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Independent pharmacies step up level of care

Independent pharmacies step up level of care

  NEW ORLEANS — Independent community pharmacists are branching out care beyond traditional pharmacy services as they take a more active role in their patients’ health, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association. The 2016 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health Inc. and released Tuesday at NCPA’s 2016 Annual Convention, shows how independent pharmacies are

NCPA finds strong support for med sync

NCPA finds strong support for med sync

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Both patients and pharmacists give high marks to medication synchronization programs, according to a recent survey by the National Community Pharmacists Association. NCPA said Monday that the poll of member pharmacies using its Simplify My Meds (SMM) program asked several open-ended questions, and respondents “overwhelmingly” noted that med sync has raised efficiency

Med sync program benefits are manifold

Medication synchronization programs offer patients far more than convenience and pharmacies much more than increased efficiency. Just ask the National Community Pharmacists Association. An analysis of five pharmacy case studies conducted for NCPA show that the adoption of technology-driven med sync programs by community pharmacies improved patient medication adherence, increased revenue streams and overall improvement