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Monument Health Press Release
Regional Health Will Become Monument Health
Regional Health today announced it will become Monument Health in January 2020. It will continue to employ more than 4,500 physicians and caregivers in 20 Western South Dakota and Eastern Wyoming communities after the name change.
Improving CF Medication Adherence: A Specialty Pharmacy at Work – Part 1
Patient Care (PC) recently spoke with Sandy ILL, PharmD, CSP, a specialty pharmacist; Kim Ehlert, PharmD, a clinical pharmacist; and Tim Affeldt, PharmD, vice president of specialty pharmacy at Fairview Health Services, a nonprofit, integrated health system based in Minneapolis, Minn, to discuss how they address CF medication adherence in their health system.
Working with Barriers to CF Treatment Adherence, the Fairview Way – Part 2
According to the latest guidelines for cystic fibrosis (CF) published in U.S. Pharmacist, pharmacists are an important part of counseling patients with CF. The Fairview CF medication adherence rate is 70% higher than among patients at retail pharmacies.
TCSW19 recap and the importance of business culture: Insights from Minnesota CEOs
Twin Cities Startup Week (TCSW) is always a busy and inspiring week for entrepreneurs and business professionals across the region. SPS Commerce was a sponsor of the 2019 event, and also hosted an executive panel at SPS Tower in Minneapolis.
Industry Collaboration Drives Managed Care in Specialty Pharmacy
The role of the specialty pharmacy is evolving and growing, and as more health systems integrate these entities into their facilities, industry collaboration will be key to for understanding the level of managed care needed for complex patients.
Takeaways from NASP: The State of Pricing Reform Efforts and AI Decision Support in Specialty Pharmacy
Michael Carter, Corporate Director of Specialty Pharmacy, President and CEO Partners HealthCare SP, Inc
The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) held its 7th Annual Meeting and Expo in September as experts throughout the industry discussed the rapid developments in specialty pharmacy, including national legislative and regulatory policy, and shared the latest on innovations that will improve care for complex patients.
Importance of Home Infusion in your Specialty Pharmacy Part 2 [Podcast] – Episode 867
Our host for this podcast is Amy Swanson. Amy is the Director of Marketing and Member Relations for Excelera, and I’ll be serving as your host for today’s podcast. NASP is proud to bring their members the NASP Podcast in partnership with Pharmacy Podcast, one of the many benefits of NASP membership.
Health system specialty pharmacies (HSSPs) are increasingly making their mark on the industry by creating a more integrated care structure for complex patients in need of specialty therapies. On-site access to medication and better coordination between a patient’s primary physician, pharmacist, and specialty physician can help simplify care delivery, which provides patients with end-to-end quality of care that ultimately reduces costs and improves outcomes.
Monument Health (formerly Regional Health) press Release
Regional Health kiosks offer safe way to discard unneeded medicines
Regional Health has installed tamper-proof kiosks to allow patients and the public to safely dispose of unused prescription medicines. The MedDrop kiosks are located at Regional Health hospitals in Custer, Lead-Deadwood, Rapid City, Spearfish and Sturgis.