Tag Archives: Oncology

PANTHERx Implementing a Successful Strategy

PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy, The Rare Disease Specialty Pharmacy®, unveiled a new, sophisticated and modern brand identity recently while simultaneously announcing a new, state-of-the-art third location. PANTHERx’s third location, near the Pittsburgh International Airport, will add nearly 50,000 square feet of state-of-the-art operational capacity to PANTHERx’s operations. The third site will join current facilities in Pittsburgh and Canfield, Ohio. This new […]

Accredo Health Expands Specialty Pharmacy Services to Hawaii

Accredo Health Group (Accredo), an Express Scripts Company  is a specialty pharmacy that serves patients with complex and chronic health conditions, including cancer, hepatitis C, HIV, bleeding disorders and multiple sclerosis. Accredo is focused on dispensing injectable, infused, oral or inhaled drugs that require a higher level of clinical service and support than traditional pharmacies […]

BrightSpring Health Services and PharMerica Announce Merger

BrightSpring Health Services and PharMerica Announce Merger

Metro Areas Where Employers Influence Cancer Coverage Costs

Metro Areas Where Employers Influence Cancer Coverage Costs. Employers currently represent approximately 60% of the commercial insurance market dollars. The Employer commercial insurance market consists of more than 95,000 companies with self-insured plans, eighty percent of whom have less than 2,000 employees. Entering 2017, these employers face double-digit increases in the cost of prescription drugs […]

Designing Pharmacy and Medical Benefits for Cancer Care

Designing Pharmacy and Medical Benefits for Cancer Care: An Employer Perspective – published in Value-Based Cancer Care F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh, FASHP; Catherine E. Cooke, PharmD, BCPS October 2016, Vol 7, No 9 – Employers’ Perspective With the increasing complexity of cancer care after the passing of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, employers as […]

Oncology Biosimilars: Opportunity or Not?

Oncology Biosimilars: Opportunity or Not? VBCC – April 2016, Vol 7, No 3 – Employers’ Perspective F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh, Partner Access Market Intelligence Martha M. Rumore, PharmD, JD, MS, LLM, FAPhA The United States has the largest biologic drugs market and high prices for biologics, such as monoclonal antibodies, therapeutic proteins, immunomodulators, and […]

Big Data in Cancer Care: Limitations of Drug Claims

Big Data in Cancer Care: Limitations of Drug Claims VBCC – March 2016, Vol 7, No 2 – Employers’ Perspective Catherine E. Cooke, PharmD, BCPS F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh Partner, National Institute of Collaborative Healthcare, and Access Market Intelligence; Principal, Institute for Integrated Healthcare Greenville, SC As one part of an ongoing macrotheme regarding big […]

Oncology Care Marketing Increasing

Knowsource.com Announces Transition to Access Market Intelligence

Oncology care marketing increasing in the U.S. marketplace. However, continuing benefit coverage planning for 2017 are also topics that are receiving increasing attention—to include cancer care. Just as the new oncology product pipeline is providing new options or treatments for a wide variety of cancers, market stakeholders are continuing to adjust their daily practices around providing […]