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President's Message - ASHP Midyear in Review - Collaborating With Your Peers

You never know who you will meet at an ASHP meeting! I sat down at my very first meeting on Sunday morning – and the gentleman next to me introduced himself as the Saudi Assistant General Secretary for Classification and Registration. Monday, I r... Read More

Directly Speaking - The No Shave November Challenge

I know this is the December issue of KeePosted, and there’s not much any of you can do about this past November, but I wanted to share some thoughts for next November. I’m not sure how long the “No Shave November” or “Brov... Read More

President's Message - Collaboration at the National Level

I had the privilege this week of attending the ASHP Presidential Officers Meeting in Chicago. There were presidential officers and association executives from all over the country present at the meeting as well as the ASHP President and President-Elect... Read More

Directly Speaking - Illinois House Heroin Task Force: Focusing On the Problems

On Tuesday, October 7th, a small group of pharmacy profession representatives met with Representatives Lou Lang (D) and Dennis Reboletti (R), co-chairs of the Illinois House of Representatives Heroin Task Force in downtown Chicago to address an issue t... Read More

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

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