Retail News Breaks Archives
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has urged Senate leaders to advance policies aimed at improving care for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
With people seeking more convenient and affordable health care options, Rite Aid Corp. is pushing ahead with a "virtual clinic" offering.
Early next month, London Drugs aims to make available at all of its pharmacies a non-invasive cholesterol test that can help customers evaluate their risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) or heart disease.
The National Community Pharmacists Association has applauded lawmakers' push for the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the impact of planned reductions in reimbursement for diabetes test supplies (DTS) provided to Medicare beneficiaries by community pharmacies.
With pharmacy's role in health care delivery expanding, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) plans to raise its standards for national certification and recertification.
Rite Aid has announced the winners of its 2012 Favorite Pharmacy Team Member contest: a pharmacy technician from Ada, Ohio, and a customer at its store in Birmingham, Mich..
MinuteClinic has formed a clinical affiliation with North Shore-LIJ Health System, one of the nation's largest health networks, as it plans to open more walk-in clinics in metropolitan New York.
Compared with mail order pharmacies, community pharmacies provide 90-day prescriptions Medicare Part D beneficiaries at lower cost and substitute less-expensive generic drugs more often, a study sponsored by the National Community Pharmacists Association found.
Aetna has begun offering individual health insurance plans to Costco Wholesale Club members in Florida.
Pharmacy alliance RxAlly has partnered with Shenandoah University's Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy and Kerr Drug to help community pharmacists implement a pneumonia immunization program.
Chain drug stores were among the retailers seeing more satisfied customers in 2012, according to a report by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
Long-term care pharmacies have significantly higher dispensing costs than traditional retail pharmacies and provide extra services to meet the health needs of LTC residents, according to a new survey by the National Community Pharmacists Association's Long-Term Care Division.