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 when treating patients? In a 30-minute idea sharing session Shields summarizes the most pressing questions and solutions from 30+ health systems. The full video and slides are available by clicking on the links below! Join us for our next information-sharing session by requesting an invitation! Email firstname.lastname@example.org. All hospitals and health systems are invited regardless of affiliation with Shields.
Some key points from the information sharing session:
Inventory Management: early refills, 60-90 day supplies where appropriate
Financial Consideration: Short-term revenue increases, future revenue decreases
Payers & Networks: Temporarily relaxing restrictions
Pharmacy Operations: New delivery options available, "Trunk Delivery"
Staffing: Use of PPE, Distancing, Remote work
Workforce: Free, qualified help is available now
Full Video Link: bit.ly/COVIDHOSPShields
Full Audio-Only Link: bit.ly/COVID-19Audio
Download the Transcript: bit.ly/COVIDHOSPTRANSCRIPT
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