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NCPA convention: Healthcare industry needs to come together


NEW ORLEANS – Community pharmacists need to make sure they have a “seat at the table” to help reshape health care, says DeAnn Mullins, president-elect of the National Community Pharmacists Association.

NCPA establishes new Innovation Center


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has announced the creation of a new Innovation Center to speed up the evolution of independent community pharmacies.

NCPA announces seminar lineup


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has announced its 2016 lineup of seminars aimed at helping community pharmacies hone their merchandising and marketing skills.

NCPA wants pharmacists included on chronic care teams


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has provided Senate Finance Committee leaders a range of proposals aimed at improving care for the panel’s Chronic Care Working Group.

In brief: A&D, PharMerica close out year with buys


SAN JOSE, Calif. – A&D Company has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the necessary business assets of Toronto-based Auto Control Medical. The deal allows A&D to expand its product range and application experience across the Americas.

Unlock the key to pharmacy's future


David Pope is excited about the future of community pharmacy and its push toward “quality.” Pope, a pharmacist and CDE, is the chief of innovation and co-founder of Creative Pharmacist, which has created a documentation and communication system for pharmacies.

NCPA testifies on ‘undue influence’ of PBMs


WASHINGTON – National Community Pharmacists Association President Bradley Arthur testified at a Nov. 17 hearing on the “disproportionate market power” of pharmacy benefit management corporations.

NCPA videos examine changing healthcare models


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has launched a five-part video series that looks at how community pharmacies can adapt to changing healthcare models and improve patient care.

NCPA rejects ‘merger mania’


WASHINGTON - The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) supports today’s hearing examining the consolidation in the healthcare marketplace, conducted by the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law.

NCPA announces student finalists


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has named the finalists for the 2015 Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.