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President's Message - Inaugural Address: Collaboration

It’s a great pleasure to be standing in front of you today as the organization’s next President. First, I’d like to thank Mike Fotis again for his excellent leadership of the organization this past year. I’d also like to recogni... Read More

Ebola Education Resources

Regarding the current Ebola emergency, ACPE is providing the following resources and references from the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Informational PowerPoint: Ebola Facts (ppt) F... Read More

Directly Speaking - Do Something!

I’m writing this month’s column the day after the 2014 Annual Meeting, and I’m still a little tired. Okay, I’m a lot tired! But I’m also kind of fired up! I saw a lot of things at this meeting that have given me a new ener... Read More

President's Message - A Better Formulary

Often it is easy to predict that a newly approved drug will end up a best seller. Sometimes the new medication fills a vacant niche in the marketplace, or is easier to use, or safer, or, once in a while, has better efficacy. Deep pockets in the marketi... Read More

Directly Speaking - Medical Marijuana: It’s Time for the Federal Government to Step Up!

The federal government has failed to act on so many important and life-changing issues over the past couple of decades. Issues like health care reform (yes, we have the ACA, but even many of the initial proponents are now abandoning critical elements),... Read More

President's Message - Are you an Engaging Speaker?

Most of us appreciate a presentation that includes audience participation questions. Your questions provide a break in the routine, help the audience to maintain focus, and when properly written and presented, can help our members to go beyond fact rec... Read More

Directly Speaking - Transition of Care: A View From the Other Side

Transition of care is not a new term – it’s been around for many years. It’s not a catch phrase, buzzwords or marketing term. It is something we’ve been talking about for a long time and unfortunately that’s about all. I t... Read More

President's Message - Your First Job as a Pharmacist

Whether you are fresh out of school or have just completed your residency, your first job as a pharmacist will have a major impact on the type of career you have. What should you look for? Your first step is to take a few moments to reflect on your ... Read More

Auction With A Twist Is Back!

In 2010, the ICHP Pharmacy Action Fund established the inaugural “Auction With A Twist” fundraiser.  Over the first three years, it raised more than $12,000 for ICHP’s advocacy efforts!  After a year off to celebrate ICHP&rs... Read More

Directly Speaking - It's been a great trip so far!

An email in jest from a good friend took me down a rabbit hole and got me thinking about what my life would have been without ICHP. It’s been 22 years in May, since I became ICHP’s first Executive Director and now Executive Vice President. ... Read More

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