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Getting a Patient Out of Insurance Limbo

From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison: Recently we had a patient who was prescribed a Limited Distribution Drug (LDD) by one of our Infectious Disease providers. Unfortunately, the medication was not…

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Looking For Red Flags

From a Specialty Pharmacy Pharmacist – A 2-year-old with a late-stage rare blood cancer started his last line therapy and filled the medication at our hospital specialty pharmacy. The on-site…

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Specialty Pharmacy Bridging The Gaps in Care

This week’s Care Corner story is an appreciation letter we received from a patient’s wife expressing how grateful she is for her husband’s Specialty Pharmacy Liaison and the exceptional care…

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Putting Patients In charge Of Their Care

From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison: While reviewing a patientā€™s new outpatient oral chemotherapy regimen, I noticed she seemed relieved to have our additional assistance here in the hospital’s specialty pharmacy.…

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Managing Mental Health

From a Specialty Pharmacy Clinical Pharmacist – I called one of our oncology patients for a regularly scheduled follow-up when she shared she had been struggling with her emotions and…

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A Patients Fertility Coverage Journey

From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison – My patient’s journey through infertility treatments started months ago. When it came time for her second round of medications she discovered her insurance plan…

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Making Medications More Affordable

From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison – A patient who receives her medication through the hospital specialty pharmacy and also gets a monthly infusion as part of her therapy called concerned…

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Helping To Remove Barriers To Care

From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison – This week I received a phone call from one of our Pedi-Endo patients’ mothers, whose daughter is on injection therapy. While our hospital partner’s…

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Can You Really Predict the Future – Proactive Pipeline Management

Specialty pharmacy has shown considerable expansion over the past several years and will continue to drive pharmacy industry growth. As the specialty market landscape evolves, proactive management of pipeline products…

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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…