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Holistic Approach to Care

Mary, a patient living with cancer, received a check-in call from her clinical pharmacist recently to discuss how she was doing with her medications. During their conversation, Mary revealed that in addition to managing her condition, she was[...]

Why Integrated Care Matters

Jacob is currently filling his medication at his hospital specialty pharmacy for his chronic condition. He works closely with his Pharmacy Liaison, who recently renewed a prior authorization for his medication. Unfortunately, when the medication[...]

Growing Your Specialty Pharmacy Program

Thomas, a patient suffering from a long term chronic illness diagnosis, has managed his condition for most of his adult life. He also lives with a slew of other mentally destabilizing illnesses, which leads him to rely heavily on the services he[...]

Going Above and Beyond for Patient Care

Daniel, the husband of a chronically ill patient, called his wife’s Pharmacy Liaison because she was in urgent need of her medication. The Liaison knew this patient well and had supported her and Daniel in their time of need many times before.[...]

Identifying Patients Who Need Integrated Pharmacy Care Most

Mary, a patient recently diagnosed with a chronic illness, showed up to one of her first clinic appointments excited and a little scared to meet with her physician and discuss her treatment plan. With the help of the clinic’s specialty pharmacy[...]

Improving Medication Adherence in Your High Risk Specialty Patient Population

Susan, a patient living with a chronic condition for most her life, has a track record of poor medication adherence. When she recently came in for a doctor’s appointment, it was clear that her health was failing. Susan spoke with her nurse and[...]

Commitment To Care

Michael has been filling his specialty medication at his hospital specialty pharmacy for a while now with the support of his Pharmacy Liaison and a grant to cover his medication copays. Recently, he had to transfer his care to a larger hospital[...]

Life Changing

Susan is living with a chronic condition and uses her Pharmacy Liaison and her hospital specialty pharmacy’s services on a regular basis. She recently called up her Liaison for a different reason though. She spoke to her about the issues that her[...]

Dedicated Care

John had been diagnosed with cancer and was soon beginning a new oral chemotherapy treatment. He had been working closely with his Pharmacy Liaison, who obtained the necessary prior authorization for his new therapy and processed the prescription[...]

Unparalleled Support

Cassie, a 20 year old patient diagnosed with a rare disease when she was younger, spoke with her Pharmacy Liaison recently about a new medication for her condition that was coming out in early 2019. She wanted to know if her Liaison would still[...]

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