September 9, 2013

The Drug Store News Group recently spoke with Judy Blatman, SVP communications for the Council for Responsible Nutrition, to discuss the communication and advocacy roles CRN conducts on behalf of the industry. "It's important that whatever we do defines a responsible industry," Blatman said. "And so we work on initiatives that put us front and center with the media, [making] us a respected voice in the scientific community, on Capitol Hill and in the international arena."

July 21, 2017

The clarification represents a victory for patients, according to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, who reached out to the DEA for clarification on the issue in a May letter to the DEA. 

July 14, 2017

The new tool is available to members of AmerisourceBergen’s pharmacy services administrative organization, Elevate Provider Network, who take advantage of its advanced features. 

July 14, 2017

The pilot, included in the 2017 federal budget plan, would allow TRICARE beneficiaries to get their prescriptions from retail pharmacies, rather than by mail order or through military treatment facilities.

July 11, 2017

Rachel Sher was most recently a senior policy analyst in the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Policy.

 
July 10, 2017

Pharmacies that implement these enhancements in their McKesson pharmacy management system can improve patient medication adherence and measurement.

July 10, 2017

NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson stressed pharmacy’s role as “a working partner” with whom the government could collaborate to find solutions.

July 10, 2017

The program would restore access to chain and independent pharmacies for TRICARE beneficiaries, who currently have to obtain non-generic medications through mail-order pharmacies or military treatment facilities.

July 10, 2017

Following an initial PrEP consultation with a patient, Healthcare Clinic providers will be able to conduct tests for HIV and other STIs, as needed.

June 30, 2017

See photos from the two-day fly in to Capitol Hill conducted by National Association of Chain Drug Store board members, during which they met with lawmakers to share the role pharmacy plays in the nation’s healthcare system.

June 28, 2017

Naloxone is available upon request at Hy-Vee pharmacies in both nasal spray and injection forms, although, nasal spray is the most commonly used form.

June 26, 2017

More than 15,000 individuals have completed Hy-Vee's 10-week lifestyle management program to lose weight, now the supermarket retailer is extending into diabetes.

June 22, 2017

Halperin will speak at the NACDS Political Involvement Reception, which takes place Aug. 19 — the first night of NACDS Total Store Expo, which will be held in San Diego through Aug. 22.

June 19, 2017

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO Doug Hoey writes about the role pharmacists are playing in helping combat the nation’s prescription drug abuse epidemic. 

June 15, 2017

The National Community Pharmacists Association shared with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service a list of provisions it hopes will be included in the final rule for managed care organizations.

June 12, 2017

The latest report on generics cost savings, compiled by the QuintilesIMS Institute on behalf of the Association for Accessible Medicines, highlights the key role generics play in healthcare cost savings. 

June 9, 2017

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted a statement to the House Ways and Means Committee highlighting pharmacy’s role in the healthcare system and urging passage of provider status legislation. 

June 2, 2017

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the American Pharmacists Association shared their concerns with the Trump Administration about the potential impact of drug importation on patient safety and the delivery of value-based care. 

June 2, 2017

The new law requires retail community pharmacies to inform patients of the availability of prescription readers, and to provide them free of charge for at least the duration of a prescription. 

May 31, 2017

Health Dialog’s Nurse Line provides guidance and information to help people make informed decisions about their medical care.

May 25, 2017

Both NACDS Foundation president Kathleen Jaeger and NACDS president and CEO and NACDS Foundation chairman Steve Anderson attended the event, with Anderson delivering remarks. 

May 24, 2017

All veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to their country, will receive 20% on eligible store items.

May 23, 2017

The award-winning Barbecue Battle, on June 24 and 25, is one of the largest and most popular food festivals in the country, welcoming more than 100,000 barbecue fans each year.

May 23, 2017

The first year of the program supported 19 student-mentor pairs from 15 schools and colleges of pharmacy. In addition, three students were awarded additional scholarships for their outstanding projects and committed efforts throughout the program.