Nearly 600 pharmacists, student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from across Texas converged on Austin Tuesday to participate in Pharmacy Day at the Capitol to fight for pharmacy.
In an opinion piece posted on Medium, NACDS articulated pharmacists' role in heart health, emphasizing the accessibility, education and trust of pharmacists, and their value in enhancing medication adherence and in testing for high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes.
NACDS recently outlined a compelling case detailing pharmacy’s quantifiable and demonstrated value in a letter to the bipartisan Health Care Innovation Caucus.
NACDS RxIMPACT launched a grasstops campaign this week encouraging pharmacy advocates to urge support for the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.
In a statement to the Senate Finance Committee this week on the challenges of healthcare and ways to improve it in rural America, NACDS honed in on key contributions pharmacy provides in rural communities.
NACDS provided recommendations on policy changes to the House Energy and Commerce Committee during this week's congressional hearing on combating the opioid abuse epidemic.
NACDS members engaged with members of Congress and their staff on several key issues, including the opioid abuse epidemic and provider status legislation.
NACDS RxIMPACT launched all-out letter-writing campaigns this week urging advocates to spotlight the value of H.R. 592, The Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enforcement Act.
As part of the NACDS RxIMPACT Pharmacy Tour program, staff members from newly-elected House Judiciary Committee Member Rep. Andy Biggs' (R-AZ) office toured a Safeway pharmacy in Mesa, Ariz., this week.