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Adding Dispensing to your Urgent Care

1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation

Recorded April 27, 2015

Course Objectives:                    

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:    

  • Understanding Physician Dispensing
  • Learning about the pros and cons of Physician Dispensing
  • Is Physician Dispensing a good fit for my practice?
  • Benefits of new technology that making physician dispensing very practical and simple for staff.
  • You will understand why some practices fail and succeed with Physician dispensing

Faculty Bio:

Tim Patrick, President/CEO, Aidarex Pharmacueticals

My name is Tim Patrick and I am President and CEO of Aidarex Pharmaceuticals. 26 years ago, I was introduced to the business model of physician dispensing. After I graduated from University of Southern California, I was excited to enter this new pharmaceutical niche with its simple, brilliant business model. My 26 years of industry experience has provided me with knowledge to engage in all aspects of medical practices and specialties, Hospitals, Large fortune 100 companies and large medical systems. In 1989, I pioneered "Cash & Carry Dispensing" models for urgent care facilities, pediatric offices, and Medical Centers. In 1994, I developed “Workers' Comp Dispensing Programs.” This allows physicians who treat workers' comp patients to bill carriers directly for their medications. In 1996, I pioneered the first “Pharmaceutical Management Program” for Workers' Comp-treating physicians. These three programs have now become industry standards. Within the last 6 years we have been providing adjudication programs that allow physicians and large health systems to provide medications to almost 97% of their patient flow. I have been bless to have the honor to work with the Department of Defense for the last 17 years providing dispensing programs to 142 of the largest military bases in the country. In addition we developed pharmaceutical programs for troop deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan and provided medications to all the mobile medical units in the theater of operation. Furthermore, I created Hospital programs that address indigent patient issues as well as create dispensing programs for all of the hospital's off-site clinics, there ACO’s and large medical centers. I helped co-developed Worksite clinic models for Northrop, Chevron, Shell, Mobil, General Dynamics, TRW and many others back in the 1990’s. I am eager to continue to develop and create additional solutions as our health system continues to change. 


Salaried; Aidarex Pharmaceuticals

Credit Information:

Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase. 

Urgent Care Management Certificate (UCMC) Credit 
This course is designated for 1 credit of Operations towards the Urgent Care Management Certificate.


Submitting for Credit:  

If you would like to submit for either of the credit above, once you complete the activity you must submit for credit you will need to complete the 5 question exam.  You must answer 3 out of 5 correctly to receive credit.  Your credit will be placed in your profile under Professional Development or click on "My Credits".  Email with questions.  

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