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The Importance of Finding a Business Mentor 

As a leader in your pharmacy, you have to be a role model and a resource to your  read more


Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for October 22, 2021

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your  read more


The State of Independent Pharmacy 2021

After a decade of declining financial indicators for independent pharmacies, did 2020 bring some positive news? Or is the industry still in a downfall?  read more


transitions of care pharmacy
transitions of care pharmacy

Is Transitions of Care a Good Business Opportunity for Pharmacy?

“We’ve seen a 300 percent return on investment with our transitions of care program.”  read more


New Guidelines Define Pharmacist Responsibilities and Rights

The coronavirus pandemic amplified for the public a reality already well-known to pharmacists: they give everything for their  read more


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secondary suppliers pharmacy pharmaceuticals

These Are the Top Trends in Secondary Purchasing

Here’s a breakdown of five key takeaways on how independent pharmacies navigate the secondary supplier market.  read more


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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for September 24, 2021

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your pharmacy business thrive.  read more

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

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drig pricing reform white house pharmacy

Biden’s Executive Order on Drug Pricing Reform: What Pharmacies Need to Know

Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy could have a big impact on the prescription drug market, including PBM drug pricing transparency and access to generics and biosimilars.  read more


The Real Reason Pharmacy Profit Margins Are Declining

The Real Reason Pharmacy Profit Margins Are Declining

There’s one statistic in the data that doesn’t make headlines. A statistic that tips the profit pendulum. Most importantly, a statistic that pharmacies can actually control.  read more

The Real Reason Pharmacy Profit Margins Are Declining

fall prevention pharmacy
fall prevention pharmacy

Fall Prevention: How Independent Pharmacists Can Make a Difference

One quarter of Americans aged 65 and older fall each year. Here’s how to help reduce their risk of falling.  read more


Key Insights from the 2020 JD Power Pharmacy Study 

Key Insights From the 2021 JD Power Pharmacy Study 

The latest pharmacy trends that independent owners need to know.   read more

Key Insights from the 2020 JD Power Pharmacy Study 

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com
Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for July 30, 2021

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your pharmacy business thrive.  read more


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How to Make the Most of Pharmacy Continuing Education Events 

Do more than just check the boxes for your pharmacy continuing education.  read more

pharmacy continuing education

5 Demographic Trends Shaping the Future of Pharmacy

As the demographic makeup of the nation — and your community — changes, your pharmacy’s focus should, too.  read more


From the Magazine This article was published in our quarterly print magazine, which covers relevant topics in greater depth featuring leading experts in the industry. Subscribe to receive the quarterly print issue in your mailbox. All registered independent pharmacies in the U.S. are eligible to receive a free subscription. More articles from the June 2021 issue: New study: mobile payment options skyrocket after pandemic How to leverage consumer behavior to increase front-end sales Five overlooked human resource issues for pharmacies (from an employment law attorney) The supplement market is thriving. Is your pharmacy taking advantage? Tap into loyalty for bigger profits, happier employees, and faster growth The Covid-19 vaccine boosts this pharmacy’s patient base and its profits Where to cut costs when you have no other choice How to transform pharmacies into patient care centers   An Independently Owned Organization Serving Independent Pharmacies PBA Health is dedicated to helping independent pharmacies reach their full potential on the buy side of their business. The member-owned company serves independent pharmacies with group purchasing services, expert contract negotiations, proprietary purchasing tools, distribution services, and more. An HDA member, PBA Health operates its own NABP-accredited (formerly VAWD) warehouse with more than 6,000 SKUs, including brands, generics, narcotics CII-CV, cold-storage products, and over-the-counter (OTC) products. Want more pharmacy business tips and advice? Sign up for our e-newsletter.

Specialty Pharmacy: Are Independent Pharmacies Missing Out on Half of the Pharmacy Market?

Specialty medications make up half of all drug spending in the United States. Are you missing out on half of all the money in pharmacy?  read more

From the Magazine This article was published in our quarterly print magazine, which covers relevant topics in greater depth featuring leading experts in the industry. Subscribe to receive the quarterly print issue in your mailbox. All registered independent pharmacies in the U.S. are eligible to receive a free subscription. More articles from the June 2021 issue: New study: mobile payment options skyrocket after pandemic How to leverage consumer behavior to increase front-end sales Five overlooked human resource issues for pharmacies (from an employment law attorney) The supplement market is thriving. Is your pharmacy taking advantage? Tap into loyalty for bigger profits, happier employees, and faster growth The Covid-19 vaccine boosts this pharmacy’s patient base and its profits Where to cut costs when you have no other choice How to transform pharmacies into patient care centers   An Independently Owned Organization Serving Independent Pharmacies PBA Health is dedicated to helping independent pharmacies reach their full potential on the buy side of their business. The member-owned company serves independent pharmacies with group purchasing services, expert contract negotiations, proprietary purchasing tools, distribution services, and more. An HDA member, PBA Health operates its own NABP-accredited (formerly VAWD) warehouse with more than 6,000 SKUs, including brands, generics, narcotics CII-CV, cold-storage products, and over-the-counter (OTC) products. Want more pharmacy business tips and advice? Sign up for our e-newsletter.

Why This Pharmacy Network Buys From Only One Secondary Wholesaler

Inventory cost is everything at the seven pharmacies in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health.  read more


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Why Pharmacies Must Offer Mobile Payment Options

New data from two firms demonstrates that the Covid-19 pandemic spurred the growth of contactless mobile payments—and that the technology is here to stay.  read more

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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com
Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles for June 11, 2021

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your pharmacy business thrive.  read more


What Does Recent Inflation Mean for Independent Pharmacies?

What Does Rising Inflation Mean for Independent Pharmacies?

Inflation is at its worst since 2008. Here’s a breakdown of the current inflation rate and how what it means for your pharmacy now and in the future.   read more

What Does Recent Inflation Mean for Independent Pharmacies?

long covid pharmacy
long covid pharmacy

Long Covid: Everything Independent Pharmacies Need to Know

Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about long Covid so you can be prepared to help your patients with persistent symptoms.   read more


Pharmacy Drug Distributors: How to Choose the Right One for Your Pharmacy

Pharmacy Drug Distributors: How to Choose the Right One for Your Pharmacy

Look for a pharmacy drug distributor with these traits.   read more

Pharmacy Drug Distributors: How to Choose the Right One for Your Pharmacy

2020 Healthcare Trends Pharmacies Need to Know 
2020 Healthcare Trends Pharmacies Need to Know 

2020 Healthcare Trends Pharmacies Need to Know 

This year has caused healthcare providers to change a lot about the way they interact with patients, and it’s changed the expectations that patients have for their providers.   read more


Covid-19 Vaccines: Everything Independent Pharmacies Need to Know

Covid-19 and Childhood Vaccines: Everything Independent Pharmacies Need to Know

Tis the season. Not the usual season of gifts under the tree, or choral congregations, or festive feasts.  read more

Covid-19 Vaccines: Everything Independent Pharmacies Need to Know

independent community pharmacy
independent community pharmacy

The State of Independent Pharmacy 2020

The NCPA recently released its annual Digest, and on its face, some of the financial trends weren’t encouraging. Here are the most important takeaways.  read more


How to Be an Effective Independent Pharmacy Advocate

How to Be an Effective Independent Pharmacy Advocate

Tips for making a compelling case to your legislators.  read more

How to Be an Effective Independent Pharmacy Advocate

How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way Independent Pharmacies Do Business

Plexiglass shields, masked employees, and social distance markers are now common sites in independent pharmacies across the United  read more


Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Stories for September 4, 2020

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your  read more

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine | pbahealth.com

Current Legislation That Could Change Independent Pharmacy
Current Legislation That Could Change Independent Pharmacy

Current Legislation That Could Change Independent Pharmacy

A roundup of latest rules, legislation, and executive orders affecting independent pharmacy.   read more


Wholesale Pharmaceutical Suppliers Pharmacies Should Avoid

Wholesale Pharmaceutical Suppliers Pharmacies Should Avoid

Look out for these red flags when choosing a wholesale pharmaceutical supplier.  read more

Wholesale Pharmaceutical Suppliers Pharmacies Should Avoid

How Will COVID-19 Change the Future of Retail Pharmacy?
How Will COVID-19 Change the Future of Retail Pharmacy?

How Will COVID-19 Change the Future of Retail Pharmacy?

The coronavirus pandemic has upended nearly every industry, leaving essential and nonessential businesses alike wondering what the world  read more

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