Pharmacists and student pharmacists across the country have sent more than 20,000 letters and emails to Congress to support current provider status legislation, according to the American Pharmacists Association, marking the largest grassroots advocacy push on record in the Association’s 163-year history.
The Tallahassee Democrat published an opinion column by National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson, emphasizing pharmacists’ unique position in helping to address complex prescription pain medication issues.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores expresses support of the 21st Century Cures Initiative to accelerate the discovery, development and delivery process of lifesaving new drug treatments for patients.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday announced that the Orlando Sentinel published a letter to the editor from NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson that outlines the way pharmacists approach complex prescription pain medication issues.
With a vast network of supermarkets and a variety of stand-alone drug store formats, Metro Inc. has carved out a strong position in Ontario and Quebec by stressing the crucial link between pharmacies, nutrition and overall wellness.
Walgreens forever changed its corporate trajectory with the execution of its “step 2” merger and acquisition of Boots Alliance, creating a truly international retail pharmacy operator with the restructured and rebranded Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Is this the year that restrictions on the use of over-the-counter medicines in conjunction with a flexible savings account are lifted? If you consider the value proposition — the $102 billion saved each year by the use of OTC medicines — and that health care is moving toward a more value-based, outcomes-driven system, it would certainly seem so.
Established in 1942, Lewis Drug made its mark as the first self-service drug store in South Dakota. Today, Lewis continues to go strong with an even greater emphasis on improving patient health outcomes.