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NPPA 2010

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Start Date 09-08-2010 End Date12-08-2010
Venue MGM Grand Hotel
City Las Vegas Country United States
Category Pharmaceuticals

Event Profile
NPPA 2010 will assemble pharmacy purchasing professionals from across the country to discover the latest trends in pharmacy purchasing as well as to discuss the future direction of the pharmacy purchasing profession. The aim of the conference is to endorse the profession of pharmacy procurement by improving the educational prospects for the pharmacy buyer. The participants will understand the importance of expertise within the pharmacy profession. They will also discuss standard-of-practice subjects as offered by buyers on a peer-to-peer level. 
The event will cover wide variety of topics including:
  • Why did you do that: how do we make decisions?
  • Is your facility lean yet? Cutting costs, improving safety, quality, & employee morale
  • Drug developments in 2010: implications for the pharmacy purchaser
  • Impact of trained vs. Non-trained pharmacy purchasing professionals on pharmacy finances
  • Managing hazardous pharmaceutical waste
  • Managing drug shortages: a buyer/vendor perspective
  • Pharmaceutical reps: friend or foe?
  • Bar-coding: from the buyer's perspective
  • The pharmacy buyer's role in implementing change:  the insulin pen case
  • The road to a stress-free inventory

Visitor Profile

The targeted visitors at NPPA 2010 would include professionals from:
  • R&D equipment
  • Global pharmaceutical and biotech companies
  • Central laboratory service
  • Group Purchasing Organizations
  • Clinical data management software
  • Pharmacy Dept
  • Clinical Research Organizations
  • Hospital
  • GCP compliance
  • GLP compliance
  • Materials Management
  • Clinical Packaging
  • Out-patient facility
  • Supply Project Management Services
  • Contract Research Organizations (Preclinical and Toxicology studies)

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