Chapter 43 Pharmacy Practice Management Q&A (FPGEE) (1 OF 34) Sample Questions
1. What percent of pharmacy ownerships are owned by private pharmacy in the United States?
- A. 60%
- B. 50%
- C. >25%
- D. 10%
Tips: In the United States, more than 25% of independent owners have ownership in two or more pharmacies. In parts of mainland Europe, the pharmacist is required to own the pharmacy of which she or he is the licensee. Under this arrangement, a pharmacist can be the operator of only a single outlet. In the UK, 60% of all community pharmacies are owned by companies that own multiple pharmacies. Most of New Zealand's community pharmacies are owner-operated. In Australia, pharmacists recognize the need to integrate professional pharmacy services into the health system to meet the changing health care needs of the population.