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Pharmacy Times® Launches Social Media Campaign to #ThankAPharmacist During American Pharmacists Month

October 2, 2018

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 2, 2018--®, the leading media resource for pharmacists, celebrates American Pharmacists Month (APhM) this October. Sponsored by the American Pharmacists Association, the goal of APhM is to recognize pharmacy professionals as valuable members of the health care team and to generate appreciation for pharmacists among their peers, patients and communities.

Pharmacy Times® will take to social media again in 2018 during APhM to acknowledge pharmacists for their valuable contributions to health care delivery and their commitment to improving patients’ lives. Now in its fourth year, the Pharmacy Times®’ annual #ThankAPharmacist campaign recognizes thousands of pharmacists through its Twitter, Facebook and Instagram channels, bringing broader awareness to the profession and celebrating the value of the pharmacist.

“We are pleased to continue our tradition of supporting American Pharmacists Month this October and invite the pharmacy community to join us on social media using #ThankAPharmacist and #APharmacistIs to show your appreciation for these professionals who dedicate themselves to help us all lead healthier lives,” said Brian Haug, president of Pharmacy and Healthcare Communications, LLC, which publishes Pharmacy Times®. “Leveraging the leadership role of Pharmacy Times®, we once again are committed to recognizing U.S. pharmacists as integral members of the health care team who, in their everyday practice of pharmacy, improve the overall quality of patient care.”

Additionally, in its November issue, Pharmacy Times® will feature a selection of 10 posts shared during APhM that best exemplify the value of a pharmacist. Video submissions will be highlighted in November on the Pharmacy Times® website. And for the first time, Pharmacy Times® will feature the top three most-liked videos submitted to #APharmacistIs during APhM on PharmacyTimes.com.

For more information on the #ThankAPharmacist campaign, please visit the Pharmacy Times® website (https:// www.pharmacytimes.com ) and check out Facebook ( https://www.Facebook.com/PharmacyTimes ), Twitter ( https://twitter.com/Pharmacy_Times ) and Instagram ( https://www.instagram.com/pharmacytimes ).

About Pharmacy Times®

Pharmacy Times® is the leading media resource for pharmacists and the pharmacy industry, providing practical clinical and professional information pharmacists can use in their everyday practices when counseling patients and interacting with other health care providers. Each issue and the website contain articles and features covering industry trends, medication errors, drug interactions, patient education, disease state management, patient counseling, product news, pharmacy law and more. Additionally, Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacy Times® is part of MJH Associates Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media.

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