Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to Address NACDS Annual Meeting Latest book – Leadership in Turbulent Times – offers insights for business, politics and policy

2018-12-11T14:07:24+00:00Dec-10-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Goodwin will be able to share first-hand the take-aways from Leadership in Turbulent Times. Published in September 2018, this book – her seventh – presents a road map for aspiring and established leaders, based on her five decades of studying U.S. Presidents.

20th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner Raises $1.8 Million for Patient-Care Initiatives Dr. Michael Fraser, CEO of ASTHO, receives 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award

2018-11-29T16:48:46+00:00Nov-29-18|Categories: Press Release|

The 20th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner raised more than $1.8 million to help support evidence-based research, pharmacy education and philanthropic initiatives to improve patient outcomes and advance population health. Dr. Michael Fraser, CEO of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, received the 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award.

Pharmacy Groups Praise CMS’ Progress on DIR Fee Reform to Lower Patients’ Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs

2018-11-27T17:12:16+00:00Nov-27-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

The National Community Pharmacists Association, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, and the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy issued a statement regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ release on Monday of the proposed rule titled “Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses."

Dr. Michael Fraser to Receive 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award at NACDS Foundation Dinner CEO of Association of State and Territorial Health Officials has demonstrated public-health leadership, including work on opioid-abuse epidemic

2018-11-08T08:59:24+00:00Nov-08-18|Categories: Press Release|

The CEO of Association of State and Territorial Health Officials has demonstrated public-health leadership, including work the help address the opioid-abuse epidemic. Dr. Fraser will accept the award at the 20th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner on November 28, 2018, at the Sheraton New York Times Square in New York City.

NACDS Foundation Partners to Help Address Opioid Abuse Crisis Collaborative care project aims to improve public health through substance abuse screening and referral of at-risk patients

2018-10-26T09:04:04+00:00Oct-26-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Project Lifeline, led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU), seeks to improve public health through substance abuse screening and referral of at-risk patients in Blair County, Pennsylvania. The newly-formed collaborative care model includes Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships (BDAP) and several community pharmacies within the county.

NACDS Applauds Pennsylvania E-prescribing Law to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse Seventy-six percent of Pennsylvania voters support e-prescribing requirement as fraud-and-abuse-prevention strategy

2018-10-25T12:30:13+00:00Oct-25-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

The new law requires that all controlled substance prescriptions be electronically prescribed, with certain exceptions. Thirteen states now have enacted an NACDS-backed mandate. The signing of Pennsylvania's law occurred on the same day that a new federal law was signed by President Trump.

NACDS at White House to Mark “Historic Action” on Opioid Abuse Epidemic as President Signs Bill with NACDS Recommendations Legislation includes pharmacists’ insights from front lines of care; NACDS to remain focused on serving as part of the solution

2018-10-24T15:23:05+00:00Oct-24-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

The event - titled “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis” - included President Trump's signing of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6).

At the White House’s Invitation, NACDS Participates in Bill Signing Ceremony for “Gag Clause” Prohibition NACDS applauds Trump Administration’s focus on reducing patients’ out-of-pocket prescription drug costs, and Congressional sponsors’ effectiveness in advancing legislation

2018-10-10T14:30:40+00:00Oct-10-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , |

NACDS applauded the Trump Administration’s focus on reducing patients’ out-of-pocket drug costs, and Congressional sponsors’ effectiveness in advancing the "gag clause" ban. NACDS noted that pharmacy is a long-standing and trusted partner in helping patients achieve prescription-drug affordability – which is essential for health and wellness.

20th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner to Feature Acclaimed Entertainer Colin Jost Saturday Night Live star to further energize evening dedicated to improving patient outcomes and public health

2018-10-09T11:24:07+00:00Oct-05-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Attendees at the 20th NACDS Foundation Dinner will have an opportunity to mark the Foundation’s progress, to celebrate collaboration, and to experience the award-winning and nationally recognized brilliance of entertainer Colin Jost. The event will be held November 28, 2018, in New York City.

U.S. Senate Passes NACDS Policy Recommendations in Opioid Bill Legislation headed to President’s desk bears pharmacists’ insights from front lines of care, reflects pharmacy’s commitment as part of the solution to abuse

2018-10-03T15:58:33+00:00Oct-03-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Legislation headed to President’s desk bears pharmacists’ insights from front lines of care, reflects pharmacy’s commitment as part of the solution to abuse.

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