Experts in DEA Compliance, Corrective Action Plans, Audits, Risk Mitigation, & Training
DEA Compliance Consultants
Experts in DEA Compliance and Organizational Risk Mitigation
Prescription Drug Consulting LLC (PDC) is a consulting and risk mitigation organization which focuses on pain and prescription opioids, pharmacy and Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) operations, SAMHSA Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) regulations, and drug researcher protocols. We are experts in DEA compliance, corrective action plans, audits, organizational risk mitigation and training.
Pioneering compliance risk mitigation services and over 30 years of DEA criminal, civil and administrative enforcement experience separates PDC's abilities and services from its competitors, while enhancing PDC's capacity to respond rapidly to an ever-changing opioid and regulatory environment.
From our “first of its kind” 100+ audit checklists, or our cutting-edge field-proven training programs, to our “get it fixed now” corrective action plans, PDC gives providers and healthcare organizations peace of mind compliance solutions.
A leader in the analysis of opioid compliance risk and site-specific services, PDC continually develops and improves its proprietary processes to provide healthcare organizations the confidence and safety to run their organizations daily.
DEA Compliance Specialties
DEA Corrective Action Plans
DEA Pain Provider Compliance
DEA Pharmacy Compliance
DEA Hospital & Clinic Compliance
DEA ASC/OR/PACU Compliance
DEA/SAMHSA MAT & OTP Compliance
DEA Drug Researcher Compliance
DEA Compliance Training
DEA Special Agent in Charge (Retired)
Dennis A. Wichern
PDC is led by managing partner Dennis Wichern, a former DEA Special Agent in Charge (SAC) and 30 year veteran of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) who formerly managed the Chicago Field Division and its 540 employees operating in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota.
SAC Wichern was the first to develop DEA compliance training during the 2000's relating to pain and prescription opioids, pharmacy and ASC operations, SAMHSA MAT and OTP rules, and drug researcher protocols.
A recognized expert on the dangers of heroin and the prescription drug epidemic, SAC Wichern routinely speaks to healthcare providers to identify methods to better safeguard their practices and reduce the professional and operational risks emanating from these threats.
Public service has always been important to SAC Wichern and he continues to be a frequent speaker on medical prescriber safeguards and DEA compliance to students, residents, pharmacists and prescribers at universities and hospitals across the country which have including the following:
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Illinois State Medical Society
Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
Healthcare Compliance Association
American Society of Pharmacy Law
Association for Addiction Professionals
American Society for Health Care Risk Management
SAC Wichern has also lectured with the American Bar Association Health Law Section, the American Health Lawyers Association, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, the DEA Training Academy at Quantico, VA, and with the HCCA.
Testimonials & Knowledge Ratings
Interventional Pain Doctor
"My hospital hired Mr. Wichern after I had concerns about the increasing number of opioids patients I was taking on. Mr. Wichern came in and reviewed my office’s procedures, policies, and records, and gave me the peace of mind I needed to continue to treat my chronic pain patients."