices. The marketplace gives providers an opportunity to expand their business and treat more cash-pay patients with no financial risk.

“SpendWell’s marketplace platform is an ideal extension for Ulta Lab Tests,” said John Roehm, CEO and co-founder of Ulta Lab Tests. “Their online marketplace provides an easy way for us to attract and service new direct-pay patients by putting clear, real-time pricing in front of customers who are looking to make smarter decisions with their health care dollars.”

As high-deductible health plan adoption continues to grow, consumers bear more responsibility for their health care costs. As a result, employers are exploring benefits like SpendWell to help their employees manage their health care spending, while still receiving quality care.

“Ulta Lab Tests’ commitment to providing important health care information directly to consumers aligns perfectly with SpendWell’s core philosophy of eliminating surprises,” said Marcee Chmait, President of SpendWell. “Having Ulta Lab Tests in the SpendWell marketplace creates a one-stop shop for a multitude of lab services, enabling consumers to find quality care efficiently and affordably.”

Shopping with SpendWell is simple. Consumers search for health care providers and services, determine their out-of-pocket costs for services and pay online for selected services prior to their appointment. After the patient’s appointment, providers simply click to verify services and SpendWell releases the patient’s payment.

Beyond lab tests, SpendWell’s marketplace will enable consumers to conveniently shop for a variety of other health care services—including primary care, urgent care, imaging, alternative care, behavioral health and more.

The SpendWell marketplace is expected to will launch in late February. For more information, visit SpendWellHealth.com.

About Ulta Lab Tests

Ulta Lab Tests provides affordable, physician-approved, laboratory testing services directly to consumers, using an industry leading web-based platform. Ulta Lab Tests enables consumers to take control of their health care costs, while customizing their lab testing with health care providers on their own schedule. Ulta Lab Tests provides convenient, comprehensive, confidential and affordable laboratory testing to consumers, so that they can better monitor their health and be proactive in the prevention and early detection of disease. For more information, visit ultalabtests.com.

About SpendWell

SpendWellTM is an online marketplace where employees with high-deductible health plans can shop and buy health care services directly from providers. With clear pricing on everything from routine wellness exams and preventive care to screenings and urgent care, employees will be able to maximize the health care dollars they have to spend. And caring for direct-pay patients will give providers more time to focus on people, not paperwork. SpendWell is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cambia Health Solutions, Inc. Learn more at CambiaHealth.com. For more information about SpendWell, visit SpendWellHealth.com.