Community Practice

Walgreens partners with MHA in mental health offeringA new mental health platform on the Walgreens website will offer consumers free online screening tools and links to providers of followup care.
1976: Nation's supply of pharmacists is smaller than you thinkAn "outpouring of new pharmacy-school graduates." "Fears of a manpower glut." 2016 headlines? Nope. The year was 1976.
The dilemma of Molly’s mom: Pharmacists, technicians respondIn some professions, eternal vigilance comes with the territory.
Pharmacists seek fairness in generics reimbursementPBMs have dodged state-mandated requirements for transparency in generics drug pricing, so many states are rewriting their laws.
Dear pharmacists: Are those white coats really necessary?Quasi-religious symbol? Sign of enforced conformity? Emblem of arrogance and superiority? Or simple professional attire? You decide.
PBMs, wholesalers, and contracts 101Independent pharmacists can benefit from negotiating their own contracts, but they've gotta keep their eye on the ball. Here are a few tips.
The future of pharmacy is finally hereThat would be MTM. And it's calling. And holding. And holding. And holding ...
The biosimilar balance: More options, lower costsThe fly in the ointment: CMS' current plan for HCPCS codes is a real buzz kill.
Pharmacist pens story for childrenA spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down — and this children's book should too.
Pharmacy techs: Many skills, varying responsibilitiesPharmacy technicians can do much more than just stock shelves and manage inventory. And the possibilities increase by the day.