NACDS RxIMPACT emailed thousands of advocates this week promoting the 7th Annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill event scheduled for March 25-26, 2015, in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of participants—representing 45 states and 33 percent of the NACDS membership—have already registered to attend the event.
Source: A January 2015 Pew Research study
Amid greater demand for healthcare and a shortage in physicians, pharmacists have expanded their role in healthcare delivery by providing vaccinations, health education and disease-state testing. Pharmacists also provide face-to-face medication management services (MTM) that promote medication adherence, which leads to better care and lower costs.
Millennials don’t necessarily see a clear boundary between the customer and the brand, the customer and marketer, and the customer and service provider.
This week, NACDS RxIMPACT invited the entire U.S. Congress to participate in the NACDS RxIMPACT Pharmacy Tour program and visit a local pharmacy to witness the value of pharmacy and the work NACDS member companies do to help constituents improve their health and lead better lives.
Midway through what is shaping up to be a nasty flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) followed up on its December 3, 2014, health advisory that warned this season’s flu vaccines could be less effective, with another advisory on January 9, 2015, saying that anyone with flu symptoms should be treated with one of three antiviral medications—Tamiflu, Relenza or the newly approved Rapivab.
National Pharmacist Day is dedicated to appreciating the contribution pharmacists make…to the lives and healthcare of patients.
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