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Friday, February 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rampant Rise in Youth Use of Tobacco Products »
From a news release by U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Feb. 11: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPhA Executive Director Announcement »
The Minnesota Pharmacists Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the next executive director of the or...
Friday, February 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Pharmacy Legislative Day: A Resounding Success! »
More than 200 pharmacists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others came together at the state capitol on Tues...
Friday, February 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy DIR Proposal Supported by Nearly 3,500 Pharmacists »
A years-long effort led by the National Community Pharmacists Association to build support for a proposal to move pharmacy...
Friday, January 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill in MN Senate Would License, Regulate PBMs »
SF 278 , a bill that would regulate and license pharmacy benefit managers in Minnesota, was introduced this week in the Mi...
Friday, January 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walmart Dispute with CVS Caremark Pharmacy Networks Highlights Low Reimbursement »
An article published in the  Wall Street Journal  on Jan. 15 stated that Walmart was expected to leave CVS Carem...
Friday, January 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government Closed, but DEA Still Operating »
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has confirmed with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) that its off...
Friday, January 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Action Alert: Weigh in Now on Pharmacy DIR Fees! »
p>From NCPA: Amid a number of proposed Part D policy changes, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' recentl...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Medicare Part D Opioid Edits Take Effect Jan. 1 »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized new opioid policies for Medicare drug plans starting on J...
Friday, December 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
High Insulin Prices Get Attention of Minnesota Legislators »
From Star Tribune, Dec. 12: A bipartisan group of Minnesota legislators is considering regulations to rein in the soaring...
Friday, December 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bipartisan Drug Pricing Bill Introduced »
From APhA’s Pharmacy Today newsletter, Dec. 5: A bill introduced by Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) atte...
Friday, November 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 2-8 »
From APhA’s Immunizing Pharmacists News newsletter, Nov. 28: National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is an awareness...
Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPhA Member Testifies on Outpatient Drug Rule at Minnesota Senate Committee Hearing »
The Minnesota Senate Health and Human Services Committee held a hearing on Nov. 14 on the CMS-Covered Outpatient Drug Rule...
Friday, November 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota e-Health Initiative Inaugural Meeting »
The Minnesota e-Health Initiative is reconvening the e-Prescribing workgroup. The workgroup will focus on two key issues:...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Pharmacy Groups Kick off Campaign Highlighting the Pharmacist »
From APhA’s Pharmacy Today, Oct. 29: The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), the American Society of Hea...
Friday, October 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Involved and Make a Difference! DHS Drug Formulary Committee »
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has one opening for a Pharmacist and two openings for Licensed Healthcare...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Photos from SE Minnesota Area Pharmacists Night »
Many thanks to everyone who attended our event in Rochester earlier this week — and our deepest appreciation to Sherwood P...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Signs Ban on Pharmacy “Gag Orders” »
From Kaiser Health, Oct. 10, and news services: On Oct. 10, President Trump signed two bills that ban “gag order” clauses...
Friday, October 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPhA Executive Director Position is Open – Apply Now! »
The Minnesota Pharmacists Association (MPhA) has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced professional to lead...
Friday, October 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPhA’s ALNE 2018 Brings Together Pharmacy, Public Health for Collaboration on Population Health »
More than 250 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, student pharmacists, expert speakers and industry partners gathered to ne...
Friday, September 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act Goes to President »
Americans overspend by an estimated $135 million on prescriptions through their insurance, in cases when those same prescr...
Friday, September 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDH Rural Health Listening Sessions »
From MDH email, Sept. 11: The purpose for the Minnesota Department of Health’s upcoming October rural health listening se...
Friday, September 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists: Attend MDH Rural Health Listening Sessions »
From MDH email, Sept. 11: The purpose for the Minnesota Department of Health’s upcoming October rural health listening se...
Friday, September 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
North Dakota Court Rules against PBMs »
From NCPA’s qAM newsletter, Sept. 6: In a significant win for community pharmacy, the U.S. District Court of North Dakota...
Friday, August 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Managed Care Academy CE Breakfast »
September 12, 2018 • Ryan’s Café & Café Fusion, Bloomington Prime CE (not affiliated with Prime Therapeutics) and t...
Friday, August 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDH Shows Value of Vaccines at State Fair Booth »
From Minnesota Department of Health website, Aug. 21: Many people think about vaccinations as something that happens in c...
Friday, August 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
August is National Immunization Awareness Month »
From NCPA website, Aug. 3: This is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), established to encourage individuals of...
Friday, August 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board of Pharmacy Bans Two Synthetic Drugs »
The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy is banning the possession or sale of two types of synthetic drugs: synthetic cannabinoids...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New NPDES Construction Permit in Effect Aug. 1, 2018 »
The National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for construction activity will expire on August 1, 2018...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDH Unveils New Online Opioid Dashboard »
MDH Unveils New Online Opioid Dashboard The purpose of the Minnesota Department of Health Opioid Dashboard...
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memoriam: Merle Mattson »
MPhA Past President Merle D. Mattson passed away on July 9 at the age of 80. Merle attended the University of Minnesota, w...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Pharmacists Should Fill Prescriptions for Expedited Partner Therapy »
By Susan Chhen, PharmD Candidate of 2019, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy This article is written in respo...
Friday, July 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stezepfandt Chosen for Alumni Service Award »
MPhA Past President Scott Setzepfandt has been selected as the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy’s 2018 recipien...
Friday, June 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Specialty Pharmacists – Write about Your Products/Services for MPhA Journal »
The MPhA Editorial Advisory Committee would like to include information in future issues of the Minnesota Pharmacist journ...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gunda Georg Named Regents Professor »
MPhA member Gunda Georg, PhD, has been appointed a Regents Professor of the University of Minnesota. The Regents Professor...

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