In this special report, Drug Store News takes an in-depth look at community pharmacy and its growing role in helping to lower healthcare costs and expand patient access in the United States.
As part of American Pharmacists Month, CVS Health is recognizing the work that its pharmacists do to improve the health of their patients through increased access to care.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is partnering with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and the American Public Health Association to host a workshop about building partnerships across public health agencies and pharmacies.
The Independent Pharmacy Cooperative’s government relations team, alongside board members, recently took to the nation’s capital to discuss issues affecting independent pharmacy with legislators.
When the expansion is complete, medication disposal kiosks will be available in approximately 1,500 Walgreens stores nationwide.
American Pharmacists Month will see APhA hosting a Capitol Hill health Fair on Oct. 11, at which members of Congress, their staff and the general public can get flu shots and health screenings, including bone density, glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and body composition tests.
The report evaluates the impact of the Improving Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Drug Spending Act, which has been introduced in both the Senate and House of Representatives and prohibits retroactive pharmacy payment reductions as claims without any defect, impropriety or fraud in Medicare Part D.
Thrifty White recently introduced the dedicated diabetes pilot across 20 markets with plans to roll out the program to all stores in October.
A recently introduced bill from Reps. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., has garnered interest from longtime proponents of e-prescribing in the retail pharmacy industry.