October 3, 2013

CVS Caremark is recognizing its pharmacists' efforts to improve patient care as part of American Pharmacists Month, which is sponsored by the American Pharmacists Association and lasts through October, the company said Thursday.

October 1, 2013

The message in October is "Know Your Pharmacist, Know Your Medicine" as the American Pharmacists Association launches its annual American Pharmacists Month.

September 19, 2013

Results from a nationwide survey last year revealed that adults get immunized in pharmacies more frequently than anywhere else, other than physician offices. This should come as no surprise considering the convenient hours, ease of access and frequency of visits to pharmacies. But what is the legal status of pharmacy-based immunization, and what are the roles of the pharmacist?

September 16, 2013

The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition last week issued their annual call for consumers to "Double Check, Don't Double Up" their cold medicines for acetaminophen content in an effort to avoid accidental overdose.

August 9, 2013

As pharmacy evolves from medication dispensing to a key component of the healthcare system, strengthening the pharmacist's role in health care was the dominant theme at a recent conference sponsored by a coalition of pharmacy groups.

July 1, 2013

The American Pharmacists Association is accepting nominations for 15 awards to be given at its annual program, the pharmacy professional group said Monday.

April 2, 2013

During the American Pharmacists Association's 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition, the Cardinal Health Foundation and APhA awarded the second annual APhA GenerationRx Award of Excellence to Anthony Tommasello, who was chosen in recognition of his work in the area of substance abuse education.

February 25, 2013

The American Pharmacists Association has released the latest edition of a publication for pharmacists who provide medication therapy management services, the professional group said.

December 18, 2012

The head of the American Pharmacists Association has been tapped as the chairman of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, the PQA said Tuesday.

November 7, 2012

Americans woke up Wednesday morning to the news that Barack Obama had won a second term as president of the United States. DSN examines what it means for retail pharmacy.

October 1, 2012

Customers who nominate their favorite members of a pharmacy team at local Rite Aid stores will have a chance to win $2,500 in gift cards, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

July 26, 2012

The American Pharmacists Association has a new president-elect, the group said Thursday.

July 3, 2012

The American Pharmacists Association announced that nominations are being accepted for its practitioner awards and honors, which are administered by the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management.

June 28, 2012

A new continuing-education program offered by a national pharmacist professional organization aims to prepare pharmacists to communicate with patients about the safe and effective use of the painkiller acetaminophen.

May 1, 2012

The philanthropic arm of the American Pharmacists Association has announced this year's recipients of an award that recognizes pharmacists who increase medication adherence, reduce drug misadventures and promote the use of national treatment guidelines.

March 30, 2012

A Giant-Carlisle pharmacist has won recognition from the country's largest pharmacist organization for his immunizations. Dennis Stanley, a pharmacist at Martin's Food Market — a banner under Ahold's Giant-Carlisle chain — won the American Pharmacists Association's 2012 APhA Immunization Champion Lifetime Achievement Award.

March 12, 2012

One of pharmacy's top awards is getting some support from a German drug maker. Boehringer Ingelheim announced that it became a premier supporter of the American Pharmacists Association's Bowl of Hygeia Award.

March 9, 2012

A new partnership aims to educate pharmacists, other healthcare professionals, caregivers and patients about diabetes and about how pharmacists can work with physicians to help patients manage the condition.

February 23, 2012

Joseph Williams, the former CEO of Warner-Lambert, was named the recipient of the American Pharmacists Association Foundation's 2012 Jacob W. Miller Award, the APhA Foundation said.

February 9, 2012

A retail pharmacy chain's efforts to immunize customers have won recognition from an organization of the country's pharmacists.

January 4, 2012

The American Pharmacists Association has released a new information resource for pharmacists and pharmacy students about pharmacy management, the group said.

October 27, 2011

With the aging population and the rise in the numbers of people with chronic disease states, the country has a huge need for more pharmacists, so what better place is there to look for them than the nation's middle and high schools?

October 18, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation announced Tuesday the launch of a cardiovascular health initiative.

October 5, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association is marking American Pharmacists Month by pushing people to work with their pharmacists to combat and control diabetes.