03/16/2016 - 5:23pm

DSN hosted its 17th annual Industry Issues Summit in December, bringing together a leading panel of executives for an in-depth discussion into how retailers and suppliers can drive more productive partnerships, unlock category growth and ultimately forge more meaningful connections between consumers and their brands.

03/04/2016 - 5:47pm

In the nation’s hierarchy of most-trusted professions, where does the community pharmacist stand? Near the very top of the list.

03/04/2016 - 5:47pm

One of the most promising recent developments in the nation’s search for a more accessible and cost-effective healthcare system has been the rapid rise of health events and free testing services at chain and independent pharmacies. 

03/04/2016 - 5:47pm

Retail pharmacies play an important role in disaster and emergency situations, often acting to provide first response aid for people needing food, water, medical supplies and healthcare services.

03/04/2016 - 5:46pm

With the nation struggling to pay its massive health bill, medical schools turning out fewer and fewer primary care doctors, 10,000 boomers a day turning 65 years old and putting new stress on Medicare and health services, the Affordable Care Act demanding new cost-saving solutions to front-line care, and chronic diseases reaching epidemic proportions, it’s clearly time to fully engage the nation’s nearly 180,000 community pharmacists in the urgent campaign for a more effective, more accessible and less costly healthcare system.

03/04/2016 - 5:46pm

Pharmacy’s engagement with legislators through the National Association of Chain Drug Stores RxImpact grassroots program provides a window into the industry and the profession.

03/04/2016 - 5:46pm

It is amazing how a 2008 initiative has marked pharmacy’s progress in helping to improve access to high-quality, cost-effective patient care.

03/04/2016 - 5:46pm

When I started 19 years ago, it would have been impossible to imagine getting a flu shot from a pharmacist because pharmacists were not licensed to do. Today, pharmacists in all 50 states can administer flu shots and at least two other vaccinations.

01/06/2016 - 2:53pm

Look for highly targeted, biologically engineered drug therapies and a more integrated, teamwork-driven and evidence-based approach to medication therapy to dominate the pharmacy landscape in 2016.