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How has the evolution of data changed independent pharmacy?

Drug Topics

Big data and analytics are everywhere—including in independent pharmacy. But is the collected information being used to help with documentation, care planning, and reimbursement?

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How Has the ‘DIR Hangover’ Impacted Independent Pharmacies in 2024?

Drug Topics

Drug Topics sat down with Douglas Hoey, CEO of NCPA, at the 2024 AAP annual conference to discuss how independent pharmacies are doing so far this year.

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Q&A: Pharmacist Turned Coffee Shop Owner on the Current State of Independent Pharmacy

Drug Topics

Chris Schaffner, owner of Schaffner Pharmacy and Apothecary Coffee in Sedro Woolley, Washington, discussed the state of today’s independent pharmacy market, as well as his own pharmacy operations.

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Supporting the Next Era of Independent Pharmacies in the US & Abroad

Drug Topics

The future of independent pharmacy requires the combination of what makes independent pharmacy special and the digital landscape found elsewhere in retail.

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Independent pharmacies sue Express Scripts, allege price-fixing

Fierce Healthcare

Several independent pharmacies have filed suit against pharmacy benefit management giant Express Scripts, alleging that the company colluded with Prime Therapeutics to fix reimbursement rates.

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Why Independent Pharmacies Remain a Pillar for Access, Community Health

Pharmacy Times

Independent pharmacies can provide more personalized care to individuals with behavioral health conditions or intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Expanding Independent Pharmacy in Rural Health Care

Drug Topics

The expansion from Express Scripts offers increased reimbursement opportunities and creates an Independent Pharmacy Advisory Committee to expand the role of rural, suburban and urban pharmacies in the healthcare system.