Pharma Logistics Appoints Healthcare Industry Veteran David A. Hargraves as CEO to Lead Next Phase of Growth; Founder, President & CEO Transitions to Board Member Role
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by Kate Wheeler
6M ago
                          [LIBERTYVILLE, IL] — Pharma Logistics (www.pharmalogistics.com), a leader in the pharmaceutical compliance and reverse distribution industry, welcomes David A. Hargraves as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective today. After having led Pharma Logistics through its growth over its 27-year history, Michael Zaccaro, its Founder, President & CEO, steps into a new role as a Board Member.   David A. Hargraves joins Pharma Logistics with over 25 years of leadership experience and more than 18 year ..read more
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Pharma Logistics Unaffected by DEA’s Operation Bottleneck
Pharma Logistics Blog
by Kate Wheeler
9M ago
Pharma Logistics Unaffected by DEA’s Operation Bottleneck   Introduction In recent news, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has garnered significant attention with its Operation Bottleneck, a high-profile initiative aimed at preventing the diversion of controlled substances.   While this operation is causing ripples in the pharmaceutical industry, one key player, Pharma Logistics, stands strong and remains unaffected and fully operational. In this blog post, we’ll explore what Operation Bottleneck is and how Pharma Logistics ensures compliance for itself and its customers.   What ..read more
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Pharma Logistics Triumphs with $45 Million DoD Pharmaceutical Reverse Distribution Contract
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by Kate Wheeler
9M ago
Introduction Pharma Logistics is proud to announce a groundbreaking achievement – winning the highly coveted Department of Defense (DoD) pharmaceutical reverse distribution contract worth $45 million. This five-year contract reflects our commitment to excellence and highlights the vital role we will play in ensuring the integrity and efficiency of pharmaceutical supply chains for all branches of the military. In this blog post, we’re excited to share the key highlights of this remarkable contract and what it means for Pharma Logistics and the Department of Defense.   Compliance and Securi ..read more
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What You Need To Know About Pharmaceutical Waste
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by Kate Wheeler
1y ago
Pharmaceutical waste is a growing problem that affects the environment and human health. It is defined as any unwanted or expired medication that is no longer needed or is discarded. This can include pills, capsules, liquids, creams, and even medical equipment. One of the main sources of pharmaceutical waste is from households. People often have leftover medication from prescriptions that are no longer needed, or they may have expired drugs that they no longer use. These medications can end up in landfills or in the water supply, where they can potentially harm the environment and wildlife. An ..read more
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How Hard is it to Switch Reverse Distribution Vendors?
Pharma Logistics Blog
by Kate Wheeler
1y ago
Authored by: Kendal Spoerl – Customer Advocate, Paul Byrd – Assistant Sales Manager Continually re-evaluating vendors is one of the keys to a successful pharmacy business.  Is your current vendor meeting YOUR performance standards, helping you lower costs or improve profitability?  Once this question is answered, you must ask yourself – how easy is it to change? Will your staff be able to adapt? Is there 3 feet of paperwork you must sign before you start benefitting from the new vendor? There’s a lot to consider, and we get it. Luckily, Pharma Logistics has a streamlined onboarding p ..read more
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Pharmaceutical Waste Under Scrutiny: The Importance of Identifying and Safely Disposing of Leftover, Unused or Expired Medication
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by pharma@dmin
2y ago
A Growing Problem According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contaminants of emerging concern (CECs), which include pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), are increasingly being found in US surface water and leachate – contaminated liquid generated from water percolating through a solid waste disposal site. These biologically active drugs and personal care product chemicals are coming from a growing number of sources and now exist in the environment in concerning concentrations – concentrations that could potentially harm drinking water and plant life, as well as ..read more
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How to Best Address the Impact of COVID-19 to Improve Your Business: Implementing Better Technology and Pharmacy Infrastructure
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by pharma@dmin
2y ago
“Nearly half of all patients (46%) say they use telehealth for some visits, compared to just 11% in 2019. …(And) 83% of patients say they are likely to continue using telemedicine after COVID-19.” – Pharmacy Times  Since the temporary expansion and relaxation of telehealth regulations in March of 2020, patients have flocked to this technology as a safe, secure way to access healthcare. Now is the time for your business to invest in high-quality telehealth solutions and pharmacy IT infrastructure to be seen as an integral part of this trend. By offering a safe and easy way for your ph ..read more
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How to Best Address the Impact of COVID-19 to Improve Your Business: Leveraging Data and Patient Behavioral Patterns
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by pharma@dmin
2y ago
One of the major trends during the pandemic has been the increased role of pharmacies in primary care. Because they were largely unaffected by closures, more and more people came to see their pharmacy team as primary resource and causing more pharmacies to work more closely with other healthcare professionals.  This increased involvement with patients and the wider healthcare network presents unique opportunities to increase the collection of data that can help you learn more about their purchasing habits and make smarter decisions for your pharmacy, leading to better inventory management ..read more
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COVID & Cash Flow: How to Protect Your Business Financial Fallout
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by pharma@dmin
2y ago
The last year plus has been a trial by fire for many industries, but COVID-19 has had an especially major impact on the healthcare industry, including in the pharmaceutical space. Drug availability, healthcare infrastructure, and patient behavior have all changed in ways that are predicted to last long after the days of the current pandemic. Hospital pharmacies specifically have noticed an increase in drug shortages and recalls, staffing shortages, tightened budgets, altered pharmacy roadmaps, and increased pressure to focus on patient and staff safety. What does this mean for cash flow? While ..read more
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The Pharmacy Drug Return Process: A Step-by-Step Guide
Pharma Logistics Blog
by pharma@dmin
2y ago
A large part of your role as pharmacy technician is inventory management: helping to keep an accurate record of all the products your pharmacy has in stock. Overall, the goal of your pharmacy is to order and sell the right products to customers who will purchase and use them. This means minimizing the quantity of unsalable products in your inventory by working with a third party to return expired products to your manufacturer or wholesaler for credit. The “drug return” process is also known as reverse distribution. Often, this process is coordinated by a reverse distribution company, e.g., Pha ..read more
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