President's Message - ASHP Midyear in Review - Collaborating With Your Peers

You never know who you will meet at an ASHP meeting! I sat down at my very first meeting on Sunday morning – and the gentleman next to me introduced himself as the Saudi Assistant General Secretary for Classification and Registration. Monday, I r... Read More

The Government Affairs Report - Out with the Old, In with the New!

It’s the New Year, and we want to start 2015 out on a new note. In the past, the GAS from Springfield was our Government Affairs Report. But because the “GAS” was often sarcastic and critical of our state government while reporting ne... Read More

Directly Speaking - The No Shave November Challenge

I know this is the December issue of KeePosted, and there’s not much any of you can do about this past November, but I wanted to share some thoughts for next November. I’m not sure how long the “No Shave November” or “Brov... Read More

President's Message - Collaboration at the National Level

I had the privilege this week of attending the ASHP Presidential Officers Meeting in Chicago. There were presidential officers and association executives from all over the country present at the meeting as well as the ASHP President and President-Elect... Read More

The GAS From Springfield - A Pharmaceutical Waste Plan That Could Work!

As was mentioned last month in the Directly Speaking column, the Illinois House of Representatives has formed a bi-partisan Heroin Task Force, aimed at reducing the number of accidental overdoses from heroin and opioid prescription medications. The Tas... Read More

Directly Speaking - Illinois House Heroin Task Force: Focusing On the Problems

On Tuesday, October 7th, a small group of pharmacy profession representatives met with Representatives Lou Lang (D) and Dennis Reboletti (R), co-chairs of the Illinois House of Representatives Heroin Task Force in downtown Chicago to address an issue t... Read More

President's Message - Inaugural Address: Collaboration

It’s a great pleasure to be standing in front of you today as the organization’s next President. First, I’d like to thank Mike Fotis again for his excellent leadership of the organization this past year. I’d also like to recogni... Read More

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

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