October 2nd 2023
September 20th 2023
Suicides among health care professionals are estimated to occur at a higher rate than in the general public.
August 13th 2023
What can pharmacists do to bring innovative care models into their stores to serve their communities?
August 9th 2023
The NACDS Total Store Expo takes place August 12 through 14, 2023 in San Diego, California.
April 14th 2023
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra will release an amendment to the declaration in the coming weeks.
Hundreds Of Pharma Executives Sign Open Letter Condemning Mifepristone Ruling
Over 400 pharmaceutical employees and executives signed an open letter in a show of solidarity with the FDA, but some say that big pharma’s actions helped lead to this moment in the first place.
Promoting Health Equity and Achieving Pharmacoequity to Ensure Medication Access for All
Speakers at the 2023 virtual Value-Based Insurance Design Summit discussed government programs and company initiatives to advance health equity, as well as the role of research and advocacy to achieve pharmacoequity.
Crisis (Not) Averted
It’s too late for retail chain pharmacies to engage in the preventive maintenance that would have spared them the worst of the Great Resignation.
Walmart to Hire 5000 Pharmacy Techs, Increase Pay
Walmart has announced initiatives to celebrate the company's pharmacy technicians, including pay increases and hiring more technicians this year.
Homeward, Rite Aid Announce a Plan for Primary Care Clinics at Rural Pharmacies
The move is latest step in retail, telehealth, venture capital competition with physicians.
Prescribing Transparency as the Solution to Pharmacy Owner Woes
Without transparency, pharmacy owners must clear numerous hurdles to run an effective business.
Ethical, Practical Considerations of Exemptions to Employer Vaccine Mandates for Anxiety
Does anxiety justify an exemption from vaccine mandates among health care workers?
Retail Pharmacy Has Reached the Breaking Point
Pharmacy workloads, corporate demands, and customer behavior have stretched an already thin pharmacy workforce to the breaking point.
Slow Going: Progress to Resolve Drug Supply Chain Issues Is Minimal
As we head into 2022, the pharmaceutical industry still faces uncertainty
stemming from supply chain challenges.
Profits Soar, But Pay Stays the Same: Chain Pharmacists Are Ready to Speak Up
Overwhelmed pharmacists are no longer scared of speaking up to managers.
Gender Equity Matters in Health Care
When women are underrepresented in health care, half of our world’s population becomes at-risk.
Diversify Your Revenue Streams
Pharmacies can take advantage of alternative revenue opportunities to boost their bottom line.
Pandemic Response, Pharmacists’ Role Among Key Topics at 2021 NACDS Total Store Expo
This year’s Total Store Expo identified opportunities for growth and facilitated collaboration between retailers and manufacturers.
NACDS Presenters Discuss Top of Mind Pharmacy Trends, Forecasts
IQVIA experts discussed the key takeaways from their NACDS Total Store Expo presentation.
Part 1: Tune into Consumer Demands to Achieve Success in Your Pharmacy
“If you follow the shopper, you will see the future,” said Wendy Liebmann, CEO and chief shopper at WSL Strategic Retail, during a session at the 2021 NACDS Total Store Expo.
NACDS Total Store Expo 2021 Highlights Pandemic Successes, the Future of Pharmacy
NACDS Total Store Expo 2021 proved to be a success, with speakers covering key issues related to the pandemic, vaccine rollout, the changing health care landscape, and opportunities for growth.
Survey: Rise in Retail Health Services, Retail Pharmacy Customer Satisfaction
Retail pharmacies have proved successful in expanding their role in primary care services and patients are responding positively.
John Legend Joins Walgreens COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign
“This Is Our Shot” campaign aims to promote COVID-19 vaccination, address vaccine hesitancy, and acknowledge the disproportionately higher infection rates among Black communities.
CMS Increases Medicare Reimbursement Rate for COVID-19 Vaccines
NCPA lauded the higher reimbursement rate in a statement.
The Pharmacist’s Role Beyond COVID-19
Amid the pandemic, how effectively pharmacists embraced their role as frontline care providers could change the profession forever.
CVS Health, Aetna Realize Early Success With Social Determinants of Health Pilot Program
The pilot program leverages data to identify and address social determinants of health among Medicaid patients.
New Program Rapidly Trains Pharmacy Techs in Vaccine Administration
The program is designed to provide immunization administration training to hundreds of thousands of pharmacy technicians within weeks.
National Influenza Vaccination Week Campaign Raises Awareness
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention released a video urging Americans to receive flu vaccinations.
Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine
Pharmacists can prepare themselves to address patients’ questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.
New AllianceRx Walgreens Prime Online Clinical Assessment Tool Offered to Patients With Cancer
A new online tool allowing AllianceRx Walgreens Prime oncology patients to refill their own prescriptions saves time, while still providing pharmacists’ help when needed.
2020 Pharmacy Salary Survey Results: Salaries Stabilize as Stress and Job Dissatisfaction Soar
Each year, Drug Topics® surveys pharmacists on important workplace issues—from compensation encompassing salary, wages, and raises to stress levels and overall job satisfaction.
CVS Health to Administer COVID-19 Antibody Therapy in Pilot Program
CVS Health will pilot the administration of a limited supply of the monoclonal antibody therapy bamlanivimab to eligible patients at home or in long-term care facilities.
Survey: Majority of Pharmacists Ready to Receive, Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
A survey conducted by the American Pharmacists Association asked pharmacists if they were ready to receive and administer COVID-19 vaccines.
Walgreens and VillageMD Expand Clinic Locations
The clinics integrate pharmacists as critical members of VillageMD’s physician-led, multidisciplinary team.
HHS to Partner With Chain, Independent Pharmacies to Give Free COVID-19 Vaccines
As part of a new partnership with HHS, the nation’s largest pharmacy chains—as well as independents and regional chains—will be administering free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines when they are available.
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