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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News & Events

PHSL to Attend 2023 NACDS Total Store Expo

PHSL President Ann Johnson, Vice President Melissa Krause, Co-Founder Tim Kosty, and Senior Consultant Patty Milazzo will be attending the 2023 NACDS Total Store Expo in San Diego, CA on August 12th – 14th. PHSL will have an exhibit set up at booth #3240. If you would like to schedule a meeting with a PHSL team member, Read More →

Insulin Price Cuts – What’s Included and What’s Not

In March 2023, Lilly, Sanofi, and Novo Nordisk all announced that they will be lowering prices for several of their key insulin products.  To accomplish these price reductions, the three manufacturers have announced list price cuts ranging anywhere from 65% to 78%.  This news comes on the heels of the January 2023 introduction of the Read More →

Cutting Through the Online Noise – Social Listening: What Is It and How Can Pharma Benefit?

Have you been noticing the recent online chatter about weight loss drugs?  It is difficult to ignore!  That online chatter and the power of social media influencers have created unexpected market upheaval, including regional drug shortages and patients unable to secure their needed medication. Whether it is social media sites, apps, a favorite online influencer, Read More →

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Pharmacist Shortages

In late January of 2023, major news outlets reported information about pharmacist shortages throughout the country.   Major retail pharmacy chains, such as CVS and Walmart, also announced that they were cutting pharmacy hours due to lack of staffing.  As pharmacy wait times increased and delays in getting prescriptions to patients occurred, people began to wonder Read More →

Digital Therapeutics & Updates on Payer Coverage

Per the Digital Therapeutics Alliance, digital therapeutics deliver “evidence-based therapeutic interventions that are driven by high quality software programs to treat, manage, or prevent a disease or disorder.”  Prescription Digital Therapeutics (PDTs) require a prescription order from a healthcare provider and often provide a continuum of care in the management of chronic disease. The American Read More →

FDA Approves OTC Naloxone

A lifesaving treatment to reverse opioid overdoses has just been shifted from Rx to OTC, making it available without a prescription throughout the US. The medication, Naloxone, is a competitive inhibitor of the mu-opioid receptor. This means that it antagonizes the actions of opioids, reversing their effects. It rapidly reverses an opioid overdose but will Read More →