Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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President's Message

If We Only Knew?

At the keynote address at the recent MSHP/ICHP Spring meeting, Scott Knoer, the Chief Pharmacy Officer at the Cleveland Clinic, shared an inspirational video that portrayed patients, visitors, and...
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Directly Speaking

Is Pharmacy Compounding Headed for Its Own Cherry Mine Disaster of 1909?

In late April, my wife scheduled a family field trip (She and I and both of my parents) to Malden, Illinois and a supposedly cute restaurant with great food. Well the restaurant was cute in a...
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History of Organized Hospital Pharmacy in Illinois: 1966-1968

Editor’s Note: This is the next installment in the History of Organized Hospital Pharmacy in Illinois, “The... read more...

Family Night at the Ballpark – Peoria Chiefs

Come join us for some family fun at Dozer Park watching the Peoria Chiefs play against the West Michigan Whitecaps on... read more...

Leadership Profile

Travis Hunerdosse, PharmD, ICHP Director of Educational Affairs

Where did you go to pharmacy school? Drake UniversityTrace your professional history since graduation: where have you... read more...

Board of Pharmacy Update

Highlights of the May 2013 Meeting

by Trish Wegner, Vice President of Professional Services

The May 14th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. These are the highlights of... read more...

The GAS From Springfield

Are We There Yet? Spring Session Winds Down

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

We’re not home yet but we continue to fight off the bad bills and push for the good ones (if there are any!). The... read more...

Medication Safety Pearl

Lessons Learned with CPOE Implementation

by Katherine Allen, PharmD, PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident at Presence Health

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Meaningful Use incentives have influenced hospitals nationwide to adopt computerized... read more...

ICHPeople

Congratulations to ICHP members Anna Nowobilski-Vasilios, Barb Limburg, Diane Nitzki-George, and ICHP past-president,... read more...

First Annual Interprofessional Health Fair

by Gordana Milosevic, PS-3 SSHP Professional Development Chair; Alex Mersch, PS-2; Stephen Jankovic, PS-2, Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy

On February 22, 2013, the Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy’s professional student organizations organized... read more...

Midwestern University College of Pharmacy Photo Collage

Editor's Note: These images were submitted by the Midwestern University (MWU) College of Pharmacy Student Chapter... read more...

Diabetes Expo 2013

by Jennifer Aguado, PS-2, ICHP-SSHP Chapter President, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

The American Diabetes Association hosts an annual diabetes expo in Chicago, IL. This event is centered around patients... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

TOM WESTERKAMP President224-948-1528 tom_westerkamp@baxter.comCHRIS RIVERS Immediate Past President Chairman, Nominations... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Members Recruiter Angela Powell Jan Keresztes Lisa Ball Megan Metzke Roger Ball Megan Metzke Joshua... read more...

ICHP PHARMACY ACTION FUND (PAC) Contributors

GENERAL ASSEMBLY GUILD - $1000 & More    Scott BergmanDan CiarrachiKevin ColganEdward DonnellyAndrew... read more...

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 4Sangamiss CPE Live Program: The “Ins” and “Outs” of an Inpatient Pharmacy Care... read more...