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Oct 07, 2019, 13:45 ET JFPS 2019: Sharing the vision in pharmacy

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) will host the 2019 Joint Federal Pharmacy Seminar (JFPS 2019) October 27–30, 2019 in Dallas. JFPS 2019...


Oct 01, 2019, 15:24 ET APhA Issues Statement on John Oliver's September 29 Segment on Compounding Pharmacies

Sunday night's episode of John Oliver's Last Week Tonight on HBO included a segment on pharmacy compounding. The American Pharmacists Association...


Sep 23, 2019, 11:18 ET October is American Pharmacists Month

Next Tuesday marks the first day of October and the start of American Pharmacists Month (APhM), a celebration in support of pharmacists around the...


Sep 18, 2019, 11:09 ET APhA Opens Search for Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has launched a search for the Association's next Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer....


Sep 03, 2019, 12:01 ET APhA names Ilisa Bernstein senior vice president, pharmacy practice and government affairs

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has named Ilisa Bernstein, PharmD, JD, FAPhA, as its new Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Practice and...


Aug 05, 2019, 18:07 ET APhA Statement on the Recent Shooting Tragedies

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is deeply saddened by the horrific mass shootings that occurred over the weekend in Texas and Ohio where...


Jul 29, 2019, 17:48 ET National Pharmacy Organizations Address Pharmacist Well-Being Through Consensus Conference Recommendations

In response to rapid changes in pharmacy practice models and a changing and evolving health care system impacting the well-being of the nation's...


Jul 16, 2019, 15:39 ET APhA Launches New Well-Being Tool to Evaluate Pharmacists' Stress, Burnout Levels

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has announced that it is launching the Well-Being Index, a validated screening tool invented by the Mayo...


Jun 11, 2019, 11:05 ET Pharmacy Profiles Launches the Nation's First One-Stop Repository of Pharmacists' Credentials and Professional Information

Pharmacy Profiles, the trusted and verified repository of the nation's pharmacist providers, today announces its nationwide launch. A subsidiary of...


Feb 28, 2019, 12:00 ET American and Canadian Pharmacist Associations Warn that Drug Importation Policies Could Put Patients at Risk

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) have issued a joint statement opposing U.S. federal...


Feb 04, 2019, 15:31 ET APhA Issues Revised Guidelines for Pharmacy-based Immunization Advocacy and Administration

As the pharmacist role in raising the rate of immunizations continues to expand, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has revised its...


Feb 04, 2019, 11:44 ET APhA Attends Swearing-In Ceremony of National Drug Control Policy Director

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) congratulates James W. Carroll upon his swearing in as the Director of the Office of the National Drug...


Dec 04, 2018, 17:24 ET APhA Applauds New Trump Administration Recommendations that Would Allow Pharmacists to Be Paid Directly for Services

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) applauds recommendations made in a new Trump Administration report that would allow pharmacists and other ...


Nov 16, 2018, 14:52 ET APhA Supports New Evidenced-Based Cholesterol Management Guideline

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has signed on as a supporting organization for the recently released 2018 AHA/ACC Guideline on the...


Oct 23, 2018, 15:21 ET APhA to Attend White House Event on Nation's Opioid Epidemic

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has been invited to the White House on Wednesday to participate in an event to commemorate the many...


Oct 16, 2018, 14:43 ET APhA to Host Capitol Hill Briefing on Pharmacists' Roles with Opioids

In recognition of October being American Pharmacists Month (APhM), the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is hosting a lunch briefing at the...


Oct 10, 2018, 15:16 ET APhA Applauds Laws Prohibiting PBM 'Gag Clauses'

Today, President Trump signed bipartisan legislation into law that will remove the barriers preventing pharmacists from helping patients find the...


Sep 27, 2018, 14:33 ET October is American Pharmacists Month

Monday marks the first day of October and the start of American Pharmacists Month, a celebration in support of pharmacists around the country. The...


Jul 09, 2018, 11:00 ET APhA Partners with Walmart on Opioids Training Program for Pharmacists

As part of ongoing efforts to help curb our nation's opioid epidemic, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has collaborated with Walmart Inc....


May 08, 2018, 11:58 ET Pharmacists to Serve on Health and Human Services (HHS) Pain Management Task Force

As the medication experts on the patient's health care team, pharmacists play an important role in chronic pain management and the prevention of...


Mar 23, 2018, 10:50 ET APhA2018: Leading our Communities in Patient Care

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, APhA2018, held March 16-19, hosted over 6,300 pharmacists and student...


Mar 13, 2018, 11:10 ET APhA to Hold 9th Annual Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registry at APhA2018 in Nashville

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) will conduct its 9th Annual Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registry at the 2018 Annual Meeting & Exposition...


Feb 20, 2018, 12:28 ET APhA Celebrates Pharmacists' Contributions to Increasing U.S. Immunization Rates and Improving Health

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today announced the selection of recipients of its 2018 Immunization Champions Awards recognizing...


Feb 01, 2018, 04:14 ET APhA, Other Organizations Collaborate in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse

Opioid abuse is a serious public health problem that has reached crisis levels across the United States, with more than 90 Americans dying each day...


Sep 28, 2017, 12:26 ET October is American Pharmacists Month

This Sunday marks the first day of October and the start of American Pharmacists Month, a celebration in support of pharmacists around the country....