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The National Association of Chain Drug Stores hailed the Senate's approval of a bipartisan bill that would provide more safeguards from counterfeit medications.
Walgreen Co. has added new capabilities for mobile device users to help them better manage their prescription drug needs and stick to their medication regimens.
Pharmacy services helped fuel an overall revenue gain at BioScrip Inc. for the company's 2011 fourth-quarter and full fiscal year.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores stressed to lawmakers that chain pharmacies are commited to patient safety as part of the next Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) reauthorization.
Getting a lift from prescription business, Rite Aid Corp. saw same-store sales growth climb in February.
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has endorsed legislation aimed at cracking down on the theft and diversion of prescription drugs.
Veterans Advantage Inc., a national membership program providing service benefits for the military and their families, is offering its discount prescription plan as option for Walgreens patients with Express Scripts drug plans.
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has selected Deborah Wexler, founder and executive director of the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), to receive 2012 APhA Immunization Champion Award — Friend of Pharmacy.
Walgreen Co. is enabling mobile device users to immediately get a coupon when they "check in" at any of its stores.
AmerisourceBergen Corp. plans to acquire World Courier Group Inc., a global specialty transportation and logistics provider for the biopharmaceutical industry, for $520 million in cash.
A Nielsen survey commissioned by the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores (CACDS) found that patients nationwide are relying on their local pharmacy for health care knowledge, expertise and services.
Sixty-one percent of Ontarians say they would go to their pharmacist for immunizations if they knew pharmacists had the proper training and were authorized by the government to do so, according to an Ipsos-Reid survey commissioned by the Ontario Pharmacists' Association (OPA).
Val Stansfield, a category manager at Rite Aid Corp., has received the 2012 Confectionery Leadership Award from the National Confectioners Association (NCA).
Troy Brennan, executive vice president and chief medical officer at CVS Caremark Corp., has been named to the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform.
Prescription business at Walgreen Co. took another sizable hit in February and weighed down overall same-store sales results as the chain continued to feel the impact of its contract impasse with pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Inc.