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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ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist July/August 2020

PHSL Consultants Alan Sekula and Ashley Ellek contributed to the July/August 2020 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In the Viewpoints article, Alan and Ashley discuss the Medicare Part D Senior Savings Model, a voluntary program to cap the patient cost of insulin, and the impacts on patients, Medicare Part D Plans, and potential future Read More →

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 →

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Pediatric Pharmacy Association Develops First-of-its-Kind List of Drugs to Avoid for Children

Key Potentially Inappropriate Drugs in Pediatrics: The KIDs List For almost 30 years, the Beers Criteria, a list of potentially inappropriate drugs for use in patients 65 years and older, has guided safe medication prescribing in older adults. Until recently, no similar document has existed to improve the prescribing standard of care in pediatric patients. Read More →

COVID-19 Vaccine Development and the Pharmacist’s Role

In the United States, new cases of COVID-19 have been on the rise with daily numbers ranging between 50,000 and 60,000 since late June. Predictions are showing a larger spike in new cases through mid-August.  Luckily, while numbers continue to surge, so do efforts to develop a vaccine. As the United States’ leading expert on Read More →

The U.S. Plans to Start Stockpiling API by Entering into a Contract with a Startup Company

The government recently signed a 4-year, $354 million contract with Phlow Corp in an effort to bring drug ingredient manufacturing back to the United States.  There is an option for the contract to extend to 10 years, totaling $812 million. The contract’s main goal is to the reduce the reliance of the U.S. drug supply Read More →