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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 had changed, leaving her without coverage for[...]

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 about the bills she was getting from the hospital. It[...]

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 specialty pharmacy is generally limited to helping patients[...]

UPDATE 4: Hospital Specialty Pharmacies During COVID-19

A Resource for All Hospital Specialty Pharmacists and Administrators: It's been four months since the lock-down began and care for patients with chronic illnesses is still evolving. In our fourth 30-minute information sharing session with[...]

UPDATE 3: Hospital Specialty Pharmacies During COVID-19

A Resource for All Hospital Specialty Pharmacists and Administrators: It's been three months and we all still sharing ideas regarding how hospital specialty pharmacies can for patients differently than before? What are the most common challenges[...]

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 pharmacy. Early[...]

UPDATE: Hospital Specialty Pharmacies During COVID-19

A Resource for All Hospital Specialty Pharmacists and Administrators: During COVID-19, how are hospital specialty pharmacies caring for patients differently than before? What are the most common challenges facing hospital specialty pharmacy[...]

Hospital Specialty Pharmacies During COVID-19

A Resource for Hospital Specialty Pharmacists and Administrators: During COVID-19, how are hospital specialty pharmacies caring for patients differently than before? What are the most common challenges facing hospital specialty pharmacy directors[...]

Acts of Kindness During COVID-19

When a crisis occurs, the unsettling events surrounding it are sometimes explained in a way that reflects the true nature of kindness in all of us. “Rather than focus only on the few impacted by a crisis, look also at the many, many more people[...]

Coronavirus and Managing Your Chronic Illnesses

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has placed a spotlight on the importance of preparedness for everyone living with a chronic condition, from the coordination of large-scale relief efforts to individuals having a plan of action for themselves. For many[...]

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