Compliance

10 Things You NEed To KNow About the New EPA Ruling on Hazardous Waste Material

What the New EPA Regulation on Hazardous Waste Means for You

March 11, 2019

The recently passed EPA regulation on hazardous waste pharmaceuticals may leave you with questions on what is now considered a creditable material vs a non-creditable material. At Pharma Logistics, our goal is to ensure your compliance while helping you get the credit you deserve on returnable materials. To help you understand the new EPA regulation …

Is Your Pharmacy a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator?

February 1, 2019

Among their many other critical duties, pharmacy staff are tasked with safely disposing of hazardous waste materials, including certain substances and drugs defined at the federal level. However, the many classifications and stipulations can make it difficult to track exactly what your liability is. Is your pharmacy a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG)? If …

Learn How to Help Keep Your Pharmacy in Compliance  

January 23, 2019

As a pharmacy professional, you operate a facility that plays a pivotal role in the nation’s drug supply chain: dispensing medications to the public. It almost goes without saying that a pharmacy is a highly-regulated business. Among the many regulations—state and federal—that govern the business activities of your pharmacy, are three critical laws pertaining to …

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How Can Your Organization Save Time on Compliance?   

January 21, 2019

 Pharmaceutical Waste Facts: Hospitals throw away 250 million pounds of unused drugs every year, costing them $30 billion. Pharmaceutical waste was detected in 80% of the streams sampled by the USGS in a 2002 study. Only 3.5 to 4% of all manufactured pharmaceutical products are returned through reverse distribution. With the upcoming Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) entering law after Nov. …

Video: Learn How Pharma Logistics Helps Pharmacies

October 9, 2018

To succeed, every pharmacy must optimize the two C’s of building a strong business: cash flow and compliance. With over 20 years of experience, Pharma Logistics has provided reverse distribution services to support pharmacy cash flow—while maintaining airtight legal and regulatory compliance. Learn how you can help improve your customer service with the Pharmacy Technician …

Is Box and Ship or Onsite Pickup Best for your pharmacy?

What Service is Right for You?

August 27, 2018

Box and Ship or Onsite Pickup – which return service is best for your pharmacy? With the wide range of reverse distribution services available today, it can be challenging to determine which one is ideal for your pharmacy. Pharma Logistics offers two popular services that make the pharmaceutical returns process easier and more visible. Those …

Box and Ship vs. Onsite Services

Box and Ship vs Onsite services

August 22, 2018

What works best for you? Pharmacies have many choices for reverse pharmaceutical distribution. Often, it’s hard to understand the differences and weigh their value to your bottom line. Pharma Logistics offers both Box and Ship and Onsite services for pharmacies and hospitals across the country. For many pharmacies, these services help communities reduce pharmaceutical waste …

Learn the top reasons why drugs are non-returnable

Top Reasons Why Drugs Are Nonreturnable

August 17, 2018

Sometimes, during the pharmaceutical returns process, a drug cannot be returned to the manufacturer for credit. There are many reasons why drugs may be classified as nonreturnable. The three largest issues include: the product’s condition, the timing of the product return relative to the expiration date, and whether the product was originally discounted or sold …

Types of Reverse Distribution Services

Types of Reverse Distribution Services

Handling Your Expired Pharmaceutical Product Returns With the range of reverse distribution services available today, it can sometimes be challenging to determine which ones may be right for your pharmacy. The following is a brief overview of the types of services available for expired pharmaceutical product returns. Two Main Service Types Generally speaking, there are …