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Tim was diagnosed with a chronic illness six months ago and has been doing great remaining adherent to his medication ever since then. A few weeks ago, Tim realized his health insurance had changed recently since starting a new job and that he[...]

Making Life Easier

Mary, an elderly patient suffering from a neurological disorder, has been receiving her medication from her hospital specialty pharmacy since the onset of her disease. A few weeks ago, Mary’s husband called her Patient Liaison at the hospital[...]

Teaming Up for Care

Kate has recently been diagnosed with a chronic illness that requires using a self-injectable pen in order to dispense her medicine effectively. She received her first dose in clinic, but was hesitant about injecting it herself the next time[...]

An Invaluable Support System

Mike came in for a doctor’s appointment one day and his entire world was quickly turned upside down. His doctor gave him the heartbreaking news that he had been diagnosed with a lifelong chronic illness and will likely have to take medication to[...]

Sticking With It

Susan, a patient who has suffered from a chronic condition for most her life, has a track record of poor medication adherence. Due to her recent lack of adherence when taking her specialty medications, her health is getting worse and also her[...]

A Change for the Better

Jennifer, a patient who has struggled with her chronic condition for years now, came in for her usual doctor’s appointment a few weeks ago. During the visit, a Patient Liaison came in to speak with her about the hospital specialty pharmacy’s[...]

Personalized Care

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[...]

A Lifesaver

For this week’s Care Corner story, we wanted to switch things up and share a wonderful letter we received from a patient expressing his profound gratitude and appreciation for the care he received from his Patient Liaison. Letters like this are[...]

Relief Arrives Just In Time

Jane, a mother of two suffering from a debilitating chronic illness for most of her adult life, recently heard about a new specialty medication that was brand new to market and could potentially prevent or alleviate the symptoms she was[...]

Tears of Joy

Beth, a patient receiving treatment for her condition at her local hospital, has been on various medications for a few months now. A new pharmacy liaison recently started working in the clinic she was in, and introduced himself as well as the[...]

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