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Ritzman Pharmacy

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

Workshop series is introduced by Ritzman

WADSWORTH, Ohio — In keeping with its mission to provide care beyond the prescription, Ritzman Pharmacy has launched “Ritzman Revives” workshops, a four-part series themed “Food is Medicine.” The series, which began this month, is bringing people together to explain how healthier diets can optimize individual health outcomes. “In our practices, pharmacists frequently field questions

Ritzman Pharmacy readies wellness program

Ritzman Pharmacy readies wellness program

WADSWORTH, Ohio — This month, Ritzman Pharmacy plans to kick off a series of workshops that offer customers guidance on enhancing their health and wellness. Called “Ritzman Revives,” the in-store seminars will begin on June 13 with a four-part series dubbed “Food Is Medicine,” which will spotlight the importance of a healthy diet in improving

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 ‘pharmacy of the future’ makes debut

Ritzman ‘pharmacy of the future’ makes debut

WADSWORTH, Ohio — Ritzman Pharmacy is holding the grand opening of its “pharmacy of the future” location in the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) Education and Wellness Center. Ritzman said the weeklong event, kicking off on March 7, will introduce a new pharmacy experience that puts the pharmacist “front and center of patient care” and

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

Study: Appointment-based med sync gets results

Study: Appointment-based med sync gets results

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Pharmacies offering appointment-based medication synchronization (ABMS) can improve patients’ adherence to their prescriptions and, in turn, produce better health outcomes, a study conducted for the National Community Pharmacists Association and Arkansas Pharmacists Association finds. NCPA said Monday that the one-year study, done by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Department of

Ritzman eyes pharmacy of future

WADSWORTH, Ohio — Ritzman Pharmacy has entered into an agreement with Pharmacy Innovations LLC, an affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University, to create a “pharmacy of the future.” With a planned opening in January 2016, the pharmacy will be located in the NEOMED Education and Wellness (NEW) ­Center. The pharmacy will be integrated within an

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