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9/14/17 - Can't refill prescription after Hurricane Irma? Hospitals, pharmacies begin to reopen [The Miami Herald]
In addition, Walgreens reported that more than 500 drugstores had reopened in Florida while CVS said that more than 600 pharmacies in the Sunshine State were back in business. At least 174 hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities in Florida were still closed Tuesday afternoon, state health officials reported. At the Hampton Court Nu
9/13/17 - "Modernizing FDA's Regulation of Over-the-Counter Drugs."
FDA regulates most of the drugs on drug store shelves under the "OTC monograph system," though manufacturers do have the option to file a new drug application in lieu of using the OTC monograph system for OTC products. FDA publishes monographs that provide a rulebook for marketing safe and effective products containing particular active ingredients
9/12/17 - Walgreens Reopens Hundreds of Stores Throughout Florida
Walgreens has reopened more than 350 drugstores throughout Florida in markets including Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach and others. Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and we
9/8/17 - MedExpress in talks to deliver morning-after pill by drone [Syrian Arab News Agency]
An online pharmacy is planning to use drones to deliver the morning-after pill and Viagra following successful UK trials. MedExpress has now filed an enquiry with The General Pharmaceutical Council. Managing director Dwayne DSouza said regulatory approval may take some time but the company hopes to launch the service as soon as possible.
9/7/17 - EPA to bring forward plastic bag restrictions
The Environment Protection Administration said that it will expand the categories of retailers prohibited from providing free plastic bags, starting from Jan. 1, 2018. EPA section chief Lai Ying-ying said that they decided to add seven more categories to the list including drugstores, cosmetic stores, medical equipment stores, electronic stores,...
9/7/17 - Ex-Rite Aid Stores chief executive to become CEO of GNC [Palestine News Network]
More than a year after GNC launched its search for a new CEO, the Pittsburgh- based vitamin and supplements retailer has found its new leader at long-time partner Rite Aid. He has been CEO of Rite Aid stores and president of Rite Aid Corp the past two years, first joining the Camp Hill drug store chain in 2008.. Next year marks 20 years since GNC f
9/6/17 - CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Puts Up Mobile Pharmacies To Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims
CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Pharmacy has revealed that it is providing general assistance as well as availing emergency pharmacy resources to Hurricane Harvey victims. Towards these relief efforts, the drug store chain has put up a mobile pharmacy outlet in Houston at the NRG Center. At this pop-up pharmacy evacuees can receive recommended vaccines,
9/6/17 - Decline in Pharmacy Customer Satisfaction Driven by Prescription Drug Costs, J.D. Power Finds
The U.S. pharmacy industry, perennially one of the highest-scoring industries measured by J.D. Power, experienced notable declines in overall customer satisfaction this year. According to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. 'Pharmacies have historically earned very high marks for customer satisfaction, so any significant year-over-year decline is cause for cl
9/5/17 - Decline in Pharmacy Customer Satisfaction Driven by Prescription Drug Costs, J.D. Power Finds
The U.S. pharmacy industry, perennially one of the highest-scoring industries measured by J.D. Power, experienced notable declines in overall customer satisfaction this year. According to the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. "Pharmacies have historically earned very high marks for customer satisfaction, so any significant year-over-year decline is cause for
9/4/17 - Independent pharmacies focus on personal touch to remain relevant Independent pharmacies emphasize personal service as a way to compete with retail drugstore giants
Source: Virginia's Pharmacist Workforce: 2015, Virginia Department of Health Professions. To compete against the big drug store chains, Buford Road Pharmacy sells home health equipment and offers in-store fitting for custom order Dr. "Because there is not much margin in pharmacy retail sales of medications, that's why we have the home health depar
9/1/17 - Did You Know? Aug. 31, 2017
Holcomb Pharmacy was located on Second Street, south of Warford. This Drug Store also was home to a soda fountain, and served up great sandwiches as well. Once Perry was home to McDonald's, Mau Drug, E.P. Dooley, Ray B. Smith, Cooper's, Wallgreen's, and Stoner's Pharmacy to name just some of them.
9/1/17 - Supplylogix to Showcase Pinpoint Cycle Count and Case Management for Pinpoint Monitor at NACDS Total Store Expo
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week 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 orga
8/31/17 - CVS: Promoting Health by Removing Trans Fats
Release date- 30082017- CVS Pharmacy is the first national retailer, outside of natural food stores, to stop carrying foods containing partially hydrogenated oils, the primary source of artificial trans fats in processed foods. Since June 30, 2017, all foods shipping to CVS Pharmacy distribution centers are free from artificial trans fats.
8/30/17 - Safe Rx Locking Prescription Vials (LPVs?) win NACDS Total Store Expo Product Showcase Award
Safe Rx LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Secure Medication Systems LLC, today announced that its locking prescription vials won the prestigious Product Showcase Award for the pharmacy supplies and equipment category at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2017 Total Store Expo. The NACDS Expo is the largest pharmacy industry trade show
8/30/17 - Supplylogix to Showcase Pinpoint Cycle Count and Case Management for Pinpoint Monitor at NACDS Total Store Expo
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Computer Weekly News 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 organ
8/29/17 - Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc. Announces Upgrade to OTCQB Venture Market
Dougherty s Pharmacy, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been approved to upgrade its common stock from the Pink Open Market to the OTCQB Venture Market, effective today, August 29, 2017.. Dougherty s Pharmacy, Inc. is a retail pharmacy chain focused on successfully acquiring, managing and growing community-based pharmacies in th
8/29/17 - Purchase Of Medicines And Other Medicines For A Pharmacy With Prescription Medicines For Residential Use. [TendersInfo (India)]
Contract notice: Purchase of medicines and other medicines for a pharmacy with prescription medicines for residential use.. Including magistral products), dressings, medical aids and other preparations available at a prescription drug store operating in the Institution of Hungary for sale at a prescription drug store of 120,000,000 HUF.
8/28/17 - ScriptSave WellRx Named Front End Services Product Showcase Winner at National Conference
ScriptSave WellRx was chosen as the Front End Services Product Showcase winner at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo for ScriptSave WellRx Personalized Wellness. NACDS represents drug stores, supermarkets and mass merchants with pharmacies, and their supplier partners. We are excited to continue the evolution of WellRx
8/27/17 - EDITORIAL: Sunday pops [The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
Aug. 27 Under Philadelphia's 1.5- cents- per-ounce "soda tax," such beverages' sales "at franchised grocery and drug stores dropped 55 percent inside the city" but "spiked by 38 percent at stores just outside the border," Philly.com reports. That's according to a Florida- based marketing firm, which says none of its retailer clients commissioned
8/25/17 - Final Friday returns tonight [Dodge City Daily Globe, Kan.]
Aug. 25 Final Friday returns for August and with it comes the 100- year celebration of the Cochran Building at 2nd Avenue and Gunsmoke Street. In 1917, the Mosher and Coachran Drug Store moved to the Gunsmoke location where it was met with drug stores such as Cambell, May Drug Store, the A&A and the Palace drug store. The Carnegie Center for the
8/24/17 - Laguna City Council says no to CVS' effort to move into Laguna Drug site [Daily Pilot, Costa Mesa, Calif.]
Aug. 23 A national retail pharmacy chain faced an arguably herculean task trying to convince the Laguna Beach City Council Tuesday night that it was the right business for a downtown space currently occupied by Laguna Drug. Officials on behalf of CVS Health presented renderings of the interior and discussed some of the company's public health ini
8/23/17 - Winners of Product Showcase at NACDS Total Store Expo Announced
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. Name of Product: Oilogic Soothing Baby Collection. Name of Product: Prophecy& Chateau Souverain Premium Wines.
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