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CUSTOMER ALERT: 10/16 Fraudulent Recall Activity: Diabetic Test Strips

We have recently become aware of an industry-wide issue regarding the fraudulent recall of diabetic test strips. Some of our customers have received calls from perpetrators impersonating McKesson employees claiming there is a major recall of diabetic test strips, such as One Touch or Freestyle, asking how many boxes they have in their store and…

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Drug Take Back Day: October 22, 2016

DEA and its law enforcement partners are holding the 12th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in 6 years to collect unwanted medications Oct. 22. NCPA’s prescription disposal program, Dispose My Meds™, offers information and resources for pharmacies to create medication disposal programs to help their patients safely dispose of unused and expired medicines.

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NCPA Re-Engineering Your Pharmacy Practice Boot Camp August 12-13

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and over again, but expecting a different result.” – Albert Einstein NCPA can help you re-engineer your practice for new opportunities. Changes in health care delivery and payment have created important new opportunities for independent pharmacies. Shortages of primary care physicians and new interest…

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CARE Annual Member Meeting

CARE Annual Member Meeting Dates Announced: February 3rd – 5th, 2017, Williamsburg, VA. We look forward to seeing all of you there! More details to follow.

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NACDS Foundation Assisting National Hepatitis Testing Push

Study in progress amid observance of May as Hepatitis Awareness Month, and of May 19 as Hepatitis Testing Day FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arlington, Va. – As public health authorities target Hepatitis C awareness as a way to prevent liver damage and liver cancer, a study funded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)…

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NASP 2016: Save the date

The 2016 NASP Annual Meeting & Expo will take place Monday, Sept. 26, to Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Information on the meeting program, meeting support and exhibits will be available in January. Meeting programming will begin on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 27, and end in the afternoon…

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DEA: Drug Take-Back Day is April 30

The DEA will promote April 30 as Drug Take-Back Day, giving Americans the opportunity to safely dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs in pill and patch form. The previous 10 take-back events collected more than 5.5 million-lbs. of pills, according to the agency. “This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue.…

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LOCAL PHARMACISTS PARTICIPATE IN PLANNING FORUM OF NATIONAL PHARMACY ASSOCIATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT:Care Pharmacies Cooperative, Inc.1-866-227-3797www.carepharmacies.com LOCAL PHARMACISTS PARTICIPATE IN PLANNING FORUM OF NATIONAL PHARMACY ASSOCIATION ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 17-18, 2016) – Local CARE pharmacy owners George Garmer, Mike Kim, and Jake Olsen, and Mark Ey, Vice President of CARE Pharmacies Cooperative, participated in the National Community Pharmacists Association’s (NCPA) Steering Committee Forum. The annual…

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NCPA 2016 Congressional Pharmacy Summit

The NCPA 2016 Congressional Pharmacy Summit (formerly NCPA Annual Legislative Conference) will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, Crystal City, Va., May 24-25. This conference provides an excellent opportunity for your company to network with an elite group of independent community pharmacists, state pharmacy association executives, state board of pharmacies, NCPA decision makers, and representatives…

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