February 3, 2011

New legislation that supports medication therapy management, which is known to improve patient health outcomes and lower healthcare costs, has been endorsed by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association.

February 1, 2011

The Community Pharmacy Foundation has appointed a new member to its board.

January 25, 2011

Maneuvering to set forth a firm policy position in advance of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores again urged Congress Tuesday to “look to pharmacy as a solution in improving patient health and curbing healthcare costs.”

December 14, 2010

In a clear victory for retail pharmacy, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association have agreed with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on a motion to dismiss the Medicaid average manufacturer price lawsuit.

December 7, 2010

Independent and chain pharmacy groups are making a new push to stake a firm claim to the new healthcare system emerging with the health-reform law enacted earlier this year.

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed a rule shortening the traditional 30-day...

November 14, 2010

The drumbeat in support of an expanded universally recognized role for pharmacists in helping patients...

November 11, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association heralded the...

October 24, 2010

Independent pharmacies in 2009 generally were able to withstand the pummeling of a major recession,...

October 14, 2010

Community pharmacists are lining up powerful professional allies as they fight for a full seat...

October 13, 2010

The drumbeat in support of an expanded, universally recognized role for pharmacists in helping patients...

October 12, 2010

The nation’s community pharmacists are highly trained but underutilized healthcare resources, and their full potential...

October 10, 2010

In the 2008 movie “Sex in the City,” there’s a scene in which the character...

September 26, 2010

Kerr Drug hosted U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan Aug. 16 for a pharmacy and health center...

September 2, 2010

National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson and National Community Pharmacists...

September 1, 2010

Extending pharmacy’s grassroots outreach to powerful federal lawmakers, Kerr Drug hosted Sen. Kay Hagan for...

August 31, 2010

Improving medication adherence will require bringing multiple methods together in order to be successful, Pharmacy...

August 29, 2010

Retail pharmacy is going through a “historic paradigm change” as pharmacists and pharmacy leaders expand...

August 29, 2010

If there ever was a time for retail pharmacists to assert their role in a...

August 15, 2010

Moving to practice what it preaches, the American Pharmacists Association said Monday it would begin...

August 15, 2010

Adding plenty of fire power to the rapidly improving image of community pharmacists as essential...

July 22, 2010

The evidence keeps piling up....

July 21, 2010

A healthy relationship with a community pharmacist can improve health outcomes for patients and save...

July 19, 2010

In a new plea to Congress, the chain pharmacy industry renewed its support for the...