Monday marks National Pharmacist Day 2015

Monday, Jan. 12, marks National Pharmacist Day 2015. What was once a profession solely meant to prepare and dispense prescription drugs is now a lot more intimate.

Monday, Jan. 12, marks National Pharmacist Day 2015. What was once a profession solely meant to prepare and dispense prescription drugs is now a lot more intimate. Aside from giving patients advice on drugs, pharmacists are also deeply involved in the health care of patients, especially in poor communities, where going to a doctor’s office can be unaffordable. "The healthcare landscape in our nation is changing and pharmacists are no longer simply dispensing medication," says CVS Caremark’s President and CEO Larry Merlo. "Our pharmacists are also providing important health care services through innovative programs and services across our practice settings."