The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every industry and every country. Join us on August 26 at 7:00pm CT for a complimentary webinar to learn about how it has impacted the pharmacy industry. Doug Long, Vice President of Industry Relations for IQVIA will discuss the current state of the US Pharmaceutical market and its future outlook for independent pharmacies.
Windmill Natural Vitamins® has extended their FREE, fully stocked 4’ planogram offer through the end of August! Valued at $1500, this starter package is available for new stores or stores removing a competitive line. Qualifying members will also receive a complimentary Prepack Floor Display! Windmill Natural Vitamins® is a dedicated industry partner, selling exclusively to community pharmacies for nearly 50 years.
Creating new business in 2020 requires adapting to a digital world. Patient Pipeline leverages their expertise in technology to create digital ad programs that empower you to identify new patients in your community. Patient Pipeline has recently upgraded their platform and reduced their monthly membership fee to just $95! Take advantage of this great opportunity today!
As COVID-19 continues to spread, pharmacists across the nation are stepping up to provide much-needed services like testing. Randy Harrington of Price Rite Drug has been testing members of his community in Bozeman, Montana. Though there are some costs associated with becoming a testing site, Harrington has found value in providing Bozeman residents with a place to get tested for COVID-19.
Weaving style and quality into therapeutic threads, VIM & VIGR’s products are part designer socks and part medical device. VIM & VIGR collaborates with vascular surgeons and vein clinics, resulting in all products being listed with the FDA. This trusted front-end solution will have your customers feeling good and looking great. As an IPC member, you get 20 percent off your first starter package!
President Trump Takes Aim at PBM Controlled Rebates
Plan Aims to Lower Prescription DrugPrice
IPC will be working with our Washington, DC consultants and other pharmacy industry groups to ensure that these Executive Orders are implemented in ways that aid pharmacies and their patients. The Executive Orders would:
Require PBMs to pass through manufacturer rebates to patients
Require Part D to use “favored-nation status” pricing
Allow Drug Importation Under Certain Circumstances
Reduce 340B EpiPen and Insulin drug prices to patients
Now is a great time to provide your patients with options for improving overall wellness. AROMAID aromatherapy products are designed to help with immune support, anxiety, and stress. All essential oils used in AROMAID products are carefully scrutinized and selected from wild grown or organic plants found around the world. Eight aromatic blends are available from three categories: Essential Oils, Premium Essential Oils, and NasalClips.
More than 60 IPC members across the nation are already offering COVID-19 testing at their pharmacies. In participation with McKesson and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, these pharmacies are providing testing to their communities free of charge. IPC is proud of our members, who are doing their part to fight this virus and potentially save lives in their communities.
Social Media Corner
Are You Getting Ready for Fall Promotions?
IPC regularly shares news on other updates on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram, but we also like to see what you’re doing. Students are getting ready to head back to school, whether virtually or physically. Show us your pharmacy specials during the back-to-school season. Tag us on one of our social media accounts or email your tips, kits and pictures to email@example.com.