Market Conduct Requirements for Pharmacy Benefit Managers effective 1/1/21

Oregon HB2185 Enrolled    Relating to pharmacy benefit managers; creating new provisions; and amending ORS 735.530 and 735.534. ID_10-2020   Market Conduct Requirements for Pharmacy Benefit Managers effective 1/1/21 House Bill 2185 and Associated Rules for Regulation of Pharmacy Benefits Managers Effective date: 01/01/2021 Applicable law: ORS 735.530-735.552 Bills and Laws Oregon Revised Statutes (oregonlegislature.gov) Applicable […]

2020-2021 Board of Directors Nominations Open

Choosing to serve your profession through elected volunteer leadership is one of the most important decisions a pharmacy professional can make. OSPA is extremely fortunate to have a large number of strong leaders who currently choose to donate their most valued assets – time and wisdom – to advancing the pharmacy profession and promoting patient […]

COVID-19: Resources for Oregonians

In today’s information-centric world, the news about Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading faster than we can keep up. OSPA is closely monitoring developments and sharing important alerts as they become available. As COVID-19 continues to impact communities nationwide, it is important that we all take #StepsforHealth to protect ourselves and the communities in which we work, […]

Oregon Board of Pharmacy Positions Available

The Oregon Board of Pharmacy will have at least one pharmacist member position available beginning July 1, 2020.  Applicants should apply for these positions through the Governor’s Office of Executive Appointment.  More information can be found here.  As part of this process,  OSPA has the opportunity to provide recommendations to the Governor. If you would […]

How Pacific University Students Celebrated American Pharmacists Month

Pacific University celebrated American Pharmacists Month by raising awareness and spreading some cheer, both on and off campus. To kick off the month, students participated in #APhMSelfieDay and took a picture with a group of excited students and future practitioners (figure 2). Throughout the month, we had different patient care events in the community including […]

How OSU Students Participated in American Pharmacists Month

The APhA-ASP chapter at  Oregon State University chose to celebrate American Pharmacist Month this year by recognizing the pharmacists which inspire and motivate their student pharmacists. OSU College of Pharmacy students developed diversity awards, using the word diversity as a pneumonic for nine-character traits that students admire in their pharmacy mentors. Students in their second to […]