Community Practice

Hilliard named 2017-2018 APhA president-electAPhA has announced its new officers for 2017-2018.
How pharmacists are helping patients kick the habitCVS decided to abandon tobacco sales in 2014. Plenty of community pharmacists were way ahead on that one.
Signs of a weakening pharmacist job marketAn expert with 35 years' academic and professional experience calls it like he sees it.
Patients, payers, and manufacturers’ drug couponsAccording to PBMs, those drug coupons are something else.
NCPA Congressional Pharmacy Summit advocates for clarity around Rx drug pricingMore than 300 pharmacists turned out to support H.R. 244, the “MAC Transparency Act," and H.R. 793, the “Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2015.”
Combating the growing opioid epidemic with the “rescue shot”The movement to get naloxone into the hands of first responders, drug users, and their family members has found increasing support in state legislatures.
New Products for Pharmacists 06-10-2016New Rx, indications, generics, and OTC
Answers for acne, dry skin, and UV protectionMost pharmacy shelves stock numerous alternative treatments for simple skin problems. Here are a few of the newer ones.
You’re a pharmacist, not a physician: Get your own titlePhysicians have been called "Doc" for so long that the terms are essentially identical. Why not designate pharmacists by a separate and distinct title?
Provider statusWith provider status now a reality in 38 states, HR 592 and S 314 have powerful Congressional support. How long before the payers come on board?