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January 5, 2011



Last month, the American Journal of Managed Care published a review of more than 40 years worth of studies from various medical journals that demonstrated that the best way to improve adherence is to get patients to talk to the store pharmacist; the second-best way is to get them to talk to a nurse before they leave the hospital.


January 5, 2011

TSAILE, Ariz. — Some people enter the twilight years of college without a clue of what they want to do, only to decide at the last minute. Others, like pharmacist Terry Teller, know early on.


For Teller, a member of the Navajo Native American tribe originally from Lukachukai, Ariz., helping to heal people is part of his heritage, with multiple generations of medicine men and women on both sides of his family.


December 23, 2010

The CVS Caremark-sponsored study that illustrates pharmacists and nurses are the most effective healthcare "voice" in promoting medication adherence among patients is important because it marks the first step toward unlocking the potential of the collaborative care model (i.e., pharmacists and nurses), and getting those people who matter to pay attention.

December 21, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday announced plans for a joint education effort with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation to help raise the level of awareness within the supplement industry and with consumers about the valuable role of nurse practitioners in the quest for good health.

December 17, 2010

Community-based healthcare models, and the nurse practitioners who work within them, are particularly helpful in assisting diabetes patients with such underlying health conditions as depression, according to a recent study published on Nurse.com.

November 17, 2010

MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark's network of walk-in medical clinics, was highlighted as a breakthrough innovator in...

October 24, 2010

An aspiring musician has little to no hope of being discovered and becoming a star...

October 14, 2010

Community pharmacists are lining up powerful professional allies as they fight for a full seat...

September 12, 2010

This year’s third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, which was held at the whimsically themed...

September 12, 2010

Nurse practitioners are critical players in today’s healthcare system, and all too often these professionals...

August 30, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association sent a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration that featured...

August 23, 2010

The results are in, and Take Care Health Systems has good reason to celebrate. Recent...

August 22, 2010

With nearly 500 nurse practitioners showing up for the Retail Clinician Education Congress, hosted by...

August 19, 2010

The USA Today article highlighting nurse-managed centers as one “innovative” program that could help fill...

August 19, 2010

There are two key takeaways within the SMARTcare offering, and they both spell opportunity....

August 18, 2010

With the start of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ 2010 Pharmacy and Technology...

August 15, 2010

With a current shortage of primary care physicians and some 30 million uninsured standing to...

August 5, 2010

This year's third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, hosted by Retail Clinician magazine in conjunction...

August 2, 2010

The third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress kicked off here Monday, attracting nearly 500 nurse...

July 8, 2010

Retail Clinician, in conjunction with the Convenient Care Association, is putting out a call for...

June 6, 2010

Underscoring the value of the nurse practitioner in the convenient care industry, CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic...

June 6, 2010

Establishing more retail-based clinics—and investing in such allied professionals as nurse practitioners—could be key to...

June 2, 2010

Target is looking to open eight new clinic locations this September, which includes new clinics...

May 18, 2010

MinuteClinic has named Paulette Thabault as its new chief nurse practitioner officer. In this role,...

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