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June 18, 2009

With the agency’s latest warning letter, one thing is becoming clear: There’s a new sheriff...

June 11, 2009

Making sure that medication therapy management is a part of any new healthcare reform legislation...

June 11, 2009

Support for a regulatory pathway for biosimilars has grown rapidly, and even a few branded...

June 4, 2009

The news that Supervalu’s Jewel-Osco pharmacies have signed a contract with Passages Hospice to expedite...

June 4, 2009

For pharmacy operators like Walgreens, the battle to tamp down state Medicaid budget cuts around...

May 28, 2009

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board welcomed a recommendation this week by the National Association of...

May 28, 2009

Almost one-third of those community pharmacists who already offered DMEPOS services responded that they would...

May 28, 2009

Walgreens is serious about cutting its operating costs — nowhere more so than in its...

May 20, 2009

If anyone thinks that CVS has recast itself solely as a healthcare company, given its...

May 20, 2009

Want to get the attention of health plan payers? Tell them you can save them...

May 14, 2009

The organizations representing the nation’s chain and independent drug stores have requested a chunk of...

May 7, 2009

Having the endorsement of 11 senators around an issue that has become a bit of...

April 30, 2009

The swine flu story first broke Friday, April 24, and quickly grew in prominence on...

April 23, 2009

For years now, pharmacy leaders at the state and national level have waged a long...

April 23, 2009

Surescripts’ announcement that more than 100,000 physicians have jumped aboard the e-prescribing bandwagon is an...

April 16, 2009

A report by AARP indicated that prices for branded drugs have increased at a rate...

April 16, 2009

The fact that Congress stepped up to designate the week of April 13 as “Protect...

April 9, 2009

Concerning the effort to shift the nation’s healthcare system away from paper records and handwritten...

April 9, 2009

A 2.4% growth rate across nonprescription medicines certainly speaks volumes to the value of self-care,...

April 2, 2009

The news that CVS Caremark and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey have...

April 2, 2009

The announcement by Take Care Health Systems that it is offering free health services at...

March 28, 2009

As parent company AmerisourceBergen merged more of its old Family Pharmacy network of independent drug stores and store-support services into its resurgent Good Neighbor Pharmacy operations and marketing umbrella, GNP has continued a rapid growth spurt and muscled its way into the top tier of national drug store brands.

March 28, 2009

If there’s an independent pharmacy in your market area with a Leader Pharmacy logo on the storefront — and with more than 3,400 Leader stores nationwide, chances are good that there’s one nearby — don’t be fooled by the store’s modest footprint or the folksy, mom-and-pop image it may project. The store’s owners have an arsenal of sophisticated business tools at their disposal, and the backing of an $87 billion, global health services and wholesaling giant.

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