The Advantages and Challenges of PBMs

Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) first arose in the 1970’s and gained more prominence after the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act, through which Medicare Part D was created. Originally, PBMs acted as a private sector intermediary between the insurer and the pharmacy. …

Inside TherigySTM’s Dispensing System Integrations

For specialty pharmacies and hospital systems looking to digitize and streamline their operations, it’s extremely important for different systems to be able to connect and communicate with one another. Without this capability, users might find themselves wasting critical time and …

Small Data Is the Next Big Thing

Over the past decade, the term “big data” has represented radical growth and evolution. Sophisticated tools and resources have launched us into the digital age, with trillions of gigabytes of information available at the world’s fingertips. Organizations are able to …

A Patient’s Story: The Other Side of Specialty Pharmacy

As a specialty pharmacy, you have a lot on your plate. Corporate operations, benefits investigation and prior authorization paperwork, medication dispensing, and payer and drug manufacturer contracts play a major part in reaching the greater goal: to ensure the best …