October 2020

Advances in the Treatment of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria and the Role of Specialty and Infusion Pharmacists

November 03, 2020

Specialty Pharmacy Times

Pharmacists assist their colleagues in drug preparation, ensure that patients understand treatment expectations, manage adverse effects, and provide monitoring and follow-up to improve quality of life and patient outcomes.

Complement Inhibitors for Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and the Role of the Pharmacist

November 02, 2020

Specialty Pharmacy Times

Since atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome has a poor prognosis, it is essential that diagnosis occurs rapidly, and treatment is started as soon as possible to prevent progression to endstage renal disease.

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Pharmacologic Advances in Clinical Progression

October 30, 2020

Specialty Pharmacy Times

A presentation titled Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: The Specialty Pharmacist’s Role in Patient Care and Population Management featured 2 experts discussing updates in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), augmented with video clips recorded by a patient with a diagnosis of IPF.

“NASP in Action” Highlights Organization’s Efforts to Elevate Specialty Pharmacy

October 25, 2020

Specialty Pharmacy Times

A session during the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) 2020 Annual Meeting & Expo Virtual Experience, held September 14 to 18, 2020, highlighted some of the nonprofit’s activities.

Specialty Drug Pipeline Is Poised to Offer Myriad New Therapies Next Year

October 22, 2020

Specialty Pharmacy Times

The specialty pipeline continues to grow at a rapid pace with a number of FDA approvals in 2019 for either new therapies or first in class for certain conditions, and many more drugs in development.

Managing Prescribing Rules, Real-Time Verifications Into Workflow During COVID-19

October 19, 2020

Specialty Pharmacy Times

Being able to cleanse and update patient information, and improve data insights can help health care professionals achieve optimal health outcomes and complete an overall shift to value-based care.

Specialty Pharmacy Updates at Your Fingertips With Virtual NASP Meeting

October 12, 2020

Specialty Pharmacy Times

The annual NASP conference has become a can’t-miss event for specialty stakeholders to stay abreast of rapid developments in the field, offering opportunities to meet with key opinion leaders.