News and Updates

Trygstad Featured in Pharmacy Forward Podcast

  • Friday, February 16, 2018 3:15 PM


CPESN USA Executive Director, Troy Trygstad, PhD, PharmD, MBA was featured in today's Pharmacy Forward Podcast. Troy shared how to use community based care delivery to create supports to help patien…

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"Introduction to CPESN Networks" Webinar Series Now Accessible

  • Thursday, February 8, 2018 7:42 PM
The CPESN USA Leadership Team invites you to attend our "Introduction to CPESN Networks" webinar series. Learn more about local CPESN Networks forming across the country and the value they provide t…
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ICYMI: CPESN Networks Featured in ComputerTalk Magazine

  • Monday, December 11, 2017 7:28 PM


CPESNSM USA Executive Director, Troy Trygstad, and Director of Strategy and Luminary Development, Joe Moose, were featured in the September/October 2017 edition in an article entitled, Independent, …

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"An Introduction to CPESN Networks" Webinar Series is Now Available

  • Monday, October 16, 2017 5:19 PM


Community-based pharmacy owners and CPESNSM Luminaries will be joined by CPESN USA leaders to co-present "An Introduction to CPESN Networks" webinar series on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30 PM Eas…

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CPESN USA Luminary Randy McDonough Featured in August 2017 issue of Pharmacy Times

  • Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:47 PM


Enjoy a great article on transforming a pharmacy to a value-based care model by CPESNSM USA Luminary Randy P. McDonough, PharmD, MS, CGP, BCPS, FAPHA and Shannon Rudolph, PharmD. The article was fea…

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NCPA Innovation Center Webinar Features the Arkansas CPESN

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:15 PM


Each month, the National Community Pharmacists Association® Innovation Center offers an educational continuing education webinar. This month, they will take a deeper look into the Arkansas CPESNSM w…

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Upcoming Presentations

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:16 PM


Join us! CPESN Leaders and Luminaries will be sharing the CPESN story at the following upcoming conferences. If you are attending one of these events, come see us. We look forward to connecting with…

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CPESN Networks Featured in Another National Pharmacy Magazine

  • Monday, September 11, 2017 2:41 PM


CPESN USA, along with Arkansas CPESN luminaries Anne Pace and Bobby Glaze, was featured in the September issue of America's Pharmacist. NCPA members can view it online here. Not an NCPA member yet? …

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Join Us for CPESN Activities During NCPA Annual Convention

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017 6:06 PM
CPESN USA has a number of inaugural events planned during the NCPA® Annual Convention. Join us in Orlando for these events:
Join us for the Luminary & Facilitator Business Meeting!
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CPESN Networks Featured in Drug Store News!

  • Friday, August 11, 2017 11:02 AM
CPESN Networks were featured during the opening session at Cardinal Health RBC 2017 and in a recent article in Drug Store News. A panel discussion during the session included National Community Pharma…
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CPESN USA and CPESN Missouri Featured in Missouri Pharmacist

  • Thursday, August 3, 2017 9:13 AM

Missouri Pharmacist featured CPESN USA and the pending launch of the local network, CPESN Missouri, in their July-September 2017 edition. CPESN USA national luminary, Dr. Tripp Logan, was featured thr…

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"An Introduction to CPESN Networks" Webinar Series is Now Available

  • Monday, July 31, 2017 3:50 PM
Community-based pharmacy owners and CPESNSM Luminaries will be joined by CPESN USA leaders to co-present "An Introduction to CPESN Networks" webinar series on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:30 PM Easte…
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Marketing your CPESN Network

  • Monday, July 31, 2017 11:29 AM

Jay Williams, Director of Marketing Communications for CPESN USA, and Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson, MD, MPH, a Primary Care Provider with Wake County Human Services and Medical Director for Community Care …

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CPESN Directors Joe Moose and Trista Pfeiffenberger Featured in National Webinar

  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:19 PM
CPESN Directors Joe Moose, PharmD, and Trista Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, were recently featured in the Center for Health Care Strategies national webinar series. The two health care innovators shared the…
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CPESN and Trista Pfeiffenberger were recently featured in a recent article in Drug Topics!

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:14 PM

CPESN and Trista Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, MS, Director of Quality and Operations for CPESN USA and Director of Network Pharmacy Programs for Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), were recently featu…

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CPESN USA's Trygstad Featured in May 2017 Population Health News

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 11:37 AM


CPESN's Troy Trygstad was featured in the May 2017 edition of Population Health News. Click here to see the full article.

To read the entire issue or to subscribe to Population Health News visit …

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Network Profile: CPESN Iowa

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:34 PM


Since their groundbreaking work with MTM in the 1990s, pharmacists in Iowa have consistently been national leaders in innovating pharmacy practice. This trend continues as Iowa pharmacists were som…

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CPESN USA Leadership Team Hits the Road

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:24 PM


The CPESNSM leadership team has earned some frequent flyer miles as they’ve traveled all over the country telling the story up-and-coming CPESN pharmacy networks. In the past two weeks along, recen…

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Local Network Updates

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:14 PM

Local Network Updates

The CPESNSM movement is gaining momentum in many local areas across the country. Here are some recent highlights from just a few of the local CPESN networks that are collaborati…

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Pharmacist eCare Plan Gains Momentum

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:02 PM
Having pharmacists collect, document and share medication-related services with providers, payers, and care givers (as well as the patients themselves) will help validate the pharmacist’s role in pati…
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Pharmacist Spotlight: Charlie Barnes

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:51 PM

“I’ve been a pharmacist for 41 years and through most of that time we’ve been beat up by people believing that all we did was lick, stick, count and pour. Now we have a chance to validate what some …

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CPESN Local Network Branding

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:46 PM

CPESN USA has been working closely with the leadership teams from several local networks to help them create their local network logo, promotional flyers, and digital marketing materials.

Logos have…

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CPESN USA Featured in May issue of Pharmacy Today

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 3:07 PM

Executives from the CPESNSM USA leadership team and CPESN Iowa local network luminary, Ryan Frerichs, PharmD, were featured in the May 2017 edition of Pharmacy Today.

In the article entitled, Commun…

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Join CPESN Leaders for the Re-Engineering Your Pharmacy Boot Camp

  • Friday, March 24, 2017 1:59 PM

Join CPESNSM Leaders Ashley Branham, Joe Moose, and Jay Williams along with many successful pharmacy owners for the Re-Engineering Your Pharmacy Boot Camp, presented by NCPA’s Innovation Center. Prese…

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Trygstad Featured in Relentless Health Podcast

  • Friday, March 24, 2017 1:53 PM

This week's Relentless Health podcast features CPESNSM Executive Director Troy Trygstad discussing the Pharmacist eCare Plan and improving the collaboration between the pharmacist and the rest of the …

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Trygstad featured in Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 2:50 PM

Check out CPESN Executive Director Troy Trygstad's stint on the Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit hosted by Blair Thielemier. In the first web-based pharmacy conference experience, they discuss communit…

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CPESN USA Welcomes CPESN-Iowa Pharmacies

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 1:27 PM
High performing Iowa pharmacies are now identifiable by patients across the state.
Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Networks USA (CPESN), the network of community-based pharmacy networks acros…
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Luminaries: Ignite Agenda

  • Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:27 PM

CPESN will host nearly 75 local luminaries during a special CPESN event scheduled for February 8-9, 2017 at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina. The two-day agenda will be full of s…

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CPESN Leaders Recognized

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:56 AM

CPESN's Trista Pfeiffenberger, PharmD, MS, received the Don Blanton Award from the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists. The award recognizes the pharmacist who contributed the most to the advanc…

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Local CPESN Highlights

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:46 AM

The CPESN movement is gaining momentum in many local areas across the country. Here are some recent highlights from just a few of the CPESN groups that are collaborating to change the future of pharma…

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Lantana Awarded High-Impact Pilot

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:37 AM

Lantana Consulting Group was awarded a High-Impact Pilot by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The pilot will test …

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Benefits of Being a Member of a Local CPESN

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:25 AM

Join the CPESN movement! Connect with like-minded community pharmacists to become high performing, enhanced services delivering pharmacy. Our unique approach and expertise will help empower participat…

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CPESN Feature on Prescribe Wellness Blog

  • Tuesday, November 15, 2016 1:19 PM

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) has been on the forefront of healthcare practice. In order to provide better quality of care and reduce costs, in 2014, they partnered with Com…

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Including Pharmacists in Primary Care Saves $$$, Helps Patients

  • Friday, October 14, 2016 2:25 PM

When pharmacists track meds, collaborate with docs, everybody wins

October 07, 2016

By Shannon Firth, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today

WASHINGTON -- Pharmacists can help control costs …

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A Leader in The Value-Based Pharmacy Movement - Part Two

  • Friday, October 14, 2016 9:53 AM

In a previous blog post we introduced you to Ashley Branham who is helping expand high performing pharmacy networks through North Carolina, which can be seen in a short, informative document called …

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A Leader in The Value-Based Pharmacy Movement - Part One

  • Wednesday, October 5, 2016 10:49 AM

Joe Moose, RPh, co-owner of Moose Pharmacy and its multiple locations in and around Concord, N.C., is a pioneer in the clinical community pharmacist (or value-based pharmacy) phenomenon that is steadi…

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