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When hospital pharmacists lead the medication reconciliation effort, providers see more accurate, complete, and up-to-date patient information at the time of hospital admission and discharge

When hospital pharmacists lead the medication reconciliation effort, providers see more accurate, complete, and up-to-date patient information at the time of hospital admission and discharge

Kaiser Permanente strengthens its mail-order pharmacy leading position - bit.ly/14qS0rZ

Kaiser Permanente strengthens its mail-order pharmacy leading position - bit.ly/14qS0rZ

Walgreens plans to launch a full suite of integrated financial services, Balance Financial, in phases throughout the next few months. 

Walgreens plans to launch a full suite of integrated financial services, Balance Financial, in phases throughout the next few months. 

California pharmacists gain broader role as providers. A new law allows pharmacists in California to initiate, adjust and terminate patients’ medications under a physician’s supervision, physically examine patients, refer patients to health care providers, order and interpret laboratory tests, and evaluate and manage patients’ health in collaboration with other health care providers. 

California pharmacists gain broader role as providers. A new law allows pharmacists in California to initiate, adjust and terminate patients’ medications under a physician’s supervision, physically examine patients, refer patients to health care providers, order and interpret laboratory tests, and evaluate and manage patients’ health in collaboration with other health care providers. 

Walgreens filled a record 821 million prescriptions which helped boost the company’s retail pharmacy market share for the fiscal year to 19.1%. bit.ly/QdHz9J

Walgreens filled a record 821 million prescriptions which helped boost the company’s retail pharmacy market share for the fiscal year to 19.1%. bit.ly/QdHz9J

Customer satisfaction with retail pharmacies has increased faster than mail-order pharmacies despite the perceived cost competitiveness of the latter, according to a new study. bit.ly/14qS0rZ 

Customer satisfaction with retail pharmacies has increased faster than mail-order pharmacies despite the perceived cost competitiveness of the latter, according to a new study. bit.ly/14qS0rZ 

House lawmakers are introducing a bill that would give drug regulators more authority over compounding facilities, according to the THE HILL’s Regulation Blog.

House lawmakers are introducing a bill that would give drug regulators more authority over compounding facilities, according to the THE HILL’s Regulation Blog.

Walgreens and Kerr Drug, a privately held regional pharmacy chain in North Carolina, entered into a definitive agreement under which Walgreens would acquire certain assets of Kerr Drug’s retail drugstores and specialty pharmacy business.

Walgreens and Kerr Drug, a privately held regional pharmacy chain in North Carolina, entered into a definitive agreement under which Walgreens would acquire certain assets of Kerr Drug’s retail drugstores and specialty pharmacy business.


Nearly a year after a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis erupted, new cases of the disease are still emerging, and efforts to tighten regulation of the type of pharmacy behind the outbreak are moving slowly, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Nearly a year after a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis erupted, new cases of the disease are still emerging, and efforts to tighten regulation of the type of pharmacy behind the outbreak are moving slowly, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Although experiencing little growth, Mail Service remains important for PBMs as they account for more than 50% of per-prescription profits. The sole retail channel that increased its spending for prescriptions was Mail Service, which increased to $65.7 billion in 2012 from $63.8 billion in 2011.
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Although experiencing little growth, Mail Service remains important for PBMs as they account for more than 50% of per-prescription profits. The sole retail channel that increased its spending for prescriptions was Mail Service, which increased to $65.7 billion in 2012 from $63.8 billion in 2011.

https://store.knowsource.com/products-page/trade-distribution/mail-service-pharmacies-2013/