By Mark Hamstra – 03/24/2020  Subscribe The times have, perhaps, never been more challenging for independent drug store operators. Yet, many are finding a path to success by expanding into new, more profitable areas of business and exiting from unprofitable ones, as well as strengthening their community ties and maintaining tight control of their expenses.…

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For the second year in a row, Health Mart Atlas has been named as the #1 PSAO for OutcomesMTM. In addition to us being named Top PSAO, Bi-Mart Pharmacies, a Health Mart Atlas customer was named Most Improved and The Apothecary pharmacy was named a Top MTM Center for 2019. It is great to see our pharmacies working on…

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Bonita Springs, Fla. – Critical trends, information and relationships fueled a highly productive 2020 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Regional Chain Conference, held February 2-4. Mike Wysong, 2020 NACDS Regional Chain Conference chairman and chief executive officer, CARE Pharmacies, opened the event by commending attendees for being active “seekers” of the ideas, products…

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January 6, 2020 by Chain Drug Review   DIR fees are again top of mind for pharmacy operators beginning another year without relief from these “phantom” expenses. At the same time hope springs eternal for retailers looking to broaden affordable and accessible health care offerings when such services from more traditional providers can be out of…

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Cary, NC-Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) announces its partnership with CARE Pharmacies, one of the fastest­ growing drug chains of independent community retail and specialty pharmacies with more than 100 locations nationwide. “ACHC and CARE Pharmacies share a commitment to quality, improving patient outcomes, and providing exceptional service,” said Jon Pritchett ACHC Program Director.…

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Upsher-Smith announced that Steve Moore, who along with his family, owns Condo Pharmacy in Plattsburgh, N.Y. as the winner of the 2019 Independent Pharmacist of the Year award. Moore received the award on Oct. 28 at the NCPA 2019 Annual Convention in San Diego. This annual award is given to a pharmacist who exhibits exemplary…

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