The people shaping the industry and the Drug Store News power Rx 50, as well as how chains are expanding focus amid an uncertain economy, how mass retailers are pushing pharmacy by expanding programs, how regional players are strengthening their foothold by finding a niche and how supermarkets are emphasizing the health/nutrition connection. Click below to download the PDF of Annual Report 2008.
In today’s healthcare ecosystem, it’s much better to partner than to go it alone. This was a key theme at the Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit in New York City, where industry leaders said retailers, providers, payers and technology companies need to work more closely together to improve patient journeys across a range of touchpoints. Read more
The need to bridge the gap between the pharmacy counter and the rest of the retail operation is generating more discussion across the industry at a time of changing consumer attitudes and growing competition from a wider range of retailers — both brick-and-mortar and virtual. Read more
Chronic care management has become an all-consuming topic for retail pharmacy. It has moved beyond a niche industry topic to a high-profile, national conversation that involves healthcare costs, government policy, emerging technologies and, most importantly, daily life for millions of consumers. Read more