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Pharmacists Assocation Says Program Investigations To Focus on More Important Cases

A newly created pilot program the state says will streamline compliance investigations at pharmacies throughout the state will allow investigators to focus more attention on larger issues.


The Pharmacy Citation System Pilot Program that began earlier this month won’t affect pharmacy clients, according to Illinois Pharmacist Association Executive Director Garth Reynolds, but it will help the state’s investigators cover more important ground.


PHARMPILOT2a  :08   CUE: “a timely fashion”


Reynolds equates the minor violation citations to minor traffic tickets, a characterization IDFPR spokesman Terry Horstman agreed with.


PHARMPILOT2b  :07   CUE: “public at large”


Horstman says the true cost savings for taxpayers won’t be known until after the state reviews the program in August.

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