Some customers say CVS pill bottles miss the target September 30, 2016 By Christine Blank Some customers are upset over CVS Pharmacy’s switch to different pill bottles than the ones Target has used for more than a decade. Pharmacy chains cited for selling e-cigs to minors September 15, 2016 By Christine Blank Select Walgreens, Rite Aid, and other chain drugstores were among those cited by the FDA for selling e-cigarettes, e-liquid, and cigars to minors. California city requires pharmacies to collect unwanted Rx drugs September 15, 2016 By Christine Blank Santa Cruz, Calif. has become the first U.S. city to require retail pharmacies and drug manufacturers collect and dispose of unwanted prescription drugs. CVS pharmacists must check PMP before dispensing opioids September 11, 2016 By Christine Blank The agreement between CVS and Massachusetts requiring the PMP check prior to dispensing opioids is believed to be the first in the nation. Starting your own pharmacy September 10, 2016 By Jill Sederstrom These pharmacists forged their own paths. PBM giants cut drug expenses September 10, 2016 By Christine Blank When Express Scripts and CVS Health announced their 2017 formularies on August 1, a common theme emerged among the healthcare giants: several blockbuster drugs will be removed from both companies’ formularies and lower-cost options such as biosimilars are being embraced. Health Mart, Publix pharmacies top customer-satisfaction rankings September 04, 2016 By Mark Lowery Editor Both brick-and-mortar and mail-order pharmacies receive high scores when it comes to customer satisfaction, according to J.D. Power’s 2016 U.S. Pharmacy Study. Pharmacist interventions boost adherence for minorities August 18, 2016 By Christine Blank Pharmacist intervention is one primary way that adherence to cholesterol-lowering medications can be improved in minority neighborhoods, a recent study found. Compounding services can help your pharmacy stand out August 10, 2016 By Howard Larkin Dennis Song, RPh, describes the steps to take when starting a compounding services business. Regs, robbery responses among top “pharmacy gamechangers” for 2016 August 10, 2016 By Howard Larkin The issues of most concern to pharmacists, outlined at McKesson’s ideaShare 2016.