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

2016 Summer Newsletter- Pharmacy Pay-for-Performance Networks

The recent push to focus on value-based healthcare through accountable care organizations (ACOs) is changing incentives for physician practices and health care systems. Incentivized care is also now moving into the pharmacy world.  With more focus than ever on managing outcomes, improving adherence, and preventing adverse reactions, pharmacies are becoming contractually responsible for whether or Read More →

2016 Summer Newsletter- A Flooding of Pharmacists

14,267- This was the number of pharmacy degrees awarded last year.  As new pharmacy schools open and graduate more pharmacists, the job market is shrinking.  The Pharmacy Workforce Center (PWC) monitors pharmacists demand through use of the Aggregate Demand Index (ADI), where a value of 1 indicates high surplus, and 5 indicates a high demand.  Read More →

PHSI Joins PQA

Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (PHSI) is proud to be a new member of Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA). PQA is a consensus-based, multi-stakeholder membership organization committed to improving health care quality and patient safety by developing quality performance measures with a focus on the appropriate use of medications. To learn more about PQA, visit http://pqaalliance.org/. As Read More →

Latest from the Blog

EHR/EMR Prescribing

EHR/EMR Prescribing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are digital versions of patient-centered health information.  EHRs are becoming more commonly used by healthcare providers, which has been driven by the financial incentives to utilize EHRs.  PHSI helps clients understand EHRs’ impacts on prescribing.  We have gathered three frequently Read More →

Drug Manufacturer GSK Partners with SmartQuit Smoking Cessation App

As technology continues to improve, many companies are starting to use new tools to give unique patient support. The SmartQuit App, designed by 2morrow Inc., helps patients learn more about their own smoking habits and begin the process of quitting. SmartQuit is the first smoking cessation App proven effective in a clinical trial.  SmartQuit utilizes Read More →

DEA Drug Take-Back Day April 2016

Update: The most recent DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 30th was the most successful event in the history of the program. Expectations were far surpassed as a total of 893,498 pounds or 447 tons of prescription medication were recovered across the country. The states with the most amounts of medications surrendered included Read More →