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October 25, 2010

A team from a Pacific Northwest pharmacy school won a business plan competition sponsored by...

October 24, 2010

An aspiring musician has little to no hope of being discovered and becoming a star...

October 24, 2010

Health care’s lumbering shift to electronic prescribing and health information technology has been a long...

October 24, 2010

TeleManager, a pharmacy technology provider, announced last month that it made its iRefill application available...

October 24, 2010

In order to better facilitate the purchasing of independent community pharmacies, a group that represents...

October 24, 2010

Retail pharmacies aren’t the only ones embracing technology like pharmacy automation. The government is doing...

MISSION, Kan. —Retail pharmacies aren’t the only ones embracing technology like pharmacy automation. The government is doing it, too.

October 20, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores emphasized the importance of pharmacy-patient interaction at this...

WASHINGTON The National Association of Chain Drug Stores emphasized the importance of pharmacy-patient interaction at this year's Senate Health Fair, held last week in Washington, D.C.

October 19, 2010

AmerisourceBergen and its community pharmacy network program, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, will fund several education and...

October 18, 2010

Walgreens has selected Bazaarvoice's social commerce suite to optimize its customers' experience, Bazaarvoice announced Monday....

October 14, 2010

When a patient isn’t showing a response to a medication, a common tactic the doctor...

BOSTON When a patient isn’t showing a response to a medication, a common tactic the doctor might use is to increase the dosage. According to a new study, however, the ineffectiveness might be happening because the patient isn’t properly taking the medication.

October 14, 2010

Community pharmacists are lining up powerful professional allies as they fight for a full seat...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT Community pharmacists are lining up powerful professional allies as they fight for a full seat at the health provider table and fair payment for the critically needed patient-care services they can provide.

(THE NEWS: JAMA article points to pharmacy's role in MTM, improved patient care system.For the full story, click here)

October 13, 2010

The drumbeat in support of an expanded, universally recognized role for pharmacists in helping patients...

October 12, 2010

A report by the New England Healthcare Institute that addressed the role of care teams...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. A report by the New England Healthcare Institute that addressed the role of care teams in improving medication adherence among patients has received support from the charitable arm of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

October 11, 2010

"Innovation that truly improves people's lives is more important than ever," Procter & Gamble's chairman,...

CINCINNATI "Innovation that truly improves people's lives is more important than ever," Procter & Gamble's chairman, president and CEO Bob McDonald said to company shareholders at its annual meeting.

Commenting on its "purpose-inspired" growth strategy, McDonald said that while significant opportunties for improvement lay ahead, P&G continues to see growth; organic sales grew 3%, core earnings per share rose 6% and adjusted free cash flow was 125% of net earnings for the last fiscal year ended June 30.

October 10, 2010

If the retail industry’s premier pharmacy gathering gave any clear signal about the state of...

October 7, 2010

One of the nation's largest drug store chains is donating $1.1 million to benefit accredited...

October 5, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association is giving independent drug store owners some new help in...

October 3, 2010

The association dedicated to the nation's independent pharmacies is expanding with a new division dedicated...

September 30, 2010

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy's new pharmacy hall building officially will open Oct....

September 29, 2010

Two groups representing the nation's pharmacies lauded the passage of the Secure and Responsible Drug...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. Two groups representing the nation's pharmacies lauded the passage of the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act by the Senate and House of Representatives.

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association announced their support of the bill, which fosters collaboration between pharmacies, consumers and law enforcement for the safe disposal of unused drugs. The National Community Pharmacist Association developed its own voluntary prescription drug-disposal program, called Dispose My Meds.

September 28, 2010

Office desks will never be the same....

NEW YORK Office desks will never be the same.

Long gone are the days of the desk zen gardens and pin art. Buckyballs are 216 Powerful Rare Earth magnets that can be shaped, molded, snapped together and torn apart in unlimited ways for the ultimate in stress relief and fun, the company said.

Buckyballs are available at more than 5,000 stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $29.95 for the original set, and $34.95 for the gold, silver and black editions.

September 28, 2010

A former executive at the American Pharmacists Association has joined the Food Marketing Institute to...

September 28, 2010

Staking a firm claim to the emerging technology revolution in health care, nine national pharmacy...

September 27, 2010

Rite Aid is asking patients to vote for their favorite pharmacist during the month of...

September 26, 2010

Social networking has achieved such ubiquity that those without accounts on Facebook or LinkedIn soon...