Good Neighbor Pharmacy Connect Podcast
15: SPECIAL EDITION: Covering the CARES Act Part 2

15: SPECIAL EDITION: Covering the CARES Act Part 2

July 7, 2020

On this special edition episode, we follow up with Charlie LeBon, Senior Director Pharmacy Management, Braheim Knight, Business Coach, Scott Sykes, Certified Public Accountant and Financial Planner from Sykes and Company, on the significant updates and guidelines following the additional stimulus package approved on April 23rd.

Our guests will provide updates on the current stimulus package, highlight the guidelines for loan forgiveness and share information on additional relief programs and resources. They’ll also cover the transition out of the COVID-19 crisis for small businesses and what adjusting to the “new normal” looks like. 

*This episode was recorded on Tuesday, June 30. The information shared is publicly available and linked below. Information can and will change at any moment so we will continue to update the links below as further guidance becomes available. Please continue to check for the latest available information and be sure to speak with your financial and legal advisors for any specific questions about your business.

Additional resources can be found below:

WeAreGNP.com/COVID19

SBA.gov

Sykes-CPA.com | COVID-19 Advisory Updates

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund & HHS Stimulus – Uses and Management

Managing Your Pharmacy’s EIDL Program Funds

 

If you are a Good Neighbor Pharmacy Premier member, make sure to reach out to your Business Coach for further guidance. To learn more about the Premier membership, visit wearegnp.com.

 

14: Advocating for Independent Pharmacy During COVID-19

14: Advocating for Independent Pharmacy During COVID-19

June 2, 2020

This episode was recorded on Monday, May 18. The information shared is publicly available and linked below. Information can and will change at any moment so we will continue to update the links below as further guidance becomes available. Please continue to check for the latest available information and be sure to speak with your financial and legal advisors for any specific questions about your business.

Independent pharmacies are on the front lines of fighting the COVID 19 pandemic, but who is fighting for them? Tune in to hear how the AmerisourceBergen Government Affairs team is advocating for independent pharmacy. Beth Mitchell, Senior Director, Government Affairs, and Ashley O’Sullivan, Senior Manager, Legislation and Policy, will discuss what’s happening at the federal and state levels of government relative to COVID-19 response and review what negotiations for the next federal COVID-19 relief package may entail.

 

Additional Resources:

Wearegnp.com/covid19

OurIndependentVoice.com

13: SPECIAL EDITION: Covering the CARES Act

13: SPECIAL EDITION: Covering the CARES Act

April 14, 2020

*This episode was recorded on April 10, 2020. The information shared is publicly available and linked below. Information can and will change at any moment so we will continue to update the links below as further guidance becomes available. Please continue to check for the latest available information and be sure to speak with your financial and legal advisors for any specific questions about your business.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was signed into law on March 27th, includes several loan and payroll tax provisions that may help small business owners, including independent pharmacies with adequate cash flow. Tune in to hear Charlie LeBon, Senior Director of Pharmacy Management, Scott Sykes, Certified Public Accountant and Financial Planner, of Sykes and Company and Braheim Knight, Business Coach, discuss these financial resources, how to access and utilize them and what to expect in the coming weeks.

Additional resources can be found below:

WeAreGNP.com/COVID19
SBA.gov
sykes-cpa.com

If you are a Good Neighbor Pharmacy Premier member, make sure to reach out to your Business Coach for further guidance. To learn more about the Premier membership, please reach out to GNP@amerisourcebergen.com.

12: Patient Satisfaction Starts with Your Staff

12: Patient Satisfaction Starts with Your Staff

April 1, 2020

Top-quality customer service helps employees develop the necessary skillset to contribute to a pharmacy’s long-term success. Curtis Ernst, RPh joins us to offer tips for what pharmacy owners can do to empower their employees to take initiative as well as share how the pharmacy staff can have a direct impact on patient experience.

11: Honing in on Homeopathy

11: Honing in on Homeopathy

March 2, 2020

Are your customers looking for treatment options that are more holistic? Join us as we welcome back Christophe Merville, D.Pharm, of Boiron, to learn more about homeopathy, its history, and the many benefits it offers.

10: Collaborative Practice Agreements 101

10: Collaborative Practice Agreements 101

February 3, 2020

We chat with Darya Inocencio from Prescribe Wellness who explains the basics of Collaborative Practice Agreements and how they can help eliminate some of the biggest challenges faced by independent pharmacy owners today.

For more information, email Prescribe Wellness at solutions@prescribewellness.com or call 1-800-960-8147.

09: New Moms and Natural Products: What to Know for Baby’s First Year

09: New Moms and Natural Products: What to Know for Baby’s First Year

January 2, 2020

A child’s first year of life can be overwhelming for a new mom. Do you know which kid friendly medicines or remedies to recommend to ease teething pain, relieve colic, soothe diaper rashes, or help reduce cold and flu symptoms? Tune in to hear Christophe Merville, D.Pharm, of Boiron, discuss homeopathic options that address these ailments and more.

08: Medication Adherence: Providing Best in Class Care

08: Medication Adherence: Providing Best in Class Care

December 2, 2019

Are your patients taking their meds as they should? Join us as we explore how to increase patient medication adherence by providing best in class customer service, care and education with Braheim Knight, RPh., MBA, Business Coach.

07: The Science Behind Merchandising

07: The Science Behind Merchandising

November 2, 2019

How do you encourage patients to spend more money in your pharmacy? How does in-store experience impact the patients’ journey and ultimately your sales? Let’s talk about the relentless pursuit of capturing cash on your front-end through complimentary sales, layout optimization and the improvement of internal processes.

06: Who Run the World? Women in Pharmacy

06: Who Run the World? Women in Pharmacy

October 1, 2019

Today we welcome Alessandra Valdez from Ochoa's Pharmacy in Edinburg, TX and hear about her journey and hope for the future of Women in Pharmacy.