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Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor pharmacists

Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor pharmacists

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc. and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) have recognized the efforts 43 pharmacists from across the nation with the 2016 NASPA Excellence in Innovation Award. Upsher-Smith said Wednesday that the pharmacists were honored for their outstanding contributions to the pharmacy profession. Sponsored by Upsher-Smith, the award is

Pharmacy groups make case for pro-patient approach

WASHINGTON — Four pharmacy organizations, including the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, have asked the incoming White House administration and congressional leaders to maintain Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries’ pharmacy access. “Policies that reduce local pharmacy access lead to poorer health outcomes, ultimately resulting in increased future health care costs,” the associations wrote to President-elect

Pharmacy groups speak up with change coming in D.C.

Pharmacy groups speak up with change coming in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sensing change in the air, a group of pharmacy associations have called on the incoming Trump administration and congressional leaders to recognize the role that pharmacies play in the nation’s health care system. In a letter to the new federal power structure, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), National Community

Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor pharmacists

Upsher-Smith, NASPA honor pharmacists

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. — Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc. and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) have recognized 43 pharmacists from across the country with a 2015 NASPA Excellence in Innovation Award. Upsher-Smith said the pharmacists were honored for their outstanding contributions to the pharmacy profession. More specifically, the Excellence in Innovation Award recognizes pharmacists who

Workshop to explore quality ratings in Rx

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) will co-host a one-day pharmacy quality ratings workshop with the American Pharmacists Association, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations. The program will be held at the Westin Hotel in Old Town Alexandria, Va., on November 9.

Pharmacy groups ask FDA to delay product tracing deadline

Pharmacy groups ask FDA to delay product tracing deadline

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) have asked the Food and Drug Administration to delay enforcement of a July 1 product tracing deadline for dispensers of pharmaceuticals. In a letter this week to the FDA’s Office of Compliance, the three