Pharmaceutical Supply and Payment Chain Coalition Announces Guiding Principles for Safe, Efficacious Access to COVID-19 Vaccine
October 22, 2020
Today, representative organizations of America’s pharmaceutical supply and payment chain released guiding principles for the safe efficacious development, distribution, and allocation of vaccine(s) to achieve mass immunization against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
October 21, 2020
As the country observes American Pharmacists Month, National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month, and National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, the American Pharmacists Association–Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) announced it will augment its robust series of patient care projects with a new program aimed at increasing awareness of public health and wellness issues where pharmacists play a key role in improving patient health.
October 20, 2020
A collaboration of healthcare and public health organizations have united to form the National Associations’ COVID Vaccine Leadership Council to support implementation of the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination plan. The council is co-chaired by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).
October 15, 2020
Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc. (TRHC) (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, in collaboration with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), today launched the campaign, “Medication Safety Starts with a Pharmacist,” aimed at educating consumers on the importance of medication safety, the risks of adverse drug events (ADEs), and the essential role of the pharmacist on the patient care team.
October 14, 2020
Marialice S. Bennett, BSPharm, of Columbus, OH, is the recipient of the 2021 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the profession’s highest recognition.
October 6, 2020
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and the Arkansas Pharmacists Association (APA), alongside the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA), today applauded the Supreme Court for hearing Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). This historic case seeks to clarify whether states can regulate pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), the controversial middlemen that manage prescription drug benefits for health insurers, Medicare Part D drug plans, and large employers.
October 1, 2020
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), in partnership with Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has launched Pharmacy-based Immunizations for Pediatric Patients, a new program designed to prepare state-licensed immunizing pharmacists to meet the education requirements to administer vaccinations to children 3–18 years of age, in compliance with new guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
American Pharmacists Association and Pharmacy Podcast Network Announce Exclusive Collaboration Agreement
September 30, 2020
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the Pharmacy Podcast Network (PPN) today announced that they have entered into agreement where PPN will be the exclusive distributor of “Locked on Pharmacy,” APhA’s podcast series on pharmacy topics.
September 25, 2020
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) issued the following statement today after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized the rule for the legal importation of drugs from Canada.
September 21, 2020
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.