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Best wishes to our new President and his incoming Administration. We look forward to working with his Administration to showcase how #communitypharmacy can help lower #healthcare costs & improve patient health. See our Jan. 9 letter to his transition team below.
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Good things happen for your #communitypharmacy and your community when you come to the NCPA Annual Convention! Here's a great example. (P.S. - mark your calendars for this year's show Oct. 14-18 in Orlando.)
Care givers for heavily medicated people are often stymied by the monumental task inherent in keeping track of when and how many pills to dispense. And, for people who keep track of their own medications there is always the chance of over or under medicating themselves and ending up in the hospital. The good news is that a new, fully-automated home medication dispensing system, called Livi, is currently being marketed to ease some of these proble...
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"The problem is, Moody's says, that with limited transparency on actual pricing and discounts and rebates, it's not easy to determine if PBMs are making formulary decisions that are best for their clients or for themselves." #morePBMtransparencyneeded
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What's in store for #communitypharmacy in 2017? NCPA CEO Doug Hoey explains in his latest Chain Drug Review piece.
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Joe Moose of Moose Pharmacy offers some great ideas to encourage patients to get their #flushot. How do you promote #flushots in your #communitypharmacy?
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#3 is a #PBM...."Once upon a time, tobacco companies funded a public relations campaign to convince Americans that smoking cigarettes was good for their health. Today, a similar spin job is underway to portray pharmacy benefit managers....as the good actors in the fight over drug prices."
#morePBMtransparencyneeded #pharmacychoice
There was plenty of shame to spread around, but Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes' loathsome mix of arrogance, incompetence and duplicity makes her the Worst CEO of 2016.
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We have resources for #pharmacists at ALL phases of #communitypharmacy ownership, from buying to managing to selling! Add 1 or all to your 2017 reading list at special low prices for NCPA members. Check out our bookstore offerings at the link below, or call 1-800-544-7447. #NewYearsResolutions
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ROAD TRIP! We can't wait to hear about these University of Kansas School of Pharmacy students' adventures in #communitypharmacy.
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JAN. 11: Help your patients stick to their #NewYears resolutions this year by setting up a weight loss niche in your #communitypharmacy. Learn how to get started from a pharmacy peer who has established a successful niche in her pharmacy. Earn CE! Free & open to all pharmacists.
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Attention #pharmacists: Stay in the know about #EpiPen alternatives in 2017
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Best wishes for a happy and prosperous #NewYear from NCPA! #communitypharmacymatters #Happy2017
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Why one chain #pharmacist made the switch to #communitypharmacy.
(Psst - need help getting started in pharmacy ownership? Our Ownership Workshop is just what you need. 3 dates in 2017 - ncpanet.org/OW) #communitypharmacymatters
Charul Bhatt said when they heard that the plaza was looking for a tenant for the space at 10 Broadway Road, she urged her husband, a longtime Walgreens Pharmacy staffer, to make the move from employee to owner. The couple decided offering over-the-counter products through the drive-through and their delivery service would help make customers’ trips to the pharmacy easier. Alok Bhatt said he installed a state-of-the-art computer system that all...
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Representing America's independent community pharmacies since 1898.
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The National Community Pharmacists Association, founded in 1898 as the National Association of Retail Druggists (NARD), represents the pharmacist owners, managers, and employees of nearly 23,000 independent community pharmacies across the United States. The nation's independent pharmacies, independent pharmacy franchises, and independent chains dispense nearly half of the nation's retail prescription medicines.

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