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Board of Pharmacy Update - Highlights from the January 2013 Meeting

The January 8th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. These are the highlights of that meeting. Board of Pharmacy Vacancy – One public member vacancy remains on the Board with the resignation of Joe C... Read More

Board of Pharmacy Update - Highlights of the November 2012 Meeting

The November 13th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.  These are the highlights of that meeting.Secretary of IDFPR – Manuel Flores has been appointed as the Secretary of the Illinois Department of F... Read More

Board of Pharmacy Update-Highlights of the September 2012 Meeting

The September 11th Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held at the Department of Financial and Professional Regulations Building in Springfield. These are the highlights of that meeting. New Board Member – Yash Patel of CVS Pharmacies was welcom... Read More

Board of Pharmacy-Prescription Errors

Recently, there has been increased attention across our State about the Board of Pharmacy taking more aggressive action towards pharmacists involved in prescription errors – particularly, but not limited to, those that have resulted in patient ... Read More

New Practitioners Network-Use It or Lose It

Ever heard the expression, "Use It or Lose It"? For me, calculus exemplifies this statement. Whether you are a student, new graduate or veteran pharmacist, it can be quite challenging to stay up to date with the constantly evolving field of pharmacy.... Read More

PTCB Calls for Profession-Wide Feedback on Proposed Changes to Certification Program

PTCB Calls for Profession-Wide Feedback on Proposed Changes to Certification Program Today, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) launches the C.R.E.S.T. Initiative Survey to collect feedback from the pharmacy profession on recommended ch... Read More

Update for 2012

On March 31, 2012 all pharmacist and technician licenses in Illinois will expire. Make sure that you have taken steps to ensure your proper renewal. Section 1330.100 of the Illinois Pharmacy Practice Rules require pharmacists to complete 30 hours of... Read More

Highlights of September Meeting - 2011

Highlights of September Meeting - 2011The September Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held on Tuesday, September 13th at the IDFPR headquarters in Springfield.  The following are the highlights of that meeting.Fiscal Officer Update – Thanh Melic... Read More

Highlights of July Meeting - 2011

Highlights of the July Meeting - 2011 The July Illinois Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held on Tuesday, July 12th in the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.  The following are the highlights of that meeting.Match RxJohn Kello, CEO of Match Rx, a ... Read More

Implementation of a Technician Checking Program at an Academic Medical Center

Implementation of a Technician Checking Program at an Academic Medical CenterAs published in KeePosted, Official Newsjournal of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (Volume 37, Issue 02)by Sara J. McEnaney, PharmD, MBAPharmacy Clinical Spe... Read More

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