This study encompasses feedback provided by a healthcare pharmacist research panel consisting of 10-15 pre-selected participants and were conducted via online moderated discussion boards over a three-day period. Series of questions were asked around current topics of interest to pharmacists. Questions and discussions were designed to gage both short-term and long-term trends and impacts. Questions posed to the pharmacist panel covered the following main topics: the role of the pharmacist, patient management services, pharmacy trends, information technology and applications, and future trends.

Table Of Contents

Table of Contents


Introduction 10
Topics and Themes 11
Changing Dynamics 13
Questions Posed to the Panel 14
Primary Responsibility 15
Additional Responsibilities 16
Patient Disease Management 17
Patient Purchasing Behavior with Rx and OTC 18
Pharmacists’ Impact on Consumers Use of Alternative Medicines 19
Key Messages 20
Changing Dynamics 22
Questions Posed to the Panel 23
Experiences with MTMs (Benefits) 24
Experiences with MTMs (Barriers) 25
Experiences with MTMs (Ways Payers Could Overcome Barriers) 26
Experiences with MTMs (Ways Providers Could Overcome Barriers) 27
Patient Purchasing Behaviors in Relation toConditions/Diseases 28
Counseling Services 29
Reimbursable Pharmacy-based Adherence Programs 30
Key Messages 31
Changing Dynamics 33
Questions Posed to the Panel 34
Issues/Trends in Retail Pharmacy 35
Impact of Internet Pharmacies on Business 36
Methods of Driving Patients to the Retail Store 37
Trends in Compounding 38
Leading MandA Trends in the Pharmacy Industry 39
Trends in Retail Pharmacy Primary Care Clinics 40
Key Messages 41
Changing Dynamics 43
Questions Posed to the Panel 44
Types of Information Technology and Applications 45
How Prescription Errors are Avoided 48
Thoughts and Integration of PHRs and EMRs 49
Benefits of Automated Workflow Solutions and Technology Platforms 50
How Automation is Foreseen in next 5-10 Years 51
Key Messages 52
Changing Dynamics 54
Questions Posed to the Panel 55
Impact of Healthcare Reform 56
Key Drivers in Healthcare for Creation of Prescribing Pharmacist 57
Thoughts on Big Pharmaor Managed Care Organizations Acquiring Retail Pharmacies 58
How the Industry is Foreseen to Change in the Next 5-10 Years 59
Key Messages 60
Conclusions 62
About Frost and Sullivan 63


List of Charts
RoleofthePharmacist:ChangingDynamics(U.S.),2010 13
PatientManagementServices:ChangingDynamics(U.S.),2010 22
PharmacyTrends:ChangingDynamics(U.S.),2010 31
InformationTechnologyandApplications:ChangingDynamics(U.S.),2010 43
FutureTrends:ChangingDynamics(U.S.),2010 54
Pharmacists’Panel:Conclusions(U.S.),2010 62

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