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Label changes coming to hydrochlorothiazide to warn about non-melanoma risk
In late August, FDA approved labeling changes on hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) to inform clinicians and patients about a small risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer—basal cell skin cancer or squamous cell skin cancer—associated with the use of HCTZ. At the same time, FDA is encouraging patients to protect their skin from the sun.
CDC reverses testing guidelines for people without COVID-19 symptoms
Following widespread criticism, CDC on Friday reversed COVID-19 testing guidance suggesting that individuals who had close contact with an infected individual "do not necessarily need a test." Now, the agency recommends to people who have been in close
September 3, 2020
During this Pandemic, It’s Time to Expand Children’s Access to…
My op-ed that follows first appeared on September 2, 2020, edition of Morning Consult. I’m sharing it in this space to highlight how APhA keeps fighting for pharmacists and their patients during the…0 comments
September 21, 2020
Women in pharmacy face intolerable levels of harassment and intimidation
We want to make this clear right off the bat: APhA is steadfastly opposed to sexism, racism, discrimination, harassment, and intimidation – implicit or explicit – and we are committed to combatting behaviors that undermine any member of our profession.
September 14, 2020
APhA Names Antonio Ciaccia Senior Advisor for Disruptive Innovation and Practice Transformation
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced today that it has named Antonio Ciaccia, Chief Strategy Officer of 3 Axis Advisors, as APhA’s Senior Advisor for Disruptive Innovation and Practice Transformation. This addition will supercharge the association’s efforts to disrupt our broken payment models and drive the profession of pharmacy forward. Antonio begins his duties immediately.
APhA is the leading advocate for the pharmacy profession and a driving force in creating opportunities for pharmacists to play a key role in integrated patient care, and ensuring the profession is recognized as essential in optimal medication use. We strive to make your job as a pharmacist easier, by providing the latest industry news, continuing education and professional development opportunities, practice tools, and more, so that you can focus on caring for your patients.