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New CE on digital technology

Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Wellspring Award winner Alexander Chagnon, founder and CEO of THERappX, believes that healthcare apps are key for pharmacists to work more closely with their patients and in so doing embrace an expanded scope of practice. To help make this a reality, Chagnon has produced an online, bilingual accredited webinar entitled, "Improving pharmacists' cognitive services efficiency with technology."

High-cost drugs amplify need for new reimbursement model

Service and not the cost of a drug needs to determine reimbursement levels for pharmacy, agreed participants in a panel discussion about specialty drugs at the Pharmacy Forum conference in November 2019, presented by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy.

A paradigm shift for Quebec pharmacists

JANUARY 2020 - Quebec is preparing for a reimbursement model that is based on the complexity of clinical services, heard attendees at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy's annual Pharmacy Forum held in November 2019.

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New models of pharmacy practice working, research shows

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Glenn Rodrigues, Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia
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Tiana Tilli, Whole Health Pharmacy Partners

JANUARY 2020 - Several initiatives across the country are proving that alternative approaches to pharmacy practice can...

United front essential to ride pharmacy disruption

While economics force a massive shift in the profession, a united front is essential to sustaining pharmacy in the future, said pharmacy leaders at CFP's annual Pharmacy Forum conference in November 2019.

Specialty drugs cast large shadow

Just one percent of patients use high-cost specialty drugs, yet the impact of these drugs on private and public drug plans has been profound-and will intensify in the coming years, noted speakers at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy's Pharmacy Forum conference in November 2019.

Celebrating our 2019 Pillar of Pharmacy, Sherry Peister

Colleagues and friends gathered in Toronto in November to celebrate 2019 Pillar of Pharmacy Winner Sherry Peister. The evening was filled with touching tributes to a pharmacist who has clearly gone above and beyond to promote the profession and lead pharmacy into the future.

Sherry's lessons for pharmacy (and life)

Sherry Peister of Waterloo, Ontario, has dedicated more than half her life to pharmacy as a practicing pharmacist, advocate and volunteer. She has no plans to slow down, and is excited by the opportunities unfolding for future generations of pharmacists.

Embracing Change: Michael's Remedy Rx in Saskatoon, SK

NOVEMBER 2019 - Sometimes change occurs when you least expect it, and sometimes it happens only when you take a leap of faith. The latter is the case for Michael Kani, owner and pharmacist at Michael’s Remedy Rx in Saskatoon, SK. When Kani...

Claims trends paint compelling picture for services

NOVEMBER 2019 - Pharmacists reached a new milestone in the 2018-2019 flu season by administering more than 3 million flu shots, a 9% increase over the previous season and a continuation of strong gains since 2012-2013.