VIPP

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AcronymDefinition
VIPPVersnellingsprogramma Informatie-Uitwisseling Patiënt En Professional (Dutch: Patient and Professional Acceleration Program Information-Exchange)
VIPPVashon Island Pet Protectors (Washington)
VIPPVictorian Industry Participation Policy (Australia)
VIPPVisiting International Professional Program
VIPPVerified Internet Pharmacy Practice
VIPPVisualization in Participatory Programmes (participatory methodology)
VIPPVariable Information Postscript Printware (Xerox software for printing variable information)
VIPPVariable Information Processing Package
VIPPVerslo, Informaciniai ir Pramoginiai Projektai (Lithuanian: Business, Information and Entertainment Projects)
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Pharmacy Diplomat Pharmacy (NYSE:DPLO) revealed on Monday that it has been awarded the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS) certification from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).
CERTIFIED ONLINE PHARMACIES The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has a voluntary program, Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS), to certify legitimate Internet drug stores.
Tel-Drug Inc., the online pharmacy operated by Cigna Healthcare, Bloomfield, Conn., has been certified as a Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Site by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.
As the online pharmacy industry continues to grow, concerns about the safety of pharmacy practices on the Internet have led the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) to develop the voluntary Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS) program.
To add safeguards to such a scenario, the American Medical Association helped in developing Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS) criteria.
In response, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), Washington, D.C., announced plans at an FDA meeting in February to launch by year's end the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Site, which will verify licensure and inform the public of Internet pharmacies that are licensed in good standing with the respective state board of pharmacy or other regulatory agencies.
Besides advocating for regulations to decrease the risk presented by counterfeit medications, the article advises consumers to protect themselves by using such tools as the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy's recommended list of Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS) when shopping for medications online.
NABP is uniquely positioned to accomplish this due to its long history of protecting patients from illegal pharmacies through its VIPPS(r) (Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites) accreditation program, which has been accrediting online pharmacies since 1999.
Consumers who buy drugs over the Internet should do so only from sites bearing the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites seal, which shows that they have been certified by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.
Consumers who buy drugs over the Internet should do so only from sites bearing the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites seal, which shows they are certified by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, Ms.
The sites--drugstore.com, planetRx.com, and Merck-Medco Managed Care (merck-medco.com)--are designated as verified Internet pharmacy practice sites (VIPPS).
In the Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress Report for State and Federal Regulators: July 2011, the association found that although the Internet marketplace has evolved somewhat in response to new laws, "it remains a pervasive contributor to the rampant misuse and abuse of prescription drugs." To help consumers find safe sources for purchasing medicine online safely, NABP developed the VIPPS (Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites) accreditation program.