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NCPA names finalists for business plan competition

July 19, 2017HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The National Community Pharmacists Association has named three teams of pharmacy students as finalists for the 2017 GoodNeighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. The students hail from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the University of Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy. They will present their business plans in a live competition on Oct. 14 at...

Business, Community Pharmacy, Competition, Planning

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On the Editor's Desk

Considering the circumstances...

September 30, 2011Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Next week, we'll be hosting a webcast on audits. Webcasts about audits seem to be a dime a dozen these days, and it's no wonder with all the activity in this area, but this webcast is different. This webcast, presented by Stephanie Morgan Greene and Lisa Bargmann of The Audit Team/Harrington Management, is more about your operational strategy toward audits. When it comes to audits, many providers are focusing on how to avoid them. That's important, don't get me wrong, but it's...

Audit, On The Editor's Desk, Planning, webcast

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On the Editor's Desk

Live blogging from HME Business Summit: Top providers share successes, failures

September 13, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The panelists: Scott Lloyd of Extrakare, Tammy Zelenko of AdvaCare and Doug Westerdahl of Monroe Wheelchair. On business plans Lloyd: He uses a business plan as an ultimate managerial crutch. If a member of his staff says, "We need another driver," he says, "We agree, we'll add another driver next quarter, like it says in the plan." He uses it to guide decisions and really as a crutch on what he's going to do and when he's going to do it. He  does a business plan each year....

Benchmark, Business, Competitive Bidding, On The Editor's Desk, Open-book management, Planning

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