April 3, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Thursday that VP of state government affairs Sandra Guckian has been named chair of the associate member advisory committee of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations for 2014-2015.

March 28, 2014

Rebecca Shanahan, CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy, will be the keynote speaker at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s Specialty Pharmacy Conference 2014, Avella announced Wednesday.

March 6, 2014

In anticipation of the March 13 deadline for comments on the FDA's proposed rule on prescription generic drug labeling, 21 health industry groups submitted a new letter to the agency on Thursday, raising concerns about the proposed regulation.

January 15, 2014

Reform of eligibility criteria for MTM services would improve access to care for seniors and boost medication adherence, according to an article co-authored by Laura Miller, senior economist with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

January 6, 2014

The ability of most accountable care organizations to promote optimal use of medications has not yet been developed, according to a new study.

June 27, 2013

Specialty pharmacy plays a key role in lowering healthcare costs and improving outcomes, according to a new study.

April 8, 2013

A joint conference by the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy and the Association of Managed Care Pharmacy attracted hundreds of leaders from across the specialty pharmacy industry.

April 3, 2013

Improving adherence to generic statin drugs for high cholesterol can reduce the costs of health care in a way that adherence to branded statins historically couldn't, according to a new study.

April 2, 2013

Specialty drugs are expected to account for 50% of all drug costs by 2018, according to two new studies.

April 25, 2012

Walgreens unveiled the results of research, conducted by the drug store chain, that demonstrated how its approach to community pharmacy ultimately helped improve outcomes through cost savings, pharmacist-led face-to-face patient counseling and specialized services for disease management.

October 5, 2011

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, a national professional association of pharmacists and healthcare practitioners, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Edith Rosato as CEO.

May 23, 2011

The $290 billion that poor medication adherence costs the U.S. economy every year cuts across every imaginable disease state, but one in which it can be particularly problematic is mental health.


April 27, 2011

Diabetes patients who adhere to their medication therapies have a significantly lower risk of hospitalization, according to a new study scheduled for presentation this week at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s 23rd annual meeting and showcase in Minneapolis.

April 12, 2011

A point-of-sale safety check may reduce the risk of patients unsafely receiving a drug for Type 2 diabetes that may increase their risk of heart attack, according to a new study conducted by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics and scheduled for presentation at the 23rd annual meeting of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy in Minneapolis.

October 24, 2010

Health care’s lumbering shift to electronic prescribing and health information technology has been a long...

October 14, 2010

During the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010 Educational Conference held Oct. 13 to 15,...

October 13, 2010

CVS Caremark is presenting data at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 2010 Educational Conference...

April 8, 2010

The fact that CVS Caremark presented research highlighting the benefits that pharmacy benefit management tools...

April 6, 2010

Research from CVS Caremark demonstrated the positive impact of various tools available to pharmacy benefit...

January 21, 2010

One of the chain pharmacy industry’s top advocates is pushing hard to thaw the frozen,...

October 25, 2009

Remember “Gilligan’s Island?” Man, that was a great show. The thing about “Gilligan’s Island” was...