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9/16/2019 News

Pharmacists Make Advocacy Happen on Legislative Day

Direct advocacy was the business of the day as 120 ASHP members came to Capitol Hill on Sept. 11 and personally urged their congressional representatives to support legislation that helps pharmacists meet critical patient care needs.

9/13/2019 News

Beaumont Health Pharmacist Janna Fett Dies at 32 Years

Janna Fett (Barbauld), Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Ambulatory Care for Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, died suddenly August 4 at the age of 32 years.

9/9/2019 News

Pharmacists Engage with Community on Opioids

The Ho-Chunk Nation in rural Baraboo, Wisconsin, has made naloxone access a cornerstone of the tribe’s response to the opioid epidemic, with an assist from Pharmacy Manager Abigail Moore.

9/5/2019 News

FDA Examines Precision Dosing

The emerging science of precision medication dosing can help patients who might otherwise forgo drug therapy, says Michael Neely, Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Scholar at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles.

9/3/2019 Press Release

Study Cites Urgent Need to Better Manage Opioid Prescriptions After Surgery

With more than 50 million Americans undergoing surgery each year, the nation’s healthcare system must adopt a coordinated, evidence-based framework to reduce the post-surgical over prescription of opioids that contributes to the “most pressing public health crisis of our time,” according to a litera

9/3/2019 Press Release

ASHP Statement on Texas Shooting

It is with a deep sense of sadness that ASHP extends its condolences to the families of the victims of the recent deadly shooting in Texas and the communities of Midland and Odessa. “On behalf of the entire ASHP membership, we send our deepest sympathies to the friends and families of those killed a

8/20/2019 Press Release

Erin Fox Honored with ASHP’s 2019 Zellmer Lecture Award

Erin R. Fox, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, Senior Director of Drug Information and Support Services at University of Utah Health, will present the tenth annual William A. Zellmer Lecture on September 10, 2019. The lecture and award ceremony will take place during ASHP’s annual Policy Week activities, where

8/19/2019 News

Pharmacists Prepare for New Compounding Standards

When the latest compounding standards from the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) go into effect, Cone Health in North Carolina will be ready, says Kevin Hansen, Assistant Director of Pharmacy at 517-bed Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.

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