Forecasting Opportunities in Nontraditional Pharmacy
Nontraditional pharmacy roles are now emerging and will be the future of the field of pharmacy. This time, however, it’s not a new degree requirement driving the transformation, but distinct market forces.
An independent pharmacy owner gave women a 7% discount to raise awareness of the “pink tax” and general price discrimination with women’s products.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Recent findings suggest the implementation of intervention programs that target young males of a lower socio-economic status, non-cancer and cancer survivors, and cervical cancer survivors to help reduce the consumption of sugary drinks and added sugar.
Krystle Vermes
Napo has launched Mytesi, (crofelemer) for the treatment of diarrhea in patients with HIV.
Andrew Lyle
The mail-order pharmacy marketplace has significantly changed since the year 2000.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Successful highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has allowed the long-term effects of HIV infection and chronic medication toxicity to become the primary cause of death and disability. However, HIV-positive patients are at greater risk for cardiovascular disease and cancers due to excessive inflammation, and HAART does not eliminate HIV-related inflammation even if the patient adheres to treatment perfectly.
Lauren Santye, Assistant Editor
Compared with standard-of-care for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a new study found that medication therapy management (MTM) increased adherence more than 30%.
Jennifer Barrett, Assistant Editor
Ten defendants were charged in a 35-count superseding indictment in connection with their involvement in a $100-million health care fraud conspiracy against TRICARE.

Association News

Sharlea Leatherwood, PD, a community pharmacist who shaped the community pharmacy industry through her leadership and advocacy efforts, was awarded the 2016 John W. Dargavel Medal today by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Foundation during a ceremony at NCPA's 2016 Annual Convention in New Orleans.
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Foundation today announced the top NCPA Student Chapters, outstanding Student Chapter Members, and the Faculty Liaison of the Year during a ceremony at the NCPA 2016 Annual Convention.
James T. Sajbel, RPh, owner of the Prescription Shop in Pueblo, Colo., yesterday was named the 2016 National Preceptor of the Year by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Foundation during the NCPA 2016 Annual Convention in New Orleans.
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Foundation announced that James Schiffer, an associate with the law firm Allegaert Berger & Vogel LLP and a former independent pharmacy owner, is the recipient of this year's NARD® Ownership Award.
Randy McDonough, RPh, co-owner of three independent community pharmacies in Iowa, has been named the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) 2016 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year.

Pharmacy Market News

FLAVORx Helps Retail Partners Improve the Pharmacy Experience by Personalizing Medication for Young Children

Strategic Alliance Partner News

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. and Rite Aid Corporation have announced that they have mutually agreed to extend the end date of their merger agreement from 27 October 2016 to 27 January 2017.
CVS Health has announced the national rollout of CVS Pay, an end-to-end mobile payment solution at CVS Pharmacy.
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