06/25/2012 - 4:12pm

Is Walgreens’ decision to buy a major stake in European drug store giant Alliance Boots a good idea?

06/18/2012 - 1:54pm

If you're an independent pharmacist trying to make ends meet in the state of Texas, good luck.

06/11/2012 - 1:25pm

With overwhelming support in both the U.S. House and Senate and the strong backing of President Obama, a reauthorization of the landmark Prescription Drug User Fee Act that funds new drug application reviews at the Food and Drug Administration is a near certainty, probably within days or weeks at most. But one amendment to the Senate's version of PDUFA reauthorization, contained in the Food and Drug Administration Safety Innovation Act, could threaten both retail pharmacies and the patients they serve.

06/04/2012 - 2:09pm

Calling all pharmacists: If ever there was a need for pharmacy-based patient education, that time is now. Patients will need your help to unravel the complex set of regulations spawned by health reform.

05/29/2012 - 10:44am

The most effective way to get patients to stick with their medication regimens all the way through their therapy, it turns out, is to give the job to community pharmacists. That means giving them time and adequate compensation to do what they do best: counsel and monitor patients, one-on-one.

05/21/2012 - 4:06pm

It's getting progressively easier for pharmacy to prove its worth.

05/14/2012 - 3:45pm

Community pharmacy’s high-stakes pushback against the powerful pharmacy benefit management lobby continues.

05/07/2012 - 12:54pm

Walgreens just took another leap forward in its drive to become America’s “first choice for health and daily living” and “a centerpiece in improving patients’ overall health.”

05/01/2012 - 9:00am

Innovate or stagnate into irrelevance. That’s the message chain pharmacy leaders had for their colleagues at last week’s National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ 2012 Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.