Implementing a specialty pharmacy strategy and approach for growth not only creates a revenue stream for the system, but also establishes a high-touch patient engagement program that becomes a differentiator in the way service is delivered for their community.
Hospital executives should rethink the immediate impulse to achieve savings by cutting pharmacy jobs and instead focus on fixing this integral part of a hospital system’s functionality.
Health systems need to turn their attention to technology that can improve staff retention by reducing employee burnout, according to HCA Divisional CIO Andy Draper. Here’s a look at what Parlance is doing to realize ROI with conversational AI.
There is a huge opportunity for PBMs and health systems to use AI to help address the challenges surrounding the affordability and accessibility of medicines, from navigating formularies to resolving prior authorization. More automation in pharmacies and with ordering workflows is one piece of that puzzle.
The creation of consistent and high value engagements with individuals across their digital and in-person engagements will enable these providers to both attract and retain consumers in the rapidly evolving healthcare ecosystem.
Tapping into community pharmacy can bring water to these rural healthcare deserts. Studies show that nine in ten Americans live within five miles of a pharmacy and high-risk patients visited their community pharmacy an average of 35 times per year, compared to four visits to their primary care provider and nine visits to specialists.
The largest six pharmacy benefit managers are being scrutinized by the Federal Trade Commission, while Congress is debating the Pharmacy Benefit Transparency Act. Meanwhile, states have their own ideas for reining in what they see as excesses of the industry. With all this heat, what is the message from the head of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association?
Health plans today must consider what they want out of their pharmacy benefits and how to achieve something better for their members. And when they look at new platforms and processes that provide greater transparency, improved member experience, and simplicity in establishing and maintaining the technology, they’re likely to find that they don’t have to do things the way they always have.
Transcarent wants to transform the digital pharmacy benefit experience, enabling self-insured employers and their staff to make more informed choices.
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要求pbm的投标a per member per month guarantee would reduce the employer’s uncertainty by securing the actual per member per month cost to the employer.
The question elicited predictable and unexpected responses from panelists that included a senior executive from CVS Caremark and executives from startup companies working to change the pharmacy benefits landscape.
When pharmacies engage on a human level with patient support programs, patients become more fully engaged in their treatment, leading to potentially significant health benefits and good business for pharmacies.
At the upcoming INVEST Digital Health conference in Dallas set for September 28, in collaboration with Health Wildcatters, a panel discussion on the future of pharmacy benefit managers will be part of the larger conversation on employee benefits. AJ Loiacono, CapitalRx CEO, shared his perspective on the topic.
RxBenefits, a pharmacy benefits optimizer, and Tria Health, a chronic condition and medication management company, have launched a new partnership to improve diabetes care and lower healthcare costs for the condition through a proactive approach.