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Bradley Arthur

NCPA summit brings Rx advocates to D.C.

NCPA summit brings Rx advocates to D.C.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — More than 300 independent pharmacists from across the country gathered near the nation’s capital for the National Community Pharmacists Association’s 2016 Congressional Pharmacy Summit. Wrapping up on Wednesday, the two-day event included remarks from a leading member of Congress, panel discussions, an award presentation, updates on the legislative and regulatory agenda, a

NCPA gets set for Congressional Pharmacy Summit

NCPA gets set for Congressional Pharmacy Summit

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Later this month, hundreds of community pharmacists will head to Washington, D.C., to advocate for independent pharmacy and their patients at the National Community Pharmacists Association’s 2016 Congressional Pharmacy Summit. The two-day event, formerly known as the NCPA Legislative Conference, will feature community pharmacy and patient advocate Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R.,Wash.)

Time to strengthen patient-pharmacist bond

Time to strengthen patient-pharmacist bond

According to the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI), up to approximately $290 billion a year is wasted on the improper use of medications. Evidence suggests the most effective way to drive medication adherence is to strengthen the relationship between patients and pharmacists. In fact, a study commissioned by the National Community Pharmacists Association