Pharmacy Consulting

Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions LLC (PHSL) consults with pharmaceutical manufacturers, PBMs, pharmacies (retail, specialty, mail service, LTC, and hospital outpatient), and technology companies on strategic business and marketing issues. Consulting projects across these market segments provide PHSL 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.

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New FDA Guidance Will Impact Supply Shortages

As hospitals continue to battle and get the COVID-19 pandemic under control, drug shortages have been a consistent problem.  The FDA has seen an increase in the number of drugs that are failing to meet the demand to treat these patients.  FDA-approved products are being used to treat both intubated and non-intubated patients.  Hospitals have Read More →

Surescripts Real-Time Prescription Benefit for Pharmacy Tool: Big Advance or a Non-starter?

In early June, Surescripts announced the launch of its new Real-Time Prescription Benefit for Pharmacy Tool, which allows “pharmacists to access information on out-of-pocket prescription costs and therapeutic alternatives at the point of dispensing.”[1]   Surescripts promotes that the tool will enable pharmacists to “collaborate with patients and prescribers on choosing an alternative medication that is Read More →

ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist May/June 2020

PHSL Co-founder Tim Kosty contributed to the May/June 2020 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In his Viewpoints article, Tim discusses the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), including specific provisions and the potential impact on consumer privacy laws. Click here to read Tim’s article entitled “CCPA: Requirements and Consequences”. You can read full versions of Read More →

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COVID-19 Testing – SnNOout vs. SpPIn, What Does it Mean?

As a pharmacist’s role within the COVID-19 pandemic expands, pharmacists need to have the capability to administer COVID-19 tests and communicate the results to patients. Pharmacists need to evaluate a test to ensure patients receive all pertinent information on their results. Sensitivity and specificity are two ways to evaluate a laboratory test and describes how Read More →

COVID-19 Guidelines Lay the Foundation for an Expanding Digital Health Market

With the world adapting to remote working and online learning, digital therapeutics (DTx) are positioned to improve patient care now more than ever. Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) has partnered with the Digital Therapeutics Alliance (DTA) to define and further establish the field of digital therapeutics. PCH Alliance contributes the infrastructure, reach and resources with Read More →

A Closer Look at COVID-19 Testing at Pharmacies

As of April 8, 2020, pharmacists have been given authorization to order and administer COVID-19 tests under the guidance of the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act. This includes nasal and serology tests. On May 19, 2020, the Office of General Counsel (OGC) released a document answering whether PREP Act preempts state licensing laws Read More →