The National Community Pharmacists Association issued the following statement today from President John T. Sherrer, RPh in response to the 2014 Gallup survey “U.S. Views on Honesty and Ethical Standards in Professions”:
The National Community Pharmacists Association issued the following statement today from CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA in response to a study by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services of beneficiary access to discounted copays at “preferred” pharmacies in Medicare drug plans.
To provide further guidance on issues concerning drug compounding, the FDA today announced that experts in pharmacy, pharmaceutical compounding and manufacturing, medicine, and pharmaceutical regulation will comprise the Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee.
Although the proposed USP General Chapter <800> is not anticipated to take effect for at least the next 2 years, an expert panel described how pharmacists can start preparing for the new standards in handling hazardous drugs.