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  • News - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
    believe the textbook will be an excellent aid in the development of the next generation AB looks to pharmacists for CVD risk reduction October 2014 Alberta has identified vascular risk reduction as a public health priority and has reached out to community pharmacy to demonstrate that pharmacists can play a leading role I ve never been in this position before where Incoming President reflects on value of CFP October 2014 When pharmacist Anne Maheu first joined the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy she was in the thick of the pharma industry as Director of Healthcare Stakeholder Relations at Pfizer Canada Executive Director Dayle Acorn had come A report card for pharmacy services October 2014 Canadian researchers are looking to capture the perspectives of various stakeholders on current pharmacy services to garner advice on how to best evaluate these services going forward Since the summer of 2013 the researchers Spotlight on Jake Thiessen A pillar of pharmacy August 2014 What does it take to earn a Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Pillar of Pharmacy award As this year s recipient confirms it s a life long commitment to pharmacy education and a dedication to research that enhances patient care In Vote of confidence for minor ailments August 2014 Pharmacy customers appear to be overwhelmingly supportive of pharmacists assessing and prescribing for minor ailments according to a recent study of the government funded minor ailments program in Saskatchewan 1 The study surveyed Your support funds innovation More pharmacists in the community setting are overcoming barriers to expand their practice if this year s applications to the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy CFP Innovation Fund are any indication We re impressed and encouraged by both the Leaders of pharmacy organizations receive well earned kudos August 2014 The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy CFP is recognizing the stellar

    Original URL path: http://cfpnet.ca/en/news/page/5 (2016-04-27)
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  • News - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
    5 000 from the Chain Drug Association of B C and another 5 000 Blueprint for Pharmacy update The steering committee for the Blueprint for Pharmacy has established a Pharmacy Technician Working Group to move forward on the Blueprint s stated objectives for pharmacy technicians which include tracking and forecasting pharmacy human Personalizing care is key to Canada s healthcare system survival If Canadians want to preserve their healthcare system for the future health providers need to start looking to patients as partners in their care as opposed to mere recipients believes Dr Anne Snowdon Professor and Chair of the International Past Innovation Fund projects show potential for further benefit Plan sponsors have to consider new investments in healthcare services for long term cost savings At least that s what the latest research from one project supported by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy s Innovation Fund is indicating The Introducing Canada s pharmacy management textbook APRIL 2014 A new all Canadian textbook focused on pharmacy management should be available for pharmacies and pharmacy students across the country by spring of next year Headed by The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy the textbook is expected Saskatchewan adopts SafetyNET Rx for quality assurance APRIL 2014 Nova Scotia s SafetyNET Rx program funded in part by Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy CFP is making its mark in the increasingly critical area of continuous quality improvement CQI in community pharmacy Nova Scotia is Marshall Moleschi new president of CFP APRIL 2014 The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy CFP welcomes Marshall Moleschi Registrar of the Ontario College of Pharmacists as its President Moleschi joined CFP s Board in 2010 and has been a member of its Executive since 2011 The Ontario OPENs door to research APRIL 2014 A large scale research program to study the value of pharmacists

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  • News - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
    of networks for private payers JANUARY 2014 Canada s largest insurance company is working with pharmacists in new and exciting ways Barb Martinez National Practice Leader at Great West Life told attendees at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy s recent Pharmacy Forum Pharmacy associations build united front JANUARY 2014 Like two sides of a coin Canada s two national pharmacy associations appear determined to fulfill complementary mandates in order to support pharmacy s transition to new models in both business and professional practice Both also CFP announces 25 000 Innovation Fund grant to support Manitoba smoking cessation project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto January 7 2014 The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy has had the opportunity to support multiple projects this year The winners of a 50 000 grant are the Manitoba Society of Pharmacists in association with the CFP commits 35 000 to UBC Practice Research Project The winners of the 35 000 grant are Drs Carlo Marra and Larry Lynd from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia and Pharmacist John Shaske of Howe Sound Pharmacy The PhInDMORE study is collaboration Murray Koffler receives CFP s Pillar of Pharmacy More than 250 leaders in pharmacy former colleagues friends and family members recently gathered to honour the founder of Shoppers Drug Mart a man who was years ahead of his time We are finally catching up to the trail blazed by Murray Pharmacy ideally positioned to deliver value in health care CFP Innovation Gala Community pharmacy is part of the cure for an ailing healthcare system says Dr Marla Shapiro host of CTV s Dr Marla Friends and associate professor at the University of Toronto s Faculty of Medicine The physician and popular media CFP recognizes leadership with 2013 Wellspring Awards Approximately 60 attendees joined the reception

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  • News - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
    is the most adaptable to change Charles Darwin In 2012 Pharmacy Forum Look how far we ve come but it s not over yet The message to pharmacy stakeholders attending the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy s 2012 Pharmacy Forum in October was both encouraging and sobering Progress is ongoing but so is the battle for pharmacists hoping for an expanded role in 2012 Pharmacy Forum Transforming health care through technology The notion of a national electronic health record for Canadians may seem like a pipe dream but speakers at the 2012 CFP Pharmacy Forum provided some compelling examples of current projects that are well underway in anticipation of the inevitable 2012 Pharmacy Forum Ongoing changes in Ontario drug reform Like other provinces across the country Ontario s drug program has incurred tremendous change over the last two years In fact an estimated 1 billion in savings has been reinvested into the province s drug system since changes were first Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Recognizes 2012 Pillar of Pharmacy Award winners Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Recognizes 2012 Pillar of Pharmacy Award winners Toronto November 7 2012 On October 30th over 150 members of the pharmacy and pharmaceutical community attended the 2012 CFP Pillar Award dinner in honour of Pharmacy Practice Supplement The Changing Face of Pharmacy A New Script The pieces are falling into place increasingly complex patient needs overburdened physicians expanded scopes of practice and government funded pharmacist services All point to opportunities for community pharmacists to reshape Release 2011 Innovation Fund Grant Winner CFP announces 2011 Innovation Fund Grant Winner TORONTO December 7 2011 The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to announce the winner of this year s Innovation Fund grant in support of pharmacypractice research The winner of 2011 Year in Review December 5 2011 Dear Friend

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  • News - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
    Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy for a Healthier Canada News Pharmacy forum reveals seismic shift in community practice Written by Staff on November 24 2010 for CanadianHealthcareNetwork ca While each speaker used different language to anyone listening it was obvious that yes the earth really has been moving and nothing is where it used to be CFP Announces 2010 Innovation Fund Grant Winner Toronto ON The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy CFP is delighted to announce Mr Bev Allen as its 2010 Pillar of Pharmacy Award recipient Bev joins other distinguished award winners for his life long commitment and contribution to the CFP Announces 2010 Innovation Fund Grant Winner Toronto ON The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is delighted to announce this year s recipient of its Innovation Fund Grant to advance the profession of pharmacy through optimizing patient care Just over 48 000 has been awarded to Dr Neil 2010 CFP Innovation Fund Apply Now Since 1945 the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy has been engaged in activities that promote the advancement of the profession of pharmacy Currently the Board of Directors for the Foundation would like to focus on the transition from a Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

    Original URL path: http://cfpnet.ca/en/news/page/9 (2016-04-27)
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  • News - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
    Canadian content written and reviewed by experts across the country with multiple years of experience in pharmacy management With the ever changing scope of practice for pharmacists and the need for maintaining clinical expertise often management issues are not given the same dedicated focus says Editor in Chief Wayne Hindmarsh I congratulate the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy for leading this initiative Featuring 12 sections Pharmacy Management in Canada focuses on everything from developing a strategic business plan and financial management of your practice to marketing and quality control There is also an entire section dedicated to developing implementing and managing clinical pharmacy services The transformation of pharmacy practice is a tremendous opportunity for pharmacists to improve the accessibility of health services drug therapies and patient counseling says Andrew Parkes President Guardian I D A Drug Stores McKesson Canada This textbook represents a great resource for students and practising pharmacists as they continue their journey towards better business better practice and better health Dayle Acorn CFP s executive director says the time is right for an all in one resource for pharmacists and students that focuses on all aspects of the profession I expect this to be a useful tool for many years to come Pharmacy Management in Canada available in hardcopy or e book was made possible through the generous support of numerous personal and corporate donors such as Greenshield Canada McKesson and Pharmascience In fact more than 30 individual pharmacists donated 1 000 each in support of the initiative To pre order a copy of the textbook which sells for 149 contact dacorn cfpnet ca Congratulations to pharmacist Jessica Goodman who gets a free copy of the textbook as the winner of our Facebook contest Pictured in photo from left Derek DesRosiers Director Pharmacy Practice Support at B C

    Original URL path: http://cfpnet.ca/en/news/details/id/169 (2016-04-27)
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  • News - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
    McKesson Canada and the Ontario Pharmacists Association are the latest sponsors to come on board with substantial donations contributing 25 000 and 10 000 respectively Our contribution to the textbook reflects the belief of McKesson and our independent pharmacy banners IDA Guardian Medicine Shoppe Canada and Proxim that pharmacists are key to enhancing the access and quality of care for Canadians says Andrew Parkes President of Drug Trading Our hope is that this textbook can enhance the learning experience and preparedness of the pharmacy graduates as they enter the increasingly important practice of pharmacy Other sponsors to date include AdhereRx the Alberta Pharmacists Association Allied Pharmacists Inc AstraZeneca BC Chain Drugs Stores Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Desante Financial Green Shield Canada Jones Healthcare Leo Pharma Lovell Drugs Manitoba Society of Pharmacists Pharmasave Drugs National Ltd Pharmascience Remedy s RxSafeway Pharmacy Shoppers Drug Mart Shoppers Drug Mart National Associates Alumni Teva and Turner Drug Store Ltd To see this kind of support coming in from throughout the profession is very encouraging because it shows us that people believe this textbook is necessary says Dayle Acorn Executive Director of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy CFP which is spearheading the initiative BC

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  • News - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy
    individuals across the country the new Pharmacy Management in Canada textbook is expected to become a much needed resource for the profession I first realized the need for this when I was attempting to build lecture material for a University of Toronto undergrad class and noted that the only Canadian reference was the book I used when I was in pharmacy school in 1980 says Mike Jaczko one of six section editors on the textbook which was headed by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy CFP With the rapidly changing pharmacy practice environment in Canada Jaczko believes practitioners and pharmacy owners really need to know how to run a more efficient pharmacy The academic coupled with the practitioner need made for a compelling argument to go forward with this project he says One of the textbook s authors pharmacist Billy Cheung also believes it will be a useful tool for pharmacy students pharmacists and anyone else involved in pharmacy management for many years to come It really is a brilliant compilation of the experience knowledge and expertise from pharmacists across Canada he says Dennis Darby chief executive officer of the Ontario Pharmacists Association OPA which contributed 10 000 to the initiative says partnering with CFP on the textbook was a natural fit As the largest pharmacist association in Canada part of our mandate is to help enable pharmacists to be able to practise via a number of routes tools education advice he says Particularly in Ontario where new practitioners are graduating into a healthcare system under extreme fiscal pressure helping them to be prepared to deal with the business as well as the clinical practice of pharmacy is so important Darby says the OPA hopes pharmacists will continue to be able to provide critical care to patients across the country as

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