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Why You Need Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation, Especially If You Partner

Generally, accreditation is not required for implementation of specialty services, but in some cases, it may be contractually required if a hospital wants to expand their opportunity and their primary regional payer has an accreditation requirement. In the absence of a specific requirement,false

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Quiz Results: Should Your Organization Implement A Specialty Pharmacy?

Tally your results. Hospitals typically fall into one of these three categories, use the category descriptions to plan your specialty pharmacy model.:

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Quiz: Should Your Organization Implement A Specialty Pharmacy?

There are many factors to consider when developing a specialty pharmacy program. To help get started, score your facility on the factors below and then use the category descriptions to plan your specialty pharmacy model.

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How A Meds to Beds Program Improves Medication Adherence

Studies have shown that medication adherence is a critical factor in whether a patient will be readmitted or not. In addition to making adherence easier for patients through bedside delivery, meds to beds pharmacists can educate patients on their medications and what they should expect whilefalse

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Top Reasons Patients May Not Be Compliant with Discharge Orders

Post-discharge outcomes are an increasing focus for hospitals and health systems, which are challenged with improving patient outcomes as care transitions outside their hospital’s walls.

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A Brief Background: A Convergence of Drivers for Improving the Quality of Care

 

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Why Specialty Pharmacies Receive Limited Distribution

Specialty drug manufacturers will often limit the number of specialty pharmacies that can dispense their medications.

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3 Trends That Will Affect Specialty Health Care in 2018 

It’s no surprise that the health care industry is constantly transforming. 2017 pioneered new innovations and trends that will continue to pave the way for the industry in the future. However, the health care industry is still struggling with rising drug costs, value-based reimbursement, andfalse

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What is the Difference between a Retail Pharmacy and a Specialty Pharmacy?

Aren’t all pharmacies the same – a place where patients go to fill their prescriptions and receive their medications? Is there really a difference between a retail pharmacy and a specialty pharmacy? The short answer is yes.

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4 Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2018

2018 is a new year bringing new opportunities for growth. Stay ahead of the ever-changing healthcare industry and keep a watch on these four healthcare trends that will impact hospitals and pharmacies this year.

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