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Mitigating the Rising Costs of Specialty Drug Therapies

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, 50% of total drug spending in 2021 was represented by specialty drugs. And in 2024, another report projects specialty drug costs to increase by nearly 15%. These staggering statistics underscore the significant financial burden imposed by specialty drugs on healthcare systems and patients alike. What Are

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Your Guide to Understanding the 340B Drug Pricing Program

How Does the 340B Program Work? 340B Drug Pricing Program  The 340B drug pricing program operates as a vital rebate and savings initiative through the federal government, offering a lifeline to qualifying covered entities, such as hospitals and community health centers serving uninsured, under-insured, and low-income patients. Through the program, participating covered entities can purchase

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Current Issues Facing Hospital Pharmacies in 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, hospital pharmacies are constantly having to evolve in order to face new challenges as well as manage the lingering impacts of COVID-19 on the industry. As a critical player in patient care, it can be tough to navigate the complex intersections where multiple factors demand immediate attention in the

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How to Prevent Medication Errors: 5 Tips for Hospital Pharmacies

Regular use of medication is widespread across the United States. According to a national survey, 81% of respondents had taken some form of medication the previous week, and 50% took at least one prescription medication.1 With such prevalent use, it’s easy to see how patients can get confused about what they’re taking, and overworked healthcare professionals

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Optimizing the Hospital Pharmacy: How to Cut Costs and Grow Revenue

As health systems wrestle with the cost of healthcare, innovative hospital executives are taking a closer look at their pharmacies – historically considered a high-cost center. With a bit of creativity and some savvy choices, administrators are finding ways to reduce costs and grow pharmacy revenue. Cut Costs by Optimizing Your Pharmacy’s Business Operations Increasing

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Pharmacy Week Profile: Elliot Marino, CompleteRx System Clinical Manager

In celebration of National Pharmacy Week and to honor the incredible achievements and impacts pharmacy professionals make in the field of healthcare, we are sharing personal stories from some of our own pharmacy team members. For 33-year-old Elliot Marino, the last couple of years have taught him a lot. The most significant lessons I take

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Customer Service Counts: Enrique Najera Pharmacist in Charge

In celebration of National Pharmacy Week and to honor the incredible achievements and impacts pharmacy professionals make in the field of healthcare, we are sharing personal stories from some of our own pharmacy team members. Following a ten-minute technical glitch (on my end), I am finally able to connect with the friendly, amiable voice on

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