Growing Trend Toward Specialization, Board Certification

  IN THE LAST 11 YEARS, the number of pharmacists who have become board certified in a pharmacy specialty by the Board of Pharmacy ... [read more]
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Jan 03, 2014

Provider Status in California Paves Way for New Patient-Care Opportunities

PHARMACISTS IN CALIFORNIA have been on the cutting edge of practice for more than 20 years. Through collaborative practice agreements and ... [read more]
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Dec 02, 2013

PTAC: A New Collaboration to Expand Pharmacy Technician Education, Training

You may have heard about a new collaboration called the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission (PTAC) that has been formed by ASHP and ... [read more]
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Nov 04, 2013

State Society Perseveres in Effort to Advance Pharmacy Profession

THE ROAD TO VICTORY for California Senate bill 493 (PDF) was neither straight nor smooth. "This was a major fight," said Dawn Benton, chief ... [read more]
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Oct 18, 2013

Antibiotic Stewardship Team Improves Drug Use, Reduces Costs

AN AGGRESSIVE ANTIMICROBIAL stewardship program established jointly by Mercy Gilbert and Chandler Regional Medical Centers led to a significant ... [read more]
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Oct 18, 2013

Leadership: Central to Pharmacy Practice Advancement

EFFECTIVE, FOCUSED LEADERSHIP AND EXECUTIVE PRESENCE are essential to driving pharmacy practice advancement, thus optimizing patient care. ASHP ... [read more]
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Aug 08, 2013