Chains & Business

Is Express Scripts ‘slamming’ pharmacy customers?Five pharmacies from four states have filed a class-action lawsuit against pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts.
Pharmacists allege CVS rigged training payA group of California pharmacists has sued CVS Health, accusing the retail giant of unfair business practices.
Consultations by CVS pharmacists reduced hospital readmissionsMedication reconciliation programs for patients discharged from hospitals reduced the risk of hospital readmission by 50% and helped avoid unnecessary health care costs, according to a new study.
Revive tired dry eyes; safely clear ears of wax buildupNew OTC products for eyes and ears.
How to find satisfaction and reward in your pharmacy careerThere are so many opportunities for pharmacists out there. Technology can help uncover them, and we can follow them to a fulfilling career.
Point-of-care testing opens door to new patient-care modelCLIA-waived tests may be the next big thing.
Quit stigmatizing naloxoneEpinephrine saves lives. So does naloxone. Why are they regarded differently?
Pharmacists should get training in naloxone use nowPharmacists are the most accessible healthcare resource. Once trained in naloxone use, we can train our patients in all aspects of opioid use. This will make a difference.
Solutions to the ongoing opioid epidemic take shape"Naloxone should be the fire extinguisher in the home of everyone who is at risk."
Pharmacy’s Catch-22: Save a life — or save your livelihood?When a snap decision is called for, “What is our corporate loss-prevention policy?” can compete in an employee’s brain with “What is the best thing for the patient?”