October 2012

Providing the Total Package

October 10, 2012

Specialty Pharmacy Nursing

To provide complete services to the specialty patient in the home care setting, specialty pharmacies and specialty nurses need to clearly define their individual responsibilities.

Technology in Specialty: Implementing a Central Intake and Distributed Dispensing Model Across Multiple Channels

October 10, 2012

Features

The central intake model allows specialty pharmacies to manage patient information from multiple sources more efficiently. The potential benefits of centralized information and administration include better therapy management and increased customer loyalty.

The Value of Data in Specialty Pharmacy

October 10, 2012

Features

Data have different meanings and value for each of the key stakeholders in specialty pharmacy. Understanding the needs of each group will help improve outcomes and reduce expenses.

Breast Cancer

October 10, 2012

Disease State Management

New research on breast cancer screening and mammography are presented, along with recent findings regarding the efficacy of axillary lymph node removal.

Gout

October 10, 2012

Disease State Management

Recent studies have examined the relationship between gout and lead exposure, looked at hyperuricemia as a risk factor for diabetes, and addressed the starting does of allopurinol.