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American College of Apothecaries to Focus on the Business of Independent Pharmacy at 2017 Fall Pharmacy Conference

2018-11-07T09:50:41-05:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News Release|

[MEMPHIS, TN, July 26, 2017] – The American College of Apothecaries has announced the focus for the ACA Fall Pharmacy Conference, from August 24-26 in Philadelphia, PA.  Pharmacists and pharmacy professionals from across the county are expected to attend the conference to hear insights from industry leaders on topics related to the business of independent pharmacy.

The Fall Pharmacy Conference, is a 2-day intensive event designed to electrify independent pharmacy though innovation and provide pharmacists with the tools they need to reCHARGE their business practices. Hosted at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, in Philadelphia, PA, the conference will also feature pharmacy exhibitors onsite showcasing products and hosting demonstrations.  Top sponsors for 2017 are Letco Medical and Compliant Pharmacy Alliance Cooperative.  Membership in ACA is not required to attend the conference.

“The ACA Fall Pharmacy Conference’s slogan this year is ‘Electrify Your Pharmacy’ and we’ve brought together a great line-up of nationally known speakers who are all experts on the business of independent pharmacy, including Dan Benamoz from PDS, to do just that. The ACA Fall Pharmacy Conference in Philadelphia will reCHARGE our attendees with presentations, case studies, and best practices that they can take back to their pharmacies, put to work, and see results right away,” says Donnie R. Calhoun, Executive Vice President | CEO of the American College of Apothecaries.

Education offered at this year’s Fall Pharmacy Conference features sessions highlighting best practices in management, finance, marketing, pharmacy design, and collaborative practice.  In addition to 7.5 hours of continuing education, the conference will include an exhibition hall featuring the latest technology and innovations in the industry and networking opportunities.

“I encourage everyone in independent pharmacy to come and share ideas and build relationships with other professionals by attending the ACA Fall Pharmacy Conference,” says Calhoun. “You’ll see everything you need to electrify your business and take it to the next level. In just two days, you’ll interact with product manufacturers, discover the latest innovations in the industry, and learn from leading experts to get a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace.”

Confirmed Presenters include:

  • “Leading Your Team from the Front Line” — Dan Benamoz, PDS
  • “Collaborative Practice in a Community Based Pharmacist Practice” — Steve Simenson, Goodrich Pharmacy
  • “Financing, Credit Worthiness, and Cash Flow: What to Know in the Ever-Changing Landscape Called Independent Pharmacy” —Mike Bollinger, Live Oak Bank
  • “Do I Make Myself Clear? Communicating to Drive Intended Business Outcomes”— Jean-Luc Moreau, Revolution Advisors
  • “Understanding the Five Profit Levers” — Dave Wendland, Hamacher Resource Group
  • “PHARMACY DESIGN IN EUROPE vs. DESIGN IN THE US: Strategies to Attract Customers and Increase Front-End Sales in a Compounding Pharmacy” —  Johannes M. Heine, MBA, Kunesa LLC.

To learn more or register now, visit www.acainfo.org/fallpharmacyconference.

 

 

American College of Apothecaries and ARL Bio Pharmacy Present 2017 Quality Compounding Summit

2017-07-25T13:53:43-05:00July 25th, 2017|Categories: News Release|

The American College of Apothecaries and ARL Bio Pharma announce the Quality Compounding Summit, from September 8-9 in Oklahoma City, OK, the compounding pharmacy industry’s premier event focusing exclusively on quality issues. Pharmacists and pharmacy professionals from across the county are expected to attend to discover cost-effective solutions and new products and services to improve quality assurance.

The Quality Compounding Summit is a 2-day intensive conference presenting key topics designed to give pharmacy professionals and those that serve the industry, tools to succeed in the future. This event takes place at the Embassy Suites Downtown Medical Center, in Oklahoma City, OK.

“QCS is the best place to hear from industry experts and see new products and technologies that will help compounding pharmacies. No other event provides more insight into quality issues in compounding in just two information-packed days,” says Dr. Thomas C. Kupiec, President of ARL Bio Pharma.

Education offered at this year’s Quality Compounding Summit features sessions highlighting best practices, safety, facility design, and regulatory issues, including USP 800 and pharmacy inspections.

“I encourage everyone in pharmaceutical compounding to come and share ideas and build relationships with other professionals by attending the Quality Compounding Summit,” says Donnie Calhoun, Executive Vice President/CEO of the American College of Apothecaries. “You’ll see everything you need to streamline your company and take it to the next level. In just two days, you’ll interact with product manufacturers, discover the latest innovations in the industry, and learn from leading experts to get a competitive advantage in the compounding marketplace.”

Confirmed Presenters include:

  • USP <800> California Board of Pharmacy Implementations: How Pharmacists Can Incorporate USP <800> into Facility Design – Tony J. Park, PharmD, JD, California Pharmacy Lawyers
  • Root Cause Analysis for Compounding Pharmacists – Joe Cabaliero, RPh, Gates Healthcare Associates, LLC
  • Coping with the Changing Compounding Landscape – Loyd V. Allen, Jr., PhD, RPh, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding
  • Microbiology Testing: USP Requirements for Sterile and Non-Sterile Preparations – Thomas C. Kupiec, PhD, ARL Bio Pharma
  • Beyond Use Dating – Thomas C. Kupiec, PhD, ARL Bio Pharma
  • Multistate Pharmacy Inspection Blueprint Program – State Boards of Pharmacy Regulatory Landscape for Inspections of Compounding Pharmacies – Elizabeth Scott Russell, RPh, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

To learn more or register now, visit www.qcsummitrx.org.