The Impact of COVID on Pharmacies: Demand for Telehealth

August 13, 2021

If pharmacists and doctors had reservations about telehealth, it melted away during the COVID-19 pandemic. Video conferencing calls proved to be an effective way to talk with patients while keeping sick and vulnerable patients away from others. Once telehealth solutions were made available many patients who had previously opted to come into the pharmacy chose …

The Impact of COVID on Pharmacies: Worsening Drug Shortage

August 12, 2021

Drug shortages were a problem before the pandemic. COVID-19 has furthered the issue by negatively impacting supply chains, intensifying already existing drug shortages. According to Kit Check’s 2020 Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report, 86 percent of hospital pharmacists reported that the pandemic has caused drug shortages to occur more frequently, with 62 percent experiencing over 10 …

The Pharma Logistics’ Customer Portal Dashboard: Because Visibility Matter

August 5, 2021

At Pharma Logistics we understand that making the right business decisions is critical to your profitability.  We also know that to do that, you need a clear view of all the relevant data.  That’s why we’re handing you the keys to real-time, item-level visibility on every pharmaceutical return so you don’t lose money. Our customer …

Do you know your ERV?

What’s Your Expected Return Value?

November 27, 2018

Reverse distribution is a dynamic industry which determines drug cost according to many rapidly-changing variables, each of which fluctuates according to price data, calculations and more. Prices are recalculated and modified at every link of the drug supply chain, making pricing a science. For example, WAC (Wholesale Acquisition Cost) and AWP (Average Wholesale Price), are …

Women in Pharmacy

Is Rapid Credit Right for You?

November 26, 2018

According to a 2018 report from the HDA (Healthcare Distribution Alliance) Research Foundation (titled ‘The Role of Reverse Distribution), reverse distribution generates more than $13 billion annually in product values. This represents a major opportunity for pharmacy owners and directors to recoup significant ROI from recalled and returned products. To get their return credits, many pharmacies …

Pharma Logistics Announces New DOD OCONUS, VA and Other Government Business

November 5, 2018

Delivering Compliance and Value to Government Organizations CHICAGO – October 30, 2018 — Pharma Logistics is announcing it has secured pharmaceutical reverse distribution contracts with the Department of Defense—Outside Continental United States (DOD OCONUS), the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA), the Indian Health Service (IHS), the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), and the U.S. Immigration …

Drug Take-Back Programs Improve Communities

October 25, 2018

Benefits of Drug Take-Back Programs Drug Take-Back programs at pharmacies offer community members the opportunity to properly dispose of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications. Disposal of these substances offer three key benefits: Helping to prevent prescription drug abuse Reducing risk of accidental poisoning Decreasing environmental hazards including water contamination due to medications Take-Back Programs Can Make a Difference …

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 …