Enhancing Care For and Management of Hepatitis C Patients

Today’s guest post comes from Lily Duong, Chief Clinical Officer at Therigy. Lily discusses challenges treating Hepatitis C patients and explains how a specialty patient management platform can improve outcomes. She introduces Therigy’s latest publication series: Specialty Pharmacy Standards of Care. Download the first volume in this series here: Specialty Pharmacy Standards of Care: Hepatitis C. Read on for Lily’s insights. Read more » Copyright © 2006-2018 Pembroke Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Drug Channels Institute. Drug Channels® is a registered trademark of Pembroke Consulting, Inc. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only.          Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading Enhancing Care For and Management of Hepatitis C Patients

McKesson: Biopharma Companies Need an Integrated, Customized and High-Touch Approach to Solve Critical Commercialization Challenges

Today’s guest post comes from Shawn Seamans, President of McKesson Life Sciences. Shawn discusses the channel and commercialization complexities associated with launching and managing specialty medications. He then outlines McKesson Life Sciences, a business that brings together McKesson’s multiple solutions for connecting biopharma companies, providers, pharmacies and payers. These solutions also help patients access their therapies. To learn more, visit McKesson Life Sciences or email LifeSciences@mckesson.com. Read on for Shawn’s insights. Read more » Copyright © 2006-2018 Pembroke Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Drug Channels Institute. Drug Channels® is a registered trademark of Pembroke Consulting, Inc. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use … Continue reading McKesson: Biopharma Companies Need an Integrated, Customized and High-Touch Approach to Solve Critical Commercialization Challenges

DIR Fees: A Prescription While You Wait

Today’s guest post is sponsored by Elsevier and written by Todd Grover, Co-Founder, Glass Box Analytics and President, PharmacyFocus. Todd discusses some of the challenges associated with Direct and Indirect Remuneration (DIR) fees. He explains how Elsevier’s Predictive Acquisition Cost (PAC) pricing tool helps pharmacies better manage DIR fees and challenge insufficient reimbursements. Learn more by downloading Elsevier’s infographic: Managing the Impact of DIR Fees. Read on for Todd’s insights. Read more » Copyright © 2006-2018 Pembroke Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Drug Channels Institute. Drug Channels® is a registered trademark of Pembroke Consulting, Inc. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only. … Continue reading DIR Fees: A Prescription While You Wait

It’s Time to Rethink Channel Strategy for Oral Oncolytics

Today’s guest post comes from Akin Odutola, Senior Vice President, Specialty and Branded Product Access, Strategic Global Sourcing, at AmerisourceBergen. Akin discusses the challenges facing patients treated with oral oncology drugs in community practices and health systems. He then describes AmerisourceBergen’s solution for coordinating patient care and providing aggregated specialty pharmacy data from healthcare providers. To learn more, download Rethink: Channel Strategy for Oral Oncolytics. Read on for Akin’s insights. Read more » Copyright © 2006-2018 Pembroke Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Drug Channels Institute. Drug Channels® is a registered trademark of Pembroke Consulting, Inc. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use … Continue reading It’s Time to Rethink Channel Strategy for Oral Oncolytics

Artificial Intelligence (AI): How Specialty Pharmacies Are Making Medication Package Management More Predictable, Scalable, and Efficient

Today’s guest post comes from Scott Knight, Founder and President at ParcelShield. Scott explains how artificial intelligence is being used to improve medication package management in specialty pharmacy. It’s an intriguing look at the application of next-generation technologies that can benefit patients. To learn more about AI in specialty pharmacy, download ParcelShield’s free white paper Man Vs. Machine: How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Makes Specialty Parcel Management More Predictable, Scalable, and Efficient. Read on for Scott’s insights. Read more » Copyright © 2006-2018 Pembroke Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Drug Channels Institute. Drug Channels® is a registered trademark of Pembroke Consulting, Inc. This … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence (AI): How Specialty Pharmacies Are Making Medication Package Management More Predictable, Scalable, and Efficient

Redefining Digital Health: How a Different Approach Can Get Manufacturers Closer to Patients

Today’s guest post comes from Mary Roberts, Vice President of Business Development at EnvoyHealth, a subsidiary of Diplomat. Mary describes the next generation of patient services and explains how manufacturers can use new digital health tools to get closer to patients. Visit envoyhealth.diplomat.is/innovative to learn more about using technology to enhance patient services and differentiate brands. Read on for Mary’s insights. Read more » Copyright © 2006-2018 Pembroke Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Drug Channels Institute. Drug Channels® is a registered trademark of Pembroke Consulting, Inc. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only.          Powered by WPeMatico Continue reading Redefining Digital Health: How a Different Approach Can Get Manufacturers Closer to Patients

The Trump Administration’s Blueprint: A Preview of the 23rd Annual MDRP Summit

Today’s guest post comes from Jean-Francois Denault, CEO and Owner of Impacts.CA. He discusses the Trump Administration’s Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs. He outlines potential changes and their impact on pharmaceutical manufacturers. Knect365’s 23rd Annual Summit on the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) in Chicago will provide an opportunity to learn more about the administration’s drug pricing plans and such other topics as government pricing, rebates, and regulation. This event is notable for including many government officials along with over 500 industry participants. Register by July 27 to save up to $400 off the regular registration … Continue reading The Trump Administration’s Blueprint: A Preview of the 23rd Annual MDRP Summit

Specialty Pharmacy Management of Migraine Patients

Today’s guest post comes from Lily Duong, Chief Clinical Officer at Therigy. Lily discusses new migraine treatments that treat or prevent chronic and episodic migraine headaches. She highlights how these therapies will challenge specialty pharmacies. Therigy has developed a migraine therapy management solution to assist specialty pharmacies with patient management. To learn more, schedule a live demo of the TherigySTM™ migraine care plan. Read on for Lily’s insights. Read more » Copyright © 2006-2018 Pembroke Consulting, Inc. d/b/a Drug Channels Institute. Drug Channels® is a registered trademark of Pembroke Consulting, Inc. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only.          … Continue reading Specialty Pharmacy Management of Migraine Patients

Hidden Policies: The Search for Copay Accumulator Policies in Florida Qualified Health Plans

Today’s guest post comes from Carl Schmid, Deputy Executive Director of the AIDS Institute. The AIDS Institute studied health plans in Florida and uncovered a troubling reality: Patients are often unable to find out if their plan has a copay accumulator adjustment program. Even when the information was somehow available, it was vague and ambiguous. The AIDS Institute’s research shows how unsuspecting patients can get stuck with exorbitant out-of-pocket expenses for specialty drugs that have no generic or therapeutic alternatives. That’s why I told CNBC this week that accumulators are “as much of a cash grab from patients as I can possibly … Continue reading Hidden Policies: The Search for Copay Accumulator Policies in Florida Qualified Health Plans

The Pursuit of Excellence: Implementing an Integrated High Performing Specialty Pharmacy Model

Today’s guest post comes from Joseph Morse, CEO of Therigy. Joe describes challenges faced by specialty pharmacy leaders and Therigy’s solution for achieving a high performing, integrated specialty pharmacy service model. You can also download Therigy’s case study: Memorial Hermann Realizes Significant Care Enhancements and Cost Savings by Bringing Specialty Pharmacy Services In-House. This case study explores how the largest health system in southeast Texas developed internal specialty pharmacy services. Read on for Joe’s insights. Read more » Copyright © 2006-2018 Pembroke Consulting, Inc. and Copyright © 2006-2018 Drug Channels. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only.          Powered … Continue reading The Pursuit of Excellence: Implementing an Integrated High Performing Specialty Pharmacy Model