September 17, 2015

NACDS’ new-hire will provide effective leadership on issues such as quality metrics and innovative value-based payment models, Steve Anderson, association president and CEO, said. 

September 16, 2015

If the future of health care can be summed up in one word, that word might be “connected.”

 

September 15, 2015

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey, in a blog post for DSN, writes about the role community pharmacy can play in providing services to TRICARE beneficiaries. 

September 14, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ president and CEO Steve Anderson on Monday published an op-ed in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel noting that the pharmacist’s role in primary care. 

September 11, 2015

NCPA’s arrangement with Ulta Lab Tests will offer community pharmacy patients direct access to lab tests and health screenings.

September 11, 2015

Using Xerox’s prescription clinical authorization tool, pharmacists can investigate whether a patient recently received an opioid prescription and will receive a notice to acquire prior authorization before dispensing it. 

September 10, 2015

There is concern that industry consolidation in the healthcare sector may hamper patient access and the ability of community pharmacists to provide care. 

September 10, 2015

The acquisition of Diplomat's compounding pharmacy assets by Restore Health enables Diplomat to continue their singular focus on specialty pharmacy, the companies stated. 

September 10, 2015

In a podcast interview, Walgreens VP digital health said that he envisions pharmacists pairing with local providers to provide a more comprehensive model of healthcare. 

September 8, 2015

The role of the pharmacist in the U.S. healthcare system has expanded beyond dispensing to include vaccinations and medication therapy management, and that role could expand further with pharmacy provider status on the horizon. 

September 8, 2015

Good Neighbor Pharmacy highlighted a lot of good news at its ThoughtSpot 2015 earlier this summer, such as how the winds of change are whipping up the need for a patient-focused pharmacy model that supports an outcomes-based patient management solution. 

September 3, 2015

 J.D. Power’s annual U.S. Pharmacy Study has ranked AmerisourceBergen’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy network the highest in customer satisfaction among chain drug stores. 

September 3, 2015

California state Sen. Jeff Stone, a former independent pharmacist himself, had one message for independent pharmacists during the McKesson ideaShare 2015 Public Policy session in San Diego — don’t just vote, get involved.

September 1, 2015

PrescribeMedicare is meant to serve as a tool for patients in 2016 when open enrollment for plan choices begins.

August 27, 2015

Passersby in Times Square this week were able to glimpse on the PR Newswire marquee that DSN and higi had announced the winners of their first-ever Fit Pharmacist Challenge. 

August 26, 2015

See some of the biggest innovations in pharmacy technology from the 2015 National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo. 

August 23, 2015

NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson discusses the NACDS RxImpact grassroots advocacy program, which can serve as a resource for pharmacy professionals to learn how to engage and educate lawmakers about key pharmacy issues.

August 23, 2015

Bruce Berger, president of Berger Consulting, advised NACDS TSE attendees that a pharmacist can improve patients’ adherence to their medication therapy by not lecturing, scolding or preaching to them.

August 21, 2015

Ateb provides technology solutions to help independent and chain pharmacies improve patient adherence through education, pharmacy interventions and patient reminders. Drug Store News recently spoke with president and CEO Frank Sheppard.

August 20, 2015

Original online fitness challenge series incentivizes, rewards community pharmacists for setting good health and wellness examples for patients.

August 20, 2015

For this installment of DSN’s Executive Viewpoint series, DSN spoke to Menasha’s Paul Murphy about how Menasha is working to bridge the merchandising strategy gap between pharmacists and front-of-store, which can help improve care.

August 20, 2015

AmerisoureBergen’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy network network announced Thursday that it awarded a total of $12,500 in college scholarships to seven high school seniors aspiring to enter the healthcare industry.

August 20, 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. It was a landmark in the nation’s social and political development and an evolutionary leap for community pharmacy.

August 20, 2015

In the Aug. 24 issue, DSN also highlighted some of the companies attracting — and retaining — New General Market consumers, including Ansell, Beiersdorf, Dentek, Fleet, hello products, Kao Brands, Mentholatum, Paris Presents and Wahl.