Ramifications of huge business and pharmaceutical mergers, pharmacist independent consulting, interdisciplinary cooperation, community involvement opportunities to grow your practice, and mentoring: all topics covered by Dr. Sylvia Perry PharmD.
Dr Sylvia Perry is a Pharmacist trained at Xavier University in New Orleans since 2005. What made her change her mind from wanting to pursue pediatric dentistry to pharmacy.
She has over 10 years experience in the Corporate Retail “big box” pharmacy arena with her focus being on giving the patient the attention they need and deserve. Dr. Perry has also created her own pharmacy consulting firm called, PharmD Consultants of Texas. PharmD Consulting travels to surgery centers and doctors’ offices who offer in-house pharmacy needs and makes sure everything is in compliance with state and pharmacy laws as well as properly train the staff around pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Perry has a humorous story as to how she began the consulting aspect of her career. How does she handle all the hours in the car driving around to the different locations?
Lick, Stick and Pouring, what does that mean?
What are the risks of filling scripts at multiple businesses and what are ways to mediate that risk even if you continue to do it?
When the pharmacist doesn’t like the drug that the medical doctor has prescribed; can they call and get it changed, is there a professional courtesy or do they have a fight and are disrespected?
Is a pharmacist responsible for educating the doctors or more a patient educational role?
Learn how you could help the community and potentially make money by offering classes on certain diseases.
Why should you shadow the profession you are thinking of becoming?
What’s Dr. Perry’s top 3 attributes she looks for in a pharmacy tech hire?
With Amazon® purchasing a Pill Pack® company, the Aetna® merger and CVS® doing delivery, how does Personalized Care effect a pharmacist?
Improving access for patients to doctors is plus side to these mergers, but what are the potential drawbacks.
She is active in her church especially as a mentor to girls and is involved with her sorority Zeta Phi Beta inc.. Listen to how much they do with a sorority to help the younger generation.
Learn a lesson of contentment from Dr Perry. Also: prayer, devotion, a little CNN and maybe a little gospel or trap music.
Book: The Alchemist
Podcast: The ViewPoint Bakari Sellers
She likes zoom, canva and enlight.
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Show notes can be found at www.adoctorsperspective.net/86 here you can also find links to things mentioned.