CACDSCanadian Association of Chain Drug Stores (Ontario, Canada)
CACDSCenter for Army Conversion and Disarmament Studies (est. 1999; Ukraine)
CACDSCalifornia Community Dispute Services (Richmond, CA)
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CACDS members are fully committed to the plan, notwithstanding the departure next year of Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) under new owner Loblaw Cos., says Denise Carpenter, the association's president and chief executive officer.
Congratulations also to Arth and NACDS for having the foresight and determination to have nurtured and developed the Asian version of CACDS.
Simpson used the militant approach Ontario pharmacists and CACDS took in attempting to win public support in opposing the Ontario government's action to reduce drug prices a year or two ago as an example of how not to act in the public forum.
The CACDS board of directors, with the full support of the membership, has been the crafter of the organization's policy and has given strong leadership as the implementation rolls out.
All the CCGD members have agreed to participate in the program, as have 80% of the CACDS member companies.
Carpenter cites ongoing work on a hypertension management project in which CACDS is involved in an advisory capacity as an example of how it can best contribute.
Marks had acted as cochairman of CACDS' ECRx Stakeholder Committee since its formation in 1997, serving in that capacity even while holding the post of CACDS chairman.
To begin, CACDS is now launching a 24-month pilot program in selected smaller communities to demonstrate the positive impacts of pharmacy-based services for Canadian seniors with hypertension.
CACDS says its 9000 Points of Care: Improving Access to Affordable Healthcare proposal addresses these efforts.
Alberta and Saskatchewan have established a form of billable independent prescribing authority for minor ailments, notes the "2012 Pharmacy Business Trends Report." All CACDS retail members have provided new pharmacy services, and virtually all were providing training or education to facilitate their delivery, the report adds.
Earlier, CACDS expressed cautious optimism in response to New Brunswick's budget announcement and its impact on pharmacy services and patient care.
Although CACDS and its allies held off a national competitive bidding process and other measures that they contended could worsen shortages of certain drugs and add instability to the pharmaceutical supply chain, the council this year moved to set prices for a half-dozen frequently prescribed generics.