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Patient Outreach Tools

Million Hearts Initiative - APhA has partnered with this national initiative to to fight heart disease and stroke. It brings together communities, health systems, nonprofit organizations, federal agencies and private-sector partners from across the country.


Know Your Dose - The Know Your Dose campaign, organized by the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition, educates patients and consumers about the proper use of medicines containing acetaminophen.



Up and Away and Out of Sight - This educational program was created to remind parents and caregivers that all medicines and vitamins should be kept up and away and out of a child’s reach and sight every time they are used.



Script Your Future - “Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them!” The National Consumers League (NCL) established this campaign to raise consumer awareness of the importance of medication adherence.



National Memory Screening Day - Annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) in which local healthcare professionals provide free, memory screenings and educational materials to the public.



Stop Diabetes - Diabetes is a disease that affects the whole family. APhA has partnered with the American Diabetes Association to promote information and resources to help every family adjust to life with diabetes. 




American Medicine Chest Challenge - This
nationwide, community-based, public health initiative provides a nationwide disposal day for unused, unwanted and expired medicine.




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October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017
APhA Executive Vice President and CEO Thomas E. Menighan, BSPharm, MBA, ScD (Hon), FAPhA, testified in a hearing about drug prices held by the...
Gag clauses, lack of provider status hinder cost-effective care, importation is no solution, APhA CEO says
August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017
Tennessee saw major provider status legislation take effect on July 1. “Pharmacists as Providers” (HB 405/SB 461) gives Tennessee pharmacists formal...
‘Pharmacists as providers’ legislation went into effect July 1
July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017
The Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives health care committee held a hearing on legislation that would expand the scope of practice...
Hearing held last month included testimony from pharmacists and physicians