Chains & Business

California city requires pharmacies to collect unwanted Rx drugsSanta 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 opioidsThe 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
Starting your own pharmacyThese pharmacists forged their own paths.
PBM giants cut drug expensesWhen 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 rankingsBoth 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.