Will Specialty Pharmacies Become the New Norm in the Future?

Achilles Alon, PharmD, RPh, Director of Specialty Pharmacy, Co-owner of ACE-Rx Specialty Pharmacy, discusses the potential for specialty pharmacies to become the norm.

Achilles Alon, PharmD, RPh, Director of Specialty Pharmacy, Co-owner of ACE-Rx Specialty Pharmacy, discusses the potential for specialty pharmacies to become the norm.

Transcript: That’s inevitable. It’s pretty close to that, I think, already. I think the number of specialty drugs that will—I think the amount of spend in [specialty] pharmacy in 2019 is expected to be over 50% of the spend in pharmacy in general. So, just by looking at these numbers, it’s hard to say that specialty pharmacy is not here to stay.