Specialty Pharmacy Healthcare Resources

Learn From Our Successes in Elevating Specialty Pharmacy

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Specialty Pharmacy Healthcare Resources

Learn From Our Successes in Elevating Specialty Pharmacy

Search our resource library to discover information about Shields. Results shown are based on dynamic filter selections and available resources.






  
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    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 Cooper as Chief Executive Officer. As Founder and Chairman, Jack

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    COVID – Potential Impact on Health System Specialty Pharmacies

    COVID-19 has altered life as we know it, including health care, across the United States. Impacts are likely to be seen in pharmacy across various business units, due to changes in consumer habits, insurance markets and economic downturn. This article

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    Getting Medications to a Patient During COVID-19

    From a Specialty Pharmacy Liaison – For the past two weeks I have been assisting the hospital pharmacy with medication deliveries during COVID-19. Every morning I begin work at 7:30 am to prepare for the day before going to the

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    Working for healthcare at a social distance

    Every Excelera member is on the front line in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Our members are proactively addressing challenges as they relate to COVID by regularly sharing information and best practices with each other, including: Planning for

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    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 crucial for the development of sustainable healthcare models. Specialty pharmacy

  • UnityPoint at Home

    Assisting a Specialty Pharmacy with Growth Planning

    Excelera’s proprietary data platform has allowed UnityPoint at Home to gain access to five limited-distribution drugs through the Excelera network. The specialty pharmacy program is now dual-accredited and executing on their growth plan across the UnityPoint Health System.

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    Developing and Launching a New Home Infusion Program

    With its ambulatory infusion centers at capacity and payers pressing for alternate sites of care, OHSU engaged with Excelera Home Infusion Solutions to help launch a home infusion pharmacy. Patients and providers are very satisfied, and growth has been robust.

  • Loma Linda University Health

    Building the Business Case for In-house Specialty Pharmacy

    To support the capital expenditure request for building a specialty pharmacy, Excelera was engaged to develop a pro forma based on Loma Linda-specific data. Subsequently, Excelera provided expertise in building out the space and successfully implementing the specialty pharmacy program.

  • Hospitals adapt real estate to fit new normal after COVID-19

    Health systems are reassessing their real estate portfolios as they prepare for a post-COVID-19 environment that will likely feature more home-based care and remote working arrangements.

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    Optimizing Staffing to Support Growth and Excellence

    A staffing model developed in conjunction with Excelera led to a more fully integrated standard of care for specialty patients. Prior authorization workflow improvements eased the administrative burden on providers, and the number of prescriptions filled internally grew.