The nonpharmacist business manager: Key qualifications and skills for success

Granko, Robert P.; O'Neal, Brian C.; Fanikos, John; Cohen, Brian A.; Cromes, Niki V.; Hicks, David W.; Thompson, Bruce; Poppe, Lindsey B.
October 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;10/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 19, p1779
Academic Journal
The article discusses the key qualifications and skills that are crucial to the success of a nonpharmacist business manager. It highlights the responsibilities handled by financial managers, which include budget preparation, 340B program management and compliance, and internal auditing and billing. Also mentioned is a 2010 survey of University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) academic medical centers, which reveals a growing trend of hiring non-pharmacists to fill the business manager role.


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