What Differentiates Effective Core Services from Enhanced Services in Specialty Pharmacy?
Specialty pharmacies have multiple decisions to make for clinical programs that accompany a contract with a manufacturer.
What Is URAC Community Pharmacy Accreditation?
Community pharmacy accreditation from URAC recognizes the expanding role of community pharmacies and pharmacists beyond drug dispensing.
Tips from the Specialty Pharmacy Management Checklist
Our new Specialty Pharmacy Management Checklist provides detailed tips for staying ahead of the curve – from utilization management to reporting and accountability to employee education.
URAC Reviewers Share Tips to Avoid Common Pharmacy Accreditation Missteps
When it comes to meeting accreditation standards, it’s more about the showing and less about the telling, experts tell The URAC Report The accreditation bar is set high for specialty pharmacies, as they should be to promote appropriate patient management , notes Heather Bonome. PharmD, director of pharmacy at URAC. “The standards are rigorous but that’s important because pharmacies provide so many critical patient services,” Bonome…
Why specialty pharmacy is the top driver of health costs right now
We spoke to experts in the field to get a sense for what’s triggering this anxiety, and what employers are doing – and will soon be able to do – to keep costs under control.
How Specialty Pharmacy Is Penetrating Buy-and-Bill Oncology Channels
The distribution channel for provider-administered oncology drugs is undergoing significant change—notwithstanding the Centers for Medicar...
How Specialty Pharmacies Influence Patient Outcomes
Patients achieve results when complex therapy is expertly guided by a specialty pharmacy.
How Specialty Pharmacy Data Can Boost Your Drug's Success
Specialty pharmacies can get you the data. It's what your biopharmaceutical company does with it that matters. McKesson's Ann Steagall explains.
How Could the New Amazon Health Care Company Affect Specialty Pharmacy?
New Amazon health care venture may lead to more effective specialty drug management.
What Services Should Patients Expect from a Specialty Pharmacy?
Specialty pharmacies need to maintain services that ensure optimal patient care and outcomes.
What Is a Specialty Pharmacy?
A specialty pharmacy is defined not by the site of care but the model of care and the type of services it provides to patients.
HIT Perspectives: Five Trends Leading the Digital Transformation of Specialty Pharmacy
Previous ArticleHIT Perspectives - June 2019 Five Trends Leading the Digital Transformation of Specialty Pharmacy By Pooja Babbrah, PBM Practice Lead Specialty medications are changing health care, providing life-saving treatment options for patients
What is URAC & Why Is It Important for Specialty Pharmacies?
What is URAC and why is it important for pharmacies? Learn about specialty pharmacy accreditations, and Avella's recent achievement with two local pharmacies.
What manufacturers should anticipate when working with specialty pharmacies
When entering the specialty pharmaceuticals arena, manufacturers need to evaluate the capabilities of their channel partners carefully
How Would You Want to be Treated as a Specialty Pharmacy Patient?
An ideal patient care model in specialty pharmacy involves several factors.
What’s in the Specialty Pharmacy Pipeline?
More specialty drugs are being approved by the FDA in each drug class, which means that competition in specialty pharmacy is increasing. The HIV drug class has 12 new drugs, psoriasis has 11,
How Can Independent Specialty Pharmacies Best Manage DIR Fees?
Cheryl Allen, vice president of Industry Relations at Diplomat, discusses the impact of direct and indirect remuneration fees on specialty pharmacy.
What Does the Future Hold for Specialty Pharmacy?
Challenges to specialty pharmacy profits will need to be overcome for smaller pharmacies to survive.
How do specialty pharmacies lower costs and improve quality?
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Why Is Antimicrobial Stewardship Important in Pharmacy Practice?
Marc Scheetz, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQ ID, associate professor at Midwestern University and clinical pharmacist at Northwestern Medicine, discusses antimicrobial stewardship.