News

Government Affairs Report - You're Now Required to Report the Unsafe!

Senate Bill 3336 (SB3336) was signed by Governor Rauner on August 19th and pharmacy owners and Pharmacists-In-Charge (PIC) need to carefully read and adhere to it. The language is below and it is an amendment to the Illinois Pharmacy Practice Act. The ... Read More

President's Message - President's Year End Summary

My year of President of ICHP has come to a close. I am proud of all of the accomplishments made by the ICHP divisions, committees, and board of directors during the past year. I would like to thank many individuals who helped make this past year a succ... Read More

Directly Speaking - Support the PTCE!

Many of you already know this, but ICHP is one of the founders and owners of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, Inc. (PTCB). However, because PTCB has been around now for more than 20 years and has certified more than 585,000 pharmacy technic... Read More

Government Affairs Report - New federal nondiscrimination regulations will impact pharmacies!

This issue’s Government Affairs Report deals with new federal regulations that may have significant impact on many pharmacies across the nation. We want to share this information so our members are informed and prepared. In May, the U.S. Depar... Read More

President's Message - E-Professionalism

I recently had the opportunity to facilitate a discussion with our incoming residents about e-professionalism. This is a topic that has, historically, received little attention in pharmacy school curricula but nevertheless, plays a vital role in establ... Read More

Directly Speaking - It’s Time for Legislative Courage

Legislative courage seems to be a substance in shortage in today’s world. To say I’m disappointed, disgusted and disheartened is an understatement. And I don’t blame one party or the other, I blame our elected officials as a whole. ... Read More

President's Message - Getting the Most out of Your Investment

I just returned from another very successful ASHP Summer Meeting! This year’s conference was held in Baltimore, and the weather was (thankfully) stunning. Although I did get a chance to take in some of the sites, including the inner harbor and th... Read More

Auction With A Twist Is Back!

Back by popular demand this year is the beloved “Auction With A Twist”! Last year’s “Toss for Treasure” fundraiser for the Illinois Pharmacy Action Fund at the ICHP Annual Meeting was a great success. But the “Auc... Read More

Directly Speaking - Give it away, sell it, recycle it or worst case, throw it out!

If you’ve read my columns over the past six issues, you know my father passed away last January at the age of 89. What I haven’t shared is that my 90 year old mother, God bless her, is still with us and within a month of my Dad’s pass... Read More

Government Affairs Report - Things End as They Began: No Budget!

The General Assembly did not manage to pass a budget again this session, and it is unclear whether they will meet during the summer to try to craft something both parties can live with. Rumor has it that nothing more than a few stop-gap measures will p... Read More

Now showing rows 31 - 40 of 252