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 Supports New Public Policy to Bolster Opioid Abuse Solutions Pharmacists’ experiences shape public policy agenda that complements longstanding collaboration with law enforcement and health professionals

2017-11-01T09:17:51+00:00 Oct-24-17|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

In a letter to President Donald Trump, representatives of the Administration, and members of the U.S. Congress, NACDS today formally announced support for four new public policy proposals intended to build on existing collaborative efforts to address the opioid abuse epidemic while providing quality patient care.

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