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September 12, 2011
Working together to contain the cost of expensive specialty medications and provide patients with what they need is the challenge we face in the world of specialty pharmacy.
Viewpoints: The Last Word
Comprehensive pharmacy services would mean having the pharmacy team develop the management strategy for specialty medications used under either the medical benefit or the pharmacy benefit.
Adherence for targeted therapies is even more essential now than it ever has been. This case case studies of services offered at a specialty pharmacy illustrates the impact of hepatitis C patients.
These steps for taking on new contracts and data warehouse projects will save you time and expenses down the road.
The process of accreditation for a specialty pharmacy may be a challenge in terms of resources and time, but it will pay off in the long term.
Specialty Pharmacy Nursing
The debate about who should pat for specialty pharmacy nursing services continues as risks mount without adequate nursing in the infusion/ injection patient experience.
The comprehensive management of oncolytic therapy is only possible with the emergence of oncology pharmacy vendors within a unique distribution channel.
Here are key factors that significantly impact the marketplace and are gathering high levels of attention today in the diverse world of specialty pharmacy.
Upcoming fall/ winter meetings and conferences
New rules related to Health Insurance Exchanges as part of the health care reform law are examined, as they signal the potential for a dramatic shift in the insurance market.
New Product Pipeline
Autoimmune diseases represent a growing therapeutic category in specialty pharmacy, as the pipeline for biologics that treat inflammatory conditions remains strong.
The FDA approved Duexis (ibuprofen and famotidine) tablets for the relief of the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and to decrease the risk of developing upper gastrointestinal ulcer.
Focus on REMS
Manufactures are faced with a myriad of challenges as the FDA imposes far-reaching requirements for their production.
Tracking tough questions- does bigger mean better? How will pharmacies compete in the future? And what do the key trends mean for you?
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Disease State Management
Technology Product News
Can You Read These Rxs?
As technology and science advance, pharmacists have the opportunity to take on new responsibilities, expand their role in health care, and meet society's needs.
Generic Times Product NEWS
Generic Times News
Both the prescriber and the pharmacy where the medication was dispensed were accused of negligence in a case of apparent suicide.
Crimes of violence in pharmacies can be prevented or minimized by taking steps to review security, stay vigilant, and work with the local crime prevention officer.
Rx Product News Profile
Rx Product News
Unintentional poisonings in children can involve grandparents' medications. These older patients need education and safe practice recommendations.
Helping your patients find cost-effective ways to successfully quit smoking means understanding the nonprescription products currently on the market.
Pharmacists can take advantage of back-to-school time to promote year-round adherence to protect children from contagious diseases.
OTC Product News
OTC Case Studies
In today's changing world, pharmacists can expect to field many more questions from patients about cancer, new treatments, and medications, as cancer is in the news.
Announcing the Next-Generation Pharmacist Awards in 11 categories and the 2011 Next-Generation Pharmacist.