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Get Ready for NACDS TSE–August 25-27

By |Aug-14-18|Categories: Video|Tags: , |

The NACDS Total Store Expo in Denver is fast approaching--August 25-27. Find out what you need to know before you go!

NACDS Applauds Massachusetts E-prescribing Law to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse Seventy-seven percent of Massachusetts voters support e-prescribing requirement as fraud-and-abuse-prevention strategy

By |Aug-14-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Eleven states now have enacted an NACDS-backed mandate, including five that have enacted such legislation this year. Legislation is pending in four additional states. At the federal level, NACDS has endorsed the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act (H.R. 3528 and S. 2460).

NACDS Lauds Senate Panel’s Action on Bill to End “Gag Clauses” S. 2554, the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act, helps pharmacies help patients even more in reducing out-of-pocket prescription drug costs

By |Jul-25-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , |

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee passed legislation by Sen. Sue Collins (R-ME) that would do away with efforts to prevent pharmacists from informing patients when a medication can be purchased at a lower price without using insurance.

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Pharmacies. The face of neighborhood healthcare.

Medication Resource

With their extensive education and training, pharmacists help patients obtain and use medications accurately, safely and effectively.
Taking a pharmacy license exam requires a Doctor of Pharmacy degree – with a minimum of six years of professional education.

New Services

Pharmacists provide vaccinations, health education, and disease state testing and management, in partnership with doctors and other professionals.

It wasn’t until 2009 that all 50 states allowed pharmacists to give the flu vaccine. As of 2015, each state allows pharmacists to give at least three vaccines.

Trusted & Accessible

Pharmacists rank highly among the most trusted, approachable and accessible health professionals, and are especially valued by those in the greatest need.
Nine-in-ten Americans live within five miles of a community pharmacy. Pharmacists rank second – only behind nurses – in Gallup’s Honesty & Ethics survey.

Affordability

Through effective treatment and prevention, pharmacists boost health and reduce costs – and also help patients navigate insurance and use generics.

79% of registered voters say pharmacists are credible information sources on opportunities to save money.

Nine-in-ten Americans live within five miles of a pharmacy, and patients trust the care and advice that pharmacists provide. With experience on the front lines of accessible, quality and affordable healthcare, we’re eager to collaborate even more to improve health and wellness—and their delivery in neighborhoods across the nation.

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NACDS Meetings Make Connections Happen

NACDS has designed its calendar of industry meetings and conferences to create an integrated approach to strategy and execution. Retailers and suppliers use the NACDS Regional Conference, the NACDS Annual Meeting and the NACDS Total Store Expo to set up their success throughout the entire store.

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