Ownership Academy: Pharmacy Buyers


If you have made the decision to buy a pharmacy or you want to open a pharmacy from scratch, NCPA has a full spectrum of resources to prepare you to make informed choices along the way to ownership. The Ownership Academy offers resources to help you select a location for your pharmacy, negotiate your lease and manage your inventory.

Other valuable tools will calculate inventory, inventory turns and gross margin return on investment. Check out IPMS and PBCS for current pharmacy listings by state.

  • CE & Professional Development
    Find continuing education (CE), to keep your license current and Certificate programming to keep your clinical skills sharp. You will also find a wide variety of seminars/short courses, conferences, certificate programs, interactive presentations, and other development opportunities.
  • Pharmacy Matching
    altSign up on www.PharmacyMatching.com for free and answer seller listings online. Buyers can also advertise! Post a pharmacy buyer's listing for 180 days at $50; NCPA members get half-off.
  • NCPA Bookstore
  • Live Oak Bank
    • Live Oak BankYou have devoted your career to taking care of the people in your community; let Live Oak Bank take care of you. We have 20+ years of experience providing loans to small healthcare practices, which means you can move forward with confidence when selling your business and preparing for retirement. With a third generation pharmacist on staff, we understand the challenges that are unique to your industry. When you're ready to sell your pharmacy, you can rely on Live Oak Bank. We're your partner and seeing you succeed is success for us.
    • One Destination, Two Roads to Pharmacy Ownership (America's Pharmacist October 2011)
  • Ownership Resources
    Members Only information about buying or selling a pharmacy through a Junior Partnership, planning documents for start-up and management tools
    • Pharmacy Blue Book (preview)
    • Junior Partnership Calculators
    • Break even calculator (preview)
    • Cost of Dispensing Calculator preview
  • Protect Your Pharmacy Now!
    • Read tips to help stop drug diversion and protect your patients.
    • Watch videos to learn more about robbery and diversion.
    • Download the Pharmacy Security Checklist for common weak spots in pharmacy security.
    • Get the RxPATROL Incident Report Form to communicate robbery details to the authorities.
    • Discounts on Employee Background Screening Services and Closed Circuit TV Systems.
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