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The Business of Pharmacy Podcast

The Business of Pharmacy Podcast

By Mike Koelzer, Pharmacist
An interesting and entertaining weekly discussion on the business of pharmacy.

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.
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Franchise vs. Startup | Shaneka Baylor, PharmD, Multi-business owner

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Behind-the-scenes of The Pharmacist's Voice® | Kim Newlove, Pharmacist
Kim Newlove is a pharmacist and the founder of The Pharmacist's Voice®
October 26, 2020
Numbers that work | Owen BonDurant and Mark Nelson of Independent Rx Consulting
Owen BonDurant and Mark Nelson are both partners at Independent Rx Consulting, offering pharmacy consulting and accounting services to independent pharmacies.
October 19, 2020
Pharmacy is a joke | Comedian Maurice Shaw, PharmD
Maurice Shaw, PharmD is a pharmacist and a professional comedian.  RxComedy on YouTube
October 12, 2020
Complete and fundamental payment reform | Antonio Ciaccia, 3 Axis Advisors
Antonio Ciaccia of 3 Axis Advisors and 46brooklyn Research, has recently been named Senior Advisor for Disruptive Innovation and Practice Transformation at the American Pharmacists Association. 
October 5, 2020
Gain traction on LinkedIn | Chris Cozzolino, PharmD, co-founder Uptown Creation
Chris Cozzolino, PharmD, helps businesses gain traction on LinkedIn through his company, Uptown Creation.
September 28, 2020
Franchise vs. Startup | Shaneka Baylor, PharmD, Multi-business owner
Shaneka Baylor is a pharmacist. She owns two businesses: one, a franchise, the other, a start-up.
September 21, 2020
Traditional PBM Disruptor | Nathan Gabhart, CEO, TrueScripts PBM
Nathan Gabhart is the founder and CEO of TrueScripts PBM
September 14, 2020
On being the CEO of a publicly traded pharma co. | Shawn Singh, CEO, VistaGen
Shawn Singh is the CEO of VistaGen Therapeutics.
September 7, 2020
On being the CEO of APhA | Scott Knoer, PharmD, CEO, American Pharmacists Assoc.
 Scott Knoer, PharmD, is the CEO of the American Pharmacists Association.
August 31, 2020
Exploring the opaque world of drug pricing | Eric Pachman, founder of 46brooklyn Research
Eric Pachman is the founder of 46brooklyn Research, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the transparency and accessibility of drug pricing data for the American public. 
August 24, 2020
All about pharmacy business loans | Mike Bollinger, senior vice-president, Live Oak Bank
Mike Bollinger is the senior vice-president, head of pharmacy lending, at Live Oak Bank.
August 17, 2020
Fighting for Provider Status and against DIR Fees | Michael Hogue, PharmD, President APhA
Michael Hogue, PharmD, is the president of American Pharmacists Association.
August 10, 2020
How one person can make a political impact | Chris Schiller, PharmD, president-elect OPhA
Chris Schiller, PharmD, owns four pharmacies in Oklahoma. He is now president-elect of the Oklahoma Pharmacists Association--with his sights set even beyond that. This is his story.
August 3, 2020
From death to life: Skippack Pharmacy | Mayank Amin, PharmD, MBA
Mayank Amin, PharmD, MBA, brought a deserted pharmacy back to life, with many twists and turns along the way. This is that story. 
July 27, 2020
Scripting your personal brand | Adam Martin, PharmD, 'The Fit Pharmacist'
Adam Martin, PharmD, created The Fit Pharmacist brand around his loves, now he teaches others to do the same with their own personal brand.
July 20, 2020
Grow revenue by building people | Travis Wolff, PharmD, PharmFurther
Travis Wolff, PharmD, helps pharmacy owners and employees work better together in order to grow revenue.
July 13, 2020
The joy of problem solving | Joe Williams, PharmD, Indy RX Consulting
Joe Williams owns three pharmacies. He loves solving problems and has turned that into a business helping other independent pharmacies with their operations.
July 6, 2020
Counterpunching the PBMs | Benjamin Jolley, PharmD
DIR expert, Benjamin Jolley, PharmD, discusses effective counterpunches that can be used against the pharmacy benefit managers
June 29, 2020
From problem to new product | Megan Jolley Milne, PharmD, 'The Prednisone Pharmacist'
Dr. Megan Jolley Milne built Nutranize's 'Zone Dietary Supplement' to solve a problem faced by all prednisone patients. Here is how she did it.
June 20, 2020
Multi-level marketing: a no-holds-barred discussion | Melissa Henault, PharmD
Melissa Henault, PharmD, successful corporate clinical leader turned entrepreneur.  Listen as Melissa and host, Mike Koelzer, have a no-holds-barred discussion on the topic of multi-level marketing.
June 11, 2020
Amazon versus traditional healthcare systems | "Innovating for Wellness" author Robert Longyear
Robert Longyear is the author of "Innovating for Wellness: Bridging the Gap between Health System and Patient"
June 4, 2020
Connecting physicians to pharmacies | Nandita Koodie, PharmD., Telehealth Network Liaison
Dr. Nandita Koodie, founder of Perfect Balance Healthcare, connects physicians to pharmacies with her influencing skills.
May 30, 2020
Inspire others from where you are | Dr. Maria Glukhovsky, PharmD, Author
Dr. Maria Glukhovsky is pharmacist who uses her PharmD degree and ingenuity to inspire not only those around her but also the seemingly unreachable.
May 23, 2020
Narrow your niche | Brian Bisher, PharmD, founder of EmpowerRx Health Solutions
Brian Bisher is a pharmacist and the founder of EmpowerRx Health Solutions, which helps new pharmacist dads get physically and mentally fit for life.
May 14, 2020
Prepare for exigencies | Dr. Richard Harris M.D., Pharm.D, MBA
Dr. Richard Harris is a medical doctor, a doctor of pharmacy, and has his masters in business administration.  From early in life, he was taught that the more safety nets you prepare for yourself in business and in life, the farther you can jump.
May 7, 2020
Paperless medication guides | Richard Waithe, PharmD, VUCA Health President
Richard Waithe, PharmD, is the president of VUCA Health. VUCA Health has created the largest and most robust medication video library in the world to address low health literacy.
May 4, 2020
Building a successful service business | Entrepreneur Leslie Hodge, PharmD
Pharmacist Leslie Hodge shares how she has built two successful service businesses.
April 23, 2020
Juggling three pharmacies and balancing life | Pharmacist and entrepreneur Ghada Abdallah
Pharmacist Ghada Abdallah, founded, operated, and sold three pharmacies. This is her entrepreneurial story. 
April 16, 2020
The power of offline networking | Chara Reid, PharmD, Founder of Pharmacist Women Networking Association, Inc
Chara Reid PharmD is the founder of Pharmacist Women Networking Association, Inc. Listen as she shares her 'offline networking' expertise. 
April 12, 2020
Improv comedy as a life philosophy | Cory Jenks, PharmD, Founder of ImprovRx
Cory Jenks is a pharmacist and improv comedian who teaches people how to deal with the unexpected.
April 5, 2020
Behind-the-scenes of 'Pharmapreneur Academy' | Founder Blair Thielemier, PharmD
Blair Thielemier, PharmD, equips pharmacists to create successful consulting services.
March 29, 2020
Bridging the gap between school and the real world | Brooke Griffin, PharmD of '21st Century PharmD'
Brooke Griffin, PharmD is the founder of 21st Century PharmD, a virtual space preparing students for pharmacy practice in the 21st Century. She is a professor and vice chair of pharmacy practice at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy.
March 22, 2020
Behind-the-scenes of The Burnout Doctor | Jessica Louie, PharmD
Dr. Jessica Louie, PharmD, APh, BCCCP is a Burnout Coach, Declutter Coach/Certified KonMari Consultant, and host of The Burnout Doctor Podcast. She helps burned out pharmacists and healthcare professionals get out of overwhelm and live with less clutter and more energy.
March 15, 2020
Behind-the-scenes of Pharmacists United for Truth and Transparency | Scott Newman, President of PUTT
Scott Newman takes us behind-the-scenes of Pharmacists United for Truth and Transparency, and what make them, and him, tick.
March 9, 2020
A more beautiful life | Dr. Danielle Perrodin, personal style and image coach
Danielle Perrodin, PharmD helps women style their mind and body.
February 29, 2020
Kick PBMs to the curb | Howard Danzig, CEO The ECCHIC Group
Howard Danzig is CEO of The ECCHIC Group, a pro-active health insurance management team saving small- and medium-sized business on their health care costs by using insurance, pharmacy, and medical resources the same way large employers do.
February 20, 2020
A 'pharmacist's lawyer' discusses state and federal law | Linda Clark, Partner at Barclay Damon
Linda Clark is an attorney. She specializes is helping pharmacists and pharmacies.   Email to sign up for her free newsletter.
February 13, 2020
How to become a pharmacy media darling | Michelle Burdo
Michelle Burdo, owner and founder of Burdo Media Group, teaches pharmacists how to look good/sound good on camera so they can confidently connect with their audience and compel them to act.
February 7, 2020
Understand and gain control over insurance contracts | Benjamin Jolley, PharmD
Benjamin Jolley, PharmD is an independent pharmacist helping pharmacy owners understand and gain control over current contracting, especially DIR & GER.
January 30, 2020
Pharmacies as health hubs | Tripp Logan, PharmD, COO of ESPhA
How can your pharmacy become the health hub of a community? Listen in as Dr. Tripp Logan, PharmD, COO of ESPhA discusses the possibilities.
January 24, 2020
Behind-the-scenes of 'The Happy PharmD' | Founder Alex Barker, PharmD
Alex Barker helps pharmacists create fulfilling careers and lives. When he started pharmacy, he quickly burned out. But now Alex shifted his career to help pharmacists find new jobs and start businesses. Alongside 'The Happy PharmD' team, they create content, classes and conferences to help pharmacists. When he isn’t working, he dates his wife, helps raise two beautiful daughters, plays a Mario game and reads comics. Indispensable: The prescription for a fulfilling pharmacy career
January 17, 2020
How do you be a pharmacy and not fill prescriptions? | Dr. Kathy Campbell, PharmD
How do you be a pharmacy and not fill prescriptions? Listen as Dr. Kathy Campbell discusses her ongoing quest. Dr. Kathy Campbell has been a pharmacist in Owasso, Oklahoma since 1992. In 2001, she opened Medicap Pharmacy Owasso. Dr. Kathy has served her community for 25 years and has owned her own pharmacy for 15 years. Now, in her own words, Dr. Kathy has dedicated the rest of her career to promoting long-lasting wellness: "I focus on keeping patients from needing a pharmaceutical. If you are to need one, I'm going to maximize and ensure the best outcome with the medication. We are heavily focused on prevention, lifestyle medicine, food choices, and nutrition. We address foundational issues that optimize the effects of medicine and work to prevent the need for medication entirely." #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast #toppharmacypodcasts
January 10, 2020
Behind-the-scenes of 'Pharmacist Moms' | Founder Suzy Soliman, PharmD
Go behind-the-scenes of 'Pharmacist Moms' with founder Suzy Soliman. Why she founded the group, what makes her tick, how the group works behind-the-scenes, and what plans lie ahead. #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast #pharmacistmoms #toppharmacypodcasts
January 3, 2020
The man responsible for the global recall of ranitidine | David Light, Valisure founder and CEO
David is a biotech scientist and entrepreneur who is the founder and CEO of Valisure. Founders Adam Clark-Joseph and David Light reconnected after Adam suffered serious complications caused by batch variability of his anticonvulsant medication. Upon further research, they began to grasp the magnitude and pervasiveness of the problem throughout the pharmaceutical industry. Adam and David brought together a team of like-minded scientists and pharmacy experts to develop and deploy a solution. The result was Valisure, a company dedicated to preventing anyone from suffering adverse effects from low quality medications.
December 26, 2019
Learning to tell your pharmacy story | Neal Smoller, PharmD - founder of 'Supplement School'
Neal Smoller, PharmD is a sarcastic, slightly unprofessional healthcare professional. He calls himself a holistic pharmacist, which he admits is a made up term, because he wants people to only use medicine when absolutely appropriate, and instead use lifestyle choices and yes, supplements to prevent and manage diseases. He's launching Supplement School, an online education program to teach people how to build a sustainable wellness practice with their expertise at the center.
December 19, 2019
A healthcare app startup | Robert Longyear of Montuno's Dosecast
Montuno Software is an innovative digital technology company that has solutions for mobile care management, pharmacy management, medication adherence, and home health. The flagship consumer product, Dosecast, is a mobile medication adherence app that helps patients with chronic illness manage large medication lists. Robert Longyear is Director of Product Management at Montuno Software. #business #pharmacy #podcast #medicalapp #pharmacyapp
December 14, 2019
Flip the Pharmacy | Pharmacists Tim Mitchell & Paula Boettler
Tim Mitchell and Paula Boettler are community pharmacists at Mitchell's Drug Stores in Neosho, Missouri. They have been providing enhanced pharmacy services for the last 15 years. Their pharmacies are part of CPESN Missouri and were recently awarded a Flip the Pharmacy grant through the Community Pharmacy Foundation and CPESN-USA.
December 5, 2019
Behind-the-scenes of 'ReTell Pharmacy' podcast | Mitch Lee, PharmD
Our guest this week is Mitch Lee, PharmD, retail pharmacist and host of the ReTell Pharmacy podcast. #business #pharmacy #podcast #retellpharmacy
December 1, 2019
Growing stronger brands & companies | Tim Koelzer of Equibrand Consulting
Tim Koelzer is the president of Equibrand Consulting. Tim brings deep professional experience in helping companies establish and extend brands through marketing, branding, and new product development.  Tim is also the author of the upcoming book 'Upstream Marketing: Using Insight, Identity and Innovation to Drive Growth" You can reach Tim at #business #pharmacy #podcast #upstreammarketing #koelzer #branding
November 21, 2019
How three brothers grew their Rx merger & acquisition business | Jared, Justin, & Joel Rhoads
The Rhoads Brothers (Jared, Justin, and Joel) currently own Triavo Health, a healthcare merger & acquisition consultancy firm based in Arizona and Illinois. The three of them bring over 60 years of pharmacy experience, which includes pharmacy operations/corporate experience as well as independent pharmacy ownership. They have worked with pharmacy owners and buyers across the United States, which includes independent owners, large and small pharmacy chains, and private equity groups. Both Jared and Justin graduated from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. You can find more information at on the organization, as well as the background of the Rhoads brothers #business #pharmacy #podcast #sellingpharmacy
November 16, 2019
'Functional medicine pharmacist' business strategy | Abbi Linde, PharmD
Dr. Abbi Linde is a functional medicine pharmacist working to transform her pharmacy into a wellness center. Utilizing the framework of CPESN, nutrient depletion, weight loss, and functional medicine, Abbi is trying to build a diverse pharmacy business focusing on food as medicine and keeping patients off medications. #business #pharmacy #podcast #CPESN #functionalmedicine #foodasmedicine #medsync
November 8, 2019
Pharmacy marketing done right! | Kyle Palmer of Parker's Pharmacy
Kyle Palmer is the executive director of marketing at Parker’s Pharmacy of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His expertise in the field of marketing has propelled the startup from zero patients to 5000+ patients and nearly 17,000 followers on social media, all in the matter of 16 months of the opening of the pharmacy. Follow along on @parkerspharmacy on Instagram and Facebook to witness phase 2 of their marketing plan. #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast #socialmedia #marketing
November 1, 2019
Pharmacy industry had me at hello | Anne Arvizu, PharmD, FASCP, PCC
Anne Arvizu, PharmD, FASCP, PCC, is a global consultant and to fortune 500 biotech companies, and a successful entrepreneur in Miami, FL. The companies she builds & affiliations she keeps all share a common focus of promoting productivity, health & life balance in the lives of entrepreneurial women executives. In 2002, Anne founded RxER Communications Corp., a management consulting firm partnering with biotech companies that require operational capabilities build within Medical Affairs. Anne is a premier Medical Information expert and sought after keynote speaker that brings 22 years of pharmaceutical medical affairs and operations globalization expertise to the table. For more information visit our site. In 2018 RxER launched its proprietary executive coaching model and business framework, Corecentryx®, and the Corepreneur® podcast concept was born. ​Anne also gives back to her community, currently serving as Chair of the YMCA Board of Directors in her local area.
October 25, 2019
Behind-the-scenes of 'tl;dr pharmacy' | Brandon Dyson, PharmD
Brandon Dyson, PharmD is the founder of the pharmacy education website, tl;dr pharmacy ( ). He has practice experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, with well-rounded experiences in oncology,anticoagulation, and Infectious disease. Currently he is the pharmacy manager of a 50-chair outpatient oncology infusion center. He is board certified in oncology and pharmacotherapy. He has several years of experience in teaching a graduate-level online pharmacology course to nurse practitioners. Brandon graduated from Howard University College of Pharmacy. 💲 Special Offer: Right now, Brandon Dyson and tl;dr pharmacy have teamed up with the 3 Tims at Your Financial Pharmacist to put together the Ultimate Residency Prep Giveaway. If you're looking into a residency this year, this package will help get you there. 5 winners will receive over $300 worth of goodies to improve their CV, Cover Letter, Interview Skills, and more. Plus, they'll even pay for your $110 PhORCAS fee. To find out more, check out #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast
October 19, 2019
Community pharmacy at a crossroad | Adam King, CPhT, RPhT, PRS
Adam King is the pharmacy savings program manager for Health Plan Advocate which represents self-funded insurance plans. His role is to identify opportunities that save health plans and their members money. #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast
October 13, 2019
The pharmacy conscience dilemma | Cristina Alarcon, BPharm, MBE
Cristina was born in Madrid, Spain and came to Canada with her parents at the age of 7. The second of six children, she grew up in Ottawa, Montreal, and Vancouver. In 1990, Cristina graduated from pharmacy school at the University of Montreal, and after spending 7 years working in the hospital setting in Montreal and Toronto, she moved out West and discovered her love for the preventive side of medicine.  Early in her pharmacy career, Cristina realized that her vision for excellent and ethical healthcare would conflict with the growing anti-life and anti-Catholic sentiments prevalent in society. This lead her to seek support from Pharmacists for Life as a student, later acting for several years as coordinator for Western Canada. Cristina went on to serve briefly on several prolife Boards, most recently finishing a 6- year term with COLF (Catholic Organization for Life and Family).  However, her greatest passion lies in seeking to imbue the professional world with upright principles and fighting for conscience rights, so as to safeguard healthcare's intrinsic life-giving mission. In the year 2000, Cristina’s refusal to dispense abortifacient drugs brought her head-to-head with her professional licensing College. With the help of like minded professionals, she lobbied the College for change, raising awareness by putting out press releases under the auspices of “Pharmacists for Conscience”.  In 2007 Cristina equipped herself with a masters in Bioethics from the University of Navarre in Spain. Her thesis examined the Codes of Ethics of Pharmacy Licensing bodies across Canada, bringing to light the lacks of tolerance towards religious believers and conscientious objectors. A summary was published in 2009 in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy under the title “The Hijacking of Moral Conscience from Pharmacy Practice: A Canadian Perspective”, and can be accessed at the Protection of Conscience Project website.  Thankfully, Cristina’s lengthy battle with her licencing College over the importance of respect for conscience and religion has not prevented her from enjoying a successful and rewarding pharmacy career. She worked at the same community pharmacy from April 2000, managing its services since 2012, until it was sold to a Corporation in December of 2018. She sat on the Ethics Advisory Committee of the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia for many years, and sits on the Ethics Committee of Vancouver Coastal Health.  She is a clinical pharmacy instructor for the University of British Columbia, and thoroughly enjoys mentoring students. Cristina writes regularly on a variety of topics for the Canadian Healthcare Network in her Blog “From Pill to Till”, and has been published in various newspapers and ethics blogs over the years.
October 6, 2019
Behind-the-scenes of 'Your Financial Pharmacist' | Tim Ulbrich, PharmD
Tim Ulbrich is a clinical professor of pharmacy and program director for the Master’s in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at The Ohio State University.  He graduated from Ohio Northern University with his Doctor of Pharmacy and completed residency training in community/ambulatory care at Ohio State. After paying off more than $200,000 in non-mortgage debt, Tim is working to empower pharmacists and pharmacy students to take control of their financial future. He is the founder of the Your Financial Pharmacist blog, co-host of Your Financial Pharmacist Podcast and co-author of Seven Figure Pharmacist: How to Maximize Your Income, Eliminate Debt and Create Wealth. #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast
September 29, 2019
How passion ignites growth | Jerrica Dodd, PharmD
Dr. Jerrica Dodd is a pharmacist, entrepreneur, coach and leader. She holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration from The Ohio State University, and a Master of Science with a focus in Applied Pharmacoeconomics from the University of Florida. She completed her pharmacy practice and administration residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Dodd has been a pharmacist for 21 years and transitioned into full time entrepreneurship after a 17-year career in the pharmaceutical industry in multiple roles in Medical Affairs. She has also managed a hospital pharmacy, and has experience in retail pharmacy. Her recent educational pursuits have been completion of a Nutrition Health Coaching Certificate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Currently, she is enrolled in the Institute of Functional Medicine and aiming to introduce a functional medicine perspective to the pharmaceutical management of member patients of Your Pharmacy Advocate, LLC where she is the founder and CEO. Dr. Dodd has been requested to serve as a speaker for numerous and diverse professional and community events. Her experience also includes speaking to diverse audiences including health care providers. Jerrica’s most recent speaking engagements were as a speaker and panelist at entrepreneurial events at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans, LA. She is a co-author of the recently published book, I Survived and has been featured on MizCEO, Glambitious and UpWords magazine covers in 2019. Dr. Dodd enjoys traveling, reading, teaching Zumba, cooking, and attending cultural events. With her background in pharmacy, leadership training and her passion for people, Dr. Dodd enjoys encouraging people to be their best and to get the most out of every opportunity that life presents. Her favorite scripture is Luke 12:48...”to whom much is given, much is required” and Dr. Dodd endeavors to live life giving back from the abundant ways in which she has been blessed. #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast
September 22, 2019
Turning an idea into a successful product | Ranger Ready Repellent
The story behind the success of Ranger Ready Repellent.  Chris Fuentes is the Founder and CEO of Ranger Ready Repellents, and Evan Kesten is Ranger Ready's director of sales for Travel, Health, and Wellness. #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast #rangerready
September 16, 2019
How pharmacy works in the UK | Paul Lowndes
Paul Lowndes is the co-founder of Mediapharm, the world's #1 pharmacy training platform that up-skills, empowers and motivates pharmacy teams. Mediapharm helps pharmacy businesses grow by instituting higher standards through regular and consistent training. They have helped pharmacy chains and independents for over 20 years to increase sales by improving their training processes and automating delivery. #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast #UK
September 9, 2019
Reverse engineering your life | Kevin Yee, PharmD
Dr. Kevin Yee is the founder of Refugee Hustle, a YouTuber, a Jiu Jitsu addict, a Korean BBQ and a cold brew connoisseur. He helps healthcare professionals transition into entrepreneurship. #business #pharmacy #podcast #JiuJitsu #refugee #hustle
September 2, 2019
Starting a business as a technician | Bridget Hanna
Bridget Hanna is the owner of Independent Edge Consulting. She is a  certified compounding pharmacy technician (CPhT) with over 10 years in Pharmacy. She is passionate about pharmacy compounding and helping all Independent pharmacies grow their retail and compounding practice and thrive in their community. Her background and experience in pharmacy marketing and compounding gives her extra insight into how to help each pharmacy overcome the struggles faced by implementing consistent and effective marketing practices while running an Independent pharmacy. #business #pharmacy #podcast #pharmacypodcast #pharmacytechnician #CPhT #compounding
August 26, 2019
Dealing with your anxiety in the pharmacy | Molly Koelzer
Join Molly Koelzer and her dad, Mike, as they discuss such topics as dealing with anxiety in the workplace, career decisions, and personal branding.   You can find Molly on Instagram at mollykoelzer
August 23, 2019
Standing out in a busy pharmacy marketplace | Ashlee Klevens Hayes, PharmD, of Rx Ashlee
Ashlee Klevens Hayes, PharmD/MHA, is the founder of RX Ashlee, a career development company that focuses on teaching professionals on how to stand out in a busy marketplace. Ashlee has been in the nontraditional healthcare arena for over 16 years and rose to the level of Director of Clinical Operations, in a pharmacy software company, before moving to her current role in career strategizing and consulting. She is the Career Strategist at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy where she teaches students and alumni tools for career success. 
August 21, 2019
Success is often about timing | CEO Chad Halvorson of When I Work
An in-depth discussion with Chad Halvorson, CEO & Founder of When I Work (the easiest way to schedule, communicate and track time with your employees).  PS An exclusive free offer for Business on Pharmacy Podcast listeners: Get your first two months of When I Work free, with access to every feature at PSS Here is the "famous" WIW commercial Chad and Mike discussed :)
August 20, 2019
Taking back your pharmacy | Terry and Angela Forshee
Terry Forshee has been an independent pharmacist for 42 years.  He has done pretty much everything one can do in pharmacy. He has owned five stores, two DME companies, two home infusion pharmacies, and an LTC pharmacy.  Terry and Angela started the TakeChargeRx program for pharmacists in 2005 and developed it for independent pharmacists.  Contact: For Mike Koelzer Consulting™ please visit
August 16, 2019
Reinventing yourself | Christina Tarantola, PharmD
Christina Tarantola is a pharmacist turned transformation coach who helps women reinvent themselves - releasing struggle and overwhelm and embracing their power. She blends hypnosis and energetic work as well as intuitive coaching to help them achieve those goals. Contact her at
August 12, 2019
How to win at podcasting | Hillary Blackburn, PharmD
Dr. Hillary Blackburn is a clinically trained pharmacist licensed in 11 states who has been practicing for almost a decade in a variety of healthcare settings.  Dr. Blackburn is currently serving as the Director of Pharmaceutical Services at Dispensary of Hope, where she provides consulting to pharmacies and clinics across the country on methods in establishing successful medication access programs. As the Director of Pharmaceutical Services, Dr. Blackburn oversees the formulary development, leads research initiatives, and manages the volunteer network of strategic advisors on the Dispensary of Hope’s Pharmacy Advisory Council. She also precepts Belmont student pharmacists and serves on the Dean’s External Advisory Committee.  Dr. Blackburn is also the founder of Pharmacy Advisory Group which provides pharmacy expertise in consulting and education. Her popular podcast, Talk to Your Pharmacist, has nearly 100 episodes promoting stories of successful pharmacy leaders and sharing about current healthcare trends. She is founder/CEO of the Natural Products Resource Center (NPRC) which provides education on medical cannabis for pharmacists. Additionally, she currently serves as Co-Chair for the Advocacy Committee for APhA’s Care of the Underserved Special Interest Group and as a member on the membership engagement and legislative and policy committees for the Tennessee Pharmacist Association. Dr. Blackburn is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. @talktoyourpharmacist for Instagram and Facebook @HillBlackburn Twitter
August 8, 2019
How to change careers | Adam Baillio
After a successful career in theater, Adam Baillio decided he needed a career with more consistent work. Pharmacy was his choice. Never one to relax in his pursuits, he knew that even as a student, networking with current pharmacy professionals would get him a continual leg up on the competition. Listen as Adam discusses how he uses not only social media, but his own podcast to build his brand. To be a guest on the show, please contact 
August 6, 2019
Business startup coach | Asha Pai Bohannon, PharmD
Dr. Asha Pai Bohannon helps other pharmacist entrepreneurs bring their dreams and passions to life and launch a business on their own terms.
August 5, 2019
Find your purpose and passion | Erin Albert, PharmD
Erin Albert is an edutainer who helps pharmacists get to their best state. Find Dr. Albert on Twitter at @ErinLAlbert 
August 5, 2019
Growing a CBD startup | Esan Forde, PharmD
Dr. Esan Forde, Pharm.D, R.Ph, C.Ph, M.S, is a partner of a hemp farm. His website is 
August 3, 2019
Importance of liking your career | Scott Braden
Pharmacist Scott Braden helps his patients lose weight.  Join him on facebook, email him at , or call him at  1-740-509-0248. 
August 2, 2019
Behind-the-scenes of 'Rx Radio' | Richard Waithe, PharmD
 Listen as Richard discusses how extending his workday was the key to his successful launch, and continued success of Rx Radio. In addition to being the founder of Rx Radio, Richard is also the president of VUCA Health. 
July 31, 2019
Think like a pharmacy owner | Tony Guerra, PharmD
Tony Guerra is a pharmacist who teaches full-time as a chemistry and pharmacology instructor. He's written 15 audiobooks and hosts the Pharmacy Residency Podcast. He lives with his wife and triplet 8-year-old daughters in Ankeny Iowa. The best way to reach Tony is at tonypharmd1 on Facebook. 
July 31, 2019
A new idea for helping independents | Omar Hassad of Rxeed
Omar Hassad is the founder of
July 10, 2019 | Dave Ruth
Dave Ruth is a pharmacy owner in Kentucky.  He is the founder of
July 9, 2019