Bob Narveson

2017 Retail Forecast: Times Are A Changin’

2017 Retail Forecast: Times Are A Changin’

“The times they are a changin’,” Nobel laureate Bob Dylan sang in 1964. It’s as true now as it was 53 years ago, especially for the chain drug industry. With the incoming administration of Donald Trump, all bets are off with health care. The Affordable Care Act appears set for demise, but no one in

Thrifty White specialty pharmacy accredited by URAC

Thrifty White specialty pharmacy accredited by URAC

PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Thrifty White Pharmacy has received specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a health care standards organization. The regional drug chain said Friday that its central specialty pharmacy was awarded the designation from Washington, D.C.-based URAC. “URAC accreditation validates our comprehensive specialty pharmacy program,” Jeremy Faulks, director of specialty pharmacy at Thrifty White, said

Thrifty White grows specialty Rx network

PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Thrifty White Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy have expanded their current specialty pharmacy agreement to include Thrifty White’s affiliated pharmacies. Thrifty White said the new program with Flint, Mich.-based Diplomat, the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy, enables its affiliated pharmacies to provide full-service specialty medication support — including 24/7 pharmacist access — to

Thrifty White expands specialty pharmacy pact

Thrifty White expands specialty pharmacy pact

PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Thrifty White Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy have expanded their current specialty pharmacy agreement to include Thrifty White’s affiliated pharmacies. Thrifty White said Tuesday that the new program with Flint, Mich.-based Diplomat, the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy, enables its affiliated pharmacies to provide full-service specialty medication support — including 24/7 pharmacist access