Specialty Pharmacy Times Enters into Strategic Alliance Partnership with Leading Infusion Service Provider

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Alliance will keep specialty professionals informed and up-to-date on key issues in the infusion service field and result in better patient care.

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“Many specialty products are infusion products, and it is important for health care professionals, including specialty pharmacists, to remain informed about key issues involving infusion treatment, safety and efficacy." - Chris Hennessy, publisher, SPT.

Specialty Pharmacy Times, the specialty pharmacy industry’s leading journal and most-read publication among specialty pharmacists and pharmacy professionals, today announced it has joined with infusion service provider Option Care Enterprises, Inc., through its Strategic Alliance Partnership program.

The new alliance with Option Care, one of the nation’s leading home and alternate treatment site infusion service providers, will facilitate the dissemination of key information to infusion professionals about the home infusion field. This alliance brings the number of Specialty Pharmacy Times Strategic Alliance Partnerships to 75.

“Many specialty products are infusion products, and it is important for health care professionals, including specialty pharmacists, to remain informed about key issues involving infusion treatment, safety and efficacy. We are proud that Option Care has joined our partnership program and will help us continue to provide quality content to meet the needs of our readers,” said Chris Hennessy, publisher of Specialty Pharmacy Times.

Option Care offers clinical care provided by specially trained infusion nurses, pharmacists and dietitians who treat patients with a wide range of acute, chronic and rare conditions. The company has 92 infusion pharmacies and 110 alternate treatment sites across the country.

“We are excited about our partnership with Specialty Pharmacy Times and the opportunity it affords us to share with health care professionals our knowledge and insights about home infusion therapies and services, an increasingly important area of clinical care," said Matthew Deans, vice president, Business Development, Option Care.

About Option Care
Option Care Enterprises, Inc. (Option Care), is one of the nation’s largest and most trusted providers of home and alternate treatment site infusion services. An industry leader, the company draws on nearly 40 years of clinical care experience to offer patient-centered therapy management. Option Care’s signature Home Infusion Plus services include the clinical management of infusion medicines, nursing support and care coordination. Option Care’s multidisciplinary team of more than 1,800 clinicians — including pharmacists, nurses and dietitians — are able to provide home infusion service coverage for nearly all patients across the United States needing treatment for complex and chronic conditions. Learn more at http://www.OptionCare.com.

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 payor community, specialty pharmaceuticals manufacturers, government, allied health care professionals, and pharmacists. Available on iPads, Specialty Pharmacy Times is part of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media.

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For Specialty Pharmacy Times: Becky Taylor, 609-240-6886, becky(at)btaylorpa(dot)com

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