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Business Optimization Advantage

Better business is our business

Operate your business effectively and efficiently, both operationally and financially

A personalized approach

Our Business Optimization Advisors uncover actionable insights into how to improve your business. No cookie cutters here. You will receive a customized business plan identifying functional and quantitative opportunities for your pharmacy.

What we do

We will complete an on-site analysis investigating:

  • Sales and gross margins
  • Third-party reconciliations
  • Staffing model
  • Customer service model
  • Inventory management process
  • Prescription and OTC pricing structure

What you receive

  • One-on-one consulting with trained Business Optimization Advisor
  • Industry benchmarking and best practice standards
  • A customized business plan that may include:
    • Detailed recommendations based on each analysis performed
    • Merchandising and workflow strategies
    • Labor management strategies
    • Actionable marketing strategy
    • Three-year earnings and cash flow projections

Best practices for community pharmacies.

Independent pharmacists ensure that their patients and communities receive the best care, every single day. Through unique, innovative programs and initiatives that streamline workflow and improve efficiency, their best practices define the spirit of independent pharmacies and support others in becoming destinations for wellness in their communities.

Closing the gender gap in pharmacy ownership

In a recent Drug Topics article, Women in Pharmacy director, Eden Sulzer, talks about the Pharmacist Workforce Survey results and her lens on the trends and what we can do about them. 

Hit me with your best shot: Travel vaccines boost business and help patients

Scott Summers, director of marketing for regional chains, and Eleanor Daufenbach, director of clinical marketing – discuss how pharmacies can capitalize on travel vaccines to fulfill an important clinical need in their communities. 

Are the MTM stars aligning for pharmacists?

Brad Tice, MTM product leader for Cardinal Health, says that the future of MTM looks brighter now than ever. Essential Insights sat down with Tice to learn why he's so optimistic.