Community Practice

Pharmacist entrepreneur offers wellness screening to pharmaciesWellspring provides the questionnaires and the physicians, who evaluate the information. Pharmacies make nutritional suggestions when appropriate, and patients get more attention. The idea is, everybody benefits.
The antisubstitution controversy: Going strong in '72
The antisubstitution controversy: Going strong in '72Nowadays, we think of generics as economical options. Not so long ago, plenty of folks thought of them as sacrilege.
One thing we can do about the opioid epidemicIt's a modest proposal with potential for significant consequences. And all it will cost is a little more time.
Four people, a dozen pharmacy careers
Four people, a dozen pharmacy careersWho says the options are limited? Not this family.
Community pharmacists in California see greater opportunitiesThe California legislature is considering a bill covering comprehensive medication management services under Medi-Cal.
New managed care contracting entity offers expanded services to pharmaciesMembership in buying groups can be important to the survival of independents. Now a new PSAO offers them "comprehensive support."
Pharmacy then and now: 1963 vs. 2016
Pharmacy then and now: 1963 vs. 2016One difference is immediately noticeable.
Buying groups: A powerful resource for indie pharmaciesThey arose to give independent pharmacies buying clout with wholesalers. Now these groups have become full-service organizations with the tools and talent to support successful competition in a chain- and PBM-dominated world.
Former Walgreens exec honored for contributions to pharmacyAPhA's honorary president of the year talks about his proudest achievements and his vision for the future of the profession
8 reasons to become a pharmacy preceptorFor starters, you get more than you give. Contributor Kelly Howard counts the ways.