Care Pharmacies

Category

View Post

CARE Annual Member Meeting Recap

CARE Pharmacies hosted its annual member meeting at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA on February 3, 2017.  We were pleased to be joined by CARE Pharmacy owners from more than 9 states and representatives of more than 40 Pharmacies and 36 Preferred Providers. The meeting theme was “Revolutionary Thinking,” and attendees enjoyed many collaborative breakout…

Read More...
View Post

Hometown pharmacy paves the way for future growth at new Main Street location in Laurel

Pharmacist Ali Thakkar, of Highland, says Laurel’s Main Street Pharmacy has been a growing operation since it opened under original owner Joan Kim in 2005. As its customer base multiplied and Thakkar took over the business, the India native said an inevitable facility expansion came to fruition last month when the pharmacy moved two doors…

Read More...
View Post

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week 2016

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…

Read More...
View Post

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…

Read More...
View Post

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.

Read More...
View Post

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…

Read More...
View Post

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.

Read More...
View Post

CARE expands reach, partnerships

CARE Pharmacies in 2015 saw its footprint expand into new states, while growing both the services it offers patients and its sales. It grew to have 82 stores – up fom 79 in 2014 – and the pharmacy cooperative’s CEO, Michael Wysong, said that by the end of 2016’s first quarter, it would have 90…

Read More...
View Post

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)…

Read More...
View Post

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…

Read More...