The Business of Pharmacy Podcast™


June 5, 2023

Combining Telemedicine and Local Pharmacies | Vinay Patel, PharmD, Founder MakoRx

Show Notes Introduction : Mike hosts Vinay Patel, the founder of MakoRx, a company aiming to integrate telemedicine and local community pharmacies for improved healthcare access and affordability. Role of Local Pharmacies : D...

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May 29, 2023

Disruption in Healthcare: Beyond Buzzwords | Marwah Younis, PharmD, MBA, Agate Medcare

In this insightful podcast episode, pharmacist Marwa from Canada joins Mike to delve deep into the concept of disruption in the healthcare sector. They navigate the challenges and benefits of incorporating innovation, explore...

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May 22, 2023

Transforming Pharmacies into Nonprofit Entities | Edward Ullmann, R.PH., MPA

In this episode, we host Ed Ullman, CEO of Wellness RX, who sheds light on the struggles of independent pharmacies. He proposes transforming for-profit pharmacies into nonprofit entities, focusing on community well-being and ...

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May 15, 2023

Scaling Pharmacy Services | Zach Chirico, Aaron Hannah, & Sebastian Endicott of Zillspace

In this podcast, host Mike Koelzer and three individuals from Zillspace - Zach Chirico, Sebastian Endicott, and Aaron Hannah - discuss how their company helps independent pharmacies grow their business by serving as an outsou...

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May 8, 2023

The Inner Workings of Reverse Distribution | Michael Zaccaro, CEO, Pharma Logistics

Mike Koelzer interviews Mike Zaccaro, CEO of Pharma Logistics. They discuss various aspects of pharmaceutical reverse distribution. Some of the topics covered: Return policies affect credit recovery Importance of systems and ...

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May 1, 2023

Strategic Pharmacy Marketing | Wayne Glowac, Orion Marketing

In this episode, Mike Koelzer sits down with Wayne Glowac, the owner of Orion Marketing, to discuss effective marketing strategies for pharmacies. They cover a wide range of topics, from developing a strategy based on a clear...

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March 27, 2023

Pharmacy Identity Shift | Blair Thielemier, PharmD, Pharmapreneur Academy

Episode Summary: In this episode, host Mike Koelzer speaks with Blair Thielemeir, the founder of Pharmapreneur Academy, about the future of pharmacy and overcoming self-limiting beliefs. They explore the need for pharmacists ...

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March 6, 2023

Gaining Traction in the Retail Market | Leeanna Gantt, tooktake Inventor

In this podcast, host Mike Koelzer interviews Leanna Gantt, inventor of tooktake Dosage Reminder Labels. Leanna shares her personal experience of creating the product to help people keep track of their medication and the chal...

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Feb. 13, 2023

The Power of AI in Healthcare | Navid Alipour, AI Med Global (CureMatch/CureMetrix)

In this episode, Navid, the CEO of three innovative healthcare companies, sits down with Mike to discuss the power of AI in revolutionizing the medical industry. With a background in finance and law, Navid co-founded CureMetr...

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Jan. 9, 2023

Marketing Challenges for Pharmacies | Nicolle McClure, GRX Marketing

Nicolle McClure and Mike Koelzer discuss the challenges of marketing for community pharmacies and the importance of both digital marketing and personal interactions, as well as the difficulty of tracking marketing effectiveness and the need for independent pharmacies to differentiate themselves through personal relationships and community involvement.

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July 18, 2022

Gaining National Distribution | Kris Rhea, MBA, Head of Pharmacy, BIOLYTE®

Kris Rhea, MBA discusses how is achieving national distributions as the head of pharmacy at BIOLYTE®.

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June 27, 2022

The Aging Consumer Market | Tom Hartwig, PhD, Mature Living Environments

Tom Hartwig, PhD, discusses the needs of and the potential of the rapidly aging consumer market.

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June 6, 2022

Growing Existing Businesses | Rudy Dajie, Pharmacist

Pharmacist Rudy Dajie discusses his love of growing existing businesses.

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Sept. 20, 2021

Reinvigorating Retail | Dave Wendland, VP Strategic Relations, Hamacher Resource Group (HRG)

Dave Wendland is the VP of Strategic Relations at Hamacher Resource Group (HRG).

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Aug. 16, 2021

Increase Retail Sales | Tyson Clarke, CEO Voista

Tyson Clarke is the CEO of Voista, a retail training software.

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