Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

ICHP KeePosted

President's Message

Is it Time to Get Involved?

Why YOU should be a part of a Professional Organization Of course if you are reading this article in KeePosted than you already recognize the importance of professional organizations. My hope is...
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Directly Speaking

Give Your Technicians A Holiday Gift That Keeps on Giving!

In National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) receives a membership to the Jelly of the Month Club as his Christmas Bonus and Cousin Eddie (Randy Quaid) overwhelmed...
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Medication Safety Pearl

An Analysis of Medication Errors Associated with Technology

by Jen Phillips, PharmD, BCPS (1,2) and Bonnie Bachenheimer, PharmD (2)

(1)Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, (2)Advocate Lutheran General Hospital In the last 10-15 years,... read more...

Board of Pharmacy Update

Highlights from the November Meeting

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice President

The November 12th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. These are the... read more...

New Practitioners Network

How to Get The Most Out of Your Residency Showcase Experience

by Alex Keppel, Pharm. D.

This time of year is always highly anticipated in pharmacy circles as ASHP’s Midyear Clinical Meeting is... read more...

The GAS From Springfield

Provider Status in Illinois?

by Jim Owen and Scott Meyers

California has now joined New Mexico and North Carolina in passing a bill that allows pharmacists (some, not all) to... read more...

ICHPeople

Please welcome newly elected ICHP officers Linda Fred – President-elect Charlene Hope –... read more...

Keys to Successfully Completing Research: A Student’s Perspective on the Mentor/Mentee Relationship

by Mital K. Patel, P-4, and Sweta K. Patel, P-4, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

Have you ever done research before? If not, do you think you may be interested? Our personal research experience will... read more...

Keep Your Eyes and Ears Open

by Cheyenne Newsome, P-4, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

There are amazing opportunities for professional growth available if you keep your eyes and ears open. By participating... read more...

Professional Practice Makes Perfect

by Sarah Cotner (P3) – University of Illinois at Chicago

As the Professional Practice Chair of our student chapter, I had the opportunity to organize the preliminary round of the... read more...

Officers and Board of Directors

MIKE FOTIS President michael.fotis@northwestern.edu  TOM WESTERKAMP Immediate Past... read more...

Welcome New Members!

New Member Recruiter Billee John Anna Arthur Christine Ciaramella Danielle Magas Jeril... read more...

ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund (PAC) Contributors

Names below reflect donations between December 1, 2012 and November 30, 2013. Giving categories reflect each person's... read more...

Upcoming Events

Visit the ICHP Calendar for the most up-to-date events! Tuesday, December 3 Non-CPE NISHP... read more...