WELCOME TO <ul><li>Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook’s </li></ul><ul><li>13th Annual Pharmacy Purchasing  </li></ul><ul><li>Netw...
SPECIAL THANKS & RECOGNITION   <ul><li>To All Who Have Attended Our  Annual PPN Conferences, </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy Pu...
About President/CEO, Dale J. Kroll <ul><li>♦  Writer, Consultant, & Speaker in the field of pharmaceutical purchasing and ...
About  Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook <ul><li>This publication was introduced by Summerdale Enterprises, Inc. in March of 199...
HISTORY <ul><li>Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Started in 1994:  8 Pages </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008-2009:  6...
10 YEAR+ SPONSORS 1997-2009 <ul><li>Acute Care Pharmaceuticals:  12 </li></ul><ul><li>AmerisourceBergen:   13 </li></ul><u...
Scholarships For Under-Funded Buyers  To Attend Conference <ul><li>Instituted in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>2009:  36 Funded f...
OUTSTANDING PHARMACY BUYER  OF THE YEAR AWARD Sponsored By:   Hospira
OUTSTANDING PHARMACY BUYER  OF THE YEAR AWARD <ul><li>Sponsored By:   Hospira </li></ul><ul><li>3rd Place:  Rodney Elliott...
  OUTSTANDING PHARMACY BUYER  OF THE YEAR AWARD <ul><li>Sponsored By:   Hospira </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd  Place: Kelly Reeve...
  OUTSTANDING PHARMACY BUYER  OF THE YEAR AWARD <ul><li>Sponsored By:   Hospira </li></ul><ul><li>1 st  Place:   Deborah H...
REVIEW OF PROGRAM BINDERS AND OTHER INFORMATION <ul><li>Program Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>MGM Map </li></ul><ul><li>Map of ...
 
 
GPO BREAKOUT LOCATIONS 2:20 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Monday, Day 1 <ul><li>AMERINET: Room 106 </li></ul><ul><li>BROADLANE: Room 10...
Record Your CE’s @PTCB <ul><li>AS SOON AS YOU GET YOUR CE DOCUMENT FROM ProCE: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log into PTCB.org </l...
 
 
LOOKING AHEAD <ul><li>Formalization of National Pharmacy Buyer Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  2 nd  Phase: Petitioning a Pol...
Join us Next Year for the 14th Annual Pharmacy Purchasing  Networking Conference MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada August ...
WHOLESALER BREAKOUT LOCATIONS 10:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Wednesday, Day 3 <ul><li>AmerisourceBergen: Room 122  </li></ul><ul...
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  1. 1. WELCOME TO <ul><li>Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook’s </li></ul><ul><li>13th Annual Pharmacy Purchasing </li></ul><ul><li>Networking (PPN) Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Where Our ONLY Issue Is… </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy Purchasing </li></ul><ul><li>We put Pharmacy Purchasing on the web, at: </li></ul><ul><li>www.PharmacyPurchasing.com </li></ul>
  2. 2. SPECIAL THANKS & RECOGNITION <ul><li>To All Who Have Attended Our Annual PPN Conferences, </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook Subscribers, </li></ul><ul><li>And all Displaying Sponsors for their support! </li></ul>
  3. 3. About President/CEO, Dale J. Kroll <ul><li>♦ Writer, Consultant, & Speaker in the field of pharmaceutical purchasing and group contracting. </li></ul><ul><li>♦ 14 years experience as Pharmacy Contract Administrator of a 1,000+ hospital purchasing group. </li></ul><ul><li>♦ 5 years experience as Pharmacy Buyer in a 450-bed Medical Center. </li></ul><ul><li>♦ Economics Degree from the University of Notre Dame. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Pharmacy purchasing is a profession that has for too long been ignored. We are out to change that. ” - Dale J. Kroll </li></ul>
  4. 4. About Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook <ul><li>This publication was introduced by Summerdale Enterprises, Inc. in March of 1994 as an independent publication that is totally dedicated to the issues and news affecting pharmaceutical purchasing agents, their supervisors, and group contracting executives. </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of pharmacy purchasing professionals, as well as pharmaceutical and wholesaler executives, now subscribe to Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook. </li></ul>
  5. 5. HISTORY <ul><li>Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Started in 1994: 8 Pages </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008-2009: 68 Page average </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribers: 500 Pharmacy Buyers & 125 Vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Annual PPN Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Year, 1997: 1 Day, 110 Buyer & Sponsor Attendees </li></ul><ul><li>13 th Year, 2009: 4 Days, 650 Buyer & Sponsor Attendees </li></ul>
  6. 6. 10 YEAR+ SPONSORS 1997-2009 <ul><li>Acute Care Pharmaceuticals: 12 </li></ul><ul><li>AmerisourceBergen: 13 </li></ul><ul><li>APP Pharmaceuticals: 12 </li></ul><ul><li>ASD Specialty Healthcare: 12 </li></ul><ul><li>AstraZeneca: 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Bedford Laboratories: 12 </li></ul><ul><li>BDI Pharma: 12 </li></ul><ul><li>(Previously Blood Diagnostics) </li></ul><ul><li>Cardinal Health: 13 </li></ul><ul><li>CT International: 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Dubin Medical: 10 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>EXP Pharmaceutical Services: 12 FFF Enterprises: 12 Guaranteed Returns: 10 Hospira: 10 McKesson: 13 Premium Health Services: 10 Priority Pharmaceuticals: 12 TEVA Health Systems: 11 UDL Laboratories: 13 Williams Medical Company: 12 X-Gen Pharmaceuticals: 13
  7. 7. Scholarships For Under-Funded Buyers To Attend Conference <ul><li>Instituted in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>2009: 36 Funded for all or part of </li></ul><ul><li>Registration Fee & up to 3 Hotel Nights </li></ul><ul><li>Based on Facility Policies and Needs of the Attendee </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsors: </li></ul><ul><li>Diamond: Cardinal Health </li></ul><ul><li>Silver: Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>West-Ward Injectables, Inc. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Bronze: Acute Care Pharmaceuticals </li></ul><ul><li>Precision Dose, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>R&S Northeast, LLC </li></ul><ul><li>Stat Pharmaceuticals </li></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul>
  8. 8. OUTSTANDING PHARMACY BUYER OF THE YEAR AWARD Sponsored By: Hospira
  9. 9. OUTSTANDING PHARMACY BUYER OF THE YEAR AWARD <ul><li>Sponsored By: Hospira </li></ul><ul><li>3rd Place: Rodney Elliott, CPhT , Purchasing Agent & Technology Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Award: $250 education or travel grant. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. OUTSTANDING PHARMACY BUYER OF THE YEAR AWARD <ul><li>Sponsored By: Hospira </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Place: Kelly Reeves, Inventory Manager </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Univ. of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Award: $500 education or travel grant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 rd Place: Rodney Elliott, CPhT , Purchasing Agent & Technology Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Award: $250 education or travel grant. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. OUTSTANDING PHARMACY BUYER OF THE YEAR AWARD <ul><li>Sponsored By: Hospira </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Place: Deborah Harden , Pharmacy Buyer The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH </li></ul><ul><li>Award: $1,000 education or travel grant </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Place: Kelly Reeves , Inventory Manager </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Univ. of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Award: $500 education or travel grant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 rd Place: Rodney Elliott, CPhT , Purchasing Agent & Technology Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Award: $250 education or travel grant. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. REVIEW OF PROGRAM BINDERS AND OTHER INFORMATION <ul><li>Program Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>MGM Map </li></ul><ul><li>Map of Conference Rooms for Breakouts & Exhibits </li></ul><ul><li>Map & Drink Tickets for Sponsor Exhibit Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Prize Drawing for PPO Subscriber </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing Education Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Website Resources </li></ul>
  13. 15. GPO BREAKOUT LOCATIONS 2:20 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Monday, Day 1 <ul><li>AMERINET: Room 106 </li></ul><ul><li>BROADLANE: Room 107 </li></ul><ul><li>CONSORTA/HEALTH TRUST: Room 109 (if members would like to meet amongst selves to discuss issues ) </li></ul><ul><li>MEDASSETS: Room 110 </li></ul><ul><li>NOVATION: Room 123 </li></ul><ul><li>PREMIER: Room 119 (main lecture hall) </li></ul><ul><li>VA/GOVERNMENT: Room 108 </li></ul>
  14. 16. Record Your CE’s @PTCB <ul><li>AS SOON AS YOU GET YOUR CE DOCUMENT FROM ProCE: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log into PTCB.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on “MyPTCB” on Top of Screen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on “CE Transcripts” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter your CE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your CE credits will be safe and sound for your re-certification! </li></ul></ul>
  15. 19. LOOKING AHEAD <ul><li>Formalization of National Pharmacy Buyer Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li> 2 nd Phase: Petitioning a Politician as a Sponsor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expanding our Presence on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of a Pharmacy Buyer Organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li> American Association of Pharmacy Buyers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Buyer Training Completion Certificates for PPNC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creation of the Pharmacy Buyer Profession </li></ul><ul><li>  Petitioning National Pharmacy Board </li></ul><ul><li>  Exam for Pharmacy Buyer Certification </li></ul>
  16. 20. Join us Next Year for the 14th Annual Pharmacy Purchasing Networking Conference MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada August 9-12, 2010   Mark Your Calendars Now!
  17. 21. WHOLESALER BREAKOUT LOCATIONS 10:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, Day 3 <ul><li>AmerisourceBergen: Room 122 </li></ul><ul><li>Cardinal Health: Room 119 (main lecture hall) </li></ul><ul><li>McKesson: Room 123 </li></ul>

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