Resources

United Pharmacy Network has a variety of business resources available to our members. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to recommend other resources to this list below.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists - ASHP advocates to help open new doors for pharmacists to use their extensive clinical knowledge to care for their patients. We regularly reach out to the Joint Commission and other Quality Organizations, Congress, Federal Regulators, State government, and other healthcare organizations.

Consumer Healthcare Products Association - A member-based trade association, CHPA represents the leading manufacturers and marketers of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and dietary supplements. CHPA members' products provide millions of Americans with safe, effective, and affordable therapies to treat and prevent many common ailments and diseases.

ConsumerMedSafety.org - ConsumerMedSafety.org is provided to you by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). This unique website is designed to help you, the consumer, avoid mistakes when taking medicines.

HCA - Home Care Association of New York State - HCA is New York’s premier state home care association. HCA was formed in 1978 to further the development of home care services, act as an advocate for home care, and provide information to help improve the development, availability, accessibility and quality of home care services.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices - devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. ISMP represents over 35 years of experience in helping healthcare practitioners keep patients safe, and continues to lead efforts to improve the medication use process. The organization is known and respected worldwide as the premier resource for impartial, timely, and accurate medication safety information.

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy - The independent and impartial association, assists member boards in developing, implementing, and enforcing standards for protection of public health.

SafeMedication.com - resource for drug information.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - The FDA regulates more than US$1 trillion worth of consumer goods, about 25% of consumer expenditures in the United States.