The specialty pharmacy paradigm is evolving, and the Excelera model is emblematic of the shift toward patient-focused accountability. This will lead to exciting new content for Specialty Pharmacy Times.
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Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2016
Specialty Pharmacy Times®, a bi-monthly journal and daily news website serving the business and practice of specialty pharmaceuticals and therapy, has expanded its Strategic Alliance Partnership program with the addition of the Excelera® Specialty Pharmacy Network, a unique national network of academic institutions and large integrated delivery systems-based specialty pharmacies providing coordinated care to drive higher quality outcomes with complex patients.
The new alliance facilitates collaborative knowledge and information exchange for the benefit of Specialty Pharmacy Times readers and website visitors. This unique content includes articles from key opinion leaders and other Excelera thought leaders, relevant and important industry news, research, events and additional specialty pharmacy information.
“Specialty pharmacy is an increasingly important factor in the care, cost and clinical outcomes of the most vulnerable, complex and expensive patients,” said Chris Hennessy, publisher of Specialty Pharmacy Times. “By facilitating comprehensive, integrated specialty pharmacy capabilities with local dispensing at the point of care, the Excelera network helps members assert control over complex patient outcomes and total cost of care. The specialty pharmacy paradigm is evolving, and the Excelera model is emblematic of the shift toward patient-focused accountability. This will lead to exciting new content for Specialty Pharmacy Times. ”
Excelera joins Specialty Pharmacy Times’ Strategic Alliance Program as the latest of 80 partners, including local and national pharmacies, specialty pharmacies, infusion centers, compounding pharmacies health-systems, associations and academies, and other groups and organizations around the country.
ExceleraRx Corp supports the Excelera® Specialty Pharmacy Network, a national network of specialty pharmacies based at health systems and academic medical centers, enabling member organizations to gain access to limited distribution drugs and restricted payer agreements. The Excelera network provides national-scale efficiency and collaboration to improve quality and value of outpatient specialty drug therapy for population health outcomes. Excelera’s mission is to “provide tools, technology and best practices around high-performing specialty pharmacy capabilities to network members, so that they can provide integrated, coordinated care to complex patients at the point-of-care, leading to improved health outcomes and decreased health care costs.” For a current list of Excelera specialty pharmacy network members, or for more information about becoming a member of the Excelera network, visit excelerarx.com or LinkedIn.
About Specialty Pharmacy Times
A bi-monthly journal and daily news website serving the business and practice of specialty pharmaceuticals and therapy, Specialty Pharmacy Times focuses on the key areas surrounding specialty pharmaceuticals and the enhanced practice needs of pharmacists in this arena. Articles are authored by leaders from all areas of specialty practice including administration, academia, policy, information systems, managed care, clinical practice, business management, nursing, and most importantly, from pharmacists who interact with patients on a daily basis. Readers include the payer community, specialty pharmaceuticals manufacturers, government, allied health care professionals, and pharmacists. Available on iPad, Specialty Pharmacy Times is part of Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media.