Just Published: Specialty Pharmacy: Stakeholders, Strategies and Markets 2009 — A Unique Resource That Tracks Trends and Data in This Growing Industry
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) - January 12, 2009 - Washington, DC

AIS, publisher of industry-leading newsletters, Specialty Pharmacy News, Drug Benefit News and Health Plan Week is pleased to announce publication of Specialty Pharmacy: Stakeholders, Strategies and Markets 2009. This 300-page resource provides a greater understanding of the definitions and re-definitions of “specialty pharmacy” by delivery method, price point and reimbursement method for strategic planning purposes.

For more details, visit http://www.aishealth.com/Products/sprx.html.

This book contains valuable guidance on:

  • Managing costs and improving outcomes
  • Developing therapy management initiatives
  • Proactively identifying customer service issues
  • Analyzing the effect of drug safety issues
  • Grappling with rising costs
  • Developing legislation on genetic testing and diagnostics

Specialty Pharmacy: Stakeholders, Strategies and Markets 2009 includes a directory of specialty pharmacy providers, with extensive data on covered lives and total prescriptions per year, as well as key personnel contact information. It also features in-depth coverage of:

  • FDA approvals and expanded indications.
  • Specialty pharmacy contracting, alliances and partnerships.
  • Health plan strategies for management of oncology and other specific diseases; infusion and injectables; IVIG access and much more.

Available in both print and CD formats, this resource provides a comprehensive picture of changes and developments in the specialty pharmacy marketplace — cost trends, therapy management, genetic testing, providers, payment methodologies, and more. Go to http://www.aishealth.com/Products/sprx.html for more information and to see what’s included in the book’s 14 chapters.

ABOUT AIS AIS develops highly targeted news, data and strategies for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. Learn more at www.AISHealth.com.

Contact: Erin Trompeter Atlantic Information Services 1100 17th St., NW Ste 300 Washington, DC 20036 202-775-9008 ext. 3051

etrompeter@aispub.com

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