News & Advice

In Memory of WSPC Co-Founder, Bob Dominguez

Bob Dominguez, our WSPC co-founder and friend, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, March 17, 2019. Our family of pharmacies were brought together to share ideas with Bob at the helm leading by example in his natural and affable manner. This year we celebrate 10 years of forging stronger relationships, building better teams, and creating… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Monte Vista Pharmacy

Member Spotlight: Monte Vista Pharmacy

Monte Vista Pharmacy: Montclair, CA Owners: Hank Mohrmann, RPh, and Ray Gonzalez, Jr, MS, MBA Hank Mohrmann, RPh is the Pharmacist in Charge and Ramon (Ray) Gonzalez, Jr, MS, MBA is a Technician and Operations Manager. Together, they own and operate Monte Vista Pharmacy in Montclair, CA, which was opened in 1977 by Joe Doring…. Read more »

Member Spotlight: Komoto Pharmacy

Member Spotlight: Komoto Pharmacy Group

Komoto Pharmacy Group: Bakersfield, Delano, and Visalia, CA Owners: Brian Komoto, PharmD, CEO, and Mary Komoto, CFO, HR For Brian and Mary, being independent and community focused has allowed them to develop programs to specifically address local community issues, strengthening their patient relationships and outcomes. The Komoto pharmacy team is focused on clinical pharmacy services,… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Town Center

Member Spotlight: Town Center Pharmacy

Town Center Pharmacy: Visalia, CA Owner: Dennis Vermillon, BA, PharmD Dennis says, “I feel strongly about being part of a group [WSPC] that advocates on behalf of the members to speak collectively as one voice. At Town Center Pharmacy we take pride in delivering excellent customer service the old-fashioned way, where we are willing to… Read more »

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Member Spotlight: Vic’s Family Pharmacy

WSPC member Vic’s Family Pharmacy was recently featured on Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s Local Love Q&A! Location: Nampa, Idaho How many years has Vic’s Family Pharmacy been in business? Vic’s Family Pharmacy has been independently owned and operated in Nampa and surrounding areas since 1988. What role does your independent pharmacy play in your local community? We… Read more »

Chris O'Lear

New WSPC Team Member: Welcome Chris O’Lear!

We’re excited to welcome Chris O’Lear to our team as our new Vice President of Sales! Chris enjoyed a successful career on Wall Street, where he forged long lasting client relationships over the course of 22 years. He built global sales teams (from Hong Kong to Brazil) that were dedicated to delivering the best products… Read more »

KloudScript

KloudScript™, Inc Announces a Partnership to Provide a Specialty at Retail Solution for Western States Pharmacy Coalition Members

Innovative Partnership Provides Solutions that Enable Superior, Local Patient Care Experiences and Secures the Future for Independent Community Pharmacies OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL – KloudScript Inc., a digital health network focused on providing technology and support services for specialty medications, announces a preferred partnership agreement with Western States Pharmacy Coalition to provide solutions that enable superior,… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Manor Drugs

Member Spotlight: Manor Drugs

Manor Drugs: Fresno, CA CFO, Secretary: Pam Yoshikawa Manor Drugs is one of the oldest pharmacies in Fresno, CA, creating quality customer relationships since 1968. Their friendly staff treats you like family. From inquiries about prescription medications to over-the-counter products, they will answer any and all of your questions. Pam appreciates that WSPC has a… Read more »

Decision Automation for Pharmacies—Technology Empowering Humanity

The patient population is increasing, but the number of primary care physicians is not keeping pace. Studies predict a shortage of up to 121,300 physicians by 2030. To address this shortfall, some states are empowering pharmacists to take on more primary care activities. For example, Idaho has empowered pharmacists to prescribe for a range of… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Cayucos Pharmacy

Member Spotlight: Cayucos Pharmacy

Cayucos Pharmacy: Cayucos, CA Owners: Greg Flores, PharmD, ABAAHP, and Angela Flores Greg and Angela Flores purchased Cayucos Pharmacy & Gifts, located on the Central Coast, in January 2016 and have since expanded their services to include personalized medicine. They provide specialized services as well as a unique gift shopping experience. According to Greg and… Read more »