The increasing use of DAW 9 and it’s potential impact on pharmaceutical care…

The Dispense As Written Codes that I use regularly in my practice are: DAW 0 = NO PRODUCT SELECTION INDICATED DAW 1 = SUBSTITUTION NOT ALLOWED BY PRESCRIBER DAW 9 = SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED PLAN REQUESTS BRAND Why is this important? Dispense as written codes are important in billing/filing claims correctly to a patient’s insurance plan. … Continue reading The increasing use of DAW 9 and it’s potential impact on pharmaceutical care…

Advertisements

A B-school essay from a Pharmacist’s perspective

My Operations Management (OM) Professor in B-school had one question for our final exam. Explain if this course will or will not be relevant in your chosen profession or career path? I revisited my short summary a few days ago and considered the role of the Pharmacist in relation to the current healthcare model. How … Continue reading A B-school essay from a Pharmacist’s perspective

Rebaked PIE…Pharmacist Industry Engineer

It's not always about how much money a business makes; oftentimes its more important to understand how much money the business can save. I asked a Pharmacist the following question: "Who is probably the most famous and richest industrial engineer? Your hint... he grew up in Mobile, AL?" He paused and thought about it for a … Continue reading Rebaked PIE…Pharmacist Industry Engineer