As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.
The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, a group of more than 25 organizations representing patients, has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.
In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.
Ateb, a provider of pharmacy patient care solutions, has announced the formation of its inaugural Community Pharmacy Advisory Board, comprised of pharmacy leaders who will serve as an “internal institute” within the Ateb organization.
Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.