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How Pharmacists Can Celebrate National Pharmacy Week
Pharmacy Times (October 21, 2019)    
Vincristine Drug Shortage Stirs Concern for Impact on Pediatric Patients with Cancer
Pharmacy Times (October 21, 2019)   
Recall of Blood Pressure Medication Losartan Expands Over Cancer Concerns
Everyday Health (September 27, 2019)   
New EPA Rule Bans All Sewering of Hazardous Waste Drugs
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (August 19, 2019)  
ASHP Releases New Guidelines for Perioperative Pharmacists
Drug Topics (August 1, 2019) 
Proposal to Cut 340B Reimbursement Elicits Opposition from Health System Pharmacists
Pharmacy Times (July 31, 2019)       
Pharmacists Providing More Care in Health Systems
Managed Healthcare Executive (July 15, 2019)      
Hospital-based Pharmacists Spearhead Opioid Stewardship
Health Data Management (July 8, 2019)     
A Good Rx for Lowest Prices, Best Service, at a Pharmacy
The Washington Post (May 27, 2019)     
At House Drug Pricing Hearing, ASHP Targets DIR Fees, Anti-Competition Strategies (Registration or Login Required)
Specialty Pharmacy Continuum (May 9, 2019)    
CDC Responds to Instances of Misapplication of Opioid Guidelines
Drug Topics (April 26, 2019)   
New Program Allows Pharmacists to Earn a Compounded Sterile Preparations Certificate
Pharmacy Times (April 25, 2019)    
Pharmacy Practice Managers Report Frequent Drug Shortages
Clinical Pain Advisor (April 24, 2019)   
Generic Drug Shortages: U.S. Health Care Systems Accept the Challenge
RealClear Health (April 12, 2019)   
ASHP Match Ends with Over 5000 Placements in Pharmacy Residency Programs
Pharmacy Times (April 11, 2019)   

ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting Ranks Among Top US Trade Shows
Pharmacy Times (March 28, 2019)   

Pharmacy Residents Named Executive Fellows for ASHP
Pharmacy Times (March 26, 2019)    

Match Day Pairs Thousands of Pharmacy Students with Residency Programs
Pharmacy Times (March 15, 2019)    
Gluten, Lactose in Drugs? Study Raises Questions About Risk
Associated Press (March 13, 2019)   
Good News: Opioid Prescribing Fell. The Bad? Patients Suffer, Doctors Say
The New York Times (March 6, 2019)    
ASHP to Congress: Let Pharmacists Vaccinate!
Pharmacy Practice News (March 6, 2019)   
ASHP Announces 2019 Award Recipients
Pharmacy Times (March 6, 2019)    
Senate Hearing Concludes That Credible Information Is Key to Improving Vaccination Rates
Pharmacy Times (March 5, 2019)    
Battling Burnout: Nearly Two-Thirds of Pharmacists Say They're Vulnerable
Pharmacy Practice News (March 4, 2019)     
ASHP Briefs Congress on Drug Pricing, Shortages
Pharmacy Practice News (February 7, 2019)      
Get More From Your Pharmacy
Consumer Reports (January 31, 2019)     
"Pharmacists for Healthier Lives" Campaign Enters Second Phase
Pharmacy Times (January 23, 2019)    
Drug Price Increases, Shortages Putting Pressure on Hospitals: ASHP Report
Pharmacy Practice News (January 21, 2019)   
Government Shutdown Could Make Hospitals Wait Longer For New Generic Drugs
Modern Healthcare (January 17, 2019)    
Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs
Pharmacy Practice News (January 17, 2019)   
Report Details of Rising Drug Shortages on Hospitals
Pharmacy Times (January 17, 2019)  
Hospital Drug Spend Spiked 19% from 2015-2017, Coalition Says
BioPharma Dive (January 16, 2019)    
A Quarter of U.S. Hospitals Cut Staff to Cope with Rising Drug Costs from 2015-2017, Study Finds
Becker's Hospital Review (January 16, 2019)    
5 New Pharmacy Rules and Regulations in 2019
Drug Topics (January 11, 2019)    
How Pharmacy Will Change in 2019
Drug Topics (January 9, 2019)    
Pharmacists: A Profession People Trust
Drug Topics (January 8, 2019)   
FDA Recall of Heart Meds Grows Due to Cancer Risk
Everyday Health (January 4, 2019)  
Evolving Role of Pharmacy Technicians
Pharmacy Times (January 3, 2019)   
Quarter of Idahoans Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Pain at Risk for Overdose, Say ISU Researchers 
East Idaho News (December 13, 2018)  
State Study Shows Chronic Opioid Users Often Receive Dangerous Combinations
Practical Pain Management (December 12, 2018)     
Coverage from ASHP Midyear Highlights SPT Week in Review
Specialty Pharmacy Times (December 7, 2018)    
Annual Pharmacy Forecast Predicts Industry Developments for 2019
Specialty Pharmacy Times (December 6, 2018)   
Opioids Plus Other Drugs a Deadly Mix for Heavy Users
U.S. News & World Report (December 5, 2018)   
Increasing Reliance on Technology in Pharmacy: Predictions for 2019
Pharmacy Times (December 5, 2018)  
Healthcare Coalition Proposes Ways to Combat Drug Shortages
Medscape (December 4, 2018)   
Many of Idaho's Chronic Opioid Users Prescribed Unsafe Drug Combos
Modern Healthcare (December 4, 2018)  
Industry Award Winners Recognized at ASHP Midyear 2018
Pharmacy Times (December 4, 2018) 
'You Are Part of a Dream Team': Magic Johnson Addresses Pharmacists and Students at ASHP Midyear
Pharmacy Times (December 3, 2018)  
Pharmacists Play a Role in Responding to Drug Shortages
Pharmacy Times (December 3, 2018) 
Rural Health Care Pharmacists Overcoming Unique Challenges Through Innovation
Pharmacy Times (December 3, 2018)    
Must-See Sessions at ASHP Midyear 2018
Pharmacy Times (November 30, 2018)   
FDA Officials, Key Stakeholders Convene to Discuss Root Causes of Drug Shortages
Pharmacy Times (November 29, 2018)     
Opioids Front and Center at Midyear
U.S. Pharmacist (November 27, 2018)   
Anaheim Awaits ASHP Midyear 2018 Clinical Meeting
U.S. Pharmacist (November 27, 2018)  
Opioid Shortage: While Addiction Issues Loom, Hospitals Run Short on Necessary Painkillers
Worcester Business Journal (November 26, 2018)    
Industry Supports New Federal Law Aimed at Curbing Opioid Epidemic
Pharmacy Times (October 25, 2018)   
Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs: Reviewing Standards for Worker Protection
Pharmacy Practice News (October 15, 2018)     
Indispensable Reference for Paediatric Injectable Drugs
The Pharmaceutical Journal (October 15, 2018)    
New Pharmacogenomics Certificate Program Available to Pharmacists
Pharmacy Times (October 11, 2018)   
Legislation Signed Into Law Prohibiting 'Gag Clauses' for Pharmacies
Pharmacy Times (October 10, 2018)    
How to Avoid Medication Errors in Hospitals
HealthLeaders (October 9, 2018)   
ASHP Provides Guidelines for Preventing Medication Errors in Hospitals
Pharmacy Times (October 2, 2018)    
The Evolution of Pharmacy Technicians: Traditional and Emerging Advancement Opportunities
Pharmacy Times (September 28, 2018)    
Summit on Drug Shortages Explores Disaster Impacts on Supply Chain
Pharmacy Times (September 21, 2018)    
Hurricane Maria's Effect on the Health Care Industry Is Threatening Lives Across the U.S.
HuffPost (September 20, 2018)   
How to Prevent the Top 4 Medication Errors
Drug Topics (September 17, 2018)    
ASHP Appoints Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners Executive Committee
Pharmacy Practice News (September 12, 2018)   
New Worker Protections Coming Soon from ASHP
Pharmacy Practice News (September 11, 2018)   
New CE Program from ASHP Focuses on International Patient-Centered Clinical Care
Pharmacy Times (September 6, 2018)   
IV Drug Shortages Present Challenges, Opportunities
ACP Hospitalist (September 2018)  
Urgent Action Necessary to Address Opioid Drug Shortage
Healio (August 25, 2018)  
Here's Why There's a Shortage of EpiPens
Marketplace (August 23, 2018)  
Managing Drug Shortages is a Challenge for Health Care Workers. Here's a Solution
The Sacramento Bee (August 10, 2018)  
Providers Ramp Up Preparation for Drug Shortages
Modern Healthcare (July 31, 2018)  
FDA Recalls Common Heart Drug Over Cancer Concerns
Everyday Health (July 19, 2018)   
ASHP, ACPE Release Revised National Standards for Pharmacy Technician Accreditation
Pharmacy Times (July 11, 2018)   
EpiPen Supply Situation Improving, But Some Consumers Still Face Hurdles
Allergic Living (July 9, 2018)   
ASHP Delegates Take a Measured Approach to DVO
Pharmacy Practice News (July 7, 2018)    
ASHP Urges Congress to Hold Hearings on Drug Shortage Crisis
Drug Topics (July 5, 2018)   
Amid IV Opioid Shortages, Hospitals Adjust to New Normal
FierceHealthcare (July 2, 2018)   
Pharmacists Need to Remain Aware of Drug Shortages and Be Prepared to Take Action
Pharmacy Times (July 2, 2018)   
Here's What You Should Know About the Injectable Opioid Supply Crisis: 9 Insights
Becker's ASC Review (June 28, 2018)    
U.S. Hospitals Grapple with Prolonged Injected Opioid Shortage
Associated Press (June 27, 2018)    
FDA, Drugmakers Continue Work to End Critical Drug Shortages
Medscape (June 22, 2018)    
June 8 Pharmacy Week in Review: Drug Shortages, Folic Acid and Erectile Dysfunction, and Precision Medicine in Cancer Treatment
Pharmacy Times (June 8, 2018)   
Valuable and Easy-to-Use Drug Information Resource 
The Pharmaceutical Journal (June 7, 2018)    
5 Public Policy Issues Affecting Pharmacists
Pharmacy Times (June 6, 2018)    
Learning from IV Drug Shortages: Be Prepared and Proactive
Pharmacy Times (June 5, 2018)   
Sterile Water For Injection—Shortage Continues
Healthcare Business Today (June 5, 2018)  
ASHP Votes to Create Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners
Specialty Pharmacy Times (June 4, 2018)   
ASHP Adds Section of Specialty Pharmacy Practitioners
Pharmacy Times (June 4, 2018)   
ASHP Honors Student Leaders
Pharmacy Times (June 3, 2018)  
Improve Pediatric Medication Safety with IV Workflow Software
Pharmacy Purchasing & Products (June 2018)   
U.S. Hospital Warn of Drug Shortages Caused by Disaster, Flu, GMP Issues
Verdict Hospital (May 30, 2018)  
Pharmacists Group Urges Congress to Take Action on Opioid Drug Shortage Problem
Life Science Daily  (May 25, 2018)  
The U.S. is Running Out of Commonly Used Drugs Including Ones Used in Epidurals, and It's Put Us on 'the Brink of a Public Health Emergency'
Business Insider (May 23, 2018)   
Drug Shortages Fewer but More Dire, Experts Say
Pharmacy Practice News (May 15, 2018)    
Pharmacists Flexing Their Med Management Muscles
Pharmacy Practice News (May 15, 2018)   
Consumers Struggle to Find EpiPens
The New York Times (May 10, 2018)  
The U.S. Is Facing an EpiPen Shortage
Bloomberg (May 8, 2018)  
5 Unintended Consequences of Addressing the Opioid Crisis
Politico (May 8, 2018)  
In the Midst of a Massive Opioid Crisis, Hospitals are Experiencing an Opioid Shortage
WGBH News (April 18, 2018) 
Senate Holds Hearing on 340B Drug Pricing Program
Policy and Medicine (April 9, 2018)
ASHP Testifies To the Value of 340B Savings
Pharmacy Practice News (April 4, 2018)  
A3 Collaborative Shows the Power of Peer Learning
Pharmacy Practice News (April 4, 2018) 
The Other Opioid Crisis: Hospital Shortages Lead to Patient Pain, Medical Errors
The Washington Post (March 16, 2018)
Hospitals are Confronting A New Opioid Crisis: An Alarming Shortage of Pain Meds
Stat (March 15, 2018)
Four Ways Pharmacists Are Fighting Opioid Abuse 
Drug Topics (March 14, 2018)
FDA, ASHP Actions to Prevent or Manage Chemotherapy Drug Shortages
Oncology Nurse Advisor (March 13, 2018)
17 Everyday Medication Mistakes That Could Make You Sick
MSN (March 13, 2018)
Injectable Opioids Scarce in Hospitals and Hospices Despite the U.S. Being Awash in Pills
Fierce Pharma (March 13, 2018)
Welcome Update to Resource on Sterile Compounding
The Pharmaceutical Journal (March 9, 2018)
Patient Safety Advocate Christopher Jerry Keeps Fighting the Good Fight
Pharmacy Times (March 1, 2018)
There's a Shortage of Opioids Where They're Needed Most in Hospitals
The Inquirer (February 28, 2018);
As They Fight Flu, Hospitals Cope with Shortage of IV Fluids
Philadelphia Inquirer (February 14, 2018)
Making Parenteral Drugs in Short Supply Last Longer
The Pharmaceutical Journal (February 2, 2018)
Hospitals Face Shortage of Sterile Water for Injections: 5 Things to Know
Becker's Hospital Review (February 2, 2018)
340B Program: Important, but Weaknesses Cited
Pharmacy Practice News (January 31, 2018)
A Demanding Flu Season Tightens Squeeze On IV Bag Supplies
WisContext (January 30, 2018)
Pharma Supply Chain, Industry Still Recovering from Hurricane Maria
Drug Topics (January 29, 2018)
Calls for Action on Rx Shortage at ASHP Midyear
Pharmacy Practice News (January 16, 2018)
How Health Execs Can Partner with Pharmacists to Address Opioids
Managed Healthcare Executive (January 16, 2018)
Delaware Hospitals, EMS Cope with IV Bag Shortages
Delawareonline (January 14, 2018)
Hurricane Maria's Devastation includes National Shortage of a Critical Medical Supply
ABC News (January 14, 2018)
Hospitals Scramble Amid IV Bag Shortage
WNYC (January 11, 2018)
Top 4 Trends for Hospital Pharmacists in 2018
Drug Topics (January 11, 2018)
Could Hurricanes be to Blame for an IV Bags and Solutions Shortage?
WJLA (January 10, 2018)
IV Bag Shortage has Hospitals Scrambling to Treat Flu
Associated Press (January 9, 2018)
After Hurricane Maria, IV Bags Are Still In Short Supply. This Man Saw That First-Hand
Newsweek (December 30, 2017)
Good News for Health-System Pharmacists
Drug Topics (December 14, 2017)
IV Fluid Shortage Forces Long Island Hospital to Transfer Patient
abc7NY (December 7, 2017)
Policy Update from ASHP
Pharmacy Practice News (December 6, 2017)
ASHP Kicks Off Pharmacy Technician Forum
Pharmacy Times (December 4, 2017)
Label Babble: Deciphering Over-the-Counter Cold and Flu Drugs
Consumer Reports (November 30, 2017)
ASHP Celebrates 75th Anniversary at Midyear 2017
Drug Topics (November 29, 2017)
Opinion: Puerto Rico Devastation Highlights Issue of Medical-Supplies Shortage
Philly.com (November 27, 2017)
ASHP Literature Awards: Profiles of Pharmacist-Scientists in Action
Pharmacy Practice News (November 20, 2017)
How Hospitals Can Cope with IV Drug Shortages
Formulary Watch (November 17, 2017)
Area Hospitals Making Adjustments in Face of National Shortage of IV Fluids
Omaha World-Herald (November 16, 2017)
We’re Running Out of Commonly Used Drugs — and Hospitals Say It’s Quickly Becoming a Crisis
Business Insider (November 10, 2017)
6 Medical Groups to Congress: We Need a 'Comprehensive Strategy' for Critical Drug Shortages
Becker's Hospital Review (November 10, 2017)
Pharmacy Supply Lines Are Still Shaking After Storm Passes
Drug Topics (November 9, 2017)
Ten Ways Hospitals Can Manage Rising Drug Costs
Managed Healthcare Executive (November 9, 2017)
USP Hits Pause on <800>, but No Time to Rest
Pharmacy Practice News (November 7, 2017)
Women's Health Fuels Practice Expansion
Pharmacy Practice News (November 7, 2017)
Hurricane Maria Accelerates Slow Drip of Medical Supply Shortages
WisContext (November 1, 2017)
Hurricane Damage in Puerto Rico Leads to Fears of Drug Shortages Nationwide
The New York Times (October 4, 2017)
The Other Side of Opioid Limits
Drug Topics (October 3, 2017)
A P&T Committee's Transition to a Complete Electronic Meeting System - A Multisite Institution Experience
P&T Community (October 2017)
More Clouds Form Over 340B Program
P&T Community (October 2017)
Happy World Pharmacists Day!
Pharmacy Practice News (September 25, 2017)
E-Prescribing Allows Pharmacists to Improve Patient Care
Specialty Pharmacy Times (September 22, 2017)
Survey: Nearly All U.S. Hospitals Use EHRs, CPOE Systems
Healthcare Informatics (September 11, 2017)
EHRs Partially or Completely Implemented in 99% of US Hospitals: 4 Survey Findings
Becker's Hospital Review (September 11, 2017)
‘Meds-to-beds’ Programs Aim to Prevent Re-hospitalization
The Washington Post (September 4, 2017)
Trump Administration Further Delays 340B Penalty Rule
HFMA Healthcare Business News (August 28, 2017)
New ASHP Book Helps You Understand USP <800> Compliance
Pharmacy Practice News (August 21, 2017)
Putting Pharmacogenomics into Practice
The Pharmaceutical Journal (August 2017)
Comprehensive Guide on Handling Hazardous Drugs
The Pharmaceutical Journal (August 2017)
How Pharmacists Can Improve Error Reporting Systems
Pharmacy Times (June 7, 2017)
Pharmacists Play Key Role in the Future of Health Care
Pharmacy Times (June 7, 2017)
ISMP Identifies Most Reported Medication Safety Errors This Year
Pharmacy Times (June 6, 2017)
Opioid Abuse: What Should Pharmacists Do About It?
Pharmacy Times (June 5, 2017)
How a Baking Soda Shortage Became a Health-care Crisis
USA Today (May 31, 2017)
Some Can’t-Miss Sessions at ASHP Summer 2017
Pharmacy Times (May 31, 2017)
Opioids, Medication Safety Top Focus at ASHP Summer Meetings
Drug Topics (May 25, 2017)
Drug Chains, ASHP Support Anti-Price Gouging Campaign
Drug Topics (May 3, 2017)
Comprehensive Drug Reference Resource
The Pharmaceutical Journal (April 6, 2017)
Republicans Resolve to Address High Drug Prices
P&T Community (April 2017)
FDA Pleases No One with Final Guidance On Naming of Biologicals and Biosimilars
P&T Community (April 2017)
New Tech on Display at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
Pharmacy Practice News (March 24, 2017)
ASHP Releases Preceptor Guide
Drug Topics (March 21, 2017)
How to Avoid Dangerous EpiPen Mistakes
Consumer Reports (March 1, 2017)
Concerns Still Percolate Around Compounding
P&T Community (March 2017)
New Tech on Tap at ASHP Midyear Meeting
Pharmacy Practice News (February 6, 2017)
ASHP Offers Guidance for Controlling Diversion
Pharmacy Practice News (January 5, 2017)
Interdisciplinary Teamwork Yields Improved Antibiotic Stewardship
Infection Control Today (December 22, 2016)
Several People Honored at ASHP 2016
Pharmacy Times (December 7, 2016)
5 Must-See Sessions of ASHP 2016
Pharmacy Times (November 18, 2016)
VA Treats Patients’ Impatience with Clinical Pharmacists
USA Today (October 24, 2016)
Pharmacists Can Help Raise HCW Flu Vaccination Rates
Pharmacy Practice News (October 21, 2016)
Penicillin Shortage Threatens Syphilis Patients
Modern Healthcare (September 13, 2016)
Health-System Pharmacists Embrace Medication Standardization Campaign
Drug Topics (September 10, 2016)
The Secretive System for Vetting Cancer Drug Use Needs an Urgent Overhaul
Stat News (September 6, 2016)
How to Get the Cheaper EpiPen Alternative
Consumer Reports (August 24, 2016)
CMS Softens Its Stance on Part B Payment Project
Clinical Oncology News (August 19, 2016)
Biosimilar: Coming to a Pharmacy Near You
Drug Topics (August 10, 2016)
Total Drug Expenditures Projected to Increase in 2016
HealthDay News (July 25, 2016)
Prescription Medication Costs May Increase 13% This Year
Pharmacy Times (July 21, 2016)
What Would Our Health Care Community Look Like Without DTC Advertising?
Pharmacy Times (June 27, 2016)
Pharmacists and Primary Care
Repertoire Magazine (June 2016)
Pharmacists Join Physicians’ Rallying Cry for a Ban on Pharma’s DTC Advertising
FiercePharma (June 20, 2016)
Meet the 150 Companies in the D.C. Area with the Highest Ratings from Their Employees
The Washington Post (June 19, 2016)
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