Clinical Role - Payer

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Pharma companies that shift their attention to what providers, payers, and patients are asking for will profit from the growing worldwide market on preventative care.
In an era of high-priced drugs, health care stakeholders continue to explore alternative pricing models that focus on the concept of value-based drug purchasing models.
At minimum, they should engage in compliance risks; financial opportunities; key advocacy efforts; and program resources, structure, and value.
Before COVID-19, the health care industry was largely headed toward a value-based system that was shifting to focus on social determinants of health, according to Bruce Japsen, at the PQA 2020 Annual Meeting.
Medication therapy problem category framework is the tool used to collect and evaluate medication-related issues
The impact of COVID-19 on the health plan enterprise appears to be practical and functional rather than strategic and financial.
Survey finds that nearly two-thirds of specialty pharmacists spend more than 15 minutes on the phone to fill 1 prescription, whereas 79% of specialty pharmacists seek additional information from clinicians at least 3 times in an average day.
If the majority of Americans were diagnosed with COVID-19, the total cost of hospitalizations, ventilators, and other resources could cost $654 billion.
The number of competitors has a significant effect on generic products' price reductions, according to a recent report.
Pharmacy benefit managers are a large part of our health care benefits, but do they bring value?
Pharmacy managers must be especially adept at negotiating with various stakeholders, and pass on their negotiating skills to other pharmacy employees.
Two shingles vaccines are licensed and recommended in the United States.