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A National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) examination of more than 10,000 websites selling prescription drugs found that 97% were operating out of compliance with U.S. pharmacy laws
Pending legislation can help align the response of federal agencies to the rising problem of prescription drug abuse and drug diversion, according to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
Complex medication regimens and challenges in health care delivery are driving exponential growth in the demand for BPS board-certified pharmacists, according to the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS).
The board of Jean Coutu Group has elected Cora Mussely Tsouflidou as a director.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. saw revenue and same-store sales edge up for its 2012 second quarter.
With the news of a contract accord between Walgreen Co. and Express Scripts Inc., CVS Caremark Corp. raised its projected earnings benefit from the impasse between the two rivals.
Walgreen Co. and Express Scripts Inc. have reached a multiyear pharmacy network agreement that includes rates and terms under which the nation's largest drug chain will participate in the broadest Express Scripts retail pharmacy network available to new and existing clients.
Winn-Dixie has launched a prescription savings program offering deep discounts on more than 400 generic drugs and various levels of savings on brand-name medications and other generics.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association provided comment to a Senate caucus on the pharmacy sector's engagement in the prevention of prescription drug abuse.
To help reduce vehicle air pollution, Duane Reade is asking to New Yorkers which of its drug stores should be served solely by electric trucks.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has launched the Educator Program, which provides pharmacy technician instructors and trainers with a range of resources.
Tom O'Grady has joined pharmacy alliance RxAlly as general counsel and executive vice president of corporate development.
Shoppers can now navigate the aisles to find what they want at Walgreens drug stores with the help of a smartphone application from aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service.
Next month, The Apothecary Shops is changing its name and brand to Avella Specialty Pharmacy.
At its Retail Business Conference (RBC) here, Cardinal Health Inc. introduced "Independent Pharmacy Best Practices 2012: Ideas as Original As You Are," a special publication that showcases 16 community pharmacy programs that improve patient care and drive business results.
New research by CVS Caremark Corp. and Truven Health Analytics find that employees who stick to their medication regimens are less likely to miss work.