About the Book
Pharmacy administration focuses on managing the financial, physical and human resources involved in the practice of pharmacy and the healthcare industry. It involves the evaluation of outcomes associated with pharmacy practice and drug utilization for optimal patient care.
This textbook “Pharmacy Administration” throws light on several issues of pharmaceutical care and services which a pharmacist need to equip himself for better managerial, marketing and human resource skills for increasing his effectiveness in the profession. This book provides a lucid exposition of several intricate issues like rational drug use, medication compliance in a simple way.
The textbook has been prepared with due care to cater to the needs of student community studying the subject.
· Simple language and good illustrations
· The book can be used as a ready reckoner
· Glossary of the important terms has been provided at the end of the book
1. Introduction to Business, 2. Manufacturing Management, 3. Social Use of Drugs, Drug Addiction, 4. Organisation of Distribution and Marketing, 5. Pharmaceutical Industry, 6. Insurance, 7. Governance in Pharmacy, 8. Drug Store Principles and Management
About the Author
G. Vidya Sagar is presently working as Director and Principal of Veerayatan Institute of Pharmacy, Mandvi, Kutch (Gujarat) and Dean, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, KSKV Kachchh University, Bhuj. With a teaching experience of over 25 years, Prof. Vidya Sagar has authored 16 popular textbooks in Pharmaceutical Sciences which has gained wide acclaim. He has 150 review articles and 110 research publications to his credit.
G. Vidya Sagar is a popular figure in Pharmaceutical Parlance. He is an examiner, paper setter and PG & Ph.D. thesis adjudicator for several Indian Universities. He is an approved Ph.D research supervisor for many of the Indian universities. Several students are doing their doctoral work under his tutelage.
He served as Chairman, Board of Studies (Pharmacy) of Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P. He is an editorial board member of several prestigious journals and chaired many scientific sessions of National and International conferences.