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Specialty pharmacy: will the promise deliver?

Authors
  • Adams, Katherine T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Biotechnology healthcare
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2006
Volume
3
Issue
3
Pages
24–31
Identifiers
PMID: 23424358
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Specialty pharmacy worked fine when all it had to do was deliver prepackaged drugs. But many newer biologics require a professional expertise that will be demanding, service-heavy, and costly. Is specialty pharmacy up to the task? Health plans, which are questioning the value of the current specialty pharmacy model, want to know.

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