The antisubstitution controversy: Going strong in '72 Nowadays, we think of generics as economical options. Not so long ago, plenty of folks thought of them as sacrilege. PBMs, wholesalers, and contracts 101 May 09, 2016 By Gary Ellis Independent pharmacists can benefit from negotiating their own contracts, but they've gotta keep their eye on the ball. Here are a few tips. One thing we can do about the opioid epidemic May 04, 2016 By Robert Katz RPh It'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 Who says the options are limited? Not this family. Buying groups: A powerful resource for indie pharmacies April 09, 2016 They 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 pharmacy APhA'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 preceptor For starters, you get more than you give. Contributor Kelly Howard counts the ways. A pharmacy business model to squawk about April 09, 2016 By David Stanley RPh The future of pharmacy can be reduced to a single word. Building an integrative pharmacy practice: Learn as you go Interested in finding out what integrative/functional pharmacy is all about? Here's a list of resources to get you started — and a thought to take away. Community pharmacists in California see greater opportunities The California legislature is considering a bill covering comprehensive medication management services under Medi-Cal.