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Pharmacy Podcast Episode 77 Interview with Drug Channel's Adam J. Fein, Ph.D.


Drug Channels was created and is written by Adam J. Fein, Ph.D., one of the country’s foremost experts on pharmaceutical economics and channel strategy. The president of Pembroke Consulting, Inc., and CEO of Drug Channels Institute, Dr. Fein consults with clients in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Eleven of the 15 largest biopharmaceutical manufacturers have relied upon Dr. Fein for his experience, analyses, and insights to help them improve profitability and make better strategic decisions. Click here to read more about Dr. Fein’s industry presence.

Dr. Fein excels at unlocking and explaining complex business and economic issues with humor and an accessible, straightforward style, making Drug Channels a popular and authoritative destination for both industry insiders and outsiders. Drug Channels has been cited in such media outlets as The Wall Street Journal and Drug Benefit News, in academic research papers, and across other industry websites.


A leader in the pharmaceutical economics blogosphere, Drug Channels has a loyal following of engaged readers. Drug Channels attracts a large, unique, diverse audience throughout the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. 

Our readers’ backgrounds reflect the many diverse topics that Drug Channels reports and analyzes. We offer free subscriptions via emailRSS feed, or Twitter. As of January 2013, Drug Channels has nearly 6,000 subscribers via these methods. All articles are also shared with the more than 900 people on Dr. Fein’s personal LinkedIn account. Many key healthcare industries are represented in our readership.

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Category:Pharmacy -- posted at: 11:51am EDT

Pharmacy Podcast Episode 76 Compounding Pharmacy Regulations: An interview with Christian Hartman PharmD, MBA

Pharmacy Podcast Show Episode 76 we interview Christian Hartman - PharmD, MBA, FSMSO.

Massachusetts Governor Patrick convened the Special Commission to Make an Investigation into and Study of the Oversight of Compounding Pharmacies (the “Commission”) in the Commonwealth in response to the tragic events of the multi-state meningitis outbreak that has been attributed to products from Massachusetts-based New England Compounding Center.  

The Commission undertook an intensive and focused study of compounding practices in Massachusetts, relying on perspectives from pharmacists, regulators, physicians, epidemiologists, health law practitioners and legislators to protect the public and to minimize the risk of drug shortages.  The findings and recommendations put forward by the Commission offer a framework within which policy changes should be contemplated and further studied. 

The Commission was chaired by Christian A. Hartman, an expert in pharmacy practice and patient safety.

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Category:Pharmacy -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

Pharmacy Podcast Episode 75 NCPA President Donnie Calhoun, P.D.

Donnie Calhoun, P.D. NCPA President

Donnie Calhoun, 1987 graduate of Samford University School of Pharmacy, owns 2 stores in Calhoun County. He serves on the executive committee for the National Community Pharmacists Association and as a national director for Pharmacist's Mutual Insurance Company. He is the 2012 President of the Alabama Board of Pharmacy. He also has served on the National Home Infusion Association board of directors and Member Health's P&T committee. He has served as President of the Alabama Independent Drugstore Association and as a board member of the Alabama Pharmacy Association. He has been involved with teaching pharmacy students as an adjunct professor of Samford and Auburn Schools of Pharmacy. Donnie has served on many pharmacy committees at a local, state and national level. He as been a recipient of many awards including distinguished young pharmacist (1991) and the Alabama Pharmacy Association Pharmacist of the year award (2005).

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Category:Pharmacy -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT