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We are on a mission. A mission to save and revitalize independent pharmacy. On the Catalyst podcast, we dive into current events that are shaping how pharmacists approach their patients and their business. Fuel your passion for pharmacy, one conversation at a time.

Hosted by President of PioneerRx Jeff Key with cohosts Josh Howland VP of Clinical Strategy, Mark Bivins VP of Sales, and Marsha Bivins Marketing Director

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    • 4.9 • 32 Ratings

We are on a mission. A mission to save and revitalize independent pharmacy. On the Catalyst podcast, we dive into current events that are shaping how pharmacists approach their patients and their business. Fuel your passion for pharmacy, one conversation at a time.

Hosted by President of PioneerRx Jeff Key with cohosts Josh Howland VP of Clinical Strategy, Mark Bivins VP of Sales, and Marsha Bivins Marketing Director

    Transform Your Pharmacy Website with Storbie | Catalyst Pharmacy Podcast Episode 113

    Transform Your Pharmacy Website with Storbie | Catalyst Pharmacy Podcast Episode 113

    Making a pharmacy website has just become easier than ever. RedSail Technologies is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Storbie a prominent New Zealand-based website platform, to introduce RedSail Websites – a website solution tailored specifically for community pharmacies. In this week’s episode of the Catalyst Pharmacy Podcast, join host Mark Bivins and special co-host Holly Schuetz as they welcome New Zealand’s very own Sam Howarth and Shane Bartle of Storbie in. Tune in to learn about the power of pharmacy



    Hosted By: Mark Bivins, SVP of Sales  | Holly Schuetz, Director of Product Management 

    Guest: Shane Bartle, Co-Founder/CEO, Storbie  | Sam Howarth, Chief Revenue Officer, StorbieLooking for more information about independent pharmacy? Visit www.pioneerrx.com

    • 52 min
    Into the Clinical World of Pharmacy with Tana Kaefer | Beyond the Scripts Podcast EP 57

    Into the Clinical World of Pharmacy with Tana Kaefer | Beyond the Scripts Podcast EP 57

    Pharmacy is an industry all about adaptation. From fluctuating reimbursements to evolving clinical services, the road to modern patient care is always evolving. For Tana Kaefer, change simply offers new ways to innovate. In this episode, join host Will Tuft and Tana as they discuss the ins and outs of clinical services, med sync, eCare plans, and what an appointment-based pharmacy looks like. All this and more as we go Beyond the Scripts. 



    0:00 - The Everchanging Roles of Pharmacists 

    9:46 - Building a Robust Sync Program 

    14:22 - Pharmacy Leadership 

    30:30 - Retaining Your Staff

    42:12 - All About Pharmacy Efficiency 

    49:44 - Microhabits 



    Hosted By: Will Tuft | Manager of Event Education at PioneerRx

    Guest: Tana Kaefer | Director of Clinical Services at Bremo PharmaciesLooking for more information about independent pharmacy? Visit www.pioneerrx.com

    • 58 min
    Cost Plus Models, Growth Margins, and RedSail’s New Payment Solution | Catalyst Rewind Episode 18

    Cost Plus Models, Growth Margins, and RedSail’s New Payment Solution | Catalyst Rewind Episode 18

    Times are changing in the pharmacy industry. Whether we’re talking about PBM reform, the rise of cost-plus models, or new ownership journeys, there’s always something new to talk about in the pharmacy realm. In this edition of Catalyst Rewind, we take a look back at some of our favorite conversations of this (relatively) new year. From RedSail’s Rx Cash+ to the minutiae of profit margins, there’s something for everyone here. Guests include:

     

    0:00 - Scotty Sykes, EP 109

    3:17 - Lacy Epperson,  BTS EP 55 

    8:38 - Bill Osborn, EP 111

    15:01 - Cynthia Feldman, BTS EP 54

    22:07 - Scott Brunner, EP 110

    23:18 - Joey Chamberlain and Terri Albarano, BTS EP 56



    Hosted By: Mark Bivins, SVP Sales | Josh Howland, SVP Pharmacy Management System | Jeff Key, President of PioneerRx | Marsha Bivins, Director of Trade Shows and Events | Will Tuft, Director of Event Education at PioneerRx

    Looking for more information about independent pharmacy? Visit www.pioneerrx.com

    • 28 min
    Patient Transparency and PBM Reform in Congress with Scott Pace | Catalyst Pharmacy Podcast Ep 112

    Patient Transparency and PBM Reform in Congress with Scott Pace | Catalyst Pharmacy Podcast Ep 112

    In an industry full of pharmacy rockstars, few stand out like Scott Pace. An Arkansas-based pharmacist and lawyer, Scott Pace is all about advancing patient care at the governmental level — he was also a former guest on the Catalyst Pharmacy Podcast so it was high time to see what he’s been up to. In this episode, join host Mark Bivins and Scott as they discuss everything from the DIR Hangover, the congressional roundtable on PBM reform, and a good helping of leadership-based Prescribables.

     

    Roundtable on Lowering Healthcare Costs and Bringing Transparency to Prescription Drug Middlemen:

    https://www.youtube.com/live/DiA6hAslOFg?si=GLaPFXrcZlyZ-awj 



    Hosted By: Mark Bivins, SVP of Sales 

    Guest: Scott Pace | Owner, Kavanaugh Pharmacy

    Looking for more information about independent pharmacy? Visit www.pioneerrx.com

    • 1 hr
    How RedSail's RxCash+ Can Transform Your Pharmacy's Profits | Beyond the Scripts Episode 56

    How RedSail's RxCash+ Can Transform Your Pharmacy's Profits | Beyond the Scripts Episode 56

    Your pharmacy’s next money maker is just a few clicks away. RedSail Technologies’ RxCash+ can provide your pharmacy with data-driven cash pricing using AI and tailored pricing algorithms, driving incremental value for your pharmacy and savings for your patients. But don’t take our word for it: RedSail’s Terri Albarano and Joey Chamberlain, President and CEO of Cheek and Scott Drugs, go in-depth as to what RxCash+ can do for your pharmacy. In this jam-packed episode, learn how Joey’s pharmacy financials elevated thanks to RxCash+. All this and more in this episode of the Beyond the Scripts Podcast. 


    Hosted By: Will Tuft | Manager of Event Education at PioneerRx

    Guest: Terri Albarano | Pharmacy Consultant, Clinical Services of RedSail Technologies 

    Joey Chamberlain | President, CEO of Cheek and Scott Drugs 

    Looking for more information about independent pharmacy? Visit www.pioneerrx.com

    • 57 min
    AMA-APhA Controversy, Pharmacist Reimbursement, Work Shortages | Catalyst Catch-Up

    AMA-APhA Controversy, Pharmacist Reimbursement, Work Shortages | Catalyst Catch-Up

    The pharmacy world runs at such a hectic pace that it can be hard to be with the times. While you can’t keep up with everything that’s going on in the industry, there are a few hot button topics that you simply can’t miss. Join Mark and Josh as they sit down and discuss current pharmacy events in the inaugural edition of our new segment, Catalyst Catch-Up. Tune in to learn more about current happenings regarding pharmacist reimbursement figures, scope of practice, AMA’s recent comments on pharmacists, and — you guessed it — some Prescribables to lighten up your day. All this and more on Catalyst Catch-Up.



    Hosted By: Mark Bivins, SVP of Sales | Josh Howland, SVP/GM Pharmacy Management Systems



    Resources

    https://wendellpotter.substack.com/p/nearly-half-of-every-dollar-spent 

    https://ncpa.org/congressional-pharmacy-fly 

    https://drugstorenews.com/pharmacy-trends-examining-rx-data 

    Looking for more information about independent pharmacy? Visit www.pioneerrx.com

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

luann1187 ,

Fantastic Podcast

If you’re looking for a fun, engaging and informative podcast about independent pharmacies then this is the one for you! 10/10!

Hahglsppp ,

Very informative and entertaining

Love the format and tone of this podcast. The host and co-hosts are relatable and entertaining. Kept me interested and engaged the entire episode. Looking forward to future episodes!

YogywithaY ,

Relevant, Informative, and Interesting!

The hosts are knowledgeable and offer insightful perspectives. Looking forward to future episodes.

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