Pharmacy News: The Pharmacy Profession, Organizations, Education

Summer Meeting Networking Session To Show Off Patient Safety Strategies, USA

Pharmacists who have significantly improved outcomes for patients will share their strategies during an interactive information session at ASHP's upcoming Summer Meeting, June 8-11 in Seattle....Read More

Wilson Health Information finds Independent Pharmacies Highest Rated in Customer Satisfaction

Wilson Health Information, a leading consumer insight firm, finds that for the eight year in a row, independent pharmacy customers rate their pharmacies highest in overall pharmacy customer satisfaction nationally according to the newly available 2008 WilsonRx® Pharmacy Satisfaction Survey....Read More

Omnicare v. Prime Therapeutics

Arbitrator Rules that LTC Pharmacy has No BAE Obligation;  Awards $554,281 for Unpaid Co-pay Claims....Read More

Target Reduces Costs on Pharmacy and Over-The-Counter Drug Offerings

As part of its ongoing commitment to provide exceptional value to guests and consistent with prior practices, Target (NYSE:TGT) will reduce prices on its prescription and over-the-counter drug offerings, remaining competitively priced with Wal*Mart....Read More

NACDS Testifies on Commitment to Safe Prescription Drug Supply Chain Before House Committee

Today the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) testified on prescription drug supply chain safety before the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health at the hearing, titled, “Discussion Draft of the ‘Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act' Legislation: Drug Safety Provisions.” ...Read More

APhA Announces Plans for Executive Leadership Transition

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced today that it has been actively working on plans for an executive leadership transition....Read More

Patients Are Encouraged to Consult Healthcare Professionals Before Discontinuing Medications

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) strongly encourages patients to stay informed about their medications and ask their pharmacist or prescriber about any questions or concerns they may have about their medications....Read More