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RxImpact Day

NACDS expects record-setting RxImpact Day

NACDS expects record-setting RxImpact Day

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores reports that this year’s RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill will be a record-setter for participation. NACDS said Wednesday that its ninth annual lobbying drive is expected to include nearly 400 participants, 54% of whom are new recruits. Industry advocates will represent 47 states, 45 colleges

NACDS works to be part of the solution

NACDS works to be part of the solution

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The U.S. health care system is not functioning in a sustainable way, new National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman Martin Otto said at the organization’s Annual Meeting here last month. Costs are too high and are rising fast, while outcomes are disappointing. “There are a number of structural issues in

Anderson has NACDS moving in right direction

Anderson has NACDS moving in right direction

ARLINGTON, Va. — An apt symbol for what Steve Anderson’s leadership has meant to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores is certainly RxImpact Day. The annual event brings together pharmacy advocates in the nation’s capitol to meet with members of Congress and officials in the executive branch to help them better understand the essential

RxImpact Day shows NACDS at its best

RxImpact Day shows NACDS at its best

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores just hosted its seventh annual RxImpact Day in Washington, a gathering of chain drug store people with the object of meeting with the nation’s lawmakers to remind them that pharmacy is a front-line health care option. And, like the six preceding RxImpact Days, it was a huge success.

Summers to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

Summers to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. — Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers will deliver the keynote address at the 2015 NACDS Annual Meeting, set for April 25 to April 28 in Palm Beach, Fla. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores also announced that Bruce Josten, executive vice president for government affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will

Already, 2015 is shaping up as an eventful year

The new year is just over a month old and already the chain drug industry has seen its fair share of noteworthy events. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a coming out party, opening trading at NASDAQ and unveiling its new corporate logo; Brian Unmacht became the first person outside the Bartell family to serve as president