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PHARMACY BEST PRACTICES

Clinical pharmacists gain prominence as the industry changes
Clinical pharmacists gain prominence as the industry changesPayers realize value in partnering with pharmacists to manage medication-related complications
Evolving hepatitis C pipeline offers hope to patients
Evolving hepatitis C pipeline offers hope to patientsCost burden prompts payers to consider appropriate utilization
Six barriers to prescribing PCSK9 inhibitorsA National Lipid Association survey has interesting findings on the prescription approval process for PCSK9 inhibitors.
Managed Care Pharmacy Survey 2017To identify the top managed care pharmacy challenges and what your peers are doing about them, Managed Healthcare Executive conducted its annual pharmacy survey during the first quarter of 2017.
Five ways to combat growing polypharmacy among childrenOne expert believes managed care executives are key to a necessary paradigm shift in pediatric polypharmacy.
Top 10 states with the worst drug problemsWalletHub released a study comparing 50 states and the District in terms of 15 key metrics, ranging from arrest and overdose rates to opioid prescriptions and meth-lab incidents per capita.
Two strategies to help consumers lower drug costsHealthPartners aims to improve price information for consumers. Here’s how.
Pharmaceutical pipeline: Top 4 conditions to watch
Pharmaceutical pipeline: Top 4 conditions to watchAlthough drug spend is increasing for inflammatory conditions, diabetes, and oncology, there are some promising developments in the pipeline.
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costs
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costsMCOs are fighting back against rising pharmaceutical costs. Here are the top strategies they are embracing.
Four health systems develop opioid mitigation programsAlternatives to opioids programs emerge as viable tools to mitigate the crisis.