NACDS RxIMPACT hosted its first NACDS RxIMPACT Training of the year—Magnify Your Advocacy Power as a Key Contact—for 200 pharmacy advocates at the Minnesota Pharmacists Association (MPhA) Legislative Day in St. Paul, Minn., this week.
New Study Highlights Success of Programs Like NACDS RxIMPACT
This week NACDS' Anne Fellows and Mike Duteau, vice president of Business Development and Strategic Relations for Kinney Drugs Inc., met with Gov. Phil Scott (R-VT) during the Vermont Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2017 Legislative Lobby Day.  Attendees met with Gov. Scott to discuss several initiatives, including expansion of pharmacist immunization authority and plans for the state to comply with requirements in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Covered Outpatient Drugs Final Rule. The Final Rule addresses key areas of Medicaid drug reimbursement and changes made to the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program by the Affordable Care Act.
NACDS, Kinney Drugs' Mike Duteau Meet with Gov. Phil Scott (R-VT) on Immunizations and Medicaid Reimbursement
Kristin Williams, senior vice president and chief health officer of Hy-Vee, Inc., and NACDS Regional Chain Conference chair, delivered remarks this morning during the Opening General Session of the NACDS Regional Chain Conference in Palm Beach, Fla.
Hy-Vee's Kristin Williams Delivers Remarks at the NACDS Regional Chain Conference
NACDS Recognized with Two Awards for Sustainability Initiatives
NACDS Welcomes New Lobbyist Amber Manko
In preparation for the swearing in of President-elect Trump at the 58th inauguration ceremony on January 20, seats are being set out on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.
D.C. Prepares for 58th Presidential Inauguration
Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) met with Co-Chief Operating Officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance Alex Gourlay, NACDS vice chairman, at the 2016 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill. Rep. Guthrie was a lead sponsor of NACDS-backed pharmacist provider status legislation in the previous Congress, and will be one of the members re-introducing the bill in the House in the coming days. The bill was reintroduced in the Senate on Thursday with the bipartisan original co-sponsorship of more than one-quarter of the Senate.
Familiar Pharmacy Faces Earn Assignments on Key Healthcare Committees
Participants at the NACDS Regional Chain Conference meet to share ideas on pharmacy, health and wellness, and front-end issues of significance for regional chains and suppliers alike.
NACDS Regional Chain Conference is Almost Here--February 5-7
Judith A. Monroe, M.D., FAAFP, president and CEO of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, accepted the 2016 NACDS Foundation Excellence in Patient Care Award at the NACDS Foundation Dinner on December 1, 2016, in New York City. (left to right: NACDS President & CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, Judith A. Monroe, M.D., FAAFP, and NACDS Foundation President Kathleen Jaeger)
2016 NACDS Foundation Excellence in Patient Care Award Presented
The NACDS Foundation Dinner Is Almost Here!
Fifty pharmacy students have been selected by NACDS RxIMPACT to participate in the NACDS RxIMPACT "U" Academy during 2017 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill, March 14-15, 2017. A record-breaking 46 schools will participate in the 2017 event. Pictured: Washington University School of Pharmacy students met with Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) at the 2016 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill.
Record-Breaking Number of Pharmacy Schools Headed to D.C.
The NACDS Foundation hosted a forum this week, "Prescription & OTC Medication Record Integration: A Holistic Patient-Centered Approach."
NACDS Foundation Hosts Prescription and OTC Medication Forum
NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, recently served as the emcee at the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) 2016 Summit Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C.
NACDS Actively Engaged in Association Community
Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) participated in a pharmacy tour hosted by Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, in Johnson City, Tenn., this week. NACDS RxIMPACT lauds the tour, which covered how pharmacist services improve patient outcomes.
Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) Learns Firsthand about Benefits of Pharmacist-Provided Healthcare Services
NACDS co-hosted its inaugural Test2Learn™ Community-Based Pharmacogenomics Certificate Program with the University of Pittsburgh last week. NACDS and the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy adapted Test2Learn™ from an innovative University platform that enables students to learn by using real genetic data in highly-interactive exercises.
NACDS Co-Hosts Inaugural Pharmacogenomics Certificate Program with University of Pittsburgh