NACDS Comments to CMS on Medicare Prescription Drug Program Urges Medicare Part D policies related to DIR fee fairness, opioid abuse prevention, prescription drug affordability, and patients’ pharmacy access

2018-01-17T09:58:38+00:00 Jan-17-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

NACDS expressed support for, and provided further input, on CMS’ proposed rule, which involves issues including direct and indirect remuneration fees; e-prescribing; medication therapy management; opioid abuse; and fostering pharmacy access.

Best-Selling Author and Business Consultant Jim Collins to Address NACDS Annual Meeting Collins, named one of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds by Forbes, brings expert analysis on revealing what makes leaders and companies succeed

2018-01-11T11:45:53+00:00 Jan-11-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , |

Designated by Forbes magazine as one of the "100 Greatest Living Business Minds," the author of Good to Great will speak during the Tuesday Business Program at the 2018 NACDS Annual meeting.

Op-Ed by NACDS, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security Describes Pharmacy’s Role in Preventing Antibiotic Resistance Morning Consult publishes study’s findings on public health priorities

2017-11-17T08:08:22+00:00 Nov-17-17|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Morning Consult published an op-ed co-authored by Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, president and CEO of NACDS, and Gigi Kwik Gronvall, PhD., senior associate at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.

Gretchen Carlson to Speak at 19th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner Acclaimed broadcast news anchor and journalist to deliver compelling and timely insights

2017-11-16T10:04:56+00:00 Nov-16-17|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

The 19th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner will feature remarks by Gretchen Carlson, one of the nation’s most successful and recognized news anchors, a best-selling author, and a tireless advocate for women in the workplace and for children’s health. The event will be held November 29, 2017, in New York City.

Study Highlights Opportunities for Pharmacies to Help Curb U.S. Opioid Epidemic, Bolster Other Public Health Efforts Declining public health budgets and lingering physician shortages have created a healthcare gap. Helping to fill that gap requires modest changes to government policy that would unlock community pharmacy, long considered an untapped resource for improving public health.

2017-11-08T08:45:43+00:00 Nov-08-17|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , |

A Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security study funded by NACDS found that pharmacies remain an untapped resource in the effort to curb the national opioid crisis, stem the spread of antibiotic resistance, and strengthen pandemic and emergency preparedness and response.

NACDS Welcomes Opioid Report as “Catalyst for Further Collaboration and Action” NACDS emphasizes consistencies between its public policy recommendations and those of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

2017-11-01T17:59:49+00:00 Nov-01-17|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, issued a statement upon the release of a report of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.

NACDS Commends Congress for Support on TRICARE Pilot to Improve Access to Care for Military Families and Veterans Forty-nine members of the House of Representatives sign letter urging action on pilot program, which would improve military families’ and veterans’ access to affordable, accessible healthcare in pharmacies

2017-11-02T13:42:20+00:00 Nov-01-17|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

"We thank Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA), Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) for taking the lead on this letter, and we are also grateful to all those who signed it," said NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE.

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