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5/17/2019 News

House Passes Key Drug Pricing Legislation

ASHP applauds the passage of legislation to reduce the cost of generic drugs by the House of Representatives. The legislation prohibits brand manufacturers from taking steps to keep generic products from the marketplace, including barring pay for delay tactics, allowing generic manufacturers access

5/16/2019 News

Butler Pharmacists Help Guide State's Formulary Reviews

A partnership between the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) and Butler University brings the formulary expertise of clinical pharmacists to health plans that serve state residents through the federal health insurance marketplace. Carriann Smith, Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Butler, said I

5/13/2019 News

Hospitals Lack Leverage in Drug Cost Negotiations

As Congress seeks remedies to high medication costs, Lynn Eschenbacher, Chief Pharmacy Officer for St. Louis, Missouri-based Ascension, revealed one strategy that doesn’t work.

5/6/2019 News

Measles Unwelcome Return Continues

With more than 400 cases of measles recently confirmed in the state, New York underscores the need for clinicians to learn about an illness that was declared eliminated from the country nearly 20 years ago. “It’s very upsetting ... to see something like this come back that should never be coming ba

5/2/2019 News

Resilience Critical for Army Pharmacists

The U.S. Army encourages its clinicians, including pharmacists, to take advantage of resources that enhance well-being and promote resilience, says Col. Hope Williamson-Younce, Director of the Army System for Health Directorate.

4/30/2019 Press Release

ASHP Honors Members for Practice Excellence, Leadership

Twenty-two members of ASHP have been given the title “Fellow” of ASHP in recognition of the excellence they have achieved in pharmacy practice. The 2019 Fellows will be honored on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, during the ASHP Summer Meetings and Exhibition in Boston. The ASHP Practitioner Recognition Pro

4/30/2019 News

New York Offers Lessons for Ending National HIV Epidemic

Trillium Health, a federally qualified health center look-alike in Rochester, New York, is doing its part in Ending the Epidemic (ETE), a statewide effort to halt the HIV epidemic by the end of 2020.

4/25/2019 News

Candidates for Section Executive Committees Announced

The nominating committees for the ASHP Pharmacy Practice Sections recently approved candidates for Executive Committee Chairs and Directors-at-Large. Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners Chair (2020-2021) Margie E. Padilla, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE, Clinical Associate Professor, The Universit

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