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Aurora Pharmacy buys 2 additional Osco Pharmacies

Monday, March 05, 2007

Sites are in Milwaukee, Greenfield

Aurora Pharmacy today announced the acquisition of 2 additional Milwaukee-area Osco pharmacies from SUPERVALU.

The sites, located in former Jewel-Osco stores, are at:

  • 123 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee
  • 7901 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield

The Milwaukee and Greenfield Osco sites brings to 8 the number of former Osco stores that Aurora Pharmacy has purchased in recent months.

"Access is important to our patients and these new locations will expand their options for prescription medications and other health services," said John Gates, director of pharmacy operations for Aurora Pharmacy. "As part of an integrated health system, we can offer added prevention and wellness benefits, such as our free Diabetes Days clinics. And pharmacists work with our patients' health care teams to help ensure they're receiving the maximum benefit from prescription medications."

Aurora Pharmacy also offers:

  • Patient consultations. Aurora Pharmacists provide one-on-one consultations and are always available to answer your questions.
  • Refills. Refills are available by phone or online.
  • Delivery. Aurora Pharmacy offers next-day home delivery from all of its locations. Mail orders prescriptions also are available by request.
  • Safety and accuracy. Pharmacists check and recheck every prescription.
  • Value-based services. Aurora pharmacists always check for and dispense comparable generic medications (when allowed by a patient's doctor).
  • Convenience. Aurora Pharmacy accepts more than 300 insurance plans.

Aurora Pharmacy, with more than 120 retail pharmacies, is part of Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Sue Pierman (414-647-6432)

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