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May 16, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores lauded recommendations released by the Community Preventive Services Task Force illustrating that team-based care can improve blood-pressure control for patients.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores lauded recommendations released by the Community Preventive Services Task Force illustrating that team-based care can improve blood-pressure control for patients.

The studies, which specifically cited pharmacists as critical in the team-based approach to patient care, emphasized the importance of collaboration among healthcare professionals in ensuring improved patient care.

January 19, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has announced a $750,000 grant opportunity to conduct research examining the impact of medication management services on patient health outcomes within existing medical homes or accountable care organization delivery models, and released a corresponding request for proposal.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has announced a $750,000 grant opportunity to conduct research examining the impact of medication management services on patient health outcomes within existing medical homes or accountable care organization delivery models, and released a corresponding request for proposal.

September 6, 2010

The recently installed head of the federal Medicare program is pushing hard to promote new...

WASHINGTON The recently installed head of the federal Medicare program is pushing hard to promote new and more cost-effective ways to treat patients and improve the nation’s health scorecard.

August 10, 2010

For the third consecutive year, the Cardinal Health Foundation has awarded more than $1 million...

June 6, 2010

A lot of factors hinder people’s ability to fully benefit from health care, but one...

August 23, 2009

This agency pulls no punches. The merest blip of a post-marketing serious adverse event report,...

NEW YORK This agency pulls no punches. The merest blip of a post-marketing serious adverse event report, and the agency is acting sooner than later. Because when you get right down to it, out of all the prescriptions for Xenical (approved for sale April 1999), out of all the people who have tried Alli when the ingredient orlistat was switched over the counter (in February 2007), there have been as many adverse events reported in the United States around orlistat and liver injury as there have been Boston Red Sox championships in the past 70 years: two.