American Society Of Consultant Pharmacists

ASCP debuts new website

The website puts senior care pharmacist resources and educational tools up front and allows users to see continuing education opportunities

LTC pharmacists to meet in Orlando

The 2014 annual meeting and exhibition of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists will take place Wednesday through Friday in Orlando. The group will be "celebrating 45 years of building our future" at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.

Redilearning reaches agreement with MED-PASS

Redilearning has reached an agreement with MED-PASS that will offer online education courses to healthcare professionals.

Feature: Prescribing Unity

Feature: Prescribing Unity

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Assembling a well-coordinated medication management team requires solid communication, collaboration and convergence of clinical professionals

Consultant pharmacy group appoints new executive

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists recently named Vera Jackson, MSW, Ph.D., as the association's executive director and CEO.

Pharmacist group proposes compromise to CMS on conflict-of-interest concerns

A consultant pharmacists' group has proposed a compromise on a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid recommendation that could have put independent pharmacists in nursing homes.

Short-cycle drug dispensing in LTC facilities will increase Medicare costs, report states

Short-cycle medication dispensing in long-term care facilities will increase costs for the Medicare program, according to a new report from a pharmacy group.

Consultant pharmacists join call for delay in short-cycle dispensing for long-term care

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists recently joined a growing list of pharmacist- and healthcare-organizations that oppose a shorter prescription drug dispensing cycle for long-term care facilities.

Experts to plan for short-cycle drug dispensing in long-term care

Leading pharmacy professionals will meet next Thursday and Friday in Dallas to discuss short-cycle dispensing and its potential impact on long-term care. Federal officials must create regulations for shorter dispensing cycles under the major healthcare reform bill signed into law earlier this year.