Looking forward, several trends will shape what pharmacy looks like in 10 years, including the continuation of value-based care, a focus on providing wellness resources rather than sick care and many others.
Since its start 75 years ago, Lewis Drug has grown to 54 stores, including 10 Lewis Drug units in and around its central Sioux Falls, S.D., market area, and more than 40 smaller drug stores under the Lewis Family Drug logo within a 200-mile radius of Sioux Falls — largely thanks to its customer service and community involvement.
DSN editor in chief Rob Eder talks about how Sioux Falls, S.D., chain Lewis Drug has kept its relevance to its core shopper with its differentiated offerings and its connection to the community.
Omnicell has introduced four enhancements to its web-based Patient Management Access Portal, aimed at helping pharmacists provide personalized care while maintaining an efficient workflow.
That will reset the clock on the waiting period under the HSR Act with to Sept. 18, 2017, unless otherwise extended or terminated.
"The launch of Natural Series has presented an opportunity for MusclePharm to expand not only its product range but also our distribution reach," noted Brian Casutto, EVP sales and operations.
Albert Thigpen brings to the company more than 20 years in the industry, with experience including retail pharmacy, pharmacy benefits management, integrated delivery models and managed care.
With the shift to online grocery expected to grow by 300% over the next two years (from 4% to 12% of overall grocery spend), Natural Commerce helps brands and retailers maximize their opportunity.
As of June 2017, nearly 9% of U.S. consumers aged 18 and over owned a smartwatch, up almost 1.5 percentage points from the six months prior.