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2011-01-04 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) encourages the public to make an annual medicine cabinet cleanout part of their New Year's resolutions. Pharmacists recommend patients use this time to properly dispose of all the unused and expired medications that accumulated over the previous year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100820/APHALOGO-a) Because each season brings a host of new illnesses and conditions, it's easy for...

2010-12-02 00:00:47

Employer Survey by California Community Colleges names Medical Assistant the Allied Heath profession with the highest demand in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bay Area Medical Academy's dual certification program poised to prepare individuals for immediate job opportunities. San Francisco, CA (Vocus) December 1, 2010 According to the Centers of Excellence Allied Health Employer Survey published June 2010, "San Francisco Bay Area healthcare employers anticipate more than 4,000 new and...

2010-11-18 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Melissa Murer Corrigan, will serve as the 2011 president of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) and will be installed at the ICE Annual Education Conference on November 18th in Atlanta, Ga. ICE is a non-profit organization that provides educational, networking and advocacy resources for the credentialing community. During her 2011...

2010-11-17 12:37:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today applauded the efforts of some of its members to unite to host what the organizers are calling The Great Peconic Take Back event serving the eastern Suffolk area of New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) According to event organizer and NCPA member Bob Grisnik of Southrifty...

2010-11-01 08:00:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, November 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that it recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement in Norway for its CytoCare, i.v.STATION, and i.v.SOFT world-leading technologies with local Pharmacy Technology leader Beckman Automation AS. This partnership represents Health Robotics' market entry into its 12th new country in 2010, persisting on its worldwide quest to pervasively provide safe and cost-effective Intravenous (IV) Admixture...

2010-10-25 10:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced the availability of the 2010 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health, which found that independent community pharmacy owners were able to generally stabilize their business in 2009 despite a stagnant economy, the growing influence of government health care programs, declining prescription drug reimbursements and the questionable business practices of pharmacy benefit...

2010-10-15 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is proud to sponsor this year's Challenge Coin at the Joint Forces Pharmacy Seminar (JFPS) in Chattanooga, Tenn., October 18-21, 2010. JFPS is the largest annual event for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard pharmacy community. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from the active duty, reserve and retired communities, as well as civilian pharmacists and technicians assigned to the Department of...

2010-10-12 17:01:00

NABP Program Alerts Consumers to Dangers of Rogue Internet Drug Sites, Stresses Vital Role of Pharmacists in Patient Care MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AWARxE, a consumer protection program provided by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®), encourages patients not to compromise on quality of care when buying medications online. Similarly, the core message for this year's American Pharmacists Month, "know your...

2010-10-06 13:45:00

Over 1,000 Community Pharmacies in Dispose My Meds Program Collect 12,000 Pounds of Unwanted Drugs ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With October as American Pharmacists Month, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) encourages community pharmacists to demonstrate their role as a respected and knowledgeable resource on all aspects of medications, from dispensing to disposal. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-10-01 11:20:00

Plan Penalizes Seniors Who Prefer Independent Pharmacies Over Walmart ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the world's largest corporation, today announced a Medicare prescription drug plan that imposes higher co-payments on seniors who choose to continue using their trusted local, community pharmacy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) In response to the...