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Coming soon: online CE for business of pharmacy

JULY 2017 - An online continuing education program on pharmacy operations and management is coming soon, based on the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s popular Pharmacy Management in Canada textbook. Produced by the Canadian Pharmacists...

"Stunning" results from hypertension study

JULY 2015 - Pharmacists’ care for hypertension management—including independent prescribing authority—can generate significant savings for the Canadian healthcare system, according to a peer-reviewed economic analysis published in the May/June...

Quebec takes hard line with drug supply chain

JULY 2017 - Provincial regulations are driving significant changes in Quebec’s drug industry and supply chain—and other provinces are taking note. That was the message Ghislain Gauthier, Director at Pangaea Group, a consulting firm, told an...

Minor ailments prescribing delivers savings

Minor-ailments_reportMAY 2017 - For every dollar spent on pharmacists’ prescribing for minor ailments in Saskatchewan in 2014, the province saved $2.15 in direct healthcare costs and indirect costs (e.g., lost productivity). This positive return on investment is...

Home reviews warranted for the non-housebound

May 2017 - Housebound seniors with complex drug therapies often benefit from pharmacist home visits. But what about those elderly patients who can still make it into the pharmacy? It’s a question Toronto pharmacist/owner John Papastergiou set out...

Untapped potential of travel meds

BeachMay 2017 - Pharmacists could be playing a much bigger role in providing vaccinations and other healthcare services for travellers, suggest the latest results of a research study conducted by 2015 Innovation Fund grant recipient Sherilyn Houle of...

Kudos to the 2017 Wellspring winners

May 2017 - Patricia Gerber, Craig Plain and Naomi Steenhof are the recipients of this year’s Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Awards. The pharmacists will receive a total of $10,000 from the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy to pursue individual...

2017 Pillar of Pharmacy: Marshall Moleschi

Marshall_MoleschiMAY 2017 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is thrilled to honour Marshall Moleschi as the 2017 Pillar of Pharmacy Award recipient, to recognize his important contributions to advance the profession. “Marshall has been a catalyst for...

Reports build case for pharmacy

Conference_Board_reportMAY 2017 - If you don’t already have your copies of two new reports on pharmacy services from The Conference Board of Canada, use the following links to download them from the Conference Board’s website. The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in...

Changes on the board at CFP

 Iris_Krawchenko Grant Gunn  Sherif_Guorgui Jean_Lefebvre 
 Iris Krawchenko  Grant Gunn  Sherif Guorgui  Jean Lefebvre

MARCH 2017 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy welcomes its newest 2017 board members: Grant Gunn, senior manager Government Affairs with Amgen Canada,...