RxPatrol, an information clearinghouse operated by Purdue Pharma, has teamed up with the National Community Pharmacists Association to offer a 10-minute training video on crime-prevention measures for pharmacy staff.
Working with healthcare professionals and the public, the FDA is developing new guidelines for prevention of medication misuse and abuse and other medication errors linked to preventable harm.
With a mail-order pharmacy license granted by the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy, West Virginia Rx becomes the largest charity pharmacy in the nation.
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) is urging the IRS to quickly act on flexible spending account (FSA) regulations that are disrupting pharmacies? FSA debit card transactions.
Consumer shopping habits have changed in the new economy and some of those habits will have an impact on purchases of prescriptions and OTC healthcare products for the next few years.
A new study finds that drugstores using loyalty rewards programs will see sales continue to increase despite the poor economy.
As the American population is aging, so are retail pharmacy owners. In light of this reality, it is in the best interest of pharmacists and pharmacy owners to have a succession plan in place when they retire or prepare to sell their businesses, said Robert Wilbur, PharmD, pharmacy specialist with The Healthcare Acquisitions Group, Coral Gables, Fla., addressing attendees at the recent McKesson?s Pharmacy Strategies Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Iowa proponents have sought legalization of medical marijuana for years. Now the state?s Board of Pharmacy Examiners (IBPE) wants to learn more about the issue.
Orlando, Fla.--Pharmacists can collaborate with physicians and other health professionals in many ways, including through drug therapy management programs, pharmacy vaccine programs, and practice agreements, to build revenue streams and improve patient outcomes.
Orlando, Fla.? National health care reform and the growth of generic drugs were the top issues noted by McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical executives during this week's pharmacy strategies conference here.