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Welcome remarks - Scott LaGanga Executive Director

  1. 1. Welcome to the 2013 Interchange Scott LaGanga Executive Director Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) Vice President of Public Affairs and Alliance Development at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
  2. 2. We thank our sponsors for supporting the 2013 Interchange.
  3. 3. PSM Members Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy AIDS Drug Assistance Program Alaska Pharmacists Association The ALS Association American Association for Homecare American College Health Association American Pharmacists Association American Society of Health System Pharmacists Arizona Pharmacy Alliance (AzPA) Association of Nurses in AIDS Care BioForward Biotechnology Industry Organization California Healthcare Institute California Pharmacists Association California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) Colorado Biotechnology Association Community Access National Network The Council for Affordable Health Insurance European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) Generic Pharmaceutical Association Global Medicines Program Healthcare Distribution Management Association HealthCare Institute of New Jersey Healthcare Leadership Council The Hispanic Institute Illinois Pharmacists Association Institute of Health Law Studies Institute for Safe Medication Practices Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons North Carolina Association of Pharmacists International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition Oklahoma Pharmacists Association International Federation of Pharmaceutical Parenteral Drug Association Manufacturers and Associations PDMA Alliance Kidney Cancer Association Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association The Latino Coalition Pennsylvania Society of Health-system The Life Raft Group Pharmacists Maryland Pharmacists Association Pharmaceutical Industry Labor Management Maine Pharmacists Association Association (PILMA) Maine Society of Health-System Pharmacists Pharmaceutical Security Institute (MSHP) Pharmacists Planning Services, Inc. Men’s Health Network PhRMA Missouri Pharmacy Association RetireSafe National Alliance for Hispanic Health Spina Bifida Association of America National Alliance On Mental Illness Texas Pharmacists Association National Association of Chain Drug Stores Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists National Association for Uniformed Services United States Chamber of Commerce National Association of Boards of Pharmacy University of New England College of Pharmacy National Association of Drug Diversion University of Texas Pharmacy School Investigators Vietnam Veterans of America National Association of Manufacturers Virginia Pharmacists Association National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations Vermont Pharmacists Association National Biopharmaceutical Security Council West Virginia Rx National Community Pharmacists Association WomenHeart National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry International and Governmental Organizations National Latina Health Network World Health Organization NeedyMeds Nevada Board of Pharmacy Orange County Healthcare Agency New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) 2
  4. 4. Efforts of the Partnership This Year This year we have worked with partners to reach over 300,000 vulnerable American patients, nurses, doctors, and pharmacists, and nearly 1,000 at-risk clinics and doctor’s offices in six key states. Facebook ads Fact pack Patient handout 8
  5. 5. Training postcard for in-office healthcare professionals Waiting room poster 9
  6. 6. “How to spot a fake pharmacy” poster Physician education – legal consequences
  7. 7. International Initiatives PSM Board and staff are working formally and informally with initiatives in India, China, Brazil, an d ASEAN. August 23, 2013 PSM India meeting with national and state regulators. 6
  8. 8. Consumer and Research Materials 11
  9. 9. Today’s Conference • Please quiet your cellphones. • Your USB pen has all our research and educational handouts. • New panel format. The pen in your conference bag unscrews to access the USB drive. It contains research papers by our experts, consumer handouts, and educational materials we use with healthcare professionals. 10
  10. 10. Save the Date for the 2014 Interchange September 18, 2014 Newseum Freedom Forum Knight Conference Center Washington, DC 17
  11. 11. Up next: New Research Marv Shepherd, PhD, Director, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas. Tim K. Mackey, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of California, School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology 16