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Momentum grows for management textbook

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s fundraising campaign for its Canadian pharmacy management textbook is off to a strong start with a $20,000 contribution from Pharmascience, $5,000 from the Chain Drug Association of B.C., and another $5,000...

Blueprint for Pharmacy update

The steering committee for the Blueprint for Pharmacy has established a Pharmacy Technician Working Group to move forward on the Blueprint’s stated objectives for pharmacy technicians, which include tracking and forecasting pharmacy human...

Personalizing care is key to Canada's healthcare system survival

If Canadians want to preserve their healthcare system for the future, health providers need to start looking to patients as partners in their care as opposed to mere recipients believes Dr. Anne Snowdon, Professor and Chair of the International...

Past Innovation Fund projects show potential for further benefit

Plan sponsors have to consider new investments in healthcare services for long-term cost savings. At least that’s what the latest research from one project supported by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Fund is indicating.

The...

Introducing Canada's pharmacy management textbook

APRIL 2014 - A new all-Canadian textbook focused on pharmacy management should be available for pharmacies and pharmacy students across the country by spring of next year.

Headed by The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy the textbook is expected...

Saskatchewan adopts SafetyNET-Rx for quality assurance

APRIL 2014 - Nova Scotia's SafetyNET-Rx program, funded in part by Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP), is making its mark in the increasingly critical area of continuous quality improvement (CQI) in community pharmacy. "Nova Scotia is...

Marshall Moleschi new president of CFP

APRIL 2014 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) welcomes Marshall Moleschi, Registrar of the Ontario College of Pharmacists, as its President. Moleschi joined CFP's Board in 2010 and has been a member of its Executive since 2011.

"The...

Ontario OPENs door to research

APRIL 2014 - A large-scale research program to study the value of pharmacists' services in Ontario is well underway, with completion scheduled for mid 2016.

In May 2013 the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced more than $5.7...

Are pharmacists evolving fast enough?

APRIL 2014 - With legislation to support expanded scope evolving across the country, pharmacists have to quickly adapt along with it for any hope of success. At least that was the consensus during a panel discussion on "pharmacist-driven change"...

Green Shield/OPA results promising for pharmacists

JANUARY 2014 - Pharmacists have long been dubbed an underused resource in chronic disease management and a new report from the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) and Green Shield Canada has the statistics to prove it.

The report highlights...