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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Case on Medicaid Reimbursement
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NACDS Urges FCC Clarification on Pharmacy Refill Reminders, Healthcare Communications for Patients
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NACDS Backs Bill to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse, Protect Patients
Don’t Miss a Chance to Tell Congress What Pharmacy Means to You

NACDS RxIMPACT emailed thousands of advocates this week promoting the 7th Annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill event scheduled for March 25-26, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of participants—representing 45 states and 33 percent of the NACDS membership—have already registered to attend the event.

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By the Numbers: Millennials to Overtake Baby Boomers

Source: A January 2015 Pew Research study

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The Case for Pharmacist Provider Status Gains Traction

Amid greater demand for healthcare and a shortage in physicians, pharmacists have expanded their role in healthcare delivery by providing vaccinations, health education and disease-state testing. Pharmacists also provide face-to-face medication management services (MTM) that promote medication adherence, which leads to better care and lower costs.

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Millennials don’t necessarily see a clear boundary between the customer and the brand, the customer and marketer, and the customer and service provider.

--an article in Forbes, “The Millennial Customer Has $200 Billion to Spend (But Wants A New Style Of Customer Service)”

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NACDS Comments on Health-Innovation Focus in State of the Union, Congressional Initiative
Get Proactive and Engaged with NACDS RxIMPACT

This week, NACDS RxIMPACT invited the entire U.S. Congress to participate in the NACDS RxIMPACT Pharmacy Tour program and visit a local pharmacy to witness the value of pharmacy and the work NACDS member companies do to help constituents improve their health and lead better lives.

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Halfway through Flu Season, Prevention Still Matters

Midway through what is shaping up to be a nasty flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) followed up on its December 3, 2014, health advisory that warned this season’s flu vaccines could be less effective, with another advisory on January 9, 2015, saying that anyone with flu symptoms should be treated with one of three antiviral medications—Tamiflu, Relenza or the newly approved Rapivab. 

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Meet the Retailer, Mobile App Add Value at NACDS Regional Chain Conference
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Congress Focuses on the Future of Healthcare Delivery
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Pharmacists` Expanding Role in Healthcare Delivery Receives Nod from States

National Pharmacist Day is dedicated to appreciating the contribution pharmacists make…to the lives and healthcare of patients.

--an article in Medical Daily celebrating the role pharmacists play in honor of National Pharmacists Day today