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Oct

2022

APhA applauds the release of NAM National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being

Author: James Keagy

On October 3, 2022, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) published the National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being.

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Oct

2022

American Pharmacists Month Begins Now

Author: James Keagy

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, The American Pharmacists Association officially kicked off American Pharmacists Month (APhM). It all started in October, 1925. For one week, radio stations across the country broadcasted special programming to highlight the profession of pharmacy.

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Sep

2022

APhA Statement on Monkeypox PREP Act Declaration

Author: James Keagy

(WASHINGTON, DC) Ilisa Bernstein, PharmD, JD, FAPhA, interim executive vice president and CEO of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) released the following statement regarding HHS Secretary Becerra signing a Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act declaration that grants pharmacists the authority to administer monkeypox vaccines.  

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Sep

2022

AMA, APhA, ASHP, NCPA Statement on State Laws Impacting Patient Access to Medically Necessary Medications

Author: James Keagy

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) are concerned about state laws that limit patients’ access to medically necessary medications and impede physicians and pharmacists from using their professional judgment.

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Jul

2022

New Federal Guidance confuses an already complicated landscape for pharmacists

Author: James Keagy

Today, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court recent decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance for pharmacies that sets forth their obligations under federal civil rights laws, conflicting with some state laws, and raises concerns for our nation's pharmacies and pharmacists.

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