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George Glatcz

Ritzman’s concept embraces future of pharmacy

Ritzman’s concept embraces future of pharmacy

WADSWORTH, Ohio — The future is now at Ritzman ­Pharmacy. The year-old Ritzman Pharmacy of the Future has won plaudits from consumers, the industry and academia while performing ahead of plan. Hailed as an answer to the commoditization of pharmacy, the location in Rootstown, Ohio, has been embraced by patients and members of the broader

Ritzman aims to elevate expectations for retail Rx

Ritzman aims to elevate expectations for retail Rx

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio — An answer to the commoditization of pharmacy has arrived here. “The Pharmacy of the Future,” highlighting pharmacists’ clinical knowledge and services, has been opened in northeastern Ohio by Ritzman Pharmacy. With a look that is more akin to a doctor’s office than a chain drug outlet, the location is such a departure

Ritzman recasts the pharmacy experience

Ritzman recasts the pharmacy experience

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio — Ritzman Pharmacy has come up with an answer to the commoditization of pharmacy. The drug chain has opened “The Pharmacy of the Future,” highlighting pharmacists’ clinical knowledge and services, in Rootstown, Ohio. With a look that is more akin to a doctor’s office than a chain drug outlet, the location is such

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

Ritzman aims to create ‘pharmacy of the future’

Ritzman aims to create ‘pharmacy of the future’

WADSWORTH, Ohio — A new partnership formed by Ritzman Pharmacy aims to elevate pharmacy services to provide “whole-person health.” The Ohio pharmacy chain said Wednesday that it has allied with Pharmacy Innovations LLC, an affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), to develop a “pharmacy of the future.” Taking a holistic approach to health and

Ritzman adds specialty Rx capabilities to arsenal

Ritzman adds specialty Rx capabilities to arsenal

WADSWORTH, Ohio — With the launch of specialty pharmacy services, Ritzman Pharmacies had one of its most successful years in 2014. “We are able to care for patients within the communities we serve that have their specialty medication needs, and able to help some of them financially to offset their out-of-pocket costs,” says chief executive