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Thursday, June 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Proposes New Tobacco Rules Affecting Liquid Nicotine Products Used in E-Cigarettes »
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released proposed rules that would place additional tobacco products, including l...
Thursday, June 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS earmarks $300 million to expand community health centers, including pharmacy »
The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday announced the availability of up to $300 million under the Affor...
Monday, June 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PQA Recognizes Six Medicare Plans for Excellence »
Chinese Community Health Plan, Humana and Four Kaiser Permanente Regions Achieve 5-Star Medication Use and Safety Ra...
Friday, May 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Medicaid Member Card »
Starting July 2014 , Medicaid and Primary Care Network (PCN) members will start receiving a new wallet-sized p...
Thursday, May 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New funding gives states and innovators tools and flexibility to implement delivery system reform »
H ealth and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced new delivery system reform efforts made possible b...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Educational Video for Pharmacists Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse »
NABP and the Anti-Diversion Industry Working Group (ADIWG), a consortium of pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributor...
Friday, May 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reforms of regulatory requirements to save health care providers »
Reforms to Medicare regulations identified as unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively burdensome on hospitals and other he...
Thursday, May 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Day on Capitol Hill »
by Whitney Johnston and Kelsee Geurts -   On February 18th, 2014 I sat across a table from a middle-aged...
Thursday, May 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA requiring lower starting dose for sleep drug Lunesta »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it required the manufacturer of the sleep drug Lunesta (eszopiclon...
Thursday, May 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Half of all Americans take one or more prescription medications »
About half of all Americans reported taking one or more prescription drugs in the past 30 days during 2007-2010, and 1-in-...
Thursday, May 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Record Amount of Unwanted Medications Collected During Eighth Prescription Drug Take-Back Day »
Nearly 800,000 pounds of unneeded prescription medications were properly disposed of during the April 26, 2014, Drug...
Friday, April 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Scheduling of Recertification Deadlines for Initial Certificants »
PTCB has changed the way we assign certification expiration dates to pharmacy technicians when they become c...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PTCB Adds New Patient Safety CE Requirement for Recertification »
PTCB has announced that certified pharmacy technicians (CPhTs) eligible to recertify are now required to complete one hour...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Provider status would help bring faster relief to patients living with chronic pain »
Days, weeks, months in pain seem like forever After putting it off for years, Eileen finally broke down and got the...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stolen laptops lead to important HIPAA settlements »
Two entities have paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) $1,975,220 collectiv...
Friday, March 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Groups Praise Medicare Proposal to Expand Medication Therapy Management Services »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Mar. 6, 2014) – Eight pharmacy organizations, representing over 100,000 pharmacists nationwide across...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists Increasingly Take On Clinical Roles »
By Anna Gorman KHN Staff Writer Feb 11, 2014 NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -- Jill Freedman felt like her heart was jumping out of...
Monday, February 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Heart Month »
Heart disease is responsible for 1 of every 4 deaths in the United States, making it the leading cause of death in our nat...
Monday, January 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
When a Small Reminder Makes a Big Difference »
Have you ever had one of those little warning icons light up on your car’s dash and you don’t know what it means?  Yo...
Sunday, January 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Legislative Session to Begin January 27th »
The holidays are over and the New Year is fresh out of the gates.  With it comes change:  large and small, inter...
Friday, January 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 to Offer Continued Success for UPhA »
What a wonderful year it has been for the Utah Pharmacy Association.  We are excited as we enter the New Year and loo...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS announces Affordable Care Act mental health services funding »
$50 million from the health care law will expand mental health and substance use disorder services in approximately 200 Co...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists Report Soaring Generic Drug Purchasing Prices »
Alexandria, Va. Dec. 9, 2013 - Pharmacy acquisition costs for scores of generic drugs have spiked by as much as 600%,...
Friday, December 6, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary Sebelius announces new HHS regional director »
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that Kim Gillan will be appointed Region VIII Director of the U.S. Departm...
Friday, December 6, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fight the Fakes - Fake Medicines Put Patients and the Public at Risk »
Counterfeit and substandard medicines have reached global health crisis proportions, and present a real danger to all of u...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Resource from CDC on Pharmacists in Team Based Care »
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a set of tools to inform  health care provider...

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