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JAMA Network Open Reports Specialty Pharmacy Partnership Between Shields Health Solutions and UMass Memorial Medical Center Yields Significant Reduction in Total Cost of Care for Patients Filling Prescriptions at Hospital Pharmacy 843 317 Shields Health Solutions

JAMA Network Open Reports Specialty Pharmacy Partnership Between Shields Health Solutions and UMass Memorial Medical Center Yields Significant Reduction in Total Cost of Care for Patients Filling Prescriptions at Hospital Pharmacy

An article published n the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open, a three-year study (2016-2018) revealed that patients living with chronic illnesses such as cancer, transplants, rheumatoid arthritis, and other diseases were associated with significantly lower total medical expenditure when filling their prescriptions at the hospital’s own specialty pharmacy, rather than using an outside specialty pharmacy.
Shields Health Solutions Further Enhances Executive Leadership Team With Four New Appointments 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Shields Health Solutions Further Enhances Executive Leadership Team With Four New Appointments

STOUGHTON, Mass., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Shields Health Solutions (the “Company”), the leading and largest network of hospital-based specialty pharmacies, today announced four new appointments: Stephen West as Chief…

Lee Cooper Joins Shields Health Solutions Leadership Team As Company Continues To Accelerate Growth 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

Lee Cooper Joins Shields Health Solutions Leadership Team As Company Continues To Accelerate Growth

STOUGHTON, Mass., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Shields Health Solutions (the “Company”), the leading and largest network of hospital-based specialty pharmacies, today announced the appointment of accomplished healthcare executive Lee…

How Health System Specialty Pharmacies Will Help Payers Succeed in a Value-Based, Data-Driven Future 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

How Health System Specialty Pharmacies Will Help Payers Succeed in a Value-Based, Data-Driven Future

This white paper highlights the importance of collaboration between payers and health systems and the benefits of carving in specialty pharmacy access at the point of care. These partnerships are…

How Health Systems Can Optimize Revenue Streams and Improve the Patient Experience by Providing Home Infusion Pharmacy Services 204 115 Shields Health Solutions

How Health Systems Can Optimize Revenue Streams and Improve the Patient Experience by Providing Home Infusion Pharmacy Services

This white paper describes the home infusion opportunity, outlines factors to consider in deciding whether to launch a home infusion program, and recommends resources. A case study describing an Excelera Home Infusion Solutions engagement is included. • Home infusion is a growing category. • Many health systems find that home infusion aligns with clinical and financial goals. • A consultant can help health systems get to market faster as they develop their in-house home infusion expertise.
Shields Health Solutions Receives Equity Investments From Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Walgreen Co. 288 175 Shields Health Solutions

Shields Health Solutions Receives Equity Investments From Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Walgreen Co.

STOUGHTON, Mass. & NEW YORK & DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Shields Health Solutions, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (“WCAS”) and Walgreen Co. (“Walgreens”) today announced the parties have entered into a definitive…