Community pharmacies may apply now for new accreditation program

Pharmacy Today - June 1, 2014

Author: Cara Aldridge Young, Senior Assistant Editor

Outpatient pharmacy practices seeking recognition for their high-quality, safe, and efficient patient care are invited to apply for the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation’s (CPPA) voluntary new accreditation program. The program is up and running and accepting applications.

Cara Aldridge YoungSenior Assistant Editor

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CPPA Accredits First Pharmacies Under New Community Pharmacy Practice Standards

WASHINGTON, DC – The Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) today announced the first two programs to be accredited under its community pharmacy practice standards—Goodrich Pharmacy, an independent multi-site community pharmacy near Minneapolis, and the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Pharmacy, located at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

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CPPA’s Value to Pharmacy Practice

Author: Paul W. Abramowitz, PharmD, FASHP, Chief Executive Officer American Society of Health System Pharmacists

As you may be aware, ASHP recently joined the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) as a governing member. We believe that the CPPA brings considerable value to pharmacy. Its voluntary accreditation standards will help drive improvements in patient care in and between all sites of care, and, thus, will advance the profession of pharmacy.

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