Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, has once again come to the aid of retail pharmacy, some of whose interactions with patients during the COVID-19 emergency have been called into question by the American Medical Association. The AMA’s house of delegates last month adopted a resolution
In order to get a clear view of the health care issues in the United States, I felt it would be of value to look at my hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland is certainly not a huge market, but the history of pharmacy and health care go back more than 60 or 70 years. When
It’s not customary for a publication to tout the editorial relevance of a sister publication, one authored under the same editorial staff. It’s neither customary nor wise. Such praise, most journalists believe, is best left to an outside authority or, at the least, to a supposedly impartial observer. Still, every so often, an article appears
The use of technology has been expanding across retail for years — however, its pervasiveness was accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The integration of technology within the retail ecosystem has become the new normal. This article highlights five technological advancements that have changed the shape of health care delivery and the retail supply chain forever.