Public News

Paul W. Abramowitz, Pharm.D., FASHP, Named ASHP Executive Vice President and CEO-Designate

Source: American Society of Health-System PharmacistsBETHESDA, MD, April 22, 2011 -The Board of Directors of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) has selected Paul W. Abramowitz, Pharm.D., FASHP, as the executive vice president and ... Read More

Directly Speaking - Tech-Check-Tech - Are We There Yet?

Tech-Check-Tech - Are We There Yet? Last month we reported on the Board of Pharmacy presentation by three energetic first-year pharmacy residents from Northwestern Memorial Hospital on their project to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of... Read More

President's Message - March 2011

Responsibilityby Carrie Sincak, ICHP President“It’s not my job” or “it really doesn’t affect me” may be phrases that you have encountered in your professional career.  And have you ever worked with someone who c... Read More

Illinois Poison Center Needs Your Help

Ask your U.S. Senators to Oppose H.R. 1 Bill to Cut Federal Poison Center Funding On February 19th the House passed the H.R. 1 bill proposed to cut $27.3 million of the $29.3 million of federal funding for the nation’s network of poison centers... Read More

Directly Speaking - Who's Killing You?

by Scott A. Meyers, Executive Vice PresidentA friend and colleague on the ASHP Executive Vice President Search Committee, Mark Siska, has a great favorite expression… “You’re killing me!”  During our deliberations, he used... Read More

ICHP is Going Digital

By receiving KeePosted and dues invoices digitally, you can help ICHP “go green!”  “Going Green” by reducing the amount of paper, postage, and print production means more than being environmentally friendly… it&rsquo... Read More

Implementation of a Technician Checking Program at an Academic Medical Center

Implementation of a Technician Checking Program at an Academic Medical CenterAs published in KeePosted, Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (Volume 37, Issue 02)by Sara J. McEnaney, PharmD, MBAPharmacy Clinical Spe... Read More

President's Message - February 2011

President's Message - February 2011 What does it mean to be a smart leader? At one point in our lives, I am sure we have all experienced or witnessed a great leader.  What characteristics did those leaders possess that stood out to you?&nbs... Read More

The Privilege of Precepting Students

The Privilege of Precepting StudentsI have the privilege to precept students from time to time in the ICHP office.  Not as many as I would like, but on the other hand, sometimes more than I would care for.  It just depends on the time of the ... Read More

Important Compliance Information Regarding the Methamphetamine Precursor Control Act

SOURCE Illinois State Police Meth Program Office SPRINGFIELD, January 31, 2011 -- A recent review of the electronic pseudoephedrine (PSE) sales logs revealed some pharmacies in Illinois selling packages of PSE containing more than 3,000 mg (3.0 g... Read More

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