Utilizing the pharmacy community for ownership success Read the Original article on rxownership.com here! An interview with Christine Lee-Wilson, Pharm.D. Owner of Professional Pharmacy, located in Baltimore, MD. What attracted you to the pharmaceutical industry? Christine Lee-Wilson: Patient care is what initially attracted me to the profession. I grew up in a small community and I…

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CARE Pharmacies held its annual member meeting at the Fairfield Marriott Washington Dulles in Chantilly, Virginia on January 26, 2018. We were pleased to be joined by CARE Pharmacy members and their representatives from across the country; as well as, 43 of CARE’s preferred partners. The meeting theme was “Engage Change”, attendees participated in a…

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During November 14-20, 2016, the annual Get Smart About Antibiotics Week will be observed. The observance is a key component of CDC’s efforts to improve antibiotic stewardship in communities, in healthcare facilities, and on the farm in collaboration with state-based programs, nonprofit partners, and for-profit partners. The one-week observance raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic…

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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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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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“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 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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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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