Retail News Breaks Archives
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores plans to hold its fourth annual NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill on March 21 and 22 in Washington, D.C.
Helena Foulkes, chief health care strategy officer at CVS Caremark, said the company's integrated retail pharmacy, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail clinic offerings are bettering patients' health by spurring medication adherence and targeting behaviors to improve treatment for chronic diseases.
Taking aim at so-called "rogue" online pharmacies, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has endorse the Online Pharmacy Safety Act of 2011 (S.B. 2002).
Walgreen Co. is piloting a pharmacist-led medication therapy management (MTM) program in a post-acute care facility in Florida.
With the release of President Obama's 2013 federal budget and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's congressional testimony this week, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association are urging Congress to nix budget proposals that would limit pharmacy choice for TRICARE beneficiaries.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the National Consumers League (NCL) have announced the awardees of the first "Script Your Future Medication Adherence Challenge" for student pharmacists.
When it comes to prescription drug benefits, pharmacy patients seek a greater degree of control over access to and choice of services and providers, a survey commissioned by the Georgia Pharmacy Association (GPhA) found.
Rite Aid Corp. plans to issue $481 million in senior unsecured notes due in 2020 to help fund a debt refinancing.
Steve Roath, former chief executive officer of Longs Drug Stores, has been named to the board of directors at Altierre Corp., a provider of ultra-low-power wireless technology that enables e-signage and pricing solutions for retailers.
Michael DiCandilo, executive vice president and chief financial officer at AmerisourceBergen Corp., has left the company.
Proposed reimbursement cuts in Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program, continue to draw fire from pharmacy organizations and other groups.
CVS/pharmacy this week will leverage social media as part of its effort to promote good cardiovascular health for American Heart Month.