In recent years, the burdens of operating a small community pharmacy have grown. We have seen this play out across the country, as many established, small business pharmacies that have served their communities faithfully for decades have been forced to shutter their doors. In fact, from 2003 to 2018, more than 1,200 of the nation’s 7,624 independent, rural pharmacies closed— jeopardizing access to reliable, quality care for millions of patients across the country and throughout Maryland.
Lee-Wilson: Helping save community pharmacies
March 14, 2022