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Community taps Walgreens for health reform help

In the era of health care reform, hospitals will face two new challenges: They will need to run higher-volume, lower-margin businesses, and they’ll be on the hook financially for what patients do even when they’re not receiving health care. Community Health Network’s new partnership with Walgreens’ Take Care Clinics is designed to help address both issues.

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Q&A

Paul Leamon launched Wellfount Corp. five years ago to help long-term-care facilities automate and electronically manage their pharmacies. Wellfount made the Inc. 500 list last year and now has secured $6 million in venture capital from Arboretum Ventures to help it expand nationally.

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Alcohol board denies Walgreens’ booze permit application

Marion County’s Alcoholic Beverage Board on Monday denied Walgreen Co.’s application for a permit to sell alcohol at
its location on East Washington Street in Irvington, citing neighbors’ opposition. The panel split 2-2 on a permit for its
Nora store. Earlier, the drugstore chain withdrew two
other requests.

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Northeast-side CVS gets nod

The Metropolitan Development Commission has given its blessing to a new CVS store along 82nd Street just east of Interstate
69 over the objection of city planners.

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