In this Specialty Pharmacy Times article, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 8, 2017 – Quincy, MA – Shields Health Solutions, a creator and growth accelerator of hospital-owned specialty pharmacies nationwide, congratulates Kate Smullen, PharmD, Senior Manager of Clinical Services, on earning the coveted Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSPTM) distinction. Ms. Smullen joins an exclusive group of only 86 Certified Specialty Pharmacists awarded nationally in 2017. The […]