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2014-08-14 12:27:24

CINCINNATI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of pharmacies was named a 2014 Pinnacle Award honoree by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in recognition of the company's significant contributions to patient care and outcomes. "We are honored to receive this recognition," said Philecia Avery, PharmD, Kroger's vice president of pharmacy. "The Pinnacle Award is a testament to our pharmacy teams' amazing work and dedication to patient care."...

2014-08-07 16:29:56

FLINT, Mich., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, is proud to announce that its president, Gary Kadlec, has been elected to the board of directors for the American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE). Kadlec will serve a three-year term as a board member. The AFPE was founded in 1942 to advance and support pharmaceutical education in the United States and is the oldest and largest pharmacy foundation. The AFPE...

2014-07-30 16:29:12

AMCP was one of ten national pharmacy groups that developed document ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) last evening expressed support for the "Pharmacists' Patient Care Process" recently developed by the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP). As a JCPP member, AMCP worked with other member organizations over a two-year period to develop a scalable, viable and consistent patient...

2014-04-17 23:00:44

Matt Osterhaus to Focus on Provider Status and Leadership Development Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 OutcomesMTM™ Board member and new President of APhA, Matt Osterhaus, BSPharm, FASCP, FAPhA, both found and offered inspiration at APhA2014. Osterhaus said all the positive energy coming out of pharmacy keeps his battery charged. He celebrated the beginning of his term at a dinner with close friends, colleagues and mentors. “It was extremely rewarding and humbling that people...

2014-03-28 08:27:00

Dr. Sharrel Pinto of University of Toledo to Present Results at American Pharmacists Association Conference ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS, an Omnicell(®) Company and leading international provider of adherence packaging systems, today applauds the patient medication adherence research to be presented by Sharrel Pinto, BSPharm, DMM, MS, PhD, of the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2014...

2014-03-26 23:24:06

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates Marilyn K. Speedie, B.S. Pharm., Ph.D., dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, on being the recipient of the 2014 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Speedie is a pharmaceutical sciences trustee of the USP Board of Trustees, and has served on USP’s board since 2010. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) congratulates...

2014-02-05 08:28:57

Pharmacy care provider joins national movement to reduce smoking and improve public health WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) applauds CVS Caremark's announcement that it will stop selling tobacco products in its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores. By removing tobacco products from its shelves, CVS Caremark joins a growing movement among health care providers to limit access to tobacco products. (Logo:...

2013-11-05 23:32:37

The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition attracts more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and related health specialists. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the premier public health educational forum. Tulane faculty, staff, and students have been selected to present their research at this meeting, the oldest and largest gathering of public health...

2013-10-25 23:02:20

Data Show Statistically Significant Improvements in A1C, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure and BMI Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Interim clinical results from Project IMPACT: Diabetes, the first national initiative to deliver quality care to patients with diabetes in 25 communities with a high incidence of or disproportionately affected by diabetes, were announced on October 24 by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation. The data show statistically significant...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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