With the operations of a pharmacy being a required element of PharmD courses, this textbook will provide pharmacy students with an understanding of business processes used and how those processes impact their practice of pharmacy in providing patient care. The material will provide those who aspire to become managers in healthcare organizations with a foundation of how to manage in an environment that is focused on "the business of healthcare." Special features include cases that allow students to apply what they have learned in the chapters to business situations with the context of various practice settings.
Part 1: Pharmacy Practice in Perspective. Part 2: Planning and Risk Management. Part 3: Accounting and Financial Management. Part 4: Marketing Strategies. Part 5: Organizing and Staffing the Pharmacy. Part 6: Pharmacy Operations Management.