Upsher-Smith, Hamacher Resource Group launch first in e-book series for independent pharmacists

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Upsher-Smith has announced the release of the first in a series of educational e-books authored by Hamacher Resource Group and created for independent community pharmacists.

The first e-book in the series is “Community Pharmacy: Foundation for the Future,” and was developed to assist independent pharmacists/owners with assessing the state of their business and preparing strategies for continued growth.

Upsher-Smith collaborated with HRG to develop the series because of its 30-plus years serving independent pharmacy and objective position in the industry.

“We have worked with HRG for a number of years and were confident that their expertise in independent pharmacy would lead to insightful content and practical exercises that pharmacists could use to enhance their plans for the future of their pharmacy,” stated Scott Hussey, SVP, commercial operations at Upsher-Smith.

Independent pharmacists/owners interested in downloading a copy of “Community Pharmacy: Foundation for the Future,” can visit There is also an email link to Upsher-Smith on the page that pharmacists can use to provide feedback about the book, as well as suggest topics for future e-books.

“This was a very enjoyable project for us and we were thrilled to put some of our acquired knowledge into a concise, digestible format to help independent pharmacists prepare for future success,” stated Dave Wendland, HRG VP and member of the owners group. ”We’re looking forward to collaborating with Upsher-Smith on the remaining e-books in the series and hope to release the second and third books before the end of the year.”


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