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Specialty Drug Spending Grows While Traditional Medicine Spending Drops
Spending on specialty medications is rapidly approaching half of overall medicine spending from a small volume of prescriptions filled.
Pharmacy benefit manager reports specialty drugs drive 97% of spending for hereditary angioedema care.
Top news of the day from across the health care landscape.
Thirty two million Americans are affected by migraines, and women are affected 3 times more than men.
Managed care organizations and pharmacy benefit managers are increasingly using strict approaches to manage drugs, including formulary exclusions.
Howard Cohen, RPh, MS, FASHP, from Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yale-New Haven Health, discusses how information technology can be utilized to improve medication adherence on patients with cancer.
Patients treated with erenumab had nearly 3-fold higher odds of having their migraine days cut by at least 50%.
Study finds improving adherence to disease-modifying multiple sclerosis medications could reduce clinical relapses while saving on medical costs.

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Value-Based Care Requires Specialty Pharmacy Scale With Broad Capabilities to Deliver Enhanced Patient Services
Within the evolving value-based care environment, there is great opportunity for specialty pharmacies to help support this new payer transformation.
The disconnect between the short-term budgets of payers and long-term benefits for patients will become more pronounced as medical science continues to produce better therapies.
Current developments and innovations that will shape the future of specialty pharmacy.
Navigating the maze of professional pharmacy credentialing options and the value they add is nothing short of overwhelming.

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Howard Cohen, RPh, MS, FASHP, from Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yale-New Haven Health, discusses how information technology can be utilized to improve medication adherence on patients with cancer.

Ray Bailey, BPharm, RPh, Pharmacists Director at Florida Cancer Specialists, discusses important considerations for managing oral chemotherapy care plans and improving adherence in patients.

Christopher W. Kennedy, MSM, Chief Operating Officer, Heritage Biologics, speaks about the positive effects telehealth can have on specialty pharmacy patients.

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