Valerie Nolt, a post-graduate year one pharmacy resident at the University of Kentucky, earns initial honor.
Panelists offered perspectives on efforts currently underway to move the healthcare system toward one that rewards innovation, delivers better quality and puts the patient at the center of the value equation.
"This new retail offering complements our virtual care, urgent care and same-day primary care offerings to give consumers more choice for non-emergency services,” Piedmont CEO Kevin Brown said.
Drug retail same-store sales enjoyed a 3.4% increase in the Canadian retailer’s fourth quarter, and increased by 4% for all of 2016.
DIRs are as much about patient access as it is about pharmacy business issues.
The pharmacy staff at cancer-specialized specialty pharmacies have completed a cancer-focused curriculum of advanced education courses, focused on colorectal, lung, prostate and breast cancer, as well as various blood cancers.
Benzer Pharmacy’s program will focus on medication therapy management, chronic disease state management, asthma education and business development.
The operator of 10 pharmacies will offer in-store specials for a 10-week period.
Based on early data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week reported that flu vaccines this season are reducing a vaccinated person’s risk of getting sick and having to go to the doctor because of flu by about half (48%).