Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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President's Message

Interdisciplinary Rounding – Collaboration at the Patient Care Team Level

Here at Carle, we have been working for about six months on redesigning how our hospitalist service’s multidisciplinary rounding teams function. It has been a very interesting and...
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Directly Speaking

Be All That You Can Be: In Your Life

“Be all that you can be” was the recruiting slogan for the US Army from 1980-2001 and was recently voted by Advertising Age Magazine as the second greatest jingle in advertising...
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Lynn Rheinecker Farewell

by Lynn Rheinecker, P4, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy - Rockford Campus

My six-week APPE rotation at ICHP has come to a close. While I am eager to transition towards pharmacy school graduation,... read more...

Get to Know Me and What I Learned – Sarah Sheley

by Sarah Sheley, PharmD Candidate 2015, University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy - Rockford Campus

Hello all and happy Spring! My name is Sarah Sheley and I am a fourth year pharmacy student at the University of Illinois... read more...

Nominate the Next ICHP Pharmacist of the Year!

ICHP is looking for the best of the best for the 2015 Pharmacist of the Year Award Recipient! You should recognize some... read more...

Time to Nominate Our Newest Stars!

New Practitioner Leadership Award Nominees Sought

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

ICHP has been blessed with a wealth of young pharmacy practitioners and we’re looking for your nomination of the... read more...

ICHP Seeks Nominees for the 2015 Amy Lodolce Mentorship Award

In 2013, ICHP created the Amy Lodolce Mentorship Award in memorial to Amy Lodolce a University of Illinois at Chicago... read more...

Night at the Ballpark

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm New Practitioners Network & Pharmacy Directors Network- Night at... read more...

New Practitioners Network

A Small Step To Help a Big Cause

by Bibek Shrestha, PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

On a cold January day, the New Practitioners Network (NPN) of Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (ICHP)... read more...

Educational Affairs

ICHP 2015 Spring Meeting Poster Abstracts

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS Effect of new services and related marketing on employee e-prescription capture rate in an... read more...

Leadership Profile

Noelle Chapman, PharmD

Where did you go to pharmacy school?  University of Wisconsin—Go Badgers! Trace your professional history... read more...

ICHPeople

Congratulations to ICHP members, Noelle Chapman, Ann Jankiewicz, and Chris Qullian, on being named ASHP Fellows for... read more...

Government Affairs Report

The Bills Are Here!

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

It didn’t take the 99th Illinois General Assembly long to introduce 6318 bills between January 14th and February... read more...

Board of Pharmacy Update

Highlights from the March Meeting

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The March 10th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the James R. Thompson Center at Randolph and LaSalle Streets in... read more...

Medication Safety Pearl

Use of a Technician Double Check System to Help Reduce IV Compounding Errors

by Geri Anderson, MHA, CPhT, Pharmacy Technical Services Manager (1) and Jen Phillips, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Specialist Drug Information (1) and Assistant Professor (2)

1Lutheran General Hospital   2Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy INTRODUCTION There are many... read more...

Ronald McDonald House

by Saba Hamid, P2, ICHP Historian, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

On Saturday, January 24, the student chapter of ICHP from Midwestern University volunteered at the Ronald McDonald house... read more...

Knowing the Potential of Our Future Career

by Gary Chu, P3, ICHP-SSHP Philanthropy Chair, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, College of Pharmacy

While in school, our minds are occupied with a large amount of schoolwork; our focus is on the didactic aspects of the... read more...

Legislative Day

by Julia Sapozhnikov, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy Pharmacy Student, Class of 2017

On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, ICHP and IPhA held the 9th Annual Illinois Legislative Day in Springfield, IL. This... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

LINDA FRED  President 217-383-3253 linda.fred@carle.com MIKE FOTIS Immediate Past... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Member Recruiter Susan Laird Jeremy Moretz Alicia Juska Marie Tucker Lawrence Sanchez ... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

Names below reflect donations between April 1, 2014 and April 1, 2015. Giving categories reflect each person's cumulative... read more...

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events! Thursday, April 2 LIVE Program! It Pains... read more...