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Keep prescription drug benefits in ACA, NCPA urgesNCPA sends letter to Senate on prescription issues in health-care reform.
GPhA Rebrands Itself and Changes its Name to the Association for Accessible MedicinesGPhA, the generic drug industry’s leading trade organization, adopted a new name: the Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM). The new name reflects the organization's mission “to make more medicines more accessible to more people who need them.”
Standardization a Pressing Issue for Pharmacy TechniciansDiane Halvorson, RPhTech, CPhT, of North Dakota has been named the Pharmacy Technician of the Year for 2017 by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
The State of Independent PharmacyDrug Topics Executive Editor Anthony Vecchione sat down with NCPA CEO Douglas Hoey to discuss the current state of independent community pharmacy and some of the pressing issues facing the profession.
Industry study reveals mixed state of affairs for independent community pharmacistsIn 2015, the number of independent pharmacies declined along with prescription volume.
New center aims to increase pharmacists’ valueHelping pharmacists perform at the top of their licenses and be reimbursed for services such as medication therapy management (MTM) are among the goals of the National Community Pharmacist Association’s (NCPA) Innovation Center.