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Significant growth has been seen in specialty medication use in long-term care facilities.
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Paul Sipes, vice president of Spud Software, discusses how specialty pharmacies can benefit from the use of a data warehouse.

Marc O'Connor, Chief Operating Officer of Curant Health, discusses the potential impact of biosimilars on the specialty drug market.

Heather Bonome, PharmD, director of Pharmacy Segment at URAC, discusses URAC specialty practice standards.

Michael Zeglinski, Vice President of Specialty Pharmacy Operations at BriovaRx, discusses whether the R&D cost for biosimilars will affect the overall cost reduction.

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