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.
September 14, 2020
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.
September 14, 2020
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced today that it has named Rafael Saenz, PharmD, MS, FASHP, as Chief of Staff of the association. Dr. Saenz will have oversight for membership and member relations, health systems and international strategy, meetings and expositions, publications and periodicals, communications and marketing, and creative services.
September 9, 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today authorized pharmacists and pharmacist interns to order and administer COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved or licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to all individuals age 3 or older. Pharmacist interns must do so while acting under the supervision of qualified pharmacist.