Latest American Pharmacists Association Stories

2010-04-21 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is pleased to announce that PTCB Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Melissa Murer Corrigan, has been named as the 2010 recipient of Drake's Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor.

2010-04-20 08:41:00

Eighty-two percent of Patients Select OTC Products Recommended by Their Pharmacist WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the most recent Pharmacy Today Over-the-Counter Product Survey conducted by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), pharmacists believe that 82 percent of consumers purchase over-the-counter products that were recommended by their pharmacist.

2010-03-19 13:57:00

New APHA Report Says, 'After 98 Years, It's Time to Act' WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association today urged members of the U.S.

2010-03-17 10:08:00

DENVER, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHeCAREERS Network, North America's leading healthcare Network, has another solution for the down economy. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100204/FL49504LOGO-a ) Employers are now able to post as many pharmacy-specific jobs as they would like through HEALTHeCAREERS, reaching thousands of professionals across a Network of recruitment Web sites and partnerships with more than 120 healthcare associations. "As the U.S.

2010-03-12 17:35:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Brad Tice, Pharm.D., Chief Clinical Officer of PharmMD, will receive the 2010 APhA-APPM Distinguished Achievement Award in Clinical/Pharmacotherapeutic Practice during the Second General Session at APhA 2010, the annual meeting of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) to be held in Washington, D.C.

2009-12-29 14:29:28

UB program lowered A1C levels in diabetics and cut monthly costs by $212 per patient.

2009-12-10 08:57:00

New Year Viewed as Good Time to Clean Out Medicine Cabinets WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-12-08 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A career as a pharmacy technician is proving to be a wise choice in today's economy.

2009-10-01 04:00:00

Americans urged to get to know their pharmacist WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A medication list can provide emergency medical personnel with lifesaving information and help prevent the nearly 1.5 million(1) people harmed by medication-related errors every year.

2009-07-17 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is proud to announce that over 25,000 pharmacists and technicians have accessed two web-based and podcast continuing education (CE) programs developed in collaboration with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and funded by PTCB.

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