A subscription-based platform with solutions for pharmacies to maintain compliance and keep operations running smoothly — simply.
Bula empowers clients by delivering simplified intelligence in an accurate, timely and meaningful manner. As the industry standard to proactively manage compliance risk, Bula evolves compliance from obligation to opportunity.
Customized and Automated Reports and Alerts
Clients can easily customize the search criteria and terms of any report, and for as many reports as they choose, for legislative and regulatory pharmacy updates in the Bills and Proposed Rules section that will be automatically sent to them on their desired schedule via email. Clients get the reports they want when they want them.
These reports notify clients of any changes they need to be made aware of with analysis and full legislative support, so they can make any necessary modifications in order to stay in compliance.
The Watch List also lets clients flag bills and proposed rules that are important to them so they are notified of any movement as soon as the update is published.
Bula keeps track of the continually changing laws and complex regulations and sub-regulations that are critical to the practice of pharmacy with its legislative monitoring.
Rapidly changing pharmacy statutes, regulations and policies can place a business at risk for noncompliance, large fines, and the loss of customer trust. Bula helps pharmacy-related businesses stay ahead of the industry’s changes so they can evaluate and manage risk quickly and effectively with its legislative software.
Clients can search the pharmacy statutes, regulations, subregulatory guidance, newsletters, and minutes in all their jurisdictions. Bula's team includes experts in tracking legislation, rules, and policies in all 50 states, D.C. and federal. The team searches for the information and tailors it to meet the specific needs of clients' businesses. Bula's searchable database is easy to use, simple to understand, and always up-to-date.
FAQs by Topic and State
Bula's hundreds of FAQs include the most frequently asked pharmacy law questions and answers, so clients can quickly and easily access the data they need. Clients are able to search the database for their subscribed FAQs in all of their jurisdictions.
Policy and Procedures Manual Templates
Written policies and procedures are a must for well-managed pharmacies and the implementation of good business practices. Now clients can create a personalized manual that documents their pharmacy procedures, outlines their business requirements, helps them comply with legal requirements, clarifies expectations and reduces new-hire orientation and training time.
Bula's policies and procedures templates help clients quickly develop their manuals by selecting from pre-written policies, procedures and forms for pharmacies created by the Bula team.
USP 800 Policies and Procedures Templates
USP 800 Hazardous Drugs (HDs) will become effective on December 1, 2019. The time to prepare for compliance is now.
USP 800 documentation will soon be mandatory, and these templates help clients efficiently update their Policies and Procedures manual. They document Hazardous Drug Handling pharmacy procedures (compounding, no compounding, sterile and nonsterile), outline business requirements, help pharmacies comply with legal requirements, clarify expectations and reduce new-hire orientation and training time.
The USP 800 Policies and Procedures templates are also included in the full Policy and Procedures Manual Templates.
Immunization and General Collaborative Practice Agreement Templates
Bula's state-specific immunization and general collaborative practice agreement templates for pharmacies help clients quickly develop their businesses by utilizing these pre-written documents.
These state-specific CPA Templates allow certified pharmacists to administer vaccines without individual prescriptions in your state and provide services to patients without individual prescriptions. The templates provide pharmacies with a quick and convenient way to secure their CPA.
If clients have specific questions that are not in the database and require unique research, Bula will deploy its pharmacy legislative specialists to conduct research to answer the questions for specific states, all 50 states, D.C., and/or federal — depending on your needs.
It's important for businesses in pharmacy to show that they have been given accreditation by an industry association for various reasons, including eliciting trust from consumers, demonstrating the following of best practices and a commitment to meeting the highest industry standards, and working to protect public health. Bula can be part of a client's proactive attempt to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations, which is one vital factor in attaining accreditation.