Rush University Medical Center and Shields Health Solutions Team Up to Expand Specialty Pharmacy Services for Patients Living with Complex Chronic Illnesses

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 […]

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Health System Pharmacists Want to Manage Specialty Pharmacy Care For Their Complex Patients. The PBMs Are Making It Difficult.

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 […]

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Kate Smullen, PharmD, CSP, thinks hospital-based specialty pharmacists can dramatically improve patient outcomes — here’s how

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 […]

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Shields Health Solutions Announces Healthcare Industry Veteran Julie Napolitano Joins Company as Director of Patient and Provider Satisfaction

August 22, 2017 – Quincy, MA – Shields Health Solutions, a creator and growth accelerator of hospital-based specialty pharmacies nationwide, today announced Julie Napolitano has been appointed to the role of Director of Patient and Provider Satisfaction. Julie joins the company in its fourth year of operation as one of the fastest growing healthcare companies […]

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