Team-based healthcare models like accountable care organizations and medical homes are beginning to transform and at last integrate the nation’s sprawling health system.
In a presentation on opportunities to integrate community pharmacy into emerging care models like ACOs, Ron Weinert, VP healthcare solutions for Walgreens, urged NACDS members to embrace the new health paradigm and seize the opportunity it presents.
Some of the top minds in retail gathered in Las Vegas Friday to attend an exclusive one-day summit, co-hosted by the Mack Elevation Forum and the Drug Store News Group, that not only served as a special kickoff to NACDS Total Store Expo, but also provided a platform to discuss how to “create the future.”
Changes in healthcare delivery today are influencing the way community pharmacy serves patients. That was the key message healthcare policy wizard Mark McClellan, M.P.A., M.D., PhD., had for attendees of an Aug. 9 industry general session in Seattle at Cardinal Health's annual Retail Business Conference.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced the recipients of the 2013 NACDS RxIMPACT Leader of the Year and the 2013 Politically Engaged Pharmacy Awards at the NACDS Political Involvement Reception at the NACDS Total Store Expo in Las Vegas.
All the issues and trends impacting retail pharmacy professionals and the industry they serve filter through the 50 state pharmacy associations like currents that feed a larger stream.
The summer meeting of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations served up a laundry list of the most nagging challenges and most promising opportunities facing pharmacy leaders in the coming years.
If you are using the long-standing “always be closing” selling technique, you may just need to rethink your entire approach in order to achieve true success. That was a key message that Oren Klaff, founder of Intersection Capital, had for attendees Saturday morning.
Suppliers gathered Saturday morning to attend an intimate breakfast with Ulta Beauty’s Barbara Zamudio to learn how to succeed in doing business with Ulta and what the beauty retailer looks for from suppliers.
As part of its continued commitment to supporting future pharmacists, Cardinal Health announced that six pharmacy schools across the country will receive more than $625,000 in funding through the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.
As pharmacy evolves from medication dispensing to a key component of the healthcare system, strengthening the pharmacist's role in health care was the dominant theme at a recent conference sponsored by a coalition of pharmacy groups.
Kind Healthy Snacks launched into a new category of snacks with Kind Healthy Grains bars, a line of chewy and crunchy granola bars made from five super grains mixed with ingredients like pumpkin seeds, toasted coconut flakes, dark chocolate chunks, and more.
Pacific Shore Holdings introduced the new Thermal-Aid Zoo animal "Mini's". The Thermal-Aid Zoo animals are a 100% natural therapeutic, heating/cooling plush animals specifically designed for kids, to reduce swelling, ease pain and give kids of all ages a "huggable" pal year round, the company stated.
Red Diamond, one of the three oldest coffee, tea and foodservice companies in the United States continuously operated by the same family, today announced it would be offering its tea products in a six-carton, 24-quart tea bag case to Sam’s Club members throughout the southern United States.