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Monday, July 22, 2019
Legislative Committee Update July 2019 »
Members of the PSHP Legislative committee and other PSHP members and our officers continue to engage and address issues im...
Friday, July 12, 2019
State Board of Pharmacy Final Compounding Regulations »
On June 22, 2019, the State Board of Pharmacy promulgated as final its regulations relating to compounding, the final copy...
Monday, June 11, 2018
Important Update - Further Guidance on PA License Application Delays »
The following are responses to questions and comments regarding licensure application processing and an updated version of...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
USP General Chapter <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations »
Millions of medications are compounded each year in the US to meet the unique needs of patient, including vulnerable popul...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIOSH Proposes Additions to 2018 Hazardous Drug List »
NIOSH proposes that 20 new drugs, along with two others that already have special-handling information specified by the ma...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Wolf Declares Heroin and Opioid Epidemic a Statewide Disaster Emergency »
Press Release, Public Health, Substance Use Disorder January 10, 2018 | From the Office of Governor Wolf Harris...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Legislation Clarifying Opioid Reporting Requirements Passes Committee »
December 06, 2017 The House Human Services Committee passed legislation, Senate Bill 728, to exempt epilepsy drugs fro...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
November Board of Pharmacy Meeting Notes »
PSHP attendees PSHP members: Steve Sheaffer, Rhonda Thomas Student attendees: Rachel Kim, PCP; Rachel Constant,...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Action Alert:  Ask Your Members of Congress to Push for Solutions to Drug Shortage Crisis »
As a pharmacist and a constituent, you have tremendous influence with your members of Congress. Send an email to your co...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board of Pharmacy News – New CE Requirements for License Renewal and Initial Licensure »
Board of Pharmacy News – New CE Requirements for License Renewal and Initial Licensure There is a new requirement fo...
Friday, September 29, 2017
Opioid Education for Pharmacist Applications and Renewals Submitted after July 1, 2017 »
Section 9.1(a) of ABC-MAP* requires that all prescribers or dispensers, as defined in Section 3 of ABC-MAP, applying for l...
Friday, June 30, 2017
BORP and Regulatory Update – Sterile Compounding »
BORP and Regulatory Update – Sterile Compounding Submitted by:  Christine Roussel, PSHP Legislative Committee Cha...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The "Standing Orders" for Pharmacists Has Been Published on Medicaid.gov CMS Encourages States to Ex »
In a guidance released on January 17, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages state Medicaid pro...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Legislative Ledger: PDMP »
"The prescription opioid and heroin crisis is the most significant public health crisis facing our state today,” stated Dr...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PA Updates the Medical Marijuana Program »
Pennsylvania updated the status of the medical marijuana program. The final regulations for the grower/processors, dispens...
Friday, December 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help is Available: S.A.R.P.H Program for the Impaired Pharmacist or Student »
Help is Available: S.A.R.P.H Program for the Impaired Pharmacist or Student Maura Jones, PharmD Candidate 2017 The...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advancing the Practice through Telepharmacy »
Submitted by: Brian Sesack, RPh, MBA The intent of this information is to bring to your attention an initiative, throug...
Friday, July 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Compounding Guidelines Update »
Introduction by Patricia Kienle, PSHP Past President   On April 15, the FDA released three draft documents concer...
Monday, April 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PSHP Legislative Ledger April 2016 - PA's response to the Opioid Epidemic »
What is going on in Pennsylvania to Stem the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic? By: Christine Roussel  On April...
Friday, November 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Naloxone Standing Order: Saving Lives »
Naloxone Standing Order: Saving Lives Brett Healy, PharmD Candidate 2016 Temple University School of Pharmacy In a...
Friday, July 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice from the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy »
The following notice was sent by the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy in regards to license verification requests:...
Monday, August 12, 2013
Adverse Events Linked to Sterile Products: Your Action Needed to Prevent Further Patient Harm »
Patient harm arising from contaminated product from a Texas compounder underscores the urgent need for ASHP members to bui...

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