Is "professional" really the opposite of "business"? - an analysis into what makes community pharmacies thrive in a changing healthcare environment
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: PAULINO, Ema (Ordem dos Farmaceuticos, Charneca da Caparica, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Ema Paulino:,Farmácias Holon,Amora,Portugal|Ana Alves Silva:,Farmácias Holon,Amora,Portugal|Diogo Cruz:,Farmácias Holon,Amora,Portugal|Nuno Machado:,Farmácias Holon,Amora,Portugal|Pedro Pires:,Farmácias Holon,Amora,Portugal
As a result of increased competition and pursuit of efficiency in healthcare delivery, community pharmacies have been experimenting new business models that allow for great sustainability in a changing environment. Whether the solution is to implement professional services or move towards a more commercially-driven activity has long been a debated .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.