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

PHSI Attending Asembia’s 2017 Specialty Pharmacy Summit

PHSI Vice President Don Dietz and Director of Business Development Fred Hamlin will be attending Asembia’s 2017 Specialty Pharmacy Summit (formerly the Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit) at Wynn/Encore in Las Vegas on April 30 to May 3, 2017. According to Asembia, this annual event is the largest U.S. conference for the specialty pharmacy industry. It Read More →

Dave Schuetz and Tim Kosty Attending NCPDP’s May Work Group Meetings and 2017 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 7-10, 2017 at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, AZ. The Work Group Meetings held Sunday and Monday provide a venue for NCPDP members Read More →

ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist January/February 2017

PHSI President Tim Kosty and Vice President Don Dietz contributed to the January/February 2017 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In their Viewpoints article, Tim and Don provide a forecast of market changes for 2017. The article reviews topics related to industry challenges, preferred pharmacy networks, driving pharmacy efficiency, clinical services, and industry consolidation. Click Read More →

Latest from the Blog

Pipeline and New Product Support with Respective Drug Compendia Providers

PHSI subject matter experts evaluate and interpret compendia information during the review of pipeline product draft labels.  This assessment helps to forecast therapeutic categorization and to support product descriptions that adequately fit the limited character spaces in EHRs, pharmacy systems, and payer adjudication systems. While proper compendia listing for client drug products may seem straightforward, Read More →

Emergency Room Changes to Opioid Administration

The strategies developed to combat the opioid epidemic have been diverse. PHSI previously reported on Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, Naloxone availability, and opioid deactivation pouches. These are just a few of the many programs being piloted across the country and new ones are being introduced. St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey has Read More →

Morphine Equivalency Calculator

West Virginia is making it easier for physicians and pharmacists to determine a patient’s morphine equivalent doses when taking multiple opioids.  By creating a calculator tool that will automatically pull records of all prescribed opioid medications for a patient from the Controlled Substance Monitoring Program (administered by the Board of Pharmacy) and calculate a dosage Read More →