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Lynne Fruth

Credit NCPA for suing to eradicate DIR fees

Credit NCPA for suing to eradicate DIR fees

After several years of unsuccessful efforts by pharmacy advocates to persuade members of Congress and the executive branch to put an end to inequities in direct and indirect remuneration under Medicare Part D, the National Community Pharmacists Association is taking the fight to court. NCPA last month filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health

“Here, ready and efficient,” Fruth gets COVID shots to arms

“Here, ready and efficient,” Fruth gets COVID shots to arms

(Editor’s note: The following article appeared on the NACDS website.) POINT PLEASANT, W. Va — To embark on an inspirational hour, ask Lynne Fruth about West Virginia’s success in getting COVID-19 vaccines to patients’ arms. The Fruth Pharmacy president will beam with stories of pharmacists’ personal commitment, the senior team’s hands-on approach, the regional chain’s

Pharmacy operators on chain drug industry’s 2021 outlook

Pharmacy operators on chain drug industry’s 2021 outlook

The year that was like no other is over, and pharmacy operators are looking forward to more normal times, at least starting around summer. One question is how much the elevated status of pharmacists during the pandemic will propel long-term gains for the profession. On the following pages top industry executives address that question and

Fruth Pharmacy teams with LeSage Water

Fruth Pharmacy teams with LeSage Water

POINT PLEASANT, W. Va. –  “It’s about the mission,” began Matt Muller, sales and distribution manager for LeSage Natural Water, “LeSage Water is about creating job opportunities for disabled people. Our people love to come to work, they always arrive early, and they love what they do.” Recently, Fruth Pharmacy announced it will be partnering

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

What will the second year of the Trump administration look like? Is the demise of the Affordable Care Act imminent? Will pharmacists get the greater role in health care they have long sought? These are among the questions top chain drug industry executives are pondering as they look to 2018. With spiraling health care costs and

Fight against Rx abuse stepped up at Fruth

Fight against Rx abuse stepped up at Fruth

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Drug abuse, including the abuse of prescription painkillers, has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S., and Fruth Pharmacy, based here, is on the front lines of the fight, says Lynne Fruth, the company’s chairman and president. Along with West Virginia, Fruth has stores in Ohio and Kentucky, all of which have

Fruth Pharmacy steps up fight against drug abuse

Fruth Pharmacy steps up fight against drug abuse

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Sens. Joe Manchin (D.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R.) of West Virgina helped Lynne Fruth, president of Fruth Pharmacy, launch the Bridge of Hope Fund, aimed at fighting the drug abuse epidemic. The Bridge of Hope Fund will help people in sustained recovery from drug addiction with job training or help

Lynne Fruth named a Wonder Woman

Lynne Fruth named a Wonder Woman

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Fruth Pharmacy president Lynne Fruth has been named a West Virginia Wonder Woman by WV Living magazine. WV Living chose a number of women for this year’s honor. The magazine wanted to recognize women who were making their communities, state and world a better place to live. Fruth joined the ranks

Fruth Pharmacy wins with community focus

Fruth Pharmacy wins with community focus

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Not long after Jack Fruth, the founder of Fruth Pharmacy, died in 2005, his daughter Lynne Fruth had to make a decision: continue her successful career in education or take the reins of her father’s business. In 2009, Fruth was elected chair of Fruth Corp., a position that would pose more

Fruth takes leadership role in drug abuse fight

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Drug abuse, including the abuse of prescription painkillers, has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S., and no state has been hit harder than West Virginia. Fruth Pharmacy, according to company chairman and president Lynne Fruth, is trying to make a difference in the lives of those in its communities who are

Regional chain continues founder’s legacy with scholarships

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va — West Virginia is a better place to live today because of Jack Fruth, says Lynne Fruth, president and chairman of Fruth Pharmacy, the company Jack Fruth, her father, founded in 1952. Fruth says her father believed in paying success forward by making a positive impact on the community, and that philosophy

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