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.
NCPA addressed several areas where independent community pharmacies and the patients they serve could be adversely affected by the pharmacy “lock-in” provision in the opioid abuse legislation.
Drug Store News caught up with NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson for a recap of 2016 and a look ahead at what to expect from a Trump administration.
DSN: What is the RxImpact scorecard for 2016? How did the industry do on the key pharmacy and patient access issues?
The bottom line behind President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals: The cost burden of the $3 trillion industry will shift away from the federal government and toward private enterprise, state government and consumers.
Schloss is an experienced and accomplished executive with two decades of experience in federal government affairs, most recently at Mylan helping direct their Congressional outreach efforts.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the final NDAA Friday – as negotiated between the House and Senate. Senate action is anticipated soon.
SimplECG collects continuous multi-channel ECG, heart rate and respiratory rate data from the garment and transfers it to a web-based portal for review by a physician, by way of a mobile application.
TRICARE serves 9.5 million patients all told, including Active Duty Service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide.
According to the CVS Health poll, 26% of respondents admitted they put off needed medical care in the past month because of high costs.