PROVIDER STATUS FOR PHARMACISTS — ONE WAY OR ANOTHER
By Nathan Ludvigson
You may have heard the good news: through proactive involvement from pharmacists all across the state, California recently passed a law (SB 493 in October, 2013) declaring that pharmacists are healthcare providers who have the authority to provide healthcare services within the state. more ...
JOURNAL SHEDS LIGHT ON NACDS FOUNDATION'S RESEARCH ... AND VISION
By Steve Anderson
An article in the February 2014 Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy provides advice to researchers who are studying pharmacist-provided medication management in accountable care organizations (ACOs) and medical homes. In actuality, the article says as much about the NACDS Foundation as it says about the research itself. more ...
5 BIG IDEAS FROM THE 2013 INDUSTRY ISSUES SUMMIT
By Dan Mack
How do we develop and maintain higher level strategic partnerships?” That was the theme of the recent Drug Store Industry Issues Summit in New York in December. Once a year, senior retail and manufacturing leaders get together to review the ever changing dynamics around how we create value for each other while satisfying the needs of the shopper. more ...
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