Tag Archives: long term care

Managed care pharmacy survey findings 2016

Managed care pharmacy survey findings 2016 Managed Healthcare Executive September 26, 2016 To identify the top managed care pharmacy challenges and what your peers are doing about them, Managed Healthcare Executive, in partnership with Access Market Intelligence and the National Institute of Collaborative Healthcare, conducted its first-ever pharmacy survey during the second quarter of 2016. […]

Why CVS Recent Deals Change the Specialty Landscape

Why CVS Recent Deals Change the Specialty Landscape – Following a similar path as in the late 1990’s with long term care pharmacy, specialty pharmacy has matured enough to undergo consolidation and roll-up into larger healthcare entities. Specialty represents a small distribution volume in the retail pharmacy space but also results in the greatest profit […]

CVS Health Acquires Omnicare

CVS Health Acquires Omnicare – Well, the guessing game is over as CVS Health acquires Omnicare. The Pharmacy in Long-Term Care market has a new industry leader as CVS Health will see if their business model translates to the long-term care pharmacy market. The LTC market is a different business and CVS is moving from their traditional “core competency”. It […]

Long-Term Care Acute Hospitals Represent a Growing Market

There are approximately 400 long-term acute care hospitals in the United States. Long-term acute care hospitals include critically ill patients who may live there for months or longer. According to the New York Times, the cost of long-term acute care is substantial, about $26 billion a year in the United States, and by one estimate […]