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8/22/17 - Jim Hunter Receives NACDS' Prestigious Harold W. Pratt Award
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores today bestowed its prestigious Harold W. Pratt Award to industry leader Jim Hunter, vice president of supplier services, QuintilesIMS, during the Business Program at the 2017 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total
8/22/17 - NACDS Total Store Expo Engagement is Part of Compelling Bigger Picture at NACDS, Leaders Explain
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. At the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo Business Program today, retailer and supplier participants received a comprehensive briefing on ways that their NACDS engagement can shape their companies' future, while helping to address issues affect
8/21/17 - Independent pharmacies and online coupons help patients save money on drugs
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Uninsured patients or those with limited prescription drug coverage can save significant money by buying their drugs at independent pharmacies instead of big box, grocery or chain drug stores and by using discount coupons, USC researchers have found. That's rarely the case in heal
8/21/17 - Shortage of medicines at govt hospitals
Government hospitals here are faced with acute shortage of medicines despite heavy funds approved for the health department. Lack of essential drugs and vaccines has forced people to purchase these from private drug stores. Patients complain that due to insufficient stock at government stores, they are left with no option but to go to private medic
8/19/17 - Doughertys Pharmacy, Inc. Appoints Troy Phillips to Board of Directors [Oman News Agency]
-Doughertys Pharmacy, Inc. today announced that Troy Phillips has been named to its board of directors, effective August 16, 2017. Doughertys Pharmacy, Inc. is a retail pharmacy chain focused on successfully acquiring, managing and growing community-based pharmacies in the Southwest Region of the United States. On June 9, 2017, the Company changed
8/19/17 - Request For Proposal For Supply, Installation, Integration And Implementation Of Retail Pharmacy Chain Software [TendersInfo (India)]
Tenders are invited for Request For Proposal For Supply, Installation, Integration And Implementation Of Retail Pharmacy Chain Software. Tender document cost: Rs. 1,000/-. Opening date: 02/08/2017 Major organization: HLL LIFECARE LIMITED Address: Corporate and Registered Office HLL Bhavan, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram- 695012 State: Kerala Attn.:
8/18/17 - Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc. Appoints Troy Phillips to Board of Directors
Dougherty s Pharmacy, Inc. today announced that Troy Phillips has been named to its board of directors, effective August 16, 2017.. Dougherty s Pharmacy, Inc. is a retail pharmacy chain focused on successfully acquiring, managing and growing community-based pharmacies in the Southwest Region of the United States. On June 9, 2017, the Compan
8/18/17 - Fred's Pharmacy Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.06 Per Share
Tracing its history back to an original store in Coldwater, Mississippi, opened in 1947, today Fred s Pharmacy is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and operates 601 pharmacy and general merchandise stores, which includes 14 franchised Fred s Pharmacy locations and an additional three specialty pharmacy-only locations. The Company has two d
8/18/17 - Illinois' new pharmacy rules to improve consumer safety may start today [Chicago Tribune]
Aug. 18 Many Illinois consumers stopping by a drugstore to pick up a new prescription soon will be hearing a lot more from the pharmacist. Pharmacists throughout the state are being required to counsel customers who seek to fill orders for new medications or need changes in their longtime prescriptions a mandate that includes alerting patients
8/18/17 - Vuzix M300 to be Demonstrated with LogistiVIEW Work Flows for Pharma and Drug Supply Chain at TSE 2017
Vuzix Corporation,, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that the Company's M300 will be proudly on display by LogistiVIEW, a Vuzix Industrial Partner, at NACDS Total Store Expo event taking place August 19-22, 2017 a
8/17/17 - Solera Health and higi Partner to Expand Access to Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Programs
Solera Health, a provider of integrated chronic disease prevention services, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with higi, owner of the largest FDA- cleared, retail-based, self-screening network and consumer engagement platform in North America. As a result of the relationship, Solera will leverage the higi retail ne
8/16/17 - Healthcare gets online checkup to boost sales [China Daily: US Edition]
Internet drug stores look set to expand as medical reforms open up $6.8 b market. "China's medical policies concerning online pharmaceutical stores are being relaxed step by step," said Fu Guang, president of Baheal Pharmaceutical Group, which focuses on healthcare investment. By the end of this year, the business-to-consumer sector for China's...
8/16/17 - Supplylogix to Showcase Pinpoint Cycle Count and Case Management for Pinpoint Monitor at NACDS Total Store Expo
Supplylogix is pleased to introduce Pinpoint Cycle Count a new inventory management software application at NACDS Total Store Expo. Pinpoint Cycle Count is an easy-to-use, highly configurable inventory management tool that enables pharmacies to divide up the task of counting and organizing perpetual inventory across all prescription drug cate
8/16/17 - Thrifty White And TRC Healthcare Announce ASHP/ACPE Accreditation For Pharmacy Technician Training Program
Therapeutic Research Center, a leading provider of medication advisory and learning solutions, and Thrifty White Drug Stores, an employee-owned pharmacy with 97 stores in six states, announced today that the Thrifty White training program, based on the Pharmacy Technicians University medication learning platform, received official accreditation b
8/15/17 - New Numbers Reveal Huge Disparities in Opioid Prescribing [Stateline.org]
Using 2015 data from retail pharmacy receipts, the CDC for the first time reported the volume and potency of pain tablets sold in the nation's drugstores and calculated per capita rates of morphine equivalent doses sold at the county level. Martinsville's health and law enforcement officials are convinced the CDC' s calculation of their city's opio
8/11/17 - Training workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions ends [Ghana News Agency]
By Patience Gbeze, GNA Accra, Aug. 11, GNA DKT International INC, a Social Marketing Organisation, has organised a day s training workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions) reporting to distributors including wholesalers and retailers of its products in Accra. Accra, Aug. 11, GNA DKT International INC, a Social Marketing Organisation, has organis
8/10/17 - Meijer Pharmacies Offering Immunization Clinics at 235 Stores Across Midwest
Pharmacists in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Kentucky will offer vaccinations and information about other avoidable conditions that commonly affect school children at all 235 Meijer stores on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Meijer Vice President of Pharmacy Operations Karen Mankowski says the goal of the events are to
8/10/17 - NACDS Backs Bill to Require E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has endorsed H.R. 3528, the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act, introduced by U.S. Reps. The bill would require electronic prescribing for controlled substance medications in Medicare Part D.
8/10/17 - Robbery at knifepoint reported at Bill's Hometown Pharmacy
Police have a Pittsburgh man in custody who is suspected of robbing Bill s Hometown Pharmacy, 1095 Unity Center Road in Plum on Saturday just before 8:30 a.m. as an employee was opening the drug store. Comanici is in the Allegheny County Jail unable to post bail set at $20,000. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 16 before Magisterial Di
8/9/17 - CVS tops 2Q forecasts despite sales slump
WOONSOCKET, R.I.- CVS Health beat second-quarter expectations and narrowed its 2017 forecast despite a continued sales slump from established drugstores that it is working to fix. The nation's second-largest drugstore chain said Tuesday that sales from stores open at least a year slid nearly 3 percent, a rise in generic drug prescriptions hurt the
8/9/17 - Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Announces 2017 Second Quarter Results
-Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc., a commercial healthcare company with a portfolio of commercial products and pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities, today announced its financial and operational results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. U.S. prescriptions of Pennsaid 2% increased to 111,000 in the second quarter of 2017 from 105,000...
8/9/17 - Nuvo Pharmaceuticals? Announces 2017 Second Quarter Results
-Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc., a commercial healthcare company with a portfolio of commercial products and pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities, today announced its financial and operational results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. U.S. prescriptions of Pennsaid 2% increased to 111,000 in the second quarter of 2017 from 105,000...
8/8/17 - BRIEF: Suspect nabbed in robbery at Bill's Hometown Pharmacy in Plum [The Valley News-Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa.]
Aug. 07 Police have a Pittsburgh man in custody who is suspected of robbing Bill's Hometown Pharmacy, 1095 Unity-Center Road in Plum on Saturday just before 8:30 a.m. as an employee was opening the drugstore. Nathan Comanici, 33, allegedly forced the drug store employee at knife point to give him prescription narcotics. Comanici was taken to the
8/8/17 - CVS Health tops 2Q forecasts, narrows 2017 guidance
CVS Health beat second-quarter expectations and narrowed its 2017 forecast despite a continued sales slump from its established drugstores. CVS Health and its competitors have been struggling to draw customers into their stores for a few quarters now, as they compete for attention with many other retail options, including a burgeoning online market
8/8/17 - CVS tops 2Q forecasts, but established store sales slip
CVS Health beat second-quarter expectations and narrowed its 2017 forecast despite a continued sales slump from established drugstores that it is working to fix. CVS Health and its competitors have been struggling to draw customers into their stores for a few quarters now, as they compete for attention with many other retail options, including a bu
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