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Beth Husted

Regional chains don’t settle for status quo

Regional chains don’t settle for status quo

With the National Association of Chain Drug Stores gearing up for its annual NACDS Regional Chain Conference, which will run from February 4 through February 6 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., it is a good moment to appraise that segment of the community pharmacy industry. Greatly reduced in number by the consolidation wave that has repeatedly

Ritzman pharmacists share wellness expertise

Ritzman pharmacists share wellness expertise

MEDINA, Ohio — Ritzman Pharmacy is positioning its pharmacists to play a bigger role in its patients’ well-being. The Ohio drug chain has begun offering free pharmacist-led wellness assessments at select locations. Building on the Ritzman Revives program, the program is designed to provide answeres to customers’ wellness questions, such as ways to get more

Ritzman med sync solution fosters Rx adherence

Ritzman med sync solution fosters Rx adherence

WADSWORTH, Ohio — Ritzman Pharmacy is giving patients a hand in following their prescription regimens via Design Rx, a system that sorts and prepackages medications in daily doses. Citing a 2014 survey by the National Community Pharmacists Association, the drug chain said Tuesday that medication synchronization programs like Design Rx have helped improve overall medication adherence. The