Get ready for the new USP hazardous medications standards January 20, 2017 By Valerie DeBenedette Some ASHP members are already in good shape; but 20% agree that “We are in trouble.” Why consumers trust pharmacists January 20, 2017 By Christine Blank Americans ranked pharmacists second only to nurses in a Gallup survey about trusted professions. Ascension honored for enhancing medication safety The St Louis-based company received the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Cheers Award. Generics and biosimilars, key to Trump drug price concerns January 19, 2017 By Christine Blank If pharma is “getting away with murder” with drug pricing, more generic and biosimilars can help control costs, says this group. Alzheimer's Disease: Untapped Potential for Pharmacy January 18, 2017 By Jill Sederstrom Pharmacists can become the perfect partner in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Details here. CE: New options when statins are not enough The goal of this activity is to prepare pharmacists with the knowledge they need to provide contemporary pharmacologic therapy to patients with hyperlipidemia. Trial of NECC pharmacist underway January 10, 2017 By Mark Lowery Editor Barry J. Cadden is charged with second-degree murder under the RICO Act. Report: Pharmacists dispensing dangerous drug combos January 09, 2017 By Christine Blank Walgreens, CVS Health and other drug chains promised to improve procedures after a Chicago Tribune investigation found that pharmacists at several retail chains filled prescriptions with dangerous drug combinations. Walgreens faces anti-tobacco effort ahead of annual meeting January 09, 2017 By Christine Blank Two organizations opposed to tobacco sales at pharmacy chains are turning their attention to Walgreens’ annual shareholder meeting on January 26. Remember When: The $4 generics battle was in full swing December 19, 2016 By Mark Lowery Editor Below-cost reimbursements still a concern for pharmacists.