Steven Ross Johnson from Modern Healthcare interviews Dignity’s Peggy Sanborn, vice president of strategic growth, mergers and acquisitions, and partnership integration, along with Matt Conway, executive vice president from Shields Health Solutions. The article talks about the many patient benefits resulting from its new specialty pharmacy being integrated with clinical care.
In this article from Specialty Pharmacy Times, Bronson Health speaks frankly about overcoming challenges in the process of starting its own specialty pharmacy. The first of many questions their specialty pharmacy team answers? Question: As a health system covering lives in the mixed rural/small city region of western Michigan and northern Indiana, what were some […]
Specialty Pharmacy will Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Cost of Care San Francisco, Calif. – March 26, 2019 – Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health systems that is a part of the new national health system, CommonSpirit Health, and Shields Health Solutions, a leading specialty pharmacy integrator, announced today a joint venture that […]
Pittsfield, MA, Nov. 26, 2018– Berkshire Health Systems, working with Shields Health Solutions, announced the expansion of its specialty pharmacy program into diabetes care today, making it one of the first health systems in the U.S. to introduce a hospital-owned specialty pharmacy care model into this disease state. Berkshire’s Community Specialty Pharmacy Program (BCSPP) provides […]
In a Specialty Pharmacy Times article (LINK), Ameet Wattamwar, PharmD, assistant director of pharmacy at NYU Langone Health, talks about how NYU Langone started its specialty pharmacy. He talks strategy, challenges, resources, what they learned along the way and why care outcomes are improving as a result.
New clinic services address crucial gaps found nationwide in diabetes care Hartford, CT and Quincy, MA, Nov. 8 – Hartford HealthCare has ushered in a new level of care in Connecticut to enhance the care provided to the state’s diabetes population. The Hartford HealthCare Specialty Pharmacy is an outpatient care and medication program dedicated to providing patients with the support necessary to manage […]
April 5, 2018 – Chicago & Quincy, MA – Rush University Medical Center and Shields Health Solutions announced today a partnership that will bring enhanced, life-changing specialty pharmacy services to people in the Chicago area living with complex chronic illnesses such as Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis. The specialty pharmacy at Rush University Medical Center differs […]
By Prashant Dilwali The majority of the population get their insurance through employers. Employers choose a health insurance plan which covers all the expenses associated with a patient’s medical care: visits to the hospital, physician office or urgent care center, etc. However, if the patient is prescribed any medication, the health insurance plan segments out the […]
By Brooke Ruhland, Certified Specialty Pharmacist We’ve all been there. Either we or our loved ones need a prescription now and can’t get it filled right away. Sometimes the situation is urgent for people like TV star, Sarah Hyland. Even the smallest infections can be life threatening to a transplant recipient. In other cases, it’s […]
The recent hurricane in Texas has cast a spotlight on the importance of disaster preparedness at every level, from the coordination of large scale relief efforts to each individual having a plan they can put into action. When an impending storm, disaster, or emergency poses a threat to a person’s health and safety, it is […]