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Dispensary of Hope's Dr. Hillary Blackburn on what makes a dynamic, influential leader

Becker's Hospital Review recently asked her to discuss the skills pharmacy leaders need in today's healthcare climate, how to control pharmacy spend and what needs to change in the healthcare industry.  Here's what she had to say.   Click Here to read the article.   Read More
at Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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New Partnership with University of MS Medical Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Chris Palombo The Dispensary of Hope 615-736-5075 chris.palombo (at) dispensaryofhope.org <Dispensary of Hope Partners with the John D. Bower School of Population Health at the University of Mississippi Medical Center >   NASHVILLE, Tennessee, December 1, 2018 --- The Dispensary of Hope, a licensed charitable medication distributor serving the United States, has established a partnership with The John D. Bower School... Read More
at Monday, December 3, 2018
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Dispensary of Hope attends Neighborhood Health's annual breakfast.

Last week, Dispensary of Hope attended  Neighborhood Health 's annual breakfast. It was a great opportunity to learn about their community-based programs addressing infectious diseases in Nashville. We are so thankful for our partnership with Neighborhood Health and their commitments to providing medication access to the vulnerable.  Pictured below: James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D President and CEO, Meharry Medical College Read More
at Monday, October 1, 2018
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The Opioid Epidemic

The Opiod Epidemic - Pharmacist's Focus The opioid epidemic that has swept this nation in the last decade is a matter to not take lightly. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 115 people die from an opioid overdose every single day. 1  These overdoses occur on opioid drugs that are both illegally obtained and legally prescribed. 2  These medications include: Read More
at Friday, September 28, 2018
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Eli Lilly Partners with The Dispensary of Hope

The Dispensary of Hope is proud to announce our partnership with Lilly to provide insulin to low-income, uninsured communities. Through this new initiative, thousands of patients will benefit from this program. We are incredibly honored to be a partner with Lilly through their new Lilly Diabetes Solution Center.    Read the full story  here ! Read More
at Thursday, July 12, 2018
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The Dispensary of Hope Attends Mylan’s National Women’s Health Week Event!

Every year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health leads a week-long campaign to raise awareness and encourage women to take charge of their health.  Throughout the week, different events are hosted focusing on the unique health conditions affecting women.  The Dispensary of Hope had the privilege to attend a Mylan hosted event in celebration of National Women’s Health Week and achievements to address women’s unique health... Read More
at Friday, June 29, 2018
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US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Staff visits Dispensary of Hope

The Dispensary of Hope visited this past week with Meredith Good-Cohn, Health Research Assistant for the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Senator Lamar Alexander.  We took time to described the quiet generosity of the medication manufacturer donors, as well as the outstanding work of our partner medication dispensing sites.   Pictured in the photo, (left to right) Christopher Palombo (CEO), Shakendra King (Distribution Associate), Catherine... Read More
at Friday, June 1, 2018
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The Dispensary of Hope visits Milwaukee & Chicago!

Earlier this month, members of the Dispensary of Hope team visited several new sites at Ascension - Wisconsin and AMITA Health in the Chicago, Illinois area that are being helped through the generous support pharmaceutical company donors  Ascension - Wisconsin Last year, Dispensary of Hope implemented ten sites that are ministries of Ascension in Wisconsin into the network of charitable dispensing sites. Earlier this month, the team had the opportunity to meet with several of... Read More
at Monday, May 21, 2018
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The Dispensary of Hope visits East Tennessee

Last week, members of the Dispensary of Hope team visited dispensing sites in East Tennessee. The team had a great opportunity to see sites from three different cities in action, serving the most vulnerable of their communities. The sites visited were: East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Charitable Pharmacy in Johnson City, University of Tennessee Medical Center Pharmacy in Knoxville, and Morgan County Medical Center in Wartburg. ETSU Charitable Pharmacy  The team at ETSU... Read More
at Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Pharmacy in Population Health

Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, Director of Pharmaceutical Services, Dispensary of Hope, shares a brief overview of pharmacy's role in population health.   Last week, the Dispensary of Hope hosted its Population Health Summit: "Exploring Population Health Management & the Pharmacist's Role." The summit delved into research and showcased ongoing efforts across the United States to provide medication access to vulnerable populations. With the help of our... Read More
at Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Dispensary of Hope Highlighted in HealthCare Distributor

The destruction and devastation inflicted by hurricane's Harvey and Irma were unprecedented. Among the many difficulties faced during these two disasters was the lack of medication access.  During both hurricane events, the Dispensary of Hope reached out to its industry association partners at the Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM) and the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) to facilitate the requests across the industry.  The response from our... Read More
at Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Dispensary of Hope & Aurobindo Pharma

We are so grateful for the longstanding relationship with Aurobindo Pharma, and their commitments to helping the uninsured populations. We are proud of this important partnership and the impact its making to improve medication access to the vulnerable. Read the full story here .  Read More
at Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Improving Health with Lachman Consultants

Another great article authored by our CEO, sounding the call for a change in our perspectives to improving the health of the vulnerably uninsured. Read the full article here ! Read More
at Thursday, March 8, 2018
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