• How to Become a Hospital Pharmacy Buyer

    How to Become a Hospital Pharmacy Buyer Working as a Hospital Pharmacy Buyer is not suitable for every individual. These individuals are assigned to manage the largest cost for the hospitals. All of them need advanced skills that take time, training and additional education to master. A hospital pharmacy buyer…

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  • 340B Drug Pricing Program Requirements

    340B Drug Pricing Program Requirements   When the U.S. Congress made the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program in 1990 the purpose was to make drug makers provide rebates to the manufacturers related to their sales to Medicaid beneficiaries who used their medications. This created a problem with another program which already…

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  • 340B Drug Pricing Program

    340B Drug Pricing Program   The 340B Drug Pricing Program is an initiative designed to provide prescription drugs at affordable prices to hospitals and clinics that serve needy patients. The program only covers outpatient drugs; that is, drugs that must be administered in an inpatient setting, such as most intravenous…

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  • 340B Hospital Pricing

    340B Hospital Pricing   The 340B Drug Discount Program is a U.S. Federal Government program that was actually created in 1992 and signed into law in 1993 By President G. W. Bush. This program requires drug makers to provide outpatient drugs to eligible covered entities and health care organizations at…

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  • 340B Drug Pricing Program Medicaid

    340B Drug Pricing Program Medicaid   In 1992 the U.S. government began a program called the 340B Drug Discount Program. This program in effect stipulates that drug manufacturers have to provide outpatient drugs to eligible health care companies or similar organizations at a greatly reduced price. The outcome of this…

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  • The 340B Drug Discount Program

    The 340B Drug Discount Program The 340B drug discount program is a federal program that was established in 1992. Initially, it consists of outpatient prescription drugs and drugs administered by physicians in an outpatient setting. Today, the 340B drug discount program is an ongoing event targeted to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians…

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  • Some Hard to Find Brand Name Drugs

    Some Hard to Find Brand Name Drugs Despite the growing number of pharmaceutical companies and drug manufacturers, there are still plenty of hard to find brand name drugs. There are plenty of reasons that some medications are in short supply, but one thing is for sure, it is causing a…

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  • List of Job Opportunities for Pharmacy Professionals

    List of Job Opportunities for Pharmacy Professionals Most people believe that pharmacists only work behind the counter of a pharmacy. Little do they know, being a pharmacist is just one of the many job opportunities for pharmacy professionals. Depending on where they work, they can take on a wide range…

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  • Understanding the Procuring Medicine Process

    Understanding the Procuring Medicine Process Procuring medicine as a profession is very different from buying medications at the pharmacy. A lot of factors come into play, from the procurement process down to the medicine supply chain. A purchasing pharmacist has to look into key information that includes cost of drugs,…

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  • Top Mobile Phone Apps for Pharmacists and Healthcare Professionals

    Top Mobile Phone Apps for Pharmacists and Healthcare Professionals Spreading the word and the goings-on of the pharmacy purchasing industry is easier, quicker and more convenient when mobile devices and apps are used. A lot of pharmacists believe that CE is best delivered through apps and other mobile solutions. This…

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