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6/21/2021 News

Opioid Crisis Remains Critical National Problem

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) pharmacist Emily Skogrand remembers the event that awoke her compassion for patients with substance use disorders.

6/21/2021 News

Minnesota Pharmacist William F. Diers Dies at Age 74

William Francis Diers, a Minnesota pharmacy leader and devoted supporter of the University on Minnesota (UMN) College of Pharmacy, died May 22. He was 74 years old.

6/15/2021 Press Release

As COVID-19 vaccination rates plateau, health care, public health and business leaders call for formation of Vaccine Confidence Leagues to build vaccine confidence and increase uptake at the community level

Ending the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic requires widespread vaccination, but as the immunization rate slows across the United States, it is unclear whether President Biden’s goal of having all U.S. adults get at least one shot of the vaccine by July 4 can be achieved. Surveys suggest that fully

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

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