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12.15.2015
The results of the Fall 2015 Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) specialty certification and recertification exams are in! The aggregate passing rate for the Fall testing window was a whopping 68.7%. There are now almost 25,000 BPS board certified pharmacists. I’d like to offer a huge thanks to...
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12.08.2015
For a while now, I’ve been stressing the importance of pharmacists sharing their patient care stories to demonstrate how patients can benefit from pharmacist-provided services. These stories are important in any setting, but especially so when conversing with your Members of Congress, or when...
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12.01.2015
As pharmacists across the country gathered with their friends and families to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, I realized just how grateful I am for you—our APhA members, industry supporters, and the APhA staff. It’s because of you and your contributions to patient care and our profession that...
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11.23.2015
Accreditation is an important way for pharmacies to demonstrate a high level of care to patients, payers, health care providers, and the public. As you may remember, in 2012, APhA—in collaboration with the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and the American Society of Health-System...
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11.17.2015
As the sun sets on 2015, I share our editors’ and editorial boards’ excitement about a big change that will take place at APhA as we kick off the New Year. We have selected Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, as the exclusive...
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11.11.2015
Last night, a small but committed group of pharmacy advocates in the Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition gathered to celebrate our collective continued work together with our Association members and pharmacists who are working with us to gain passage of S. 314 and H.R. 592, the Pharmacy...
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11.10.2015
I recently attended a scientific symposium in Lawrence, KS, honoring Ron Borchardt, PhD, the Editor-in-Chief of APhA’s Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (JPharmSci). Ron recently retired from the University of Kansas after a distinguished 44-year career. More than 300 scientists from around the...
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11.03.2015
This year, I had the privilege and honor to rub elbows with my federal pharmacy colleagues at the Joint Federal Pharmacy Seminar (JFPS) 2015. This is the largest annual event for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and Public Health Service (USPHS)...
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10.27.2015
Last week during a community forum in Charleston, WV, President Barack Obama laid out a plan to tackle the growing problem of prescription opioid pain addiction and heroin abuse in the United States. APhA member Patricia “Patty” Johnston, BSPharm, owner of Colony Drug and Wellness Center and a...
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10.20.2015
APhA is “home” for America’s pharmacists, with more than 62,000 members. The Association advocates for pharmacists in the United States by driving practice transformation, developing pharmacist leaders, and promoting consumer access and coverage for pharmacists’ quality patient care services....
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