Why People are Not Getting Vaccinated in Your Community

2021-05-25T13:32:31-05:00May 25th, 2021|Pharmacists|

Survey Shines Light on Motives An article in The New York Times published on May 18, 2021, highlights five common reasons why a large segment of the general population has chosen, still, to not receive the COVID-19 vaccination. The article, using a recently conducted survey, categorizes the majority of motives in each of the [...]

CBD & Cannabinoids Symposium Now Available on Demand

2021-04-08T12:15:36-05:00April 8th, 2021|CBD, Pharmacists|

April 7, 2021 Both the science and consumer marketplace for CBD and cannabinoids are not just moving rapidly. They are twisting, overlapping and at times taking unexpected detours due to variables like state and federal laws and particularly, the challenge to fully inform the public. The uncertainties have left pharmacists and the medical community [...]

CDC releases “Digital Media Toolkit” for 2020–21 flu season

2020-10-01T09:28:19-05:00October 1st, 2020|Immunizations, Pharmacists, Preventative Care, Public/Community Health|

The information below is from the Immunization Action Coalition, The CDC's HCP Fight Flu Toolkit provides primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals (HCP) with the resources needed to fight the flu in their practices. The materials will equip HCP to make strong influenza vaccine recommendations, facilitate productive conversations with patients, and improve [...]

2020 Diabetes Update: High Impact Management for Clinicians

2020-09-22T13:30:46-05:00September 22nd, 2020|Diabetes, Pharmacists|

All physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other interested healthcare professionals who care for patients with diabetes are invited to virtually attend the fifth annual Diabetes Conference. Virtual for 2020 Learn more practical tools and strategies to effectively manage patients with diabetes and improve treatment outcomes. Regional and national experts will [...]

We have a new name! PPSI is now Pharmacists Public Health Initiatives | PPHI

2020-07-01T15:48:31-05:00July 1st, 2020|Pharmacists|

Welcome to the new Pharmacists Public Health Initiatives. Where We Came From We started over 50 years ago as the vision of one man, Fred Mayer, to use his education and training as a pharmacist to reshape community around him through advocacy, outreach, and sheer personality. In 2018, Fred, a long-time [...]

PPSI Supports National Pharmacy Organizations in Stand Against Racial Injustice

2020-06-08T13:19:06-05:00June 8th, 2020|Pharmacists, Public/Community Health|

PPSI Supports National Pharmacy Organizations in Stand Against Racial Injustice PPSI supports the recent joint statement from the American College of Apothecaries and other national pharmacy organizations to condemn Racial Injustice and Discrimination. As a response to the recent events highlighting the deep-rooted injustices resulting from systematic racism, we join our fellow [...]

Drug Safety

2019-12-19T16:56:55-06:00December 19th, 2019|Drug Safety, Pharmacists|

The FDA Drug Safety Podcasts are produced by FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). They provide emerging safety information about drugs in conjunction with the release of Drug Safety Communications.     LISTEN NOW

In Memoriam: Fred Mayer

2019-12-13T12:04:32-06:00December 13th, 2019|Pharmacists|

It is with a heavy heart that we learn of the recent passing of Fred Mayer. Fred was the Founder of the Pharmacists Planning Services Inc. and had been an ACA Fellow since 1981. Fred was well known to almost everyone in pharmacy as both an advocate for the profession and, for over 50 [...]

WEBINAR: HIV Specialty Pharmacy Outcomes: Past, Present & Future Outlook for 2020

2019-12-04T14:33:10-06:00December 4th, 2019|AIDS / HIV, Pharmacists|

Now available On-Demand REGISTER NOW An estimated 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV. As more patients require specialty pharmacist care, this places additional pressure on the pharmacist to meet the needs of the growing population, as well as demonstrating to payers, PBMS, manufacturers, and accreditation organizations [...]

CDC Health Advisory: Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products

2019-09-04T09:34:15-05:00September 4th, 2019|Pharmacists, Public/Community Health, Smoking Cessation|

Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network August 30, 2019, 0935 AM ET (9:35 AM ET) CDCHAN-00421 Summary The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing: 1) background information on the forms of e-cigarette products, 2) information on the multistate outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with using e-cigarette products (devices, liquids, refill [...]

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