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Positive Picture of Independent Community Pharmacies Emerges With Release of 2008 NCPA Digest, Sponsored by Cardinal Health
Date:10/13/2008

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In order to remain competitive in today's marketplace, the use of technology in independent community pharmacy practice continues to increase. More and more, independents are taking advantage of new and emerging technology to enhance pharmacy efficiency, reduce costs, improve patient care and boost profits. The Digest found that over half of independent pharmacies have a Web site, offering the option of ordering prescription refills or over-the-counter products on-line. In addition, close to 70% of independent community pharmacies are connected to receive electronic prescriptions from providers or e-prescribing.

The Digest is offered in print and NCPA members can obtain full financial information as well as order a consulting report through http://www.ncpanet.org.

The Digest is a summary of selected financial and demographic information for independent community pharmacies throughout the United States. The Digest was first compiled more than 75 years ago. It is the most comprehensive report of independent pharmacy available and is supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Cardinal Health.

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) represents the nation's community pharmacists, including the owners of more than 23,000 pharmacies. The nation's independent pharmacies, independent pharmacy franchises, and independent chains represent an $84 billion marketplace, employ over 300,000 employees and dispense nearly half of the nation's retail prescription medicines. To learn more go to http://www.ncpanet.org.


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