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55th Annual National Poison Prevention Week Approaches

It’s only February, but as Ferris Bueller said, “Life moves pretty fast,” so consequently we’re warning you early so you and your pharmacy department can be prepared and make a difference. The third full week in March is normall... Read More

Leadership Profile - Elise Wozniak

Leadership Profile - Elise Wozniak Elise Wozniak Pharmacy Practice Coordinator at Northwestern Memorial Hospital What is your current leadership position in ICHP?ICHP Northern Region Director-elect What benefits do you see in being active in a professional association such as ICH... Read More

President's Message - Which Came First: Innovation or Collaboration

President's MessageWhich Came First: Innovation or Collaboration? by Charlene Hope, PharmD, MS, BCPS, ICHP President Which Came First: Innovation or Collaboration?  Part 1 of 2 As I was re-watching the TED videos for last month’s KeePo... Read More

Directly Speaking - What Lies Ahead in 2017?

Well, 2016 is over, thank goodness! Things got pretty crazy last year, and while our hope is for a better, safer, quieter 2017, my guess it that’s just an optimistic hope that could be shattered early and often. We at ICHP have a lot of projec... Read More

President's Message - The Art of Innovation

This year at the Annual Leadership Retreat we did something a little different to get the attendees into the innovation mindset. Instead of selecting a book to read, we created a TED Talks playlist of videos that was shared with the group for discussio... Read More

Directly Speaking - Does Your Doctor’s Office Have Its Own Pharmacist?

It should! And if they don’t, are you doing anything about it? Most academic medical centers have placed pharmacists in physician clinics to add an important component to the team that already exists. Soon, if they haven’t already, many mor... Read More

President's Message - Baby Steps

Mathieu Mottrie, CEO at CREAX, an innovation consulting and research firm, defines innovation as making changes that add business value, in terms of either revenue growth or increased operational efficiency. This value can be created in four ways: intr... Read More

Directly Speaking - Attention PTCB Certified Technicians!!!

If the title of this month’s column got your attention, chances are, you’re a PTCB certified tech or someone who works with one or more of them. And that’s great! Because I want to share some important information that should convince... Read More

President's Message - Time to Innovate

I want to thank Immediate Past President, Jen Phillips, for the dedication, passion and enthusiasm that she brings to ICHP. Her contributions are invaluable. I know that over the last year, I found myself instilling her theme and philosophy of “L... Read More

Directly Speaking - Reflections on 9/11

I’m writing this month’s column a few days in advance of the 15th anniversary of the attack on September 11, 2001. First it’s hard to believe that it has been 15 years already. I heard the other day that this year’s high school ... Read More

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