August 12, 2015

Verde Technologies has announced a pilot program for its Deterra Drug Deactivation System that will see the company partner with the Delaware Prescription Action Committee (PDAC) and the Delaware Pharmacists Societyt to combat prescription drug abuse.

August 11, 2015

Mindy Smith will lead the clinical advisory team to develop and deliver clinical service opportunities to PrescribeWellness’ virtual alliance of over 10,000 independent community pharmacies.

August 10, 2015

The app lets parents choose a medication and a flavor, then find a nearby pharmacy where they can get the flavored medication.

August 6, 2015

In Las Vegas, Michael Burns, owner of AuBurn Pharmacies, which has 18 locations in three communities, was honored with Cardinal Health’s Ken Wurster Community Leadership Award.

August 6, 2015

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation, together with Good Neihbor Pharmacy, is creating a go-to health resource for homeless patients and families in downtown Philadelphia. 

August 6, 2015

At customer panels at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference, nine different independent pharmacy owners detailed some of the tactics they are using to keep their customers, attract new shoppers and make their businesses more than just a neighborhood pharmacy.

August 5, 2015

Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference hits the Windy City next year, and the company, together with local pharmacists, put together an invitational video showcasing everything it has to offer RBC 2016 attendees,

August 4, 2015

Armada Health Care on Tuesday announced a partnership with the clinical pharmacy services unit at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to work on its ArmadaOne specialty pharmacy platform. 

August 2, 2015

One of the biggest announcements that Good Neighbor Pharmacy president David Neu made at AmerisourceBergen ThoughtSpot 2015’s General Session was that the company’s premier level suite of products and services would be expanded and now made available to its customers across all software platforms.

August 2, 2015

AmerisourceBergen doubled down on its commitment to its Good Neighbor Pharmacy network Friday at ThoughtSpot 2015 with a revamped Pharmacy Services Administration Organization, appropriately named the Elevate Provider Network.

August 2, 2015

There aren’t many places an independent pharmacist can gain access to more than 300 vendors, as many as 60 hours of continuing education and the kind of new pharmacy tools and services that will not only help independent community pharmacists stay in the game, but may help them improve on that game by a notch or two. But that’s exactly what AmerisourceBergen had on its show card for the 4,000 attendees at ThoughtSpot 2015, held in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.

August 2, 2015

The common saying goes what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas — but that’s not true if you’re coming back from Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ThoughtSpot 2015 annual meeting. For them, what happened this year in Vegas will help enhance their pharmacy operations for years to come. Drug Store News, with the help of AmerisourceBergen’s top brass, identified the three ThoughtSpot takeaways Good Neighbor Pharmacy owners will be implementing on the Monday they’re back from the show.

August 2, 2015

Topeka Pharmacy was named the Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year winner here at AmerisourceBergen ThoughtSpot 2015’s General Session. Topeka Pharmacy — which serves Topeka, Ind., a town of about 1,100 people that’s 60% Amish and has a single stoplight — garnered more online votes than Santa Monica, Calif.-based McCarthy Pharmacy and Bayshore Pharmacy in Atlantic Highlands, N.J.

August 1, 2015

AmerisourceBergen's newly named Elevate Provider Network will support independent pharmacies in their efforts to improve profitability.

July 30, 2015

Jean Coutu has taken steps to prepare its customers and pharmacists for the expanded services the pharmacy can now provide with the implementation of Bill 41, which amends the Pharmacy Act.

July 30, 2015

Drug Store News, in partnership with consumer health engagement company higi, has announced that Marlena Kelley, pharmacy manager at Publix’s Daphne, Ala., location, is the grand prize winner of its June 2015 Fit Pharmacist Challenge, sponsored by Splenda.

July 30, 2015

Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. To commemorate the anniversary, Drug Store News has put together an exclusive report on the effect that Medicare and Medicaid have had on the retail pharmacy industry and how it has transformed the role of the pharmacist.

July 29, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and its member state boards of pharmacy are planning to enhance several of its examination and assessment programs to better reflect the evolving practice of pharmacy. Changes will begin in November 2015.

July 29, 2015

Rite Aid has announced Reliance ACO, based in southeast Mich., as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative. 

July 29, 2015

Cardinal Health RBC’s Pharmacy Ownership Boot Camp was an intensive daylong lesson in how to successfully open and operate a community pharmacy hosted at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference in Las Vegas. 

July 28, 2015

A GAO report released Monday suggests that the Drug Enforcement Agency should take steps to improve communications with pharmacists, manufacturers. 

July 23, 2015

To get a better sense of why more independent pharmacy owners are gravitating toward the co-branding option, Drug Store News talked with John Fiacco, VP of Medicine Shoppe Pharmacies, and pharmacy owner Jerry Callahan. 

July 23, 2015

John Balch is committed to Medicine Shoppe and Medicap Pharmacy’s underlying mission of making its stores healthcare destinations — something that has seen him fully embrace the company’s new co-branding option. 

July 23, 2015

Before Cardinal Health’s annual Retail Business conference meeting, Drug Store News spoke with the company’s SVP marketing and consumer solutions Christi Pedra and SVP Independent Retail Sales Steve Lawrence.