Community Practice

New DIR Proposal Supported by Chains, Pharmacy Organizations
New DIR Proposal Supported by Chains, Pharmacy OrganizationsCMS is considering big changes to DIR fees and pharmacists are excited.
Pharmacy Technology: Disruption or Improvement?
Pharmacy Technology: Disruption or Improvement?Is new technology actually making pharmacy any better (or easier)?
A Bigger Role for Pharmacists
A Bigger Role for PharmacistsFrom bioterror attacks to the opioid epidemic, pharmacists are in a great place to help.
The Dangers of Texting Medical Orders
The Dangers of Texting Medical OrdersWhat might seem like a convenient option has led to serious errors.
Pharmacies Trafficking Opioids Targeted by DEA
Pharmacies Trafficking Opioids Targeted by DEAOperation Faux Pharmacy resulted in over half a million drugs seized.
CVS to Show Real-time Medication Costs
CVS to Show Real-time Medication CostsThe pharmacy chain announced that CVS Caremark customers will have access to medication costs and lower-cost alternatives.
AmerisourceBergen/H.D. Smith Merger Expands Community Pharmacy Reach
AmerisourceBergen/H.D. Smith Merger Expands Community Pharmacy ReachTwo major players in the pharmacy market are joining together.
Pharmacy Ordered to Repay Nearly $1 Million to Medicaid
Pharmacy Ordered to Repay Nearly $1 Million to MedicaidAn independent community pharmacy was busted in a Medicare fraud investigation.
Compounding Pharmacy’s License SuspendedA compounding pharmacist is accused of a "gross breach of professional duty."
National Chains Help Counsel Diabetes Patients
National Chains Help Counsel Diabetes PatientsPharmacy chains are stepping up to help diabetes patients.