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  • 14 Sep 2020 5:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CSHP is very excited to announce our 2020 Membership Drive, a contest starting on September 15, 2020 and, continuing until November 15, 2020. We hope we can count on your participation to help the organization grow and prosper. 

    You could win an $100 Amazon Gift Card. The current CSHP member that recruits the most new members, or encourages the most lapsed members to rejoin, will receive the grand prize. CSHP is asking you to think about individuals you know at your organization that will be great additions to the Society. Take a few minutes and have a conversation with these individuals to see if they are interested in joining CSHP. If not, use the information in the flyer to discuss the benefits of joining the organization. Attached is a flyer that can be used for emails and huddles at your institutions.

    Contest Rules

    • All members in good standing can participate (including students and residents) and are eligible to win prizes.  Note: Membership co-chairs are not eligible to win the grand prizes
    • Membership Drive Starts September 15, 2020
      Membership Drive Ends November 15, 2020
    • Recruitment of the below membership levels count toward the contest.
      **  
      Each new Active Members: Pharmacists including those who work for industry in a non-sales, marketing or administrative capacity; Residents and Retired Pharmacists will count as one point.

      **  
      Each new Supporting Members: Pharmacy Technicians and Associate Members who work for industry in a sales, marketing or administrative capacity will count as one point.

      Note: Student Memberships will not be counted toward the prize.

    • Only entirely new or lapsed members are considered (no current member renewals).
    • Your name must be listed in the “Referred Member” section of the application in order for you to receive credit.
    • The two members with the most points at the end of the contest will be declared the winners. One grand prize winner and one second prize winner will each be awarded with $100 Amazon Gift Cards. In the event of a tie, a random drawing will occur to determine the winners.

    If you have any questions please email Jason Lew (Jason.Lew@hhchealth.org) or Charlie Jones (Charles.Jones@ynhh.org).

  • 28 Aug 2020 9:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We encourage you to exercise this important privilege of membership
    BALLOT
    2021 Board of Directors
    (candidate bios)
    Revised Constitution and By Laws

    Click on Blue type above to link to documents
    Deadline: 5 p.m., Monday, September 28, 2020

    Active Members who are Eligible to Vote:
    Pharmacists       Active-Joint Pharmacists       Retired Pharmacists       Residents/Fellows

    How to Vote: Complete this ballot and submit in one of the following ways.

    • Open the online ballot, complete and email to the CSHP office: office@cshponline.org
    • Print page 1 of your completed ballot and fax to the CSHP office 781/245-6487
    • Mail page 1 to the CSHP office: CSHP c/o The Association Advantage
                591 North Avenue, Ste. 3-2, Wakefield, MA 01880-1617
  • 21 Jul 2020 9:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ASHP is pleased to announce an introductory one-year ASHP membership to all first-year student pharmacists at no cost. The introductory membership includes resources designed to assist first-year student pharmacists with their career needs and aid in their personal and professional development. ASHP is committed to serving student pharmacists by preparing them for successful careers in hospital and health-system practice and equipping them with the skills to lead our profession into the future. This offer is available to all first-year students to enroll through the ASHP website or as part of membership drives conducted by their student societies.

  • 7 Jul 2020 12:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Please to review important up to date information: Remdesivir Fact Sheet

  • 12 Jun 2020 2:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    1. Andrew Fratoni
    2. Aaron Knopp
    3. Jillian Barrack

    Click for photos and all the details.

  • 2 Jun 2020 10:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ASHP's new COVID Care Certified course prepares pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for managing clinical and operational challenges during the pandemic. The online course includes a variety of relevant, evidence-based resources and tools to care for patients in all stages of COVID-19, including those critically ill. It also addresses managing pharmacy staffing and workflow, as well as supply chain challenges. This course is free for ASHP members, with reduced rates for institutions and others. After completion, participants will receive documentation that they are COVID Care Certified by ASHP. 

  • 21 May 2020 12:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Office of the General Counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued an advisory opinion stating that HHS's guidance authorizing pharmacists to order and administer COVID-19 tests pursuant to the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act supersedes any state law that would prohibit pharmacists from ordering tests.

    Specifically, the advisory opinion refers to utilizing a "qualified person" for COVID-19 response. HHS Secretary Alex Azar declared pharmacists to be a "qualified person" for the purposes of ordering and administering COVID-19 tests on April 8.

    ASHP has actively advocated for the ability for pharmacists to order and administer tests in response to COVID-19. We will continue to work with our state affiliates on implementation of emergency orders and seek information on reimbursement for services from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. We are following up with HHS to determine whether this nationwide authority to conduct testing applies to influenza in addition to COVID-19.

  • 21 Apr 2020 10:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Our frequently accessed COVID-19 Resource Center has been transformed into a new microsite that intuitively organizes the resources you need to effectively respond to the pandemic. We will continue to enhance the site with new and updated content, which remains open to all healthcare professionals engaged in the COVID-19 response.

    Read more about ASHP COVID-19 Microsite


  • 1 Apr 2020 9:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Click for the Recording of the March 31, 2020 virtual forum on pharmacist responses and concerns relative to Covid-19

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