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A united front the only way forward

May 2018 - Pharmacy may be in the “the eye of the hurricane” but the opportunities are still within reach, said Shoppers Drug Mart President Jeff Leger, keynote speaker at this year’s Innovation Showcase in Toronto, hosted by the Canadian...

Gathering more proof of value

MAY 2018 - From urinary tract infections to diabetes care to home-based medication reviews and travel vaccines, researchers funded by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Fund share one thing in common: to demonstrate, and help...

2018 Wellspring Leadership winners

MAY 2018 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Awards for personal leadership development: Amy Lamb, of Medi-Center Pharmacy in Saskatoon; Michael Kani, Michael’s...

Happy, healthy travels

MARCH 2018 - Patients are very willing to get their travel vaccinations from pharmacists and are overwhelmingly satisfied with the care received during their pre-travel consultations, according to the results of a research study funded by the

Pharmacy management CE now available!

Managing Your Pharmacy: The Business Essentials is an online continuing education (CE) program just launched by the Canadian Pharmacists Association  and the Ontario Pharmacists Association, and it’s based on the Canadian Foundation for...

Apply now for education funding

MARCH 2018 - Do you feel you would like to take the development of your leadership skills to the next level? Are you looking to expand what you can offer to the profession? The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to offer financial...

CFP welcomes newest members

MARCH 2018 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy welcomes its newest board members, Justin Bates, CEO of the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada and Deb Saltmarche, Senior Director, Professional Affairs at Shoppers Drug Mart.

Bates’...

Embracing Change: Mark Mercure of Brandon, MB

MARCH 2018 - Pharma-Medic Services' Manager Mark Mercure is at a crossroads. With Manitoba’s regional health authorities’ recent plans to contract the majority of pharmacy services to 100+ nursing homes to only two companies, Mercure and his...

Value-based care can be better care for patients

JANUARY 2018 - Profitability is not the only bottom line affected by a value-based pharmacy (VBP) payment system. Patient care can also be impacted—and for the better, according to U.S. panelists at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Pharmacy...

GSC's road to measuring quality in pharmacy

JANUARY 2018 - When Green Shield Canada (GSC) launched its Value-Based Pharmacy (VBP) program in October 2017, it also launched a lively debate with pharmacy associations and pharmacies. Why did it launch such a program? Will it eventually lead...