independent pharmacies

Pharmacists Pushing for DIR Relief
Pharmacists Pushing for DIR ReliefCommunity pharmacists fight against financial pressure for their survival.
Independent Pharmacies Tout Enhanced ServicesIndependent community pharmacies have a new tool to help them promote the enhanced services that they provide their patients.
The State of Independent PharmacyDrug Topics Executive Editor Anthony Vecchione sat down with NCPA CEO Douglas Hoey to discuss the current state of independent community pharmacy and some of the pressing issues facing the profession.
Industry study reveals mixed state of affairs for independent community pharmacistsIn 2015, the number of independent pharmacies declined along with prescription volume.
Road trip! Visits with America’s thriving indie pharmacies
Road trip! Visits with America’s thriving indie pharmaciesHow do independent pharmacies survive? The best way to find out is to ask them.
How one pharmacy survived the Baltimore riotsPharmacist Maisha McCoy will never forget those tense days in late April 2015, when rioting and looting were widespread throughout Baltimore.
Pharmacy leader treks across AmericaBruce Kneeland is on the hunt for unique indie pharmacies across the country.
NCPA Congressional Pharmacy Summit advocates for clarity around Rx drug pricingMore than 300 pharmacists turned out to support H.R. 244, the “MAC Transparency Act," and H.R. 793, the “Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2015.”
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.
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.