Complementing and Enhancing Your Comprehensive Pharmacy Services with an Innovative Compounding Practice
Sponsored by Medisca, Inc.

Saturday, October 15, 2016
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
ACPE UAN: 0207-0000-16-104-L04-P and 0207-0000-16-104-L04-T
1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs)

'Economies of Scale', is a reduction in costs, resulting from increased production and operational efficiencies. This concept in a pharmacy practice presents many opportunities, for example, compounding pharmacists working with prescribers on innovative treatments for patients with endocrine disorders and chronic pain syndromes. Despite Medication Therapy Management (MTM), and Collaborative Practice Agreements (CPAs) in community pharmacy practice, too many times, compounding, home infusion and other specialty pharmacy practices operate in "parallel universes" from the traditional community pharmacy practices. As a result, a duplication of standard operating procedures (SOPs), are repeated. These "parallel universes" contribute to increased costs and expenses and missed business opportunities, efficiencies and improve organizational effectiveness and financial success. This program will show you how to take advantage of "Economies of Scale’ and provide concepts and ideas on how to use your compounding practice to improve efficiencies and profit, for the pharmacy as a whole.

Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the current state of the compounding sector.

  2. Outline specific strategic organizational changes in response to the potential changes targeting compounding pharmacy.

  3. Describe opportunities to collaborate initiatives to reduce costs while improving services.

Speaker: Ken Speidel, RPh, BS Pharm, PharmD, FIACP, FACA Gates Healthcare Associates, Melbourne, Florida

Activity Type: Application-based
Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians