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.

News & Events

ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist November/December 2017

PHSI President Tim Kosty and Vice President Don Dietz contributed to the November/December 2017 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In their Viewpoints article, Tim and Don identify a detailed list of the top 20 key pharmacy areas that would be opportunities for virtual reality training. Click here to read Tim and Don’s article entitled Read More →

Don Dietz to Present at ASAP 2018 Annual Conference

PHSI Vice President Don Dietz will be presenting at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 2018 Annual Conference on January 10-12 in Naples, Florida.  Don will be discussing how pharmacies that diversify and generate profitable revenue beyond dispensing prescriptions are better positioned to be successful in the future.  He will also explore several Read More →

2017 Fall Newsletter- PHSI Analysis of Authorized Generic Drugs

In the past year, there has been increasing interest in and awareness of Authorized Generics (AGs) by supply channel participants.  Several manufacturers have launched AGs before equivalent ANDA generics have been approved.  Despite the increasing prevalence of AGs, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (PHSI) recently surveyed 200 pharmacists and uncovered that two thirds could not define Read More →

Latest from the Blog

Ohio’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Update

Effective November 20th, 2017, the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS) was updated to enhance navigation and add a tool called NarxCare.  NarxCare will provide 3-digit risk scores for prescribing of narcotics, sedatives, and stimulants in addition to red flags, a prescription graph, and access to patient resources. This tool was developed by the Ohio Read More →

Telepharmacy: Replacing Pharmacists or Extending Reach?

In early November, Hy-Vee, a large Midwestern supermarket pharmacy chain, announced their purchase of two existing telepharmacies in Victor and West Liberty, Iowa. Both rural locations will continue to operate as telepharmacies under the Hy-Vee banner. As small rural pharmacies face low prescription volumes and look for ways to decrease operating costs, telepharmacy may provide Read More →

The End of Generic Deflation

Most people involved in the purchasing and reimbursement of multisource prescription drugs are aware of the deflation of generic drug prices in the U.S.  Factors influencing the deflation include increasing number of generic suppliers and the FDA approving more ANDAs.  Furthermore, the wholesalers and pharmacies have combined their purchasing power and exerted additional pressure on Read More →