Improving medication adherence with technology

Non-adherence to therapy is widely recognized as an ever-present problem in healthcare generally and the pharma industry specifically, which forgoes some $250 billion annually in lost sales. The picture is changing, somewhat, from past years, as health systems now have […]

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The outcomes-based reimbursement environment

As the US healthcare system continues to shift its reimbursement model from volume-based (fee for service) to value-based (fee for outcome), the landscape for specialty care is becoming increasingly complex. At the same time, a growing number of innovative specialty […]

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Patient support / hub services continue to evolve

The business of providing outsourced patient support and hub services is growing in lockstep with the growth of specialty pharmaceuticals, which are now approaching nearly half of pharma spending in the US. Specialty pharmaceuticals are not only growing in number, […]

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New hub services provider opens its doors

Outsourced patient support services—aka hub programs—are a specialized area of business, but one that is both growing dramatically, and getting more crowded with providers. The latest entry is Diligent Health Solutions, based in Trevose, PA. Although small at the outset, […]

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