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6/9/2021 Press Release

Tyler Installed as President of ASHP

Linda S. Tyler, Pharm.D., FASHP, was installed on June 8 as ASHP President at the annual meeting of the ASHP House of Delegates. Tyler is professor (clinical) of pharmacotherapy at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy. She was previously chief pharmacy officer for University of Utah Health an

6/8/2021 News

White House Releases Supply Chain Report Reflecting ASHP Recommendations

Earlier today, the White House published a 100-day review assessing vulnerabilities in critical supply chains and recommendations to strengthen their resilience. The review was conducted by government agencies at the direction of Executive Order 14017, signed by President Biden on Feb 24, 2021.

6/4/2021 News

ASHP Joins White House on National Vaccine Month of Action

Across the country, COVID-19 vaccination rates have been increasing, and communities are starting to open back up. However, we still have a ways to go. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that just over 40% of the total U.S. population is fully vaccinated against SARS-

6/2/2021 News

COVID-19 Dispatch: Alps Pharmacy, Missouri

Family-owned Alps Pharmacy in Missouri is an enthusiastic partner in the effort to vaccinate the community against COVID-19.

6/2/2021 News

Nevada Laws Expand Patients' Access to Pharmacist Services

The Nevada Legislature has passed three bills advancing pharmacist scope of practice and reimbursement in the state. The bills include: Expanding Collaborative Practice: Nevada Senate Bill 229 revises rules governing pharmacist collaborative practice agreements (CPAs), removing barriers for pra

5/25/2021 Press Release

More Than 130 Healthcare Groups Express Support for Legislation Expanding Medicare Patients’ Access to Pharmacist Services

Today, more than 130 healthcare groups applauded the introduction of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act (S. 1362, H.R. 2759), legislation that will ensure that Medicare beneficiaries in medically underserved areas have access to pharmacists’ primary care services. In a let

5/21/2021 News

Pharmacists Promote COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance in Rural Locales

What data support the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines against emerging variant strains? When can children under age 16 years get vaccinated? Should I get vaccinated if I need allergy shots? Those were some of the questions listeners had for Sarah Pagenkopf, director of pharmacy for Fort HealthCare in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

5/21/2021 News

ASHP Meets with White House Officials on COVID-19 Testing

ASHP Chief Executive Officer Paul W. Abramowitz, ASHP Chief Operating Officer Kasey Thompson, members of ASHP’s Government Relations Office, and ASHP member Sam Calabrese, chief pharmacy officer, Cleveland Clinic, met with White House officials on May 21 to discuss pharmacists’ role in COVID-19 and

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