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Program has prescription for success


Community pharmacies are doing more these days than just filling prescriptions. They’re  offering immunizations, lab testing, educational classes and other services that reflect the growing role of pharmacies as part of the healthcare team. 

Bill seeks payment for pharmacy services


WASHINGTON – Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Bob Casey (D-Penn.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) have re-introduced a bill to help pharmacists provide healthcare services to Medicare beneficiaries in underserved areas.

In brief: Bid relief becomes official, BioScrip restructures credit


WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Dec. 13 signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, which offers some relief to HME providers in rural areas.

NCPA agreement offers digital benefits to members


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has extended its partnership with RxWiki, a digital health company.

NCPA convention: Healthcare industry needs to come together


NEW ORLEANS – Community pharmacists need to make sure they have a “seat at the table” to help reshape health care, says DeAnn Mullins, president-elect of the National Community Pharmacists Association.

NCPA establishes new Innovation Center


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has announced the creation of a new Innovation Center to speed up the evolution of independent community pharmacies.

NCPA announces seminar lineup


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has announced its 2016 lineup of seminars aimed at helping community pharmacies hone their merchandising and marketing skills.

NCPA wants pharmacists included on chronic care teams


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has provided Senate Finance Committee leaders a range of proposals aimed at improving care for the panel’s Chronic Care Working Group.

In brief: A&D, PharMerica close out year with buys


SAN JOSE, Calif. – A&D Company has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the necessary business assets of Toronto-based Auto Control Medical. The deal allows A&D to expand its product range and application experience across the Americas.

Unlock the key to pharmacy's future


David Pope is excited about the future of community pharmacy and its push toward “quality.” Pope, a pharmacist and CDE, is the chief of innovation and co-founder of Creative Pharmacist, which has created a documentation and communication system for pharmacies.