• Wise Choice Pharmacy Summit

    Wise Choice Pharmacy Summit

    American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance Empowers Pharmaceutical Professionals During the Wise Choice Pharmacy Summit ORLANDO, FLORIDA (PRWEB) OCTOBER 05, 2016 The American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance, APPA, is thanking all the participants that were present during the Wise Choice Pharmacy Summit that happened recently. The event, held in Orlando, Florida, brought together…

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  • Wise Choice Pharmacy Summit – A Success to share with you

    APPA would like to thank all the sponsors, vendors, presenters and participants who attended the Wise Choice Pharmacy Summit and made it a success. The Wise Choice Pharmacy Summit was held on Saturday, September 24th, in Orlando, Florida. All the segments of the presentations were informative and educational. A lot…

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  • Independent Pharmacy Owner

    The Face of the Independent Pharmacy Owner

    The Face of the Independent Pharmacy Owner Becoming an independent pharmacy owner is probably the “American Dream” for anyone associated in the industry. Healthcare, after all, is a lucrative sector, and being a source of medication, medical tools and niche services is profitable business. An independent pharmacy is not affiliated…

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  • PBM Crisis Alert: Medicare Part D Transparency

    The American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance (APPA) is taking a stand against the PBM’s crisis during the Wise Choice Pharmacy Summit scheduled on September 24th, 2016. According to a recent NCPA survey of 640 community pharmacists, DIR fees are wreaking havoc. Two-thirds of pharmacists (67 percent) receive no information about when…

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  • Specialty Medication Cost

    Specialty Medication Cost on the Rise

    Specialty Medication Cost on the Rise A specialty drug is defined as a high-cost prescription medication, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that it costs consumers a lot of money, as it is expensive to begin with. But what is going on today is that specialty medication cost are…

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  • Long Term Care Pharmacy

    How to Become a Long Term Care Pharmacy

    How to Become a Long Term Care Pharmacy   If you work within the pharmacy industry, you've probably come across the term “long term care pharmacy” and have heard that it can be a good business opportunity. But what exactly is a long term care pharmacy, and how can you…

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  • Independent Pharmacy Owner

    How Independent Pharmacies Can Attract More Patients

    How Independent Pharmacies Can Attract More Patients   Independent pharmacies have been on the rise in the past few years, yet not all of them find it easy to attract patients. There are many reasons for this, and one of the most common is that many independent pharmacies don't have…

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  • United Rx

    Pharmacists, Check Both Exclusion Lists!

    Pharmacists, Check Both Exclusion Lists! In today’s extremely regulated pharmaceutical industry, it’s very important to know who you’re employing and who your vendors are. As if pharmacists aren’t busy enough, you are now required to do a monthly check of all employees and vendors to ensure none of them are…

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  • telemedicine

    The Rise of Telemedicine

    The Rise of Telemedicine   Telemedicine, which refers to the process of using technology to provide healthcare, has become so widespread nowadays that almost everyone has had or will have an experience with it. Its definition has also broadened to the point that it now encompasses different processes. Providing online…

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  • pharmacy benefit manager

    Are Pharmacy Benefit Manager’s to Blame for High Drug Prices?

    Are Pharmacy Benefit Manager's to Blame for High Drug Prices? A pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) is responsible for handling and processing prescription for insurance companies or corporations that pay for drugs and medications. They also act as the middleman between the payer and everyone else in the healthcare system. A…

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