NCPA 2022 Annual Convention & Expo

We hope to see you in Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 1-4, at NCPA’s Annual Convention, where teamwork makes it all work!   Promo Code “BUY100” to receive $100 OFF any PHARMACIST registration The last day to book a hotel room at the NCPA preferred rate is Sept. 9,… but those rooms are only available as long as they last!  … Read more »

An Independent Solution to the Opioid Crisis

It is time to have our say on the number one topic sweeping across our industry: the opioid settlement and injunctive relief. What does this mean for pharmacies? What changes are coming? How can pharmacies position themselves for success moving forward? In March 2022, Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen agreed to a nationwide settlement of twenty-six… Read more »

VOTE BUSHARD’S PHARMACY

Vote for the 2022 Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year! One of our very own WSPC Members Bushard’s Pharmacy  is one of three finalists. Bushard’s Pharmacy was founded in 1946 and has been serving the Laguna Beach, California, community for 75 years – almost the entirety of the city’s 100-year existence. The pharmacy has been family-run… Read more »

The Promising Future of “YES”

You’ll notice this month’s blog feature will be very familiar. When connecting with WSPC Board Member, Dana Porter, MBA, back in the Fall, we discussed how promising community partnerships laid on the horizon for the multi-store owner (Bright La Mirada Pharmacy, Bright Plaza Pharmacy, Tustin Pharmacy, and Villa Park Pharmacy). As the time passed, we… Read more »

Gathering to Give Back

During the season of giving, there is momentum building for local food drives, fundraisers, and volunteer events to help give back to our communities. We truly see the impact that can be made when groups of people come together to empower an idea. In the case of Sherman’s Apothecary, this opportunity begins with pumpkins! Sherman’s… Read more »

Navigating New Populations

As processes and guidelines evolve, independent pharmacy always proves to rise to each occasion and maintain the highest level of service and knowledge. Our team recently sat down with WSPC Board Member, Dana Porter, MBA, to discuss her experience as a multi-store owner (Bright La Mirada Pharmacy, Bright Plaza Pharmacy, Tustin Pharmacy, and Villa Park… Read more »

The Bottom Line of Pharmacy: A Desire to Help

Regardless of the countless obstacles that lie within our industry, there is a truth that remains at the end of the day for every independent pharmacist. When connecting with Ahmed Atallah, PhD, RPh, this truth became so effortlessly apparent… a desire to help. Fox Drug of Torrance, located in Torrance, CA, began their vaccination journey… Read more »

Community healthcare provider: a persistent way-maker

When times get tough, people, organizations, and communities truly show what they are made of. It can confidently be said that Pinon Family Pharmacy of Farmington, New Mexico, is made of unceasing determination and service. WSPC Board Member, Craig Burgess, PharmD, embodies the spirit of a community healthcare provider: a persistent way-maker going the distance,… Read more »

NCPA Annual Convention 2021

This year’s Convention is set for Oct. 9-12, in Charlotte, N.C. See you there! Registration and housing is open!   Head on over to https://ncpa.org/annual-convention for more details.

The Prescription Pad: The Community in Pharmacy

The true success of business. Community as it should be. These are the thoughts that come to mind when reflecting on the phrase “it takes a village” with a WSPC member in Fruitland, ID. Speaking with Trenton Jenks, PharmD, and owner of The Prescription Pad about recent vaccination efforts, truly defined these concepts to their… Read more »