Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams has a motto: “Better Health through Better Partnerships.” We stand with him in pursuit of that vision.
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
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.
This week—-November 13-17-—marks U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiative to raise awareness about the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance.
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.
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.
The California State Board of Pharmacy reminds pharmacists and pharmacies about pharmacy law provisions that can be of assistance in caring for patients displaced by emergency relocations due to wildfires in the state.
NACDS, ASTHO & APHA Will Host Meeting on Building Public Health Partnerships Opportunity to explore value of expanding public health and pharmacy partnerships to improve health outcomes
A pre-conference workshop on November 4, 2017, in advance of the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting will focus on strategies to build partnerships across public health agencies and pharmacies to improve patient health outcomes.
Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, leaving widespread damage in its wake. NACDS member companies have been affected by the storm and—in collaboration with public health partners and emergency preparedness authorities— are working to meet the ongoing needs of people affected by the hurricane.
NACDS remains engaged in response to disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico. NACDS continues to collaborate with stakeholders to ensure patient access to medications during an emergency.
NACDS chain and associate member companies have mobilized—in collaboration with public health partners and emergency preparedness authorities—to meet the ongoing needs of people affected by Hurricane Irma.