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The Mortar & Pestle is the for all things pharmacy compounding. Its goal is to educate listeners on a wide variety of subjects that affect compounding pharmacies and the patients they serve, including clinical information, regulatory developments and marketing best practices, among others.

The Mortar & Pestle is the for all things pharmacy compounding. Its goal is to educate listeners on a wide variety of subjects that affect compounding pharmacies and the patients they serve, including clinical information, regulatory developments and marketing best practices, among others.
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The Mortar & Pestle is the for all things pharmacy compounding. Its goal is to educate listeners on a wide variety of subjects that affect compounding pharmacies and the patients they serve, including clinical information, regulatory developments and marketing best practices, among others.

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English

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1.800.331.2498


Episodes

Staying Ahead of the Curve with Peter Koshland

10/15/2019
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Peter Koshland, PharmD, joins co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh, to discuss the success of his compounding pharmacy, Koshland Pharm in San Francisco, and how he has been able to stand out in a large metropolitan area by leveraging innovative marketing methods such as search engine optimization (SEO).

Duration:00:44:36

Episode 25: How PCCA Leads Compounding in Innovation with Daniel Banov

9/27/2019
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Daniel Banov, MS, RPh, PCCA Director of Research and Development, joins co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh, to discuss his role as director of R&D at PCCA and how he and his team create the compounding industry's best bases.

Duration:00:51:39

Episode 26: How PCCA Leads Compounding in Innovation with Daniel Banov

9/26/2019
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Daniel Banov, MS, RPh, PCCA Director of Research and Development, joins co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh, to discuss his role as director of R&D at PCCA and how he and his team create the compounding industry's best bases.

Duration:00:52:43

Episode 24: Low-Dose Naltrexone Opportunities with Nat Jones

9/12/2019
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Nat Jones, RPh, FIACP, PCCA Clinical Compounding Pharmacist, joins co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh, to discuss where to find data on low-dose naltrexone (LDN), how to get started with this therapy, and various compounding opportunities available with LDN.

Duration:00:41:51

Episode 24: The Power of Advocacy for Compounding with Amy Shank

8/29/2019
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Amy Shank, PCCA Director of Government Relations, joins The Mortar & Pestle for a look at the importance of advocacy for pharmacy compounding. As regulations in the industry change, Amy spends some time with co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh, to discuss how working with your elected officials can ensure your patients will continue to have access to personalized medication.

Duration:00:33:33

Episode 23: Common USP 800 Questions and Misconceptions with Matt Martin

8/15/2019
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Matt Martin, PharmD, walks through USP <800> to help you prepare before December 1, 2019. He discusses common questions he receives about this new chapter, shares tips for how to read and interpret it, talks about how to find a contractor for facility renovations, and much more.

Duration:00:32:29

Episode 22: The New USP 795 with A.J. Day & Matt Martin

8/1/2019
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A.J. Day, PharmD, PCCA Vice President of Clinical Services, and Matt Martin, PharmD, PCCA Clinical Compounding Pharmacist, join co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh. They discuss the recently revised USP General Chapter <795> and how it may affect pharmacies that compound nonsterile preparations. Make sure to listen to this episode and read the newly released Chapter <795>, which goes into effect on December 1, 2019.

Duration:00:53:56

Episode 21: The New USP 797 with Dylan Herr

7/18/2019
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Dylan Herr, RA/QA Development Manager at Eagle, joins co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh. Dylan, Mike and Sebastian have a conversation about the recently revised USP General Chapter <797> and how it may impact pharmacies that compound sterile medications. Make sure to listen to this episode and read the newly released Chapter <797>, which goes into effect on December 1, 2019.

Duration:00:38:24

Happy Fourth of July from The Mortar & Pestle

7/4/2019
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The Mortar & Pestle brings you a quick message wishing you a very happy Fourth of July! Hosts, Mike DeLisio and Sebastian Denison, speak briefly as they discuss their favorite episodes and talk about what is on the horizon for the podcast.

Duration:00:15:04

Episode 20: Autoimmune Disorders and Compounding with Sara Hover

6/20/2019
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Sara Hover, RPh, FAARM, PCCA Clinical Compounding Pharmacist, joins co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh. Sara, Mike and Sebastian discuss the world of autoimmune disorders and how Sara thinks compounding may be able to help these patients. She goes over a few conditions she’s heard about from pharmacies around the world and what she has done to help patients with compounding.

Duration:00:31:43

Episode 19: Compounding for the Veterinary World with Deborah Clark

6/6/2019
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Deborah Clark, BSPharm, RPh, joins co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh. Deborah, Mike and Sebastian discuss customized medicine for veterinary needs. In addition to interesting compounding options, Deborah also shares marketing ideas she’s seen and used.

Duration:00:38:35

Episode 18: PCCA Innovation with Gus Bassani

5/23/2019
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Gus Bassani, PharmD, Chief Scientific Officer of PCCA, joins co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh. Gus tells the story of how he started his compounding career at a pharmacy in Alaska. They also discuss the value that the FormulaPlus database brings to PCCA members and how Gus leads his team with the goal of innovating everywhere.

Duration:00:57:47

Episode 17: The Value of HRT with Ranel Larsen

5/9/2019
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PCCA Clinical Compounding Pharmacist Ranel Larsen, PharmD, RPh, joins co-host Mike De Lisio and guest co-host Michelle Perreault. Recorded live at the 2019 HRT Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada, Ranel discusses how she got her start working in a community pharmacy and how she then came to PCCA. Ranel, Mike and Michelle also discuss the value of hormone replacement therapy and the educational advantages that PCCA provides.

Duration:00:33:51

Episode 16: The Pharmacist-to-Marketer Relationship with Steve Hoffart and Haley Collavo

4/25/2019
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Steve Hoffart, PharmD, and Haley Collavo of Magnolia Pharmacy join co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh. Steve and Haley discuss how they work together as a pharmacist and a marketer. They also go into detail about how Steve saw the need to have a staff member dedicated to marketing, and how Haley meets the marketing and sales needs of the pharmacy.

Duration:00:51:28

Episode 15: Compounding for Pediatrics with Tricia Heitman

4/11/2019
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Co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh, welcome guest Tricia Heitman, PharmD, PCCA Clinical Compounding Pharmacist. Tricia talks about her love for pediatric compounding and discusses potential options for children with autism. She also shares stories from her time with the Clinical Services team at PCCA.

Duration:00:32:33

Episode 14: Live with Special Guest Cheri Kraemer

3/28/2019
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Cheri Kraemer, RPh, joins co-host Mike De Lisio and guest co-host Michelle Perreault. Recorded live at the 2019 HRT Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cheri discusses how she got started in compounding and her journey to receiving the 2018 PCCA Compounding Pharmacist of the Year award. Cheri, Mike and Michelle also discuss the importance of advocacy, networking with other compounding pharmacists and much more.

Duration:00:41:49

Episode 13: Living a Healthy Life with Dr. Anna Cabeca

3/14/2019
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Dr. Anna Cabeca, author of The Hormone Fix, joins Mike and Sebastian to discuss her passion for personalized medicine and healthy living. Dr. Cabeca goes into detail about how she first became acquainted with PCCA through educational events as well as the impact that pharmacy compounding has had on her practice.

Duration:00:49:41

Episode 12: Special FDA Update with A.J. Day

3/7/2019
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A.J. Day, PharmD, PCCA Vice President of Clinical Services, joins Mike and Sebastian to discuss various details of federal oversight on 503A compounding as well as an important FDA ruling on several bulk substances related to compounding for human use, which goes into effect on March 21, 2019.

Duration:00:47:21

Episode 11: How Compounding Changed My Practice with Special Guest Dr. Roxanne Carfora

2/28/2019
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Dr. Roxanne Carfora joins co-host Mike De Lisio and guest co-host Michelle Perreault. Recorded live at the 2019 HRT Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada, Dr. Carfora, Michelle and Mike discuss how compounding has changed Dr. Carfora’s practice and explain the value of continuing education at events like PCCA’s HRT symposiums. Additionally, they discuss how important compounding can be not only to the patient, but also to the entire family.

Duration:00:36:54

Episode 10: The Benefits of Dermatology in Your Pharmacy with Nat Jones

2/14/2019
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Co-hosts Mike De Lisio and Sebastian Denison, RPh, welcome guest Nat Jones, RPh, FIACP, PCCA Clinical Compounding Pharmacist, to discuss his journey as a compounder, from pharmacy owner to eventually selling his practice and joining the PCCA team. Nat also discusses why dermatology is an exciting and beneficial path to take as a compounding pharmacist.

Duration:00:42:22