As independents, we’re always on the lookout for ways to improve on our ability to compete and better serve our patients. So, we enjoyed exploring coverage of last month’s pharmacy career survey results and discovering areas of synchronicity between programs we run in our own Sterling stores with nationwide trends toward expanding roles for pharmacists. We know we’re not alone in recognizing the opportunities inherent in this critical moment of transition in the industry...[more]
Our news feeds have been buzzing with email notifications this week following the release of the IMS National Prescription Spending Audit. No disrespect to the journalists doing their thing but some of the off-the-cuff remarks will be cringe-worthy for most of the independent pharmacy audience. A couple of industry-insider looks here and here at least attempt to paint a broader picture of issues that impact the rise in prices, while the business press and others read, in part, like a press release from PBM lobbyists. We’ll be talking about pricing more in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, enjoy.
Here are a few more pieces we thought you might find interesting: