Pharmacy Consulting

Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions Inc. (PHSI) 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 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

Dave Schuetz Attending NCPDP’s February Work Group Meetings

PHSL Senior Consultant Dave Schuetz will be attending the NCPDP Joint Technical Work Group Meetings February 5 – 7, 2020 at the Omni Houston Hotel in Houston, TX.  The Work Group Meetings provide a venue for NCPDP members and industry stakeholders to come together to address issues and create solutions for pharmacy and healthcare. Contact PHSL Read More →

ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist November/December 2019

PHSI President Tim Kosty and Vice President Don Dietz contributed to the November/December 2019 edition of ComputerTalk for the Pharmacist. In their Viewpoints article, Tim and Don discuss how the oversupply of pharmacists along with evolving technology may lead to new offerings of innovative clinical services. Click here to read Tim and Don’s article entitled Read More →

Last Call for USP Chapter <800>

On December 1, 2019, changes will go into effect that impact pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and wholesalers. The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) introduced its new chapter <800> on handling hazardous drugs. Regulatory agencies worldwide will begin enforcement on December 1, 2019. The USP initially announced a June 1, 2019 rollout for chapter <800>, but a six-month Read More →

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ESI Launches Digital Health Formulary

In December 2019, Express Scripts (ESI) announced the launch of their Digital Health Formulary, which went into effect January 1, 2020.  To develop the formulary and choose which products to include, ESI reviewed clinical research, evaluated member experience and product usability, and analyzed the financial value of each product. ESI lists the following as their Read More →

Aspirin Knowledge Quiz

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) recently released a quiz assessing healthcare provider knowledge about the use of aspirin in primary and secondary prevention of heart disease.  For pennies a day, aspirin can lower the risk of a heart attack or stroke.  Test out your knowledge to see how much you know about the drug Read More →

An Overview of Haven Healthcare

A healthcare partnership between Amazon, JPMorgan, and Berkshire Hathaway was first announced in January 2018 and formally named “Haven” in March 2019.   We have previously noted that with Amazon’s foray into healthcare, including the PillPack acquisition, Amazon could grow its business through a PBM acquisition (http://phsirx.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/SeptOct_Viewpoints_2017.pdf).  The Haven model does not seem to include such Read More →