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.
PHSI President Tim Kosty, Vice President Don Dietz, and many of PHSI’s consultants will be attending the 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston, MA on August 23-26. If you would like to schedule a meeting with a PHSI team member, click here to send us a message. To learn more about this conference, visit the Total Store Read More →
PHSI Vice President Don Dietz and Consultant Alan Sekula contributed to the May/June 2014 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In their Viewpoints article, Don and Alan discuss how pharmacy interns can benefit from understanding five key areas of the pharmacy system, including brands and generics, reimbursement, third-party rejections, inventory, and adherence. Click here to Read More →
The 2014 Spring Edition of the PHSI Newsletter is now available here. This issue of the newsletter takes a look at prescription claims from exchange plans and also discusses NCPDP’s effort to standardize dosing designations for oral liquids. If you would like to receive the newsletter electronically, click here to sign up for our e-Newsletter Read More →
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has released an app called “Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know” to help parents have quick access to reliable information about vaccinations and the diseases they prevent. Not only does it go into detail about the vaccines, vaccine side effects, diseases, contagiousness of the disease, and timeline of Read More →
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and participating local law enforcement are coordinating a nationwide drug “take-back” day on Saturday, April 26th from 10 am to 2 pm. This one-day event will provide residents with an opportunity to dispose of their unwanted and expired medicines via a no cost, anonymous collection. Protect our kids, families, and environment by properly Read More →
Brand drugs in the U.S. have two main methods of protection from generic competition. 1) The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office protects innovation by awarding patents. 2) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers exclusivity protections. The following analogy helps to illustrate the difficulty in predicting a generic launch date due to complex brand protections. Read More →