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NACDS gives new roles to Krese, Boutte and Jaeger

NACDS gives new roles to Krese, Boutte and Jaeger

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has announced new roles for three of its top executives, as the organization works to advance its pro-patient and pro-pharmacy agenda. “NACDS members perform amazing service for people and communities, as the pandemic has shown vividly,” NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson said. “Patients

NACDS to hold virtual event on vaccinations

NACDS to hold virtual event on vaccinations

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) will jointly host a webinar  focussing on the collaboration at the community level between public health departments and pharmacies to help ensure the efficient and equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations. The webinar on February

Regional chains hailed at NACDS conference

Regional chains hailed at NACDS conference

ARLINGTON, Va. — Regional pharmacy operators are playing an outsize role in “restoring hope for individuals in communities throughout the country,” National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson said today. “This industry, and this profession, has said for decades that pharmacies can do even more as health care destinations in enhancing

NACDS: pharmacies have critical role in pandemic

NACDS: pharmacies have critical role in pandemic

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday submitted a statement to a House committee arguing that pharmacies have an important role to play in the nation’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement was presented during a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Road to

NACDS applauds Biden Administration move on vaccines

NACDS applauds Biden Administration move on vaccines

ARLINGTON, Va. – National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) President and CEO Steven Anderson issued the following statement following the Biden Administration’s launch today of the Federal Pharmacy Partnership Program.   “Today’s announcement is another crucial step forward to helping Americans get back to all we need and love – and we look forward

Retailers need to think like revolutionaries

Retailers need to think like revolutionaries

ARLINGTON, Va. — Despite the hardships brought on by the pandemic, the “road ahead is now totally open” for retailers, WSL Strategic Retail CEO and chief shopper Wendy Liebmann said during a webinar sponsored by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Thursday. In her virtual presentation, Future Shop: A Shopper-centric View to 2022-2024,

NACDS: a group like no other

Editor’s note: This editorial was written prior to NACDS’ decision to hold this year’s Annual Meeting as a virtual event. With the approach of February, the chain drug industry turns its collective eye toward April and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, that traditional harbinger of the industry’s spring, time of renewal,

NACDS, NGA welcome Biden’s COVID-19 plan

NACDS, NGA welcome Biden’s COVID-19 plan

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Grocers Association both applauded President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 plan, which calls for leveraging community pharmacists in an effort to speed the vaccination of more Americans. Biden announced his administration’s “National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness” on Thursday. “President Biden’s plan demonstrates

NACDS provides update on pharmacy’s role in vaccinations

NACDS provides update on pharmacy’s role in vaccinations

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores held its latest virtual press briefing Wednesday, January 13 on the critical role of retail pharmacy in administering the COVID-19 vaccine.NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson and the association’s senior vice president, pharmacy care and patient advocacy Kathleen Jaeger hosted the event, which updated the

NACDS Announces Virtual Annual Meeting

NACDS Announces Virtual Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS announced Wednesday afternoon that the 2021 NACDS Annual Meeting will be held virtually April 26-28. “The NACDS board of directors has been highly engaged in the decision to present a virtual format for the 2021 Annual Meeting that includes valuable programming and meetings with your expectations in mind, and these NACDS

FMI, NACDS applaud Supreme Court decision

FMI, NACDS applaud Supreme Court decision

ARLINGTON, Va. – The FMI and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores were among the groups that praised a Thursday Supreme Court ruling that they say restored a pro-pharmacy, pro-consumer Arkansas law that, among other things, required pharmacy benefit managers to reimburse pharmacies at or above what the pharmacies paid to acquire certain medications.

NACDS applauds decision on vaccinations, COVID-19 tests

NACDS applauds decision on vaccinations, COVID-19 tests

ARLINGTON, Va. – National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) President and CEO Steven Anderson issued a statement today upon the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issuance of guidance under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) authorizing qualified pharmacy technicians and state-authorized pharmacy interns to administer childhood vaccines, COVID-19 vaccines

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