Union Health recently launched an on-site specialty pharmacy in partnership with Trellis Rx, a specialty pharmacy services provider.
At the specialty pharmacy, pharmacy liaisons manage financial assistance applications, insurance authorizations, medication refills and more, the health system said. Patients also receive medication education and counseling from the pharmacists.
Union Health said it plans to expand its specialty pharmacy services to more clinics throughout this year and 2022. Union Health will treat patients dealing with cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis C, and multiple sclerosis, among other conditions.
Union Health is an integrated health system made up of Union Hospital, Union Medical Group, and Union Hospital Clinton. Union Hospital, 380-bed facility, is a regional referral center serving patients in west-central Indiana and east-central Illinois with its Terre Haute location, Union Hospital Clinton, and a large network of physicians and health clinics.
Services of Union Hospital are available to everyone in the Wabash Valley, regardless of ability to pay. The area’s largest not-for-profit medical center, the hospital is committed to providing high quality compassionate care to all.
Terre Haute is a city in and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, near the state’s western border with Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 60,785 and its metropolitan area had a population of 170,943.
Takeaway: The trend of health systems opening in-house specialty pharmacies continues to grow