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 January/February 2015

PHSI President Tim Kosty and Vice President Don Dietz contributed to the January/February 2015 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In their Viewpoints article, Tim and Don provide an annual forecast of market changes for 2015. The article reviews topics such as Track-and-Trace Implementation, Consumerism, Narrow Networks, and Measurements and Documentation for pharmacies. Click here Read More →

Dave Schuetz and Tim Kosty Attending NCPDP’s May Work Group Meetings and 2015 Annual Conference

PHSI President Tim Kosty and PHSI Consultant Dave Schuetz will be attending the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Joint Technical Work Group Meetings and Annual Technology & Business Conference May 3 – 6, 2015 at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, AZ. The Work Group Meetings held Sunday and Monday provide a venue for Read More →

PHSI Newsletter Winter 2015

The 2015 Winter Edition of the PHSI Newsletter is now available to read here. This issue of the newsletter highlights changes in the number of products found on retail pharmacy discount generic lists. It also discusses rebate contracting of specialty drugs, with a focus on newer HCV therapies. If you would like to receive the Read More →

Latest from the Blog

Price Changes of Hydrocodone Combination Products

Following a scientific review of hydrocodone combination products that began in 2009, the FDA recommended in December 2013 that the DEA reclassify these as Schedule II Controlled Substances. The DEA ruling was published August 22, 2014 and rescheduling of hydrocodone combination products took effect on October 6, 2014. For retail pharmacists, this is old news. Read More →

Retail Pharmacy Clinical Services – Decision Criteria

Retail pharmacy is innovating by expanding clinical services. To obtain the best results, the clinical service implementation should be thoroughly evaluated. Listed below are suggested questions to use when evaluating the introduction of new retail pharmacy clinical services.   Questions   Is there evidence based studies that estimate the ROI for the provision of the Read More →

PillFill App

PillFill is a medication management app that can pull healthcare information from a variety of sources and store it in one convenient location on the user’s phone. Prescription medication information can be collected from any pharmacy that supports online medication histories. These include major chains such as CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, and Target. The app Read More →