expects to have a small operating surplus this year and remain in the black in 2015, without increasing dues, she adds.
Congratulations also to Arth and NACDS for having the foresight and determination to have nurtured and developed the Asian version of CACDS
, based on open architecture, and its accompanying smart card have the ability to incorporate and layer additional biometrics and/or integrate with other transportation security systems not currently supporting vascular imaging.
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.
Carpenter points out that the current CACDS
project was well under way before she joined the organization.
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
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.
retail members have provided new pharmacy services, and virtually all were providing training or education to facilitate their delivery, the report adds.
The missive was signed by CACDS
president and chief executive officer Denise Carpenter, Alberta Pharmacists' Association CEO Margaret Wing, and Value Drug Mart CEO Alan Hodgins.
is working closely with health care partners to find consensus for establishing a better system, she says.
Consistent with a strategic review completed by the CACDS
board of directors last year, she has placed the emphasis squarely on carving out a bigger role for retail pharmacy in Canada's changing health care system and, in the process, is helping the country provide quality health care for its citizens in a sustainable way.
We can overcome present challenges by working with stakeholders and government toward a common objective: improved patient care," states Denise Carpenter, CACDS
president and chief executive officer.