July/August 2012

HIPAA Privacy Rule: Impeding Research and New Cures

August 02, 2012

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

In the interest of advancing research for new treatments and cures, problems in the HIPAA privacy rule must be addressed by all health community stakeholders.

Outcomes of a Specialty Pharmacy Program for Oral Oncology Medications

August 02, 2012

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

Our research focuses on the clinical and economic outcomes of patients receiving care from a payer-designated specialty pharmacy program compared with regular retail pharmacies.

Enhancing the Strategy for Specialty Pharmaceuticals

August 02, 2012

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

Strategies for controlling use of specialty pharmaceuticals should focus on situations where these agents are used inappropriately and on improvement of the complex billing process.

Stop Rounds

August 02, 2012

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

In the spirit of medication therapy management, the efficacy, safety, and necessity of each medication a consumer is on should be assessed during an annual provider visit.