Benefits of the PPC In-office Dispensing Program
- Patient Convenience
- Patient Loyalty
- Increased Practice Earnings/Profits
- Reduced Pharmacy Call Back Time
- Prescription Accuracy and Compliance
- Easy Set Up
- Complete Program Support
- Complete Technical Support
Patients will appreciate the convenience of having prescriptions filled in-office, saving them a trip and a long wait at the pharmacy. No one wants to bother with a trip to the pharmacy when they are ill or their child is ill. Filling routine prescriptions at the pharmacy could delay the patient's return to work. By dispensing the medication in-office, you will save your patients time allowing them to return to home or work faster.
The additional level of care you provide your patients by in-office medication dispensing will cultivate a caring and compassionate relationship with your patients. With retail pharmacies, grocery stores, and mega retailers adding on-site clinics to their services, your in-office dispensary will help you increase patient loyalty.
By dispensing medication directly in your office, your practice will see increased profits almost immediately with the PPC program. PPC has incredible buying power lowering the cost of the drugs purchased. Since program costs are minimal, the practice will quickly see the positive impact to the bottom line.
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A 1999 study by the Institute of Medicine estimated that every pharmacy call-back cost physicians practices $5-$7 to pull and review the chart and return the call. With the average physician writing 30 prescriptions a day and handling nearly another 30 requests for refills, the dollars add up quickly. (Tipping the Balance of Power with Digital Patient Information, Pharmaceutical Executive, March 2002, Mary Johnston Turner) With only 15 call backs per day, that amounts to over $25,000 of lost revenue. Physician Pharmaceutical Corporation's Program for in-office medication dispensing will significantly decrease the amount of time, and therefore the cost, of pharmacy call-backs.
Prescription non-compliance is a significant cause for hospital visits for patients taking three or more prescriptions, especially elderly patients. Furthermore, over 30% of prescriptions are never filled.
The PPC program tracks each patient's prescriptions so the physician knows what prescriptions are being taken including dosages and timing. It also ensures the physician that the patient received the medication and did not opt to ignore instructions.
PPC handles almost every aspect of setting up the physician dispensing unit. Among other tasks, PPC handles licensing paperwork, insurance/pharmacy benefit manager paperwork, assistance with setting up the location, screening and training of the Prescription Technician, and establish the system/work flow.
Physician Pharmaceutical Corporation's pharmaceutical experts provide complete training on the medication dispensing unit. Some of the support provided is assistance with the initial inventory order, guidance to make the unit more profitable, and ongoing support with pharmaceutical questions or claims resolution.
PPC wants the physician dispensing unit to be successful, so we work hard to make it happen!
Physician Pharmaceutical Corporation's software system is very easy to use. Insurance claims are adjudicated immediately, eliminating the need for cumbersome insurance forms. We provide complete software training and offer full software support.