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NACDS engages in Food as Medicine Strategy Summit

NACDS engages in Food as Medicine Strategy Summit

ARLINGTON Va. — NACDS participated on May 30 in a panel discussion hosted by thINc360 – The Healthcare Innovation Congress, which focused on how pharmacies and other healthcare stakeholders can help broaden the impact of food is medicine programs through technology, partnerships, and evidence-based interventions. NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson: “Consistent with a focus

NACDS spotlights Women’s Health Month

NACDS spotlights Women’s Health Month

ARLINGTON, Va. – In recognition of Women’s Health Month, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has released digital content showcasing NACDS member pharmacies’ efforts to advance women’s health and to encourage women of all ages to prioritize their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. A focus on women’s health is important; nearly 46% of

NACDS Foundation hosts March of Dimes gala

NACDS Foundation hosts March of Dimes gala

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, May 15, March of Dimes hosted its 42nd Annual March of Dimes Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation (NACDS Foundation) returned for its eighth year as a Platinum Sponsor of the evening. March of Dimes leads the fight for the

NACDS hails enactment of Idaho PBM Reform Bill

NACDS hails enactment of Idaho PBM Reform Bill

BOISE, Idaho – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) is applauding the enactment of Idaho House Bill (HB) 596. The legislation — signed on April 1 by Governor Brad Little (R-ID) — will help reduce prescription drug prices and preserve Idahoans’ access to pharmacies and pharmacy services. HB 596 includes important PBM reforms

NACDS’ Anderson to speak at HHS Food Is Medicine Summit

NACDS’ Anderson to speak at HHS Food Is Medicine Summit

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is set to hold its first-ever Food is Medicine Summit on Wednesday, January 31, with NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson as one of the scheduled speakers. The full-day event will convene policymakers, advocates, researchers, and stakeholders to discuss the importance of food

NACDS unveils new spot on PBM reform

NACDS unveils new spot on PBM reform

ARLINGTON, Va. – A new television ad from NACDS urges Congress to enact bipartisan pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) reforms that it has advanced in this legislative session. NACDS is warning against squandering the chance to protect Americans’ access to the pharmacies and pharmacists they trust and rely upon. In “Get It Done,” NACDS president and

NACDS calls on Congress to pass “REAL REFORM”

NACDS calls on Congress to pass “REAL REFORM”

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS today launched a new broadcast and digital advertising campaign to stress the need for true reform of pharmaceutical benefit manager (PBM) tactics — so that Americans may benefit from lower drug prices and access to medications and to pharmacies. NACDS is emphasizing the particular focus that federal reform efforts must bring

Peggy Noonan to speak at NACDS Total Store Expo

Peggy Noonan to speak at NACDS Total Store Expo

ARLINGTON, Va. – Peggy Noonan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Wall Street Journal, will be the keynote speaker at the 2023 NACDS Total Store Expo, to be held August 12-14 in San Diego, CA. “We are thrilled to welcome back Peggy Noonan to one of NACDS’ signature meetings,” said NACDS President and CEO Steven Anderson. “Peggy

Dr. Mark Esper to address 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting

Dr. Mark Esper to address 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)  announced Wednesday that Dr. Mark Esper – the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense – will speak during the Business Program on Tuesday, April 26, at the 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting, which will be hosted April 23-26 in Palm Beach, FL.   Sworn in as

Retail health’s future in focus at Total Store Expo

Retail health’s future in focus at Total Store Expo

ARLINGTON, Va.– The National Association of Chain Drug Stores chair Colleen Lindholz and NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson opened the virtual 2021 NACDS Total Store Expo (TSE) on Monday looking at the challenges the industry continues to face.  Lindholz emphasized interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to retail health and wellness while Anderson described NACDS’ constant

NACDS promotes Sara Roszak to SVP role

NACDS promotes Sara Roszak to SVP role

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has promoted Sara Roszak to senior vice president, health and wellness strategy and policy. The move builds on her tenure of demonstrated leadership at  (NACDS) and a career that includes expansive roles in associations, government and the public health sector. Roszak was also elected president

NACDS sets officers, board and executive committee

NACDS sets officers, board and executive committee

ARLINGTON Va.— During the virtual 2021 NACDS Annual Meeting, NACDS elected new officers, one new Executive Committee member and four newly elected Board of Directors members for the coming year. NACDS also re-elected three Board of Directors members whose terms were expiring.   Colleen Lindholz, president, Kroger Health, The Kroger Co., will serve as the new