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.
By Prashant Dilwali The majority of the population get their insurance through their employer. The employer chooses 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 […]
Q1: You have worked in retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy and specialty pharmacy, and received your Certified Specialty Pharmacist accreditation. From a pharmacist’s perspective, what are the two most important aspects of hospital patient care that specialty pharmacist can fix? And how would you fix them? KATE: In the broadest terms, what we need to do is […]
Yogi Berra once said, “the future ain’t what it used to be,” and this is more true in today’s world of healthcare than ever before, especially when treating patients who live with chronic illnesses. To navigate the future of care, chronic illness or not, health system leaders must radically and immediately change their planning process […]