Public News

An ICHP First!

At the end of November or technically early December, ICHP experienced a “first”. Our first staff member retirement! ICHP Publications Manager, Barbara Yahn, stepped away from her desk for the last time and became an official retiree! That&... Read More

Illinois Reception at Midyear a Big Hit - Grab a Plate Quickly; the Food Goes Fast!

The 2010 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting is in the record books, and this year’s Illinois Reception was a popular meeting spot! The estimated 300 or so attendees polished off most of the food in under 60 minutes, so if you didn’t grab a plate... Read More

Meet Stephanie Lammi

I want to take a moment to introduce myself as the new Communications Manager of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists, tell you a little about myself and my passions, and explain how I’ll be involved in the organization.Except for my... Read More

President's Message - January 2011

I am always excited during the holidays to receive Christmas cards in the mail. One card, in particular, listed the top ten highlights of their family over the course of the year. So I thought I would share with you some highlights of ICHP for 2010. Ce... Read More

Want to get Linked into Leadership?

Are you the type of person that likes to be informed of all that is going on in both your personal and professional life? Do you stay connected through Facebook® or Twitter®, or use your cell phone to stay in touch with friends and collea... Read More

Crossing the Finish Line

On your mark…get set…go! That was what the ICHP Annual Meeting Planning Committee heard back on April 26th of this year when planning began for the annual meeting educational sessions. The race started out with a crush of ideas, enthusias... Read More

Patient Journal App - A New, Free Resource to Help with a Hospital Stay

Announcing the Josie King Foundation's latest project- the Patient Journal App. This is a free tool that patients and their families can use to record important information related to a hospital stay on an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Anybody can downl... Read More

A Race to Change - Focus on Medication Safety

Having recently returned from the 2009 ASHP Midyear meeting, I find myself more focused on the importance of medication safety than ever before. I had the opportunity to attend the Opening Session given by charismatic actor Dennis Quaid (yes, the actor... Read More

The Internet and Email: Useful Tools or Time Bandits?

I use the internet and email every day. I have both on my cell phone because no matter where I am, I want to stay connected. Thank goodness for the internet and all the wonderful websites that provide me with most of the information I need to succeed d... Read More

2009 Leadership Retreat - A Run Away Success

The 2009 ICHP Leadership Retreat took place November 13-15 at the Allerton Park and Retreat Center in Monticello, Illinois. Over 40 leaders from across the state, including one Wisconsin resident (me), took part in this highly successful event. The ... Read More

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