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CPESN Wyoming Leaders Featured in Elements Magazine

Friday, June 21, 2019 1:30 PM

CPESN Wyoming luminaries Scot & Amy Schmidt were featured in the June 2019 issue of Elements magazine. The networks leaders were the focus of an article called, "This Pharmacy Duo Is Leading Community Pharmacies Into the Future: Scot and Amy Schmidt are moving the needle toward a new pharmacy payment model based on the value of p…

CPESN Luminaries and Leaders Participate in Summer Trade Show CE Curriculum

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:00 PM

CPESN USA leaders and local network luminaries will be participating in the continuing education programs for many of the summer trade shows. Here are just a few of the programs held this summer:

 

 

 

CPESN Leaders Featured in America's Pharmacist Article on Care Planning

Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:00 PM

Care planning and the Pharmacist eCare Plan were featured in the June 2019 edition of America's Pharmacist with an article entitled, "Planning Patient Care: From Sticky Notes to Pharmacy Software Systems" by CPESN USA pharmacists Cody Clifton, PharmD, Hugh Heldenbrand, PharmD, and Kim Roberts, PharmD. Click here to read the full arti…

CPESN Pharmacies Selected for 3 "Innovation" Awards from Health Mart

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 8:00 AM

Three CPESN pharmacies have been recognized by Health Mart as top-performing pharmacies providing exceptional patient care, operational innovation and community commitment. CPESN Colorado's Buena Vista Drug in Buena Vista, Colorado won the Health Mart Clinical Innovation Award. CPESN Ohio's Toledo Family Pharmacy in Toledo, Ohio won …

CPESN Featured in PioneerRx Connect Show Booklet, Exhibiting During Conference

Friday, May 31, 2019 9:00 AM

CPESN Networks is exhibiting at the 2019 PioneerRx Connect conference held May 30 through June 1, 2019 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando. Look for luminaries Alison Haas and Joe Moose at the CPESN display outside of the Osceola Ballroom. Pictured: CPESN advertisement featured in the PioneerRx Connect show booklet.

CPESN Networks Mentioned in Center for Health Care Strategies Article

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 3:30 PM

CPESN Networks were mentioned in a May 2019 article by author Jim Lloyd entitled, "Opportunities to Advance Complex Care in Rural and Frontier Areas". Click here to read the entire brief, which can be found the Center for Health Care Strategies website.

CPESN Pharmacies Making an Impact with their Patients through Community Health Workers

Friday, May 24, 2019 10:00 AM

Two CPESN pharmacies in Missouri were featured in an article in the Standard Democrat (and online on Standard-Democrat.com) through their use of Community Health Workers. Click here to read the full article.

 

CPESN Pharmacies and local CPESN network leadership can access the educational modules on Community Health Workers by visit…

Troy Medicare, a Medicare Advantage startup, Launches in North Carolina and is Featured in Med City News

Monday, May 20, 2019 10:00 AM

Troy Medicare was featured in a May 2019 article in Med City News. In the article entitled, "Troy Medicare is launching a North Carolina MA plan with pharmacists at its center," The Medicare Advantage startup said that they plan to leverage CPESN pharmacists to help deliver care and manage the chronic conditions of seniors. CPESN net…

Townsend Pharmacy Wins Community Pharmacy Innovation in Quality Award

Friday, May 17, 2019 9:00 AM

Congratulations to Townsend Pharmacy, an active CPESN Iowa and CPESN USA participating pharmacy, for being selected for the 2019 Community Pharmacy Innovation in Quality award! Townsend was selected for its total transformation from a traditional dispensing pharmacy to a practice focused on patient therapeutic outcomes through medica…

CPESN USA Featured in Drug Store News Article

Monday, May 13, 2019 11:00 AM

CPESN USA was featured in a recent article in Drug Store News entitled, "The World Speaks: Networking to Have Pharmacy's Value Recognized." Click here to read the full article.

CPESN New Jersey Luminary Wins Award from Local Chamber

Friday, May 3, 2019 10:00 AM

CPESN New Jersey luminary Vic Sood, Owner of Home Drugs in Asbury Park, was awarded the Kenneth T. Roth Landmark Business Award by the Asbury Park Chamber of Commerce. Click here to see the announcement.

CPESN Luminaries Featured in NCPA qAM Newsletter

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:30 AM

CPESN South Carolina luminary Deborah Bowers was featured in this week's NCPA qAM Newsletter. Several CPESN luminaries have been featured over the past several weeks. Click here to check them out.

 

 

CPESN Leaders Featured in Texas Pharmacy Magazine Article

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 9:00 AM

CPESN USA Directors Ashley Branham and Jay Williams co-authored an article featured in the recently released Spring 2019 edition Texas Pharmacy Magazine. Check it out!

 

CPESN Texas Luminary Pens Article Featured in TPA Magazine

Monday, April 29, 2019 9:30 AM

CPESN Texas Lead Luminary, Ben McNabb, was featured in the Spring 2019 edition of Texas Pharmacy, the quarterly magazine of the Texas Pharmacists Association. In his article entitled, "Leading the Charge," McNabb shares his perspectives being the only pharmacist appointed to the Texas Health & Human Services Commission's Value-Ba…

CPESN USA's Virtual Expo Booth Now Online

Thursday, April 25, 2019 4:00 PM

Thanks to the generosity of the NCPA Innovation Center, CPESN USA now has a virtual booth in the Elevate Pharmacy Summit exhibitor hall. Click here to try it out!

  

 

CPESN Wisconsin Luminary Zaibak Featured in Milwaukee Fox 6 News

Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:00 AM

CPESN Wisconsin Luminary Hashim Zaibak was recently featured on Milwaukee Fox 6 News and the news station's website. In the story, "Local pharmacy taps into new tech ensuring patients have easy convenient way to get their meds" Hashim and his pharmacy Hayat's Pharmacy were highlighted. Click here to see more.

Hoey Continues to Direct Attention to CPESN Networks

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:00 PM

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO Doug Hoey continues to emphasize CPESN Networks. In his most recent Executive Update, entitled "Pharmacy is Changing and it's No Time to Watch from the Sidelines", Hoey urges community-based pharmacies to take action. Click here to read the full post.

CPESN Kansas Luminary Caswell in Hays Post Column

Friday, April 19, 2019 4:30 PM

CPESN Kansas luminary Brian Caswell was given a "shout out" by Dr. Roger Marshall, R-Great Bend, in his column for the Hays Post (Hays, Kansas).  Click here to read the entire article.

RxSelect CPESN Featured in Elements Magazine Article

Monday, April 15, 2019 10:00 AM

RxSelect CPESN was featured in March 15th article in Elements Magazine entitled, "A New Weight Management Program Helps Pharmacy Patients Lose Pounds." Click here to read the article.

CPESN Networks Featured in WSPC Newsroom Post

Friday, April 12, 2019 4:00 PM

CPESN Networks and CPESN Alaska luminary Dirk White were featured in the Western States Pharmacy Cooperative Newsroom blog post. Click here to read whole article, entitled, "CPESN Helps WSPC Members Improve Health Outcomes and Decrease Costs."

CPESN Florida Featured on Cover of Florida Pharmacy Today

Monday, April 8, 2019 7:00 AM

CPESN Florida was featured on the cover of March 2019 issue of Florida Pharmacy Today magazine, which included an article by Florida luminaries Kim Jones and Laura Rhodes entitled, "Clinical Opportunities for Community Pharmacies through CPESN Florida". Click here to read the article.

NCPA Continues to Expand Opportunities to Participate in an Enhanced Services Boot Camp

Friday, March 29, 2019 7:00 AM

NCPA recently announced additional Enhanced Services Boot Camps hosted by community pharmacy owners who have successfully implemented enhanced medication services in their pharmacy. If you haven't participated in an Enhanced Services Boot Camp, reserve your spot at one of these upcoming sessions:

 

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Barnes Featured in Georgia AIP Newsletter

Thursday, March 28, 2019 10:00 AM

CPESN Georgia Lead Luminary Charlie Barnes was featured in the February/March issue of the Georgia Academy of Independent Pharmacy newsletter.


CPESN Networks and CPESN Luminaries Featured in Drug Store News

Friday, March 22, 2019 4:00 PM

CPESN Networks, CPESN Alabama Luminary Patrick Devereux, and CPESN Virginia Luminary Stacy Schwartz were featured in a March 20 Drug Store News article by Mark Hamstra. Click here to read the full article, "A piece of the pie: Independents build new business models."

CPESN Luminary Randy McDonough Featured in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist

Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:00 AM

Randy McDonough, co-owner and director of clinical services at Towncrest Pharmacy in Iowa City, Iowa and a CPESN Iowa luminary, was featured in a recent article in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. Click here to read the entire article, called "New Dynamics in Drug Management."

CPESN Florida Luminary DeAnn Mullins Featured in PioneerRx Blog Post

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:00 AM

DeAnn Mullins, Owner of Mullins Pharmacy in Lyn Haven, Fla. and CPESN Florida Luminary was featured in the PioneerRx website blog. Click here to read the full post.

CPESN Networks Featured in Elements Magazine

Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:00 PM

CPESN Networks and CPESN Iowa Luminary Randy McDonough were featured in the March 2019 edition of Elements magazine. Click here and then on the thumbnail image of the March 2019 issue to enjoy the article,  "Crossing the Divide... How CPESN Networks break pharmacy into the medical side of the healthcare."

CPESN Pharmacies Win 2019 NICE Awards; Part 2

Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:00 PM

Several CPESN pharmacies have been selected as winners of the 2019 NCPA Innovation Center Excellence (NICE) Awards. Congratulations to City Drug Store Health Mart in Parsons, Tennessee (CPESN Tennessee) for winning the NICE award for Best Interior Remodel. Congratulations to Brossart Pharmacy Compounding and Medical Equipment for win…

CPESN Pharmacies Win 2019 NICE Awards

Friday, March 8, 2019 10:00 AM

Several CPESN pharmacies have been selected as winners of the 2019 NCPA Innovation Center Excellence (NICE) Awards. Congratulations to Davy Crockett Drug in Crockett, Texas (CPESN Texas) for winning the NICE award for Best Exterior Sign. Congratulations to Tayloe's Hospital Pharmacy in Washington, N.C. (Mutual CPESN) for winning the …

Join Us for the Enhanced Services Boot Camp in NYC!

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:30 PM

The next Enhanced Services Boot Camp has been scheduled for Sunday, March 24, 2019 in the New York City Metro Area. Join CPESN luminaries John Croce (Upstate New York) and Ben McNabb (Texas) along with CPESN leaders Ashley Branham and Jay Williams for a jam-packed, full-day training on the operations of an enhanced services business.…

CPESN Luminary Travis Wolff Wins PDS Pharmacist-of-the-Year Award

Monday, February 25, 2019 2:00 PM

Dr. Travis Wolff, owner of Med-World Pharmacy in Sapulpa, Okla. and luminary with the RxSelect CPESN network was named by Pharmacy Development Services (PDS) as the 2019 PDS Pharmacist-of-the-Year at the PDS Super-Conference held February 21-23, 2019.

NCPA Leaders Share Their Focus on CPESN Networks

Monday, February 25, 2019 9:00 AM

CPESN Luminaries Brian Caswell (CPESN Kansas) and Hugh Chancy (CPESN Georgia) along with RxSelect CPESN Diplomat Bill Osborn joined NCPA CEO Doug Hoey on stage during the 2019 PDS Super-Conference in Orlando. The leaders of the National Community Pharmacy Association shared their key activities for 2019, including a focus on the grow…

CPESN USA Luminary and Pharmacy Innovator Randy McDonough Featured in Upcoming Webinar

Thursday, February 21, 2019 4:00 PM

CPESN USA and CPESN Iowa Luminary Randy McDonough shares his insights on the upcoming Center the Health Care Strategies webinar "Building the Business Case and Value-Based Payment Models for Enhanced Medication Management" on Friday, March 1st at 1 p.m. Eastern. Listen in! Click here for more information.

CPESN Florida is Hosting a Live Meeting for Pharmacy Owners in Florida

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:00 PM

 

CPESN Florida is hosting a face-to-face meeting for pharmacies considering participation in CPESN Florida. The introductory meeting will be on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 3 p.m. at the Wyndham Grand, Clearwater Beach. If you are a pharmacist in Florida and want to attend, please RSVP to Noel Dente at ndente@cpesn.com

CPESN Luminaries Featured in NCPA qAM Newsletter

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 5:00 PM

CPESN Missouri luminary Christian Tadrus was featured in this week's NCPA qAM Newsletter. Several CPESN luminaries have been featured over the past several weeks. Click here to check them out.

 

 

 

CPESN Networks and CPESN Pharmacies Featured in Drug Topics

Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:00 PM

CPESN Networks and several CPESN pharmacy leaders were featured in a February 12, 2019 story in Drug Topics and found on drugtopics.com. In her article entitled, "Diversify and Prosper," Beth Longware Duff highlighted the work of CPESN Networks and shared the perspective of several CPESN participating pharmacy owners. Stephanie Smith…

CPESN Luminaries Highlighted in Consumer Reports Article

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:00 AM

Three CPESN luminaries were featured in a January 31, 2019 online article in consumerreports.org. In her article entitled, "Get More From Your Pharmacy" Consumer Reports deputy editor, Lisa Gill, includes quotes from Chris Antypas, co-owner of Asti's Pharmacy and luminary for the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network, Benjamin McNabb…

CPESN Luminaries Featured in NCPA qAM Newsletter

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12:00 PM

CPESN Iowa luminary Cheri Schmit was featured in this past week's NCPA qAM Newsletter. Several CPESN luminaries have been featured over the past several weeks. Click here to check them out

 

Albany College of Pharmacy Releases their One Good Story Video Series Featuring CPESN Upstate NY

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 8:00 PM

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences released their “One Good Story” video series. (A previous Newsroom post shared the "sneak peek"). This is a great video on the enhanced pharmacy services provided by CPESN Upstate NY and features CPESN Upstate NY luminary John Croce and participating pharmacy owner Zarina Jalal. Click he…

CPESN Networks Featured in Chain Drug Review Article

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:45 AM

CPESN Networks were featured in a January 11th Chain Drug Review article entitled, "Pharmacy payment model needs to be simplified". Read the full article here.

CPESN Upstate NY Featured in College of Pharmacy Video Series.

Friday, January 18, 2019 9:40 AM

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences produced a video sneak peek of their “One Good Story” series. This edition focuses on the enhanced pharmacy services provided by CPESN Upstate NY and features CPESN Upstate NY luminary John Croce and participating pharmacy owner Zarina Jalal. Check it out!

 

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CPESN Leaders Featured on Magazine Covers

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:30 PM

CPESN Wisconsin Luminary, Jake Olson, and RxSelect CPESN Pharmacy Diplomat, Bill Osborn, were featured on the cover of the January editions of two popular pharmacy industry magazines. Olson, owner of Skywalk Pharmacies in Wisconsin, was featured on the cover Pharmacy Today. To see the cover and read the whole article, click here. Osb…

CPESN Tennessee and Good Neighbor Pharmacy in Recent Healthcare Blog Post

Thursday, January 10, 2019 9:00 AM

Good Neighbor Pharmacy and CPESN Tennessee were featured in a healthcare blog on Managed Healthcare Connect in a post called, "Good Neighbor Pharmacy: A Potential Role Model for Community Pharmacy?" by Michael Cawley. Click here to read the entire post.

CPESN South Carolina Luminary featured in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:00 PM

CPESN South Carolina Luminary, Ed Vess, was a featured columnist in a recent ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist article entitled, "The Outlook 2019: Are You Ready?" Vess included CPESN Networks in his outlook! To read the whole article, click here.

CPESN USA's Trygstad to Lead PQA Webinar on the Pharmacist eCare Plan

Thursday, January 3, 2019 5:30 PM

CPESN USA Executive Director, Troy Trygstad, joins Shelly Spiro from the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative and the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) team for their next PQA Quality Forum Webinar entitled, "The Swiss Army Knife of Pharmacy Informatics: The Pharmacist Electronic Care Plan (eCare Plan). It isn't a unicorn. It's being used. Now."…

CPESN Participating Pharmacy Featured in Pharmacy Today

Thursday, December 13, 2018 2:00 PM

ICYMI: Mark's Pharmacy and its owner Mark McCurdy were featured in an October article in Pharmacy Today. The article entitled, "Nebraska pharmacy teams with patients and physicians to manage blood pressure" can be found here. Mark's Pharmacy is active in Nebraska Enhanced Services Pharmacies, a CPESN Network, and Mark serves as one o…

CPESN Pharmacies, Luminaries Featured in Drug Topics Article

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:00 PM

In case you missed it, CPESN Pharmacies Family Medical Services Pharmacy in Bessemer, Ala., Middleport Family Health Center in western N.Y., and Mullins Pharmacy in Lynn Haven, Fla., and were recently featured in the November issue of Drug Topics in an article called, "Boost Pharmacy Revenue: Reap Rewards from Diabetes Services."

 

CPESN Networks Hosting Several Upcoming "Intro" Webinar Presentations

Monday, December 10, 2018 6:00 PM

CPESN USA and its local CPESN Networks are hosting a number of introductory webinar presentations over the next several days. The USA version of the webinar series is on Thursday, December 13th at 1 p.m. EST. (This webinar is designed for any pharmacy owner or pharmacist in any state across the country.) To register to attend, click …

Delivering Care Beyond Prescriptions: A Marketplace Opportunity for Independent Pharmacies

Monday, December 10, 2018 2:00 PM

Good Neighbor Pharmacy President Brian Nightengale is the guest columnist for today's Drug Channels post with an article called "Delivering Care Beyond Prescriptions: A Marketplace Opportunity for Independent Pharmacies." Check it out!

https://www.drugchannels.net/2018/12/delivering-care-beyond-prescriptions.html

 

Or, You can rea…

CPESN Luminaries Featured in NCPA's qAM eNewsletter

Monday, December 10, 2018 12:00 PM

Our local network luminaries are being featured in NCPA's qAM Newsletter! CPESN Kansas Luminary Emily Prohaska was spotlighted this week. Click here to check them out.

CPESN Networks Mentioned in Several Recent Drug Store News Articles

Friday, November 30, 2018 8:15 AM

CPESN Networks were mentioned in several articles featured on Drug Store News this month. CPESN Virginia Luminary John Beckner mentioned CPESN Networks in a November 16 article on pharmacist-administered immunization opportunities. Click here to read it. John Bell from QS/1, an approved Pharmacist eCare Plan technology provider, ment…

CPESN Networks and CPESN Luminaries Randy McDonough and Roger Paganelli Featured in Business Insider Article

Monday, November 26, 2018 1:00 PM

CPESN Networks, along with CPESN Iowa Luminary Randy McDonough and CPESN NYC Luminary Roger Paganelli, were featured in a recent article by Lydia Ramsey in Business Insider. The article, entitled, "Pharmacists are getting squeezed by 2 of the world's biggest companies. Here's how they're fighting back" can be found here.

CPESN Pharmacy Highlighted by the Rural Health Information Hub

Thursday, November 15, 2018 5:00 PM

Scheffe Prescription Shop, a RxSelect CPESN pharmacy located in Enid, Okla., was highlighted by the Rural Health Information Hub for their Medication Synchronization Program. Click here to see the full article.

CPESN Pharmacy Featured in Pharmacy Today Article

Friday, November 9, 2018 5:45 PM

RxClinic Pharmacy, a Mutual CPESN participating pharmacy in Charlotte, N.C., was featured in a Pharmacy Today article by Senior Editor Loren Bonner. The article, entitled, "Finding the Right Fit: Chronic Care Management is More Flexible than You Might Think", appears in the November 2018 edition and also quotes Cody Clifton, PharmD, …

CPESN Pharmacy Featured in Pharmacy Times Video

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 9:15 AM

Towncrest Pharmacy, a CPESN Iowa pharmacy based in Iowa City, was featured in a November 1, 2018 online video and newsroom article by Pharmacy Times.   Watch it here.

Register to Attend the Next Enhanced Services Boot Camp in Greater Cincinnati

Friday, November 2, 2018 11:00 AM

Join CPESN Directors Ashley Branham and Jay Williams along with CPESN USA Luminary Tripp Logan at the next Enhanced Services Boot Camp. Don’t miss this great opportunity to jump start your clinical services offering! For more information, click here.

 

To register, click here.

CPESN Networks Featured in New White Paper from AmerisourceBergen

Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:00 PM

CPESN Networks and CPESN Executive Director, Troy Trygstad, are featured in a powerful new white paper from AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy. Click here to read the full document, entitled, “Independence Can’t Be Stopped: How Retail Trends Are Changing the Pharmacy Game.”

 

 

CPESN Leaders Featured in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist Article

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:30 AM

CPESN Texas Luminary Steve Hoffart, CPESN USA & Mutual CPESN Luminary Amina Abubakar, and CPESN Ohio Leader Kevin Day were all featured in the current issue of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. They all contributed significantly to the featured article, "Opportunity at the Point of Care".

 

Click here to see the article.

CPESN Pharmacists were Featured in new PioneerRx Blog Post

Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:30 AM

CPESN Networks and CPESN pharmacists were featured in a new PioneerRx blog post entitled, "Pharmacist eCare Plans Helping Patients Get Better".

 

Check it out: https://www.pioneerrx.com/web/blog/2018/10/ecare-plans-helping-patients-get-better/

CPESN Networks Mentioned in The Courier-Tribune Feature

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 8:00 AM

CPESN Networks and Mutual CPESN were mentioned in an October feature story in The Courier-Tribune based in Asheboro, North Carolina. The article entitled, "Opioids: What Pharmacists are Doing" features Ashley Duggins, PharmD, from Prevo Drugs, a CPESN participating pharmacy.    Click here for the full article.

CPESN Texas Luminary Steve Hoffart Featured in Follow-Up Story on NBC News

Monday, October 15, 2018 4:00 PM

CPESN Texas Luminary Steve Hoffart, Owner of Magnolia Pharmacy in Magnolia, Texas, was featured in last night's NBC News national broadcast. The 2-minute news segment featured the President's signing of new legislation prohibited gag clauses by Pharmacy Benefit Managers and was a follow-up to a previous investigative piece conducted …

CPESN Networks and Luminary Deborah Bowers Included in Drug Store News Article

Friday, October 12, 2018 8:30 AM

CPESN Networks and CPESN South Carolina Luminary Deborah Bowers were included in a Drug Store News article recapping the NCPA Annual Convention award winners.

 

To read the whole article, click here.

CPESN Networks Featured in Pharmacy Times Article

Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:30 PM

CPESN Networks and CPESN USA Luminary Amina Abubakar were included in a Pharmacy Times article by Colleen Hall entitled, "Pharmacists Partner with Physicians on Chronic Care to Better Manage Patients."

 

To read the full article, click here.

CPESN Leaders are Front and Center in Signing of New Gag Clause Legislation

Thursday, October 11, 2018 2:00 PM

CPESN Luminaries Hugh Chancy (Chancy Drugs) from CPESN Georgia and Theresa Tolle (Bay Street Pharmacy) from CPESN Florida joined NCPA CEO Doug Hoey, Senator Buddy Carter, and other pharmacy leaders as President Trump signed new legislation eliminating so-called gag clauses and allowing pharmacists to recommend the best option for the…

Abubakar Honored as Next-Generation Pharmacist Entrepreneur

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 2:00 PM

Amina Abubakar, PharmD, AAHIVP, owner of Rx Clinic Pharmacy in Charlotte, N.C., was honored by Pharmacy Times and Parata Systems with the Next-Generation Pharmacist Award in the Entrepreneur category. Abubakar is a luminary for CPESN USA and the Mutual CPESN network.

 

 

Click here to see the full announcement.

CPESN Networks Featured in 2018 NCPA Digest

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:00 PM

CPESN Networks was featured in the newly released 2018 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health.  Click here to see the full article.  Click here to see the full announcement from the National Community Pharmacists Association.

CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year Bowers Featured in Chain Drug Review

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:00 AM

Deborah D. Bowers, PharmD, owner of York Pharmacy in Yorkville, S.C., was featured in a recent article in Chain Drug Review.

 

Click here to see the full article.

Spoon Named Independent Pharmacist of the Year

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 8:30 AM

Jim Spoon, PharmD, owner of Spoon Drug in Sand Springs, Okla., has been named the National Community Pharmacists Association 2018 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year. Spoon Drug is a participating pharmacy in the RxSelect CPESN Network and in CPESN USA.

 

Click here to see the full announcement.

Tolle Honored as National Preceptor of the Year

Monday, October 8, 2018 2:00 PM

Theresa Tolle, BSPharm, FAPhA, owner of Bay Street Pharmacy in Sebastian, Fla., was named the 2018 National Preceptor of the Year by the NCPA Foundation. The National Preceptor of the Year Award honors a pharmacist who has made significant contributions to the education of student pharmacists by devoting time, talent, and effort as a…

Bowers Named 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year

Monday, October 8, 2018 12:00 PM

Deborah D. Bowers, PharmD, owner of York Pharmacy in Yorkville, S.C., was selected as the 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year, sponsored by Upsher-Smith. Bowers is the lead luminary for CPESN South Carolina.

 

 

 

Click here to see the full announcement.

McNabb Wins Outstanding Adherence Practitioner Award

Monday, October 8, 2018 10:30 AM

Benjamin McNabb, PharmD, owner of Love Oak Pharmacy in Eastland, Texas, was honored with the 2018 NCPA Innovation Center Outstanding Adherence Practitioner Award in recognition of his commitment to improving medication adherence. McNabb is a luminary with CPESN Texas.

  

 

Click here to read more.

Osterhaus Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Friday, September 28, 2018 4:30 PM

CPESN Iowa President and CPESN USA Board Treasurer, Matt Osterhaus, and his wife Marilyn, were recently announced as recipients of the University of Iowa School of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumni Award. Congratulations to Matt & Marilyn!

 

To read the announcement, click here.

Bowers Named 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year Finalist

Thursday, September 27, 2018 4:00 PM

For CPESN® Luminary-of-the-Year Finalist, Deborah D. Bowers, CPESN Networks is the solution for offering quality services and sending a unified message to medical side payers. That belief is what drives the CPESN South Carolina lead luminary and owner of Yorkville Pharmacy. Deborah has worked tirelessly over the past year because she…

Upcoming Presentations

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 9:27 AM

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 you.

Pharmacist eCare Plan Featured in Healthcare Informatics Article

Sunday, September 23, 2018 6:00 AM

The Pharmacist Care Plan was the primary topic in a September 14, 2018 article on Healthcare-Informatics.com entitled, EHR-Compatible Pharmacist Care Plan Standard Opens the Door to Cross-Setting Data Exchange. The article by Zabrina Gonzaga, R.N., shares the importance of the Pharmacist Care Plan Standard for the future of community…

Croce Named 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year Finalist

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 9:43 AM

John Croce, owner of Four Corners Pharmacy in Delmar, N.Y., couldn’t pass up the opportunity to join CPESN® Networks after he spoke with Joe Moose (Owner of six Moose Pharmacy locations in N.C. and Director of Strategy & Luminary Development for CPESN USA) back in January of 2016. Joe shared the success of the CPESN Network in No…

Congratulations to Balls Food Stores for Receiving the 2018 Pinnacle Award from APhA Foundation

Friday, September 14, 2018 10:00 AM

Balls Food Stores, whose pharmacies participate in CPESN Kansas and CPESN Missouri, was recently recognized for receiving the 2018 Pinnacle Awards from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation. Congratulations to Balls Food Stores Clinical Services Coordinator, Emily Prohaska, and the rest of the Balls Food Stores pharm…

Smith Cooney named 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year Finalist

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9:00 AM

Stephanie Smith Cooney, Pharm.D., heard of the idea of high-performing pharmacies networking together and didn’t hesitate to join. Knowing she had to be a part of this significant change within the pharmacy industry, she joined Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network (PPCN for short) and CPESN USA. Stephanie’s pharmacy, Gatti Pharmacy …

CPESN USA Announces Finalists for 2018 Luminary-of-the-Year Award

Monday, September 10, 2018 3:00 PM

CPESN USA has announced the finalists for the 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year Award, sponsored by Upsher-Smith. Nominations from across America were received and reviewed by a team of national luminaries. Finalists were selected based on efforts and results in developing a local CPESN Network, such as engaging local payers and achiev…

CPESN Networks Called Hope for Community Pharmacy

Friday, August 31, 2018 7:30 AM

In a recent article entitled, "Hope for Community Pharmacy" and featured in the August 2018 edition of Drug Store News (Page 50), guest author Ed Vess highlights the importance of the CPESN movement to local community pharmacies.  You can read the entire article here.

NCPA CEO Hoey Points to CPESN Networks in Chain Drug Review Article

Friday, August 24, 2018 9:00 AM

Doug Hoey, CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, points to CPESN USA in a recent national pharmacy publication. In a recent article entitled, "Current Rx Payment System Needs to be Changed" and featured in Chain Drug Review, Hoey says, "Rewarding pharmacies that are providing cost savings and quality value beyond dis…

CPESN Informational Sessions Open to All

Friday, August 17, 2018 5:34 PM

Are you looking for more information on CPESN Networks? Have you heard of the term 'CPESN' but wondered what is was all about? CPESN USA is hosting informational sessions that are open to anyone. They are scheduled for the 4th Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Eastern.

 

Click here to register or to see a list of scheduled session…

We are accepting nominations for the 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year!

Thursday, August 9, 2018 10:08 AM

Know a CPESN luminary that has gone above and beyond in the creation or development of a local network? If so, nominate them for the 2018 CPESN Luminary-of-the-Year Award sponsored by Upsher Smith. Act quickly. Nominations close on Wednesday, August 15th.

 

Click here for a nomination form.

 

CPESN Texas, McNabb, Branham Featured in Texas Pharmacy Association Newsletter

Friday, August 3, 2018 3:00 PM

CPESN Texas along with CPESN USA Director of Network Development, Ashley Branham, and CPESN Texas Luminary, Ben McNabb -- with his wife, Heather -- were featured in the August 3, 2018 edition of the Texas Pharmacy Association newsletter.

 

To read the whole article, click here

CPESN Networks Mentioned in Pharmacy Times

Monday, July 30, 2018 4:09 PM

In a recent article by Pharmacy Times, AmerisourceBergen leaders said they are focused on "driving awareness of pharmacy participation in and network adequacy for CPESN Networks".

 

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CPESN Tennessee Mentioned in Recent Drug Topics Interview

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 8:30 AM

CPESN Tennessee was mentioned in a recent Drug Topics article. The article featured an interview with AmerisourceBergen executive Brian Nightengale who said the company is approaching reimbursement reform by supporting CPESN Networks.

 

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CPESN Networks Included in Institute for Healthcare Improvement Report

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 8:00 AM

CPESN Networks were included in a 2018 Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) report titled, "No Place Like Home: Advancing the Safety of Care in the Home". The IHI report identified five guiding principles patient safety, including #4 - Effective team-based care and care coordination are critical to safety in the home setting.

CPESN Networks & Trista Pfeiffenberger Featured in JAPhA

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 7:00 PM

CPESN Networks and CPESN USA Director of Operations & Quality, Trista Pfeiffenberger, were featured in The Journal of the American Pharmacists Association in an article called, "Care team perspectives on community pharmacy enhanced services".

 

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Upcoming Presentations

Friday, July 13, 2018 8:00 AM

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 you.

 

CPESN Networks Featured in Drug Store News

Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:00 PM

CPESN Networks were described as, "a solution that redefines how pharmacies get paid" in a recent Drug Store News article by David Salazar. Industry leaders Doug Hoey, president and CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, Ritesh Shah, owner of Drug$mart Pharmacy in Keansburg, N.J., and Steve Lawrence, Cardinal Health s…

Arkansas CPESN Pharmacist Named 2018 Pharmacist-of-the-Year

Thursday, July 5, 2018 11:30 AM

David Smith, PD, owner of Smith Family Pharmacy in Conway, Arkansas was selected as the 2018 Pharmacist of the Year Award by the Arkansas Pharmacists Association.

To read more about David and his accomplishments, click here.

CPESN Networks featured on MULTIBRIEFS.com

Thursday, July 5, 2018 8:00 AM

CPESN Networks and Moose Pharmacy were featured on MULTIBRIEFS.com. Check out author Sheilamary Koch's article, "Pharmacists forge an expanded role in patient-centered care".

 

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CPESN Iowa Luminary Cheri Schmidt Featured

Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:30 PM

CPESN Iowa Luminary Cheri Schmidt was featured on-stage during the main general session at the Retail Business Conference in San Diego. Cheri shared how her Medicap Pharmacies are actively engaged in clinical medication synchronization and other enhanced services. Over 4,000 people attended the session. Cardinal Health's Retail Busin…

CPESN Networks Featured in Pharmacy Today Article

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 8:00 AM

CPESN Networks and CPESN USA Director of Strategy & Luminary Development, Joe Moose, PharmD, were featured in a June 2018 article in Pharmacy Today entitled, "A whirlwind tour of value-based payment models—with pharmacists as your guide".

To read the full article click here.

CPESN Pharmacist Tiffany Barber Featured in ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 11:06 PM

Tiffany Barber from Hillsborough Pharmacy and Nutrition in Hillsborough, N.C., was featured in the May/June issue and online edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. Click here to read the whole article and learn about Tiffany's involvement in CPESN Networks.

Pharmacist e-Care Plan Summer Webinar Series

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 7:00 AM

We are excited to announce our CPESN® eCare Plan Summer Webinar Series, which is aimed at getting information into the hands of participating pharmacies. Click here to register for one of the four (4) sessions. All sessions will be the same and cover Pharmacist eCare Plan basics.  

CPESN USA Featured Throughout Missouri Pharmacist Magazine

Friday, June 8, 2018 6:00 PM

Our friends at the Missouri Pharmacists Association developed an impressive April-June 2018 issue of the Missouri Pharmacist Magazine. The issue is chocked full of CPESN-related articles. Check out the whole magazine here.

 

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CPESN Leaders to Co-Facilitate NCPA Enhanced Services Boot Camps

Friday, June 1, 2018 8:30 AM

Several CPESN USA Directors will be helping the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) co-facilitate their Enhanced Services Boot Camps this summer. Previously, NCPA has hosted Boot Camps in New Jersey and Tennessee. Events in California, Florida, Wisconsin, and Missouri have now been scheduled. This innovative program exa…

Upcoming Presentations

Thursday, May 31, 2018 8:00 AM

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 you.

 

CPESN Iowa Pharmacy Featured in Drug Topics Article

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 11:00 AM

Jen Alexander, PharmD, pharmacy manager at NuCara Pharmacy in Pleasant Hill, Iowa was featured in a recent Special Report by Drug Topics. She was quoted in the article, "Enhance Your Patient Counseling Skills." 

Click here to read the whole article.

NuCara is one of nearly 100 pharmacies in Iowa participating in CPESN Networks.