Deborah Keaveny owns and operates pharmacies in Winsted and Cokato, and was featured in a Nov. 1 article in the Star Tribune.
She is also responsible for starting a Google group called MNlndys - Minnesota Independent Pharmacies, which currently has more than 100 independent pharmacy members.
"We needed a way to be able to talk about what is working in stores and what is not," she said. "Independent pharmacy has hit a point where we really are fighting to survive, and fighting together is much better than fighting alone."
Going Up Against Giants
Independent pharmacies have been wrestling with Pharmacy Benefit Managers, or PBMs, to keep their customers for several years. Continue Reading