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The GAS From Springfield - The 2014 Election

The campaign season is upon us…as if you have not been able to tell from the incessant advertisements on television, radio and in the mailboxes. This year’s election will go down in the history books for a lot of reasons, most of which wil... Read More

Ebola Education Resources

Regarding the current Ebola emergency, ACPE is providing the following resources and references from the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Informational PowerPoint: Ebola Facts (ppt) F... Read More

Call for Posters 2015

Are you working on a project that others could learn from? Please consider sharing the outcomes with your colleagues at the poster session during the ICHP/MSHP Spring Meeting on March 20-21, 2015. This is a great opportunity to share innovative ideas w... Read More

Directly Speaking - Do Something!

I’m writing this month’s column the day after the 2014 Annual Meeting, and I’m still a little tired. Okay, I’m a lot tired! But I’m also kind of fired up! I saw a lot of things at this meeting that have given me a new ener... Read More

President's Message - A Better Formulary

Often it is easy to predict that a newly approved drug will end up a best seller. Sometimes the new medication fills a vacant niche in the marketplace, or is easier to use, or safer, or, once in a while, has better efficacy. Deep pockets in the marketi... Read More

The GAS From Springfield - This Time the GAS is from DC

Springfield has been quiet this summer and that’s always a good thing! But Washington, through the auspices of the DEA, has not. Coming on October 6th, that’s just a few days away from this issue’s release, all Hydrocodone Containing ... Read More

PTCB To Change Continuing Education Requirements in 2015

Beginning in 2015, PTCB will implement two changes in recertification requirements. First, PTCB will require CPhTs to submit 20 hours of pharmacy technician-specific (‘T-specific’) continuing education (CE) to qualify for recertification. I... Read More

Auction With A Twist Is Back!

Whether you have supported the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund before or not, it might be worth your while to consider it today!  The “bidding” has begun for the Auction With A Twist to support ICHP’s political action committee and you... Read More

Directly Speaking - Medical Marijuana: It’s Time for the Federal Government to Step Up!

The federal government has failed to act on so many important and life-changing issues over the past couple of decades. Issues like health care reform (yes, we have the ACA, but even many of the initial proponents are now abandoning critical elements),... Read More

President's Message - Are you an Engaging Speaker?

Most of us appreciate a presentation that includes audience participation questions. Your questions provide a break in the routine, help the audience to maintain focus, and when properly written and presented, can help our members to go beyond fact rec... Read More

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