News & Advice

Best Practices for Facebook and Instagram

By Andrew Hutchinson, Social Media Today Facebook has launched a new best practices guide for both Facebook and Instagram, which covers all the key basics of each platform, and includes some interesting notes, particularly in the wider context of the company’s more recent shifts. Some of those notes of interest include: All about community – Facebook says that… Read more »

Protect Your Pharmacy

Pharmacies on the Front Line In the mid-90s, trends in healthcare shifted away from treatment and towards prescriptions, and aggressive marketing of drugs such as Oxycontin resulted in physicians being more lenient about prescribing opioids. As opioid use became normalized, prescription drug abuse and addiction skyrocketed to epidemic proportions. The number of people abusing prescription… Read more »

The 4 Policy Changes Hitting Pharmacies

By Valerie DeBenedette, DrugTopics Here’s a sentence that has been true for millennia: Change is coming. In pharmacy, for the next six months to two years, this could be truer than ever as laws and regulations come into effect that could benefit the profession. Some expected changes have been long sought for, while others are… Read more »

Congratulations

WSPC ThoughtSpot 2018 Reception

Thank you to our members, partners, guests, and associates for attending and supporting our reception this year at ThoughtSpot. Congratulations to our WSPC SONOS drawing winners!

Bob, Jeff and John at WSPC conference

Value Driven, Member Focused

Our business principle is simple: Value Driven. Member Focused. Western States Pharmacy Coalition (WPSC) was created by pharmacists for pharmacists to ensure outstanding independent retail pharmacies thrive in our ever-changing industry and continue to provide the highest-quality patient care. Our organization’s original operations intent remains the same: to work jointly with our members to share… Read more »

Trenton receiving an award

And the NCPA 2017 Prescription Drug Safety Award Goes to … Trenton Jenks

Trenton Jenks is recognized for his efforts to teach his community about the hazards of misusing prescription drugs Trenton Jenks, RPh, owner of The Prescription Pad Pharmacy in Fruitland, Idaho was named the winner of the National Community Pharmacists Association 2017 Prescription Drug Safety Award. Sponsored by Computer-Rx, the award recognizes pharmacists who have reached… Read more »

Our Doctor's Pharmacy

Member Spotlight: Our Doctor’s Pharmacy

Our Doctor’s Pharmacy: Wasilla, AK Owners: Renee Stoll, RPh; David Thompson, RPh; and Dave Anthony, RPh Independent pharmacy and care expands in the Wasilla, Alaska area. Our Doctor’s Pharmacy is a new pharmacy located in the Meridian Park complex and is part of the Medical Group of Alaska. Co-owners and pharmacists Renee Stoll, David Thompson,… Read more »

40 Years and Counting…

Sea View Pharmacy celebrated their 40th anniversary on September 16, 2017! Sea View Pharmacy is a family-owned, second generation business under the leadership of pharmacist Eugene Medley and his wife, Jennifer Medley. Jerry Medley, Eugene’s father, founded the operation in the 1980s. Eugene and the staff at Sea View believe it’s important to improve the… Read more »