PSM Interchange 2014: Scott LaGanga, Welcome to the 2014 Interchange

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Scott A. LaGanga, Executive Director Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) and Senior Vice President, Public Affairs - Advocacy at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), opens PSM's Interchange 2014.


  • 1. Welcome to the 2014 InterchangeScott A. LaGangaExecutive DirectorPartnership for Safe Medicines (PSM)Senior Vice President, Public Affairs -Advocacy at the Pharmaceutical Researchand Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
2. PSM MEMBERSKidney Cancer AssociationThe Latino CoalitionThe Life Raft GroupMaryland Pharmacists AssociationMaine Pharmacists AssociationMaine Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP)Men’s Health NetworkMissouri Pharmacy AssociationNational Alliance for Hispanic HealthNational Alliance On Mental IllnessNational Association of Chain Drug StoresNational Association for Uniformed ServicesNational Association of Boards of PharmacyNational Association of Drug Diversion InvestigatorsNational Association of ManufacturersNational Alliance of State Pharmacy AssociationsNational Biopharmaceutical Security CouncilNational Community Pharmacists AssociationNational Grange of the Patrons of HusbandryNational Latina Health NetworkNeedyMedsNevada Board of PharmacyNew York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists(NYSCHP)North Carolina Association of PharmacistsOklahoma Pharmacists AssociationParenteral Drug AssociationPDMA AlliancePennsylvania Pharmacists AssociationPennsylvania Society of Health-system PharmacistsPharmaceutical Industry Labor ManagementAssociation (PILMA)Academy of Managed Care PharmacyAIDS Drug Assistance ProgramAlaska Pharmacists AssociationThe ALS AssociationAmerican Association for HomecareAmerican College Health AssociationAmerican Pharmacists AssociationAmerican Society of Health System PharmacistsArizona Pharmacy Alliance (AzPA)Association of Nurses in AIDS CareBioForwardBiotechnology Industry OrganizationCalifornia Healthcare InstituteCalifornia Pharmacists AssociationCalifornia Society of Health-System Pharmacists(CSHP)Colorado Biotechnology AssociationCommunity Access National NetworkThe Council for Affordable Health InsuranceEuropean Federation of Pharmaceutical Industriesand Associations (EFPIA)Generic Pharmaceutical AssociationGlobal Medicines ProgramHealthcare Distribution Management AssociationHealthCare Institute of New JerseyHealthcare Leadership CouncilHealthcare Leadership CouncilThe Hispanic InstituteIllinois Pharmacists AssociationInstitute for Safe Medication PracticesInternational Anti-Counterfeiting CoalitionInternational Federation of PharmaceuticalManufacturers and AssociationsPharmaceutical Security InstitutePharmacists Planning Services, Inc.PhRMARetireSafeSan Diego Center for Patient SafetySpina Bifida Association of AmericaTexas Pharmacists AssociationTexas Society of Health-System PharmacistsUnited States Chamber of CommerceUniversity of New England College of PharmacyUniversity of Texas Pharmacy SchoolVietnam Veterans of AmericaVirginia Pharmacists AssociationVermont Pharmacists AssociationWest Virginia RxWomenHeartInternational and Governmental LiaisonsWorld Health OrganizationOrange County Healthcare Agency 3. *Thomas T. Kubic James Dahl Marvin D. Shepherd 4. * 5. *Distributed with our partnerThe Doctors Company,the largest medical malpracticeinsurance underwriter in the US. 6. * 7. *Interchange 2010 Interchange 2011Interchange 2012 Interchange 2013 8. *Orson Welles played a black marketer who sold diluted penicillin in post-war Viennain The Third Man (1949) 9. *Andrew Strempler(second from the right)“[In 2004] his salesamounted to $60 million”2005During an FDA operation where 800 packages from one ofStrempler’s companies were intercepted and tested, 90% were foundto be substandard compared to the authentic product. 10. *With these partners, PSM reaches the public inboth their roles as consumers and patients. 11. *Kenneth “Mac” McCall, III 12. *Professor Marv ShepherdUT Austin School of Pharmacy 13. *Lindsay A. Kelly 14. * 15. * 16. *Attorney General Jim Hood Howard Sklamberg, J.D. 17. *TODAY’S CONFERENCE• Please quiet your cellphones.• Wifi connection: on page 4 of your program• Presentations are all available on throughslideshare. 18. *Up next: New ResearchMarv Shepherd, PhD,Director, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies,College of Pharmacy, University of Texas.Tim K. Mackey, PhD,Assistant Professor, University of California,School of Medicine, Department ofAnesthesiology