Pharmacists Highly Ranked in Honesty, Ethics Poll

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, issued the following statement in response to Gallup's 2015 Honesty and Ethics of Professions Ratings:

Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, issued the following statement in response to Gallup’s 2015 Honesty and Ethics of Professions Ratings:

“Congratulations to America’s community pharmacists for their rating as the second most trusted U.S. professional according to the latest Gallup survey. The expertise, accessibility and care that pharmacists provide all contribute to this impressive standing in the public’s view. NCPA will continue to work to encourage payers and policymakers to take better advantage of pharmacists’ training and credibility as more integrated, quality-based models of health care develop.”

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The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA®) represents the interests of America's community pharmacists, including the owners of more than 22,000 independent community pharmacies. Together they represent an $81.4 billion health care marketplace and employ more than 314,000 individuals on a full or part-time basis. To learn more, go to www.ncpanet.org, visit facebook.com/commpharmacy, or follow NCPA on Twitter @Commpharmacy.