Pharmacy Consulting

Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions Inc. (PHSI) consults with pharmaceutical manufacturers, PBMs, retail pharmacy chains, and software companies on strategic business and marketing issues. Consulting projects across these market segments provide PHSI with the latest information on emerging trends as well as new products and services. Our consultants have extensive retail, mail service and managed care experience to create actionable recommendations for our clients’ challenging business issues.

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Tim Kosty Presented on Drug Utilization Edits at ASAP Midyear

PHSI President Tim Kosty presented on “Drug Utilization Edits: Failures, Needs, and Future Direction” at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 2017 Midyear Conference. Tim’s presentation reviewed a variety of issues, including historical implementation of DUR edits, pharmacy workflow considerations, choices made by pharmacy chain management to display/suppress messages, payers’ choices on DUR Read More →

ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist May/June 2017

PHSI Consultant Dave Schuetz contributed to the May/June 2017 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In his Viewpoints article, Dave discusses the concern that the NDC (National Drug Code) number is going to run out of numbers sometime in the next decade and the need for industry stakeholders to start the discussion and work toward Read More →

PHSI to Attend NACDS Total Store Expo

PHSI President Tim Kosty, Vice President Don Dietz, and many of PHSI’s consultants will be attending the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo in San Diego, CA on August 19-22. PHSI will have an exhibit set up at booth number 2837. If you would like to schedule a meeting with a PHSI team member, please click here to send Read More →

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Track-and-Trace: Staggered Deadlines May Lead to Workflow Disruption

The Track-and-Trace law, also known as the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) was signed into law November 27, 2013.  The DSCSA outlines the steps and deadlines the pharmaceutical supply chain participants and pharmacy industry must take to build a system that identifies and traces pharmaceuticals.  By November 27, 2023, DSCSA expects the system to Read More →

Micromedex Mobile Drug Information Collection Application Updates

PHSI re-reviewed the Micromedex App after learning that Micromedex has recently updated their mobile drug information collection to include the Micromedex Drug Reference App and the Micromedex Drug Reference Essentials App. These two new additions replaced the previous Drug Information App in March 2017. Users with internet-based subscriptions through an employer or school will be Read More →

Medication Disposal Service for Allegheny County Residents

There has been an increase in programs designed to help address the opioid crisis. PHSI has supported initiatives such as the distribution of opioid pouches to discard opioid medications and changes in pain management procedures to limit opioid prescribing and incorporate non-opioid treatment as alternative pain therapy. DEA Drug Take Back Days provide a safe Read More →