Associations News

NACDS: Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances Should be Mandatory

July 02, 2020

NACDS is urging the Drug Enforcement Administration to make electronic prescriptions for controlled substances mandatory.

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy Announces 2020 Annual Meeting & Expo Virtual Experience

June 16, 2020

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP), a nonprofit organization representing all specialty pharmacy industry stakeholders, announces that this year's Annual Meeting & Expo will be transitioning to a virtual conference experience.

Pharmacy Technicians Share Personal COVID-19 Stories

June 16, 2020

Via a new web platform, pharmacy technicians are sharing their personal challenges during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

AMA, APhA, ASHP Issue Joint Statement on Use of Medications to Treat COVID-19

March 26, 2020

In a joint statement, the American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) have communicated concerns regarding the inappropriate ordering, prescribing, or dispensing of treatments for COVID-19.

ASHP Concerned About Safety of Foreign Drugs

November 26, 2019

Ranitidine recalls, Dollar Tree warnings prompt new safety steps.

NCPA Launches CBD Website for Pharmacists

October 31, 2019

Site will offer CBD education and product marketing.

Senate Finance Committee Wants Trump Action on DIR Fees

September 12, 2019

Eight pharmacy groups lauded a letter urging the Trump administration to reform direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees.

New Guidelines Stress Pharmacist Well-Being

August 06, 2019

50 new recommendations signed by organizations, schools, and regulators. 

Pharm Tech Certification Board Awards Grants to Four State Pharmacy Associations

June 24, 2019

Funds to help establish education and training for pharmacy technicians.

Dispensing Errors Lead Incident Reports

June 21, 2019

Most common errors include incorrect drugs and strength.