If Your Patients are Grumpy on Sundays and Happy on Thursdays, That May be Usual March 06, 2017 By Nicholas Hamm If your patients are grumpy on Sundays and happy on Thursdays, you may not be alone. Road trip! Visits with America’s thriving indie pharmacies August 08, 2016 How do independent pharmacies survive? The best way to find out is to ask them. PBMs, wholesalers, and contracts 101 May 10, 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. Buying groups: A powerful resource for indie pharmacies April 10, 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. Do chains or independent pharmacies offer the best generic pricing? February 01, 2016 By Christine Blank After secretly shopping at 200 stores in six states, "Consumer Reports" announced its findings, and they make for very interesting reading.