August 3, 2015

Executive director Mindy Smith is departing the American Pharmacists Association Foundation for PrescribeWellness. 

July 9, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has unveiled its new Patient Self-Management Solutions aimed at reducing overall cost of care by approximately $1,000 per person with diabetes per year, improving health outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction.

July 1, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association requests applicants for the APhA Board of Trustees, APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management and APhA-Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science.

June 8, 2015

Nominations are now being accepted for the American Pharmacists Association annual awards and honors program. The awards will be presented at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Baltimore from March 4 to 7, 2016.

May 22, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation’s diabetes management solution, the Patient Self-Management Credential for Diabetes, was highlighted at the Healthcare Leadership Council’s wellness briefing.

May 7, 2015

Pharmacists and student pharmacists across the country have sent more than 20,000 letters and emails to Congress to support current provider status legislation, according to the American Pharmacists Association, marking the largest grassroots advocacy push on record in the Association’s 163-year history.

April 15, 2015

The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association recently recognized pharmacists for their efforts in prescription medication misuse prevention.

March 31, 2015

Pharmacist participation conflicts with role as healthcare provider, group says.

March 30, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has announced the completed endowment of the APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management William H. Briner Distinguished Nuclear Pharmacy Practice Award with a pledge from the National Association of Nuclear Pharmacies.

March 17, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2015 Student Scholarship Program and, for the first time, awards a new scholarship honoring the late former APhA president Mary Munson Runge.

March 12, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation reveals the 2015 recipients for its longest running program, Incentive Grants for Practitioner Innovation in Pharmaceutical Care, which offers pharmacists seed money to implement or support innovative patient care services within their pharmacy practice.

February 17, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation on Tuesday announced Dennis Worthen as the recipient of the 2015 APhA Foundation Jacob W. Miller Award. He was selected in recognition of his commitment and contributions to the APhA Foundation for more than 20 years.

February 10, 2015

As part of its ongoing exploration of how pharmacists can engage in interdisciplinary efforts to promote oral health, the American Pharmacists Association Foundation has teamed up with America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.

February 5, 2015

In light of the renewed discussions on the efficacy and safety of childhood vaccinations, The American Pharmacists Association issued a statement on the important role childhood and lifespan vaccinations play in protecting personal and public health.

January 26, 2015

Will patient screenings and advanced, gene-based diagnostics become a standard and universally accepted part of community pharmacy’s service platform? 

 

December 18, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association is reminding the 250 million people who visit the pharmacy each week to utilize their relationship with their neighborhood pharmacist to meet their health care and information needs during the cold and flu season.

December 12, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation announced the election of Troy Trygstad, the re-election of Leonard Edloe and appointment of Ed Hamilton.

 

October 10, 2014

Kicking off American Pharmacists Month this year on Oct. 2 was the second annual #Pharmacist tweet-a-thon. Highlighting the important role pharmacists have in patient care, their communities and the broader healthcare landscape, more than 11,000 tweets with the hashtag #Pharmacist were sent during the 24-hour period — some 467 an hour, according to healthcare social media watcher Symplur. 

October 9, 2014

At a time when nearly every media outlet is covering Ebola, Enterovirus D-68, or a new outbreak of an infectious disease, the American Pharmacists Association is reminding Americans that the nation’s pharmacists are ready to help.

September 18, 2014

More than 50 Washington, D.C.-area pharmacists and student pharmacists administered flu shots and performed free health screenings on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to demonstrate the value of pharmacist-provided patient care services.

September 15, 2014

Among those with diabetes, patient-focused, collaborative care that includes pharmacists can positively impact health outcomes, particularly in underserved or uninsured populations.

August 20, 2014

“All providers in the healthcare system should practice to the fullest extent allowed by their license.”

August 14, 2014

Kroger was named a 2014 Pinnacle Award honoree by the American Pharmacists Association in recognition of the company's contributions to patient care and outcomes, the grocer announced Thursday.

August 14, 2014

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy on Thursday announced that Bob Fulcher has joined the organization as COO.