Inside This Issue - News
A “new normal” has been established at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores with a higher standard of value for chain and associate members.
Daily testing for cholesterol, blood glucose and A1c levels is now available at more than 1,400 Walgreens stores in 33 states and Washington, D.C. The initiative expands the scope of preventive health care services offered by the retailer’s pharmacists.
The CVS Caremark Corp. annual shareholders meeting that was held here on May 11 was notable primarily because it was Tom Ryan’s final appearance at a CVS Caremark annual shareholders meeting.
Shareholders attending Shoppers Drug Mart’s (SDM’s) annual meeting here earlier this month got to see David Williams perform capably in his new and temporary role of interim president and chief executive officer.
To raise awareness about the consequences of not taking medication as directed, the National Consumers League (NCL) has launched a public education campaign called Script Your Future.
Navarro Discount Pharmacy has launched a free pharmacy mobile application for its customers.
With congressional Republicans backing away from a contentious plan to overhaul Medicare, cutbacks in the Medicaid program appear to be the new pathway in attempts to control the nation’s surging deficit.
Actress Salma Hayek is slated to introduce her own line of beauty care and skin care products exclusively in CVS/pharmacy locations.
Pharmacists across Ontario are hailing the provincial government’s decision to provide seniors and Ontario Drug Benefit recipients with additional access to pharmacist consultations in an attempt to ensure that medications are being used safely and effectively.
Tom Ryan and Mary Sammons have received the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award.
A federal appellate court here has begun reviewing the decisions of two lower courts on the constitutionality of last year’s health care reform law.