Member Spotlight: Safesave Pharmacy

Safesave Pharmacy: Yuba City, CA Owners: Hieng Tang, PharmD, and Kimse Tang, Tech Established in 1961, Safesave is the oldest locally owned pharmacy in the Yuba-Sutter Area, providing fast and courteous prescription service. A business associate recommended WSPC to Hieng and after reviewing the value offered by our cooperative, he joined as an active member…. Read more »

Member Spotlight: Medicine Man Athol

Member Spotlight: Medicine Man Athol

Medicine Man Athol: Athol, ID Owner: Barry Feely, RPh Barry has added a fourth Medicine Man Pharmacy to our WSPC roster, and this one is located in a grocery store in the small town of Athol, Idaho. People come to Athol from all over to enjoy Farragut State Park, Lake Pend Oreille, and Silverwood Theme… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Dorado Pharmacy

Member Spotlight: Dorado Pharmacy

Dorado Pharmacy: Odessa, TX Owner: Vastel Patel, PharmD Dorado Pharmacy provides quality medications as well as courteous and personalized service from pharmacists and technicians who have attended formalized training in the special art of compounding. Catering to customers’ requests for quick and convenient service, Dorado Pharmacy has focused on online refills, compounding, and free delivery… 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 »

Your Brand = CONSISTENT Customer Service

Customers care about consistency. Three experts share tips for building your independent pharmacy business, delighting your customers, and establishing a successful brand. According to, a brand is a “unique design, sign, symbol, words, or a combination of these, employed in creating an image that identifies a product and differentiates it from its competitors.” After… Read more »

The Importance of Focusing on the Positive (or Opportunity)

Robbie Leark, PharmD, services three communities in Southern California. Burt’s Pharmacy and Compounding Lab is in Newbury Park, Plaza Pharmacy is in Thousand Oaks, and a third pharmacy on the way will service Westlake Village. Though each location offers different services based on the community they serve and size of the store, all patients have… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Prime Formula Pharmacy

Owners: Don Han, General Manager, and Annie Lin, PharmD Location: Rowland Heights, CA Don Han and Annie Lin are the new owners of Prime Formula Pharmacy in Rowland Heights, California. During her time at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Annie interned at Walgreens, where she became a pharmacy technician and then moved on to become a pharmacist. She comes… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Gatlin’s Pharmacy

Owners: Michelle Gatlin, RN, and Terry Gatlin, RPh Location: Pratt, KS WSPC would like to congratulate Terry and Michelle Gatlin on their new independent pharmacy located in Pratt, Kansas. For the Gatlin’s, independent pharmacy embodies their commitment to community, service, and patient care. After working in a grocery store pharmacy, Terry decided to pursue his Working Professional… Read more »