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Federal Health Architecture Resources to Align NIEM and Common HIT Exchanges Standards

The Federal Health Architecture (FHA) team has dedicated resources to advance alignment between NIEM and the standards commonly used for HIT exchanges. FHA is developing a strategy for using health-related content to support cross-domain information exchanges, and would like your input.

Point-of-Care Partners Launches New Regulatory Offering to Help HIT Firms Stay Current with ePrescribing and Opioid Laws

Point-of-Care Partners has launched the ePrescribing State Law On-Demand – a new solution designed to enable EHR and ePrescribing vendors to quickly assess the evolving regulatory environment for electronic prescribing.

APhA Board of Trustees and State Pharmacy Association Executives Advocate on Capitol Hill

The annual joint meeting between APhA’s Board of Trustees and executive directors for state pharmacy associations took place earlier this month. During the gathering, pharmacy leaders in both groups visited with legislators on Capitol Hill in an effort to continue building support for APhA-backed provider status legislation that will recognize pharmacists and their services in Medicare Part B.

APhA Offers New Podcast Channel: Locked On Pharmacy.

APhA is excited to offer you a new podcast channel, Locked On Pharmacy. This channel provides thought-provoking and valuable information concerning the pharmacy profession and how the role of pharmacists is evolving in the world of patient care.

HHS Delays 340B Final Rule Effective Date To July 1, 2018

HHS proposes to delay the effective date of the 340B final rule published in the Federal Register (82 FR 1210, January 5, 2017) to July 1, 2018.

Latest Health Mart Town Halls Feature CE Series "Revenue Remedies"

Offering independent pharmacies practical advice for taking care of patients and growing their businesses, Health Mart® has kicked off its fifth Town Hall Continuing Education (CE) series titled “Revenue Remedies: Inject Profits into Your Business with Expanded Partnerships and Clinical Services.”

Tri-Regulator Collaborative Release Position Statements Addressing Electronic Health Records, Practitioner Burnout

The Tri-Regulator Collaborative, the governing boards of the three organizations representing the state boards that license physicians, nurses, and pharmacists – the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), and National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) – have drafted and approved two position statements that highlight the organizations’ shared commitment to protecting public health as well as the common issues faced by the three groups.

Engagement is Part of Compelling Bigger Picture at NACDS Total Store Expo

At the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo Business Program today, retailer and supplier participants received a comprehensive briefing on ways that their NACDS engagement can shape their companies’ future, while helping to address issues affecting local communities, the nation and even the world.

Jim Hunter Receives NACDS’ Prestigious Harold W. Pratt Award

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) today bestowed its prestigious Harold W. Pratt Award to industry leader Jim Hunter, vice president of supplier services, QuintilesIMS, during the Business Program at the 2017 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo.

Medicine Shoppe Award Winners At Cardinal RBC 2017

Medicine Shoppe awards announced at this year’s RBC include for Clinical Innovation, Operation Excellence, and Professional Achievement.

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