The Business of Pharmacy Podcast

By Mike Koelzer, Pharmacist

• An interesting and entertaining weekly discussion on the business of pharmacy. • Listen to a new episode every Monday wherever you listen to podcasts or at bizofpharmpod.com. • In addition to hosting the podcast, Mike Koelzer owns an independent pharmacy in Grand Rapids, Michigan. • When not working, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and 10 children, following the news, and improving his sight-reading at the piano.

  1. 1.
    Becoming a Digital Nomad | Alex Evans, PharmD, MBA, Medical Writer
    1:15:26
  2. 2.
    Second chances | Phil Baker, PharmD, Founder at Good Shepherd Health
    57:18
  3. 3.
    Changing the culture of prescriptions | Andrew Aertker & Gavin Buchanan, Co-Founders, PatchRx
    1:04:39
  4. 4.
    Seeking understanding | Steve Leuck, PharmD, AudibleRx CEO
    48:50
  5. 5.
    Downsizing decisions | Tim Clark & Mark BonDurant, RPhs, Pharmacy Transition Partners
    52:47
  6. 6.
    Negotiating wholesaler contracts | Ozzy Osbrink, SRG
    46:41
  7. 7.
    Pharmacy conferences reimagined | Vivian Juter Frankel, PharmaSalon
    1:03:40
  8. 8.
    Put LinkedIn to work for you | Iqbal Atcha, Career Coach, Atcha International
    1:05:09
  1. 9.
    Strength in numbers | Shawn Bjorndal, PharmD, RPhAlly founder
    52:16
  2. 10.
    Building a business on experience | Craig Douglas, Cofounder, Statim RX
    55:57
  3. 11.
    After Rutledge: What's next? | Linda Clark, Attorney, Partner at Barclay Damon
    43:33
  4. 12.
    Manufacturer drug pricing | Robert Popovian, PharmD, Vice President US Government Relations, Pfizer
    1:12:13
  5. 13.
    Marketing a certification program | Sachin Shah, PharmD, Veganmed, Inc. Co-Founder
    47:11
  6. 14.
    Defending against PBM attacks | Payal Amin & Dae Lee, PharmDs & Attorneys at Frier Levitt
    54:42
  7. 15.
    Harnessing creativity as an entrepreneur | Allyson Brennan, PharmD, Emogene & Co. Natural Skincare
    1:03:37
  8. 16.
    Drive profitability through accounting and bookkeeping | Shawnna Weber, CEO Edgewood Business Solutions
    58:14
  9. 17.
    Pros and cons of Facebook groups | Deborah Bowers, PharmD
    40:24
  10. 18.
    The power of storytelling | Joe Baker, MBA, author of 'Baker's Dirty Dozen'
    1:04:53
  11. 19.
    Behind-the-scenes of The Pharmacist's Voice® | Kim Newlove, Pharmacist
    56:26
  12. 20.
    Numbers that work | Owen BonDurant and Mark Nelson of Independent Rx Consulting
    1:06:47
  13. 21.
    Pharmacy is a joke | Comedian Maurice Shaw, PharmD
    1:02:51
  14. 22.
    Complete and fundamental payment reform | Antonio Ciaccia, 3 Axis Advisors
    1:26:07
  15. 23.
    Gain traction on LinkedIn | Chris Cozzolino, PharmD, co-founder Uptown Creation
    1:23:12
  16. 24.
    Franchise vs. Startup | Shaneka Baylor, PharmD, Multi-business owner
    1:00:43
  17. 25.
    Traditional PBM Disruptor | Nathan Gabhart, CEO, TrueScripts PBM
    1:12:28
  18. 26.
    On being the CEO of a publicly traded pharma co. | Shawn Singh, CEO, VistaGen
    52:58
  19. 27.
    On being the CEO of APhA | Scott Knoer, PharmD, CEO, American Pharmacists Assoc.
    1:09:13
  20. 28.
    Exploring the opaque world of drug pricing | Eric Pachman, founder of 46brooklyn Research
    1:04:30
  21. 29.
    All about pharmacy business loans | Mike Bollinger, senior vice-president, Live Oak Bank
    32:59
  22. 30.
    Fighting for Provider Status and against DIR Fees | Michael Hogue, PharmD, President APhA
    49:41
  23. 31.
    How one person can make a political impact | Chris Schiller, PharmD, president-elect OPhA
    44:52
  24. 32.
    From death to life: Skippack Pharmacy | Mayank Amin, PharmD, MBA
    1:11:02
  25. 33.
    Scripting your personal brand | Adam Martin, PharmD, 'The Fit Pharmacist'
    43:47
  26. 34.
    Grow revenue by building people | Travis Wolff, PharmD, PharmFurther
    1:06:53
  27. 35.
    The joy of problem solving | Joe Williams, PharmD, Indy RX Consulting
    1:10:15
  28. 36.
    Counterpunching the PBMs | Benjamin Jolley, PharmD
    1:15:40
  29. 37.
    From problem to new product | Megan Jolley Milne, PharmD, 'The Prednisone Pharmacist'
    1:25:43
  30. 38.
    Multi-level marketing: a no-holds-barred discussion | Melissa Henault, PharmD
    1:43:17
  31. 39.
    Amazon versus traditional healthcare systems | "Innovating for Wellness" author Robert Longyear
    53:56
  32. 40.
    Connecting physicians to pharmacies | Nandita Koodie, PharmD., Telehealth Network Liaison
    1:34:52
  33. 41.
    Inspire others from where you are | Dr. Maria Glukhovsky, PharmD, Author
    41:13
  34. 42.
    Narrow your niche | Brian Bisher, PharmD, founder of EmpowerRx Health Solutions
    52:03
  35. 43.
    Prepare for exigencies | Dr. Richard Harris M.D., Pharm.D, MBA
    49:30
  36. 44.
    Paperless medication guides | Richard Waithe, PharmD, VUCA Health President
    35:33
  37. 45.
    Building a successful service business | Entrepreneur Leslie Hodge, PharmD
    57:38
  38. 46.
    Juggling three pharmacies and balancing life | Pharmacist and entrepreneur Ghada Abdallah
    1:14:17
  39. 47.
    The power of offline networking | Chara Reid, PharmD, Founder of Pharmacist Women Networking Association, Inc
    1:07:16
  40. 48.
    Improv comedy as a life philosophy | Cory Jenks, PharmD, Founder of ImprovRx
    1:06:11
  41. 49.
    Behind-the-scenes of 'Pharmapreneur Academy' | Founder Blair Thielemier, PharmD
    1:22:19
  42. 50.
    Bridging the gap between school and the real world | Brooke Griffin, PharmD of '21st Century PharmD'
    1:14:58

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