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Cardinal Health Makes It Easier For Community Pharmacies To Help Patients Access, Improve Compliance With Specialty Medications
Date:8/8/2013

SEATTLE, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health today launched the Specialty Pharmacy Alliance, a new suite of services that make it easier for community pharmacies to improve their patients' access to and compliance with specialty medications, which usually require specialized handling, dispensing, administration and patient counseling services.

These medications are often high-cost and high-touch, and the patients who take them often need a great deal of support managing both the clinical and financial complexities of their specialty medication regimens.

Manufacturers of many specialty drugs – particularly those with relatively small patient populations – are increasingly implementing 'limited distribution' programs, which specify that a specialty medication can only be dispensed by a small network of specialty pharmacies, which have demonstrated capabilities in providing complex patient care, nationwide. Doing so minimizes the variability and cost of care, and makes it easier for manufacturers to collect patient intake and compliance data that is critical to tracking medication efficacy. 

The Cardinal Health Specialty Pharmacy Alliance creates a cost-effective way for community pharmacies to provide their patients with access to the growing number of specialty medications. Community pharmacies can also utilize the Cardinal Health Specialty Pharmacy Alliance to provide their patients with access to the many support services required by specialty medications, while continuing to fill as many traditional prescriptions as possible at the local store level.

"Over the next five years, sales of specialty drugs that are used to treat complex illnesses ranging from cancer and AIDS to hepatitis C and multiple sclerosis are expected to grow by at least 17 percent annually," said Ray Rede, vice president, Managed Care Relations, Community Specialty Pharm
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