Professional and Clinical Affairs

APCI’s Professional and Clinical Affairs department is exploring many ways for APCI members to not only survive, but also to thrive, as the role of pharmacy grows in the world of health care.

Professional and Clinical Affairs is investigating many programs and services to assist our members in the clinical arena, such as adherence programs, MTM, immunization training, and diabetes management, just to name a few.

The focus on clinical pharmacy will help increase a pharmacy’s CMS Star ratings, improve patient health, and bring new revenue streams to pharmacies. At independent pharmacies, an increase in quality means better patient care and value. And while we work with our members to increase their Star ratings, Professional and Clinical Affairs is also working with APCI Choice to create model plans for Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) that will enhance their overall Star ratings. Additionally, APCI Choice and Professional and Clinical Affairs work closely together on contractual issues, as well as ways to best provide information to member pharmacies.

For more information about how Professional and Clinical Services can help your pharmacy, contact APCI at (800) 532-2724.




'Hot Topic Tuesdays' begin May 19

A new monthly webinar series from APCI will address timely topics important to independent pharmacies.




Upcoming MTM programs from APhA and GPhaA (GA)

The Georgia Pharmacy Association will host the American Pharmacists' Association's "Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services" in several locations between now and June.




APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Training Program - AL

The Alabama Pharmacy Association is hosting the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Training Program (13th edition) on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy.




'Pharmacy's Future in Obesity Education' CE program

APCI is offering a special continuing education opportunity on "Pharmacy's Future in Obesity Education" in conjunction with the 2015 Annual Convention and Stockholders' Meeting.




MIPA to host Prescription Synchronization CE

The Mississippi Independent Pharmacies Association (MIPA) will be hosting 3 Prescription Synchronization CEs.

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