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The community pharmacist members of the National Community Pharmacists Association have elected a slate of leaders for the upcoming year, including a new president.
Biosimilar drugs, which could have provided cost relief to the nation's health care system as early as this year, have been delayed, putting more pressure on patients and payers as the demand for specialty medications is projected to climb by double digits through the end of the decade, according to the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP).
Completing a succession plan unveiled last month, Kroger Co. has named Michael Ellis as president and chief operating officer.
Former secretary of defense and CIA director Leon Panetta will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 NACDS Annual Meeting.
CVS/pharmacy is putting a new twist on the weekly sales circular with the debut of a personalized, digital version called myWeekly Ad.
WellStar Health System and Walgreen Co.'s Healthcare Clinic have entered a clinical collaboration agreement in the northwestern Atlanta market.
MinuteClinic has opened its first walk-in medical clinics in Northern California, the San Francisco Bay Area and coastal southeastern North Carolina.
Ritzman Pharmacies Inc. has acquired Mast Pharmacy, which has five stores in northeastern Ohio.
The National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE), a coalition including key pharmacy industry stakeholders that aims to improve communication on the safe and proper use of medicines, has released a 10-step Adherence Action Agenda that highlights the costly problem of poor medication adherence.
A Walgreen Co. study reveals that the 2012-13 flu season was one of the nation's worst in over a decade, having two to three times the impact over a more typical flu season on the workplace, school, family and other area of people's daily lives.
Duane Reade has begun a three week, omnichannel social media marketing campaign to raise awareness of Duane Reade-brand hosiery products, made by Doris International.
With the start of the open enrollment period, CVS/pharmacy is offering seniors a convenient way to assess Medicare Part D prescription drug plans.
Health Mart is providing on-the-go Rx services with the launch of the Your Pharmacy Online mobile application.
With this year’s Medicare Part D registration period overlapping with open enrollment for the new health insurance marketplaces, Walgreen Co. has recognized a growing need to help Medicare beneficiaries understand their drug coverage options.
Rexall Pharma Plus is partnering with Rochester, N.Y.-based PharmaSmart International Inc. on medication therapy management.