August 15, 2018

Amazon joins online drug sales—what does it mean for the future of Canadian pharmacy?

Weeks ago, mammoth online retailer Amazon bought mail order pharmacy company PillPack in a billion dollar deal that caused competitors’ stocks to plummet. After news emerged that Amazon had acquired…

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MEDSYNC® now detects when a sync is broken because a fill was missed. This new exception status is shown as “Not Filled.” Patient pickup notifications are not sent for these…

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April 23, 2018

Brave new world

Articles

Over the last 10 years we have seen a tremendous change in the community pharmacy industry in Canada. Whether it’s a shift in reimbursement from dispensing to expanded practice or…

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As provincial governments continue to reduce pharmacy fees and generic drug costs, where does this leave independent pharmacy? With growing pressures on Canada’s health funding, coupled with increasing demand from…

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With the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance set to kick in April 1, 2018, representing another 25-40 per cent drop in revenues for the top 70 generic molecules, how does community pharmacy…

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