Our consulting services focus on our clients' most critical issues and opportunities.  ​We collaborate closely with all our clients to carefully understand their needs and craft solutions that directly address those needs.  Our extensive industry knowledge helps bring deep, functional expertise, to each and every situation.  At the same time we are known for our fun approach to work. We are passionate about what we do and we love bringing our success to our clients.

We can assist you with many facets of improving and operating your business including:

  • writing a business plan;

  • business valuations and ownership reorganization;

  • evaluating local competition;

  • assessing various economic parameters within the business;

  • setting fees and mark-ups;

  • developing policies, procedures and processes for a smooth business operation;

  • human resource planning & management;

  • audit proofing and management;

  • acting as a pharmacy advocate for you in professional liability claims or audits.


Our focus with both brand and generic pharmaceutical companies is to assist with a wide variety of specific projects including:

  • patient education materials and programs;

  • pharmacist education materials and programs;

  • adherence programs;

  • pilot/demonstration projects;

  • government and external relations.



We will work with provincial and national pharmacy advocacy organizations on a wide variety of projects to assist in the achievement of their membership goals and activities.

These initiatives may include:

  • discussions/negotiations with provincial drug plans and private payer organizations;

  • review and recommendations concerning third party payer agreements;

  • member education initiatives;

  • assistance with HR and staffing issues including conducting staff surveys.


Michael Ortynsky,


Pharm Team Holdings Corporation

“Derek's in-depth knowledge of a broad range of current pharmacy issues is tremendous.  His passion for the profession and engaging demeanour really came through when he gave a presentation to our ownership group.”

© DESSON Consulting Ltd.​ 2017