FACING SHORTAGE, AHOLD CUTS RX HOURS

SAN DIEGO - Facing the ongoing pharmacist shortage, Ahold USA is evaluating labor patterns and cutting hours at some pharmacies."The workforce shortage is real," said Gary Wirth, director of pharmacy professional services at the Braintree, Mass., company. "We went through and decreased hours of full-service operation in some of our pharmacies to alleviate the situation."Wirth was among a number of

SAN DIEGO - Facing the ongoing pharmacist shortage, Ahold USA is evaluating labor patterns and cutting hours at some pharmacies.

"The workforce shortage is real," said Gary Wirth, director of pharmacy professional services at the Braintree, Mass., company. "We went through and decreased hours of full-service operation in some of our pharmacies to alleviate the situation."

Wirth was among a number of presenters on the pharmacist shortage topic during the National Association of

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