Precision Pharmacy: Integrating Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice

For many decades pharmacists have used patient characteristics to individualize drug therapy, initially deploying simple patient characteristics such as age, body weight and/or renal function to determine appropriate dosages. This process has continued to grow in sophistication and now utilizes genetics and many other biological and pharmacological variables. In that respect, the concept of “precision… Continue Reading Precision Pharmacy: Integrating Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice

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Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) — Partnership with the Profession

What an exciting and productive year we have just concluded and we are well underway in planning for an even more robust year in 2017. Under the leadership of William (Bill) E. Evans, 2016 Chair of BPS and William (Bill) Ellis, Executive Director of BPS, remarkable progress was made partnering with the profession to position… Continue Reading Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) — Partnership with the Profession

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Transition of CGP Credential is Another Important Step for Professional Unity

On October 25, 2016 the Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy (CCGP) and the Board of Pharmacy Specialties® (BPS) jointly announced that an agreement had been reached, in principle, to move the Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP) credential under the BPS portfolio of pharmacist certifications. Continue Reading Transition of CGP Credential is Another Important Step for Professional Unity

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