Retail News Breaks Archives
Only about a week after its debut in the House of Representatives, legislation to expand Medicare patient access to medication therapy management (MTM) services has been introduced in the Senate.
About 300 pharmacists, pharmacy executives, pharmacy students and other pharmacy advocates representing 41,000 chain pharmacies from 38 states converged on Washington, D.C., this week for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' annual RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill lobbying drive.
New legislation in California aims to officially recognize pharmacists in the state as health care providers.
Walgreen Co. and Bausch + Lomb have partnered to help raise consumer awareness of eye health.
Mike De Fazio, senior director of store concepts at Duane Reade, has left the drug chain to take a position at RadioShack Corp., Chain Drug Review has learned.
Nancy-Ann DeParle, former deputy chief of staff for policy for President Obama, will be the keynote speaker at the NACDS Chain Members and Political Action Committee breakfast next month.
Hy-Vee Inc. is slated to offer a direct-to-patient messaging program from LDM Group that stands to help its pharmacy customers better adhere to their medication regimens.
Prices for generic drugs are getting squeezed again in Canada — this time in Alberta.
Astrup Drug Stores has deployed a clinical solution that gives its pharmacists ready access to patient data from PharmaSmart International blood pressure kiosks.
Pharmacy groups in Texas are endorsing state legislation that would give Texas pharmacists wider authority to administer immunizations to children.
Navarro Discount Pharmacy has teamed up with cancer awareness organization StopColonCancerNow.com to promote colon cancer screening during March.