Pharmacists are the medication experts on America’s health care team. The APhA Media Advisors and staff pharmacists can help the media make sense of pharmacist clinical services, over-the-counter products, prescription medications, vitamin and herbal supplements, as well as many other topics. These pharmacists are ready to help develop stories about medication use and how the pharmacist helps improve patient health and reduce health care costs.
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January 9, 2019
American Pharmacists Association Announces Recipients of 2019 Professionwide Awards
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the selection of recipients of the Professionwide Awards as part of the 2019 APhA Awards and Honors Program. Honorees will be officially recognized at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition in Seattle, March 22–25, 2019. The APhA Awards and Honors Program is the most comprehensive recognition program in the profession of pharmacy.
December 17, 2018
APhA–APPM Announces 2019 Special Interest Groups Election Slate
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management (APhA–APPM) today announced the Special Interest Groups (SIGs) election slate for the 2019 APhA Elections. The APhA–APPM SIGs are member-driven groups focused on key areas of interest. Eight of the current 10 SIGs will hold an election in 2019.
January 15, 2019
Patients need pharmacists in many practice settings
You may have seen the topic of mail-order pharmacy in the media recently. For some consumers the convenience is important, and the services these folks receive meets their needs. We know there are …0 comments
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Drugmakers raise prices amid shortages, recalls
Drug manufacturers have sharply increased prices of some older, low-cost prescription medicines amid supply shortages and recalls. For example, at least three sellers of the widely used blood-pressure medication valsartan have raised prices since a series of safety-related recalls of the drug by other manufacturers began in the summer of 2018.
Walmart drops CVS pharmacy coverage in price dispute
Walmart reported Tuesday that it will no longer honor prescription drug coverage from CVS Health, leaving large numbers of Walmart customers searching for a new pharmacist. The move affects Walmart customers with CVS Caremark pharmacy coverage through employer-sponsored insurance and state Medicaid managed-care plans.