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Patient Access Brandon Underwood
December 10, 2018

Five Steps to a Better Specialty Pharmacy Data Contracting Strategy

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An effective specialty data contracting strategy starts at the finish line and works backward. The decisions made in terms of data fields, sub-status granularity, reporting frequency, and contact language,...

Distribution Dave Weiss
September 26, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions – 340B Program

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The 340B program is subject to increasing scrutiny as pharmaceutical manufacturers search for solutions to identify and act on non-compliance such as diversion and duplicate discounts. This post is...

Channel Shivani Patel
August 20, 2018

Opioid Crisis Exposes Vulnerabilities in Suspicious Order Monitoring

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The American opioid crisis exposed gaps in the reporting systems designed to flag suspicious orders of pharmaceutical products classified as controlled substances. Pharmaceutical manufacturers are now facing increased scrutiny...

Patient Access Sean McCarthy
August 3, 2018

3 Key Opportunities to Improve Specialty Patient Initiation

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There are several ways specialty brands can improve patient initiation by implementing data-driven patient support strategies. Successful interventions to streamline patient initiation have the potential to speed Time to...

Managed Services David Carlson
July 27, 2018

The Economics of Rare Disease and Implications for Payer Contract Strategy

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Rare diseases affect 30 million people in the United States, which roughly equates to 10% of the population. In 2017, 40% of the novel drugs approved by the FDA...

Patient Access Brandon Underwood
March 21, 2017

Specialty Pharmacy Status/Sub-Status Analysis Highlights Inconsistencies in Data Quality

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Brandon Underwood offers a sneak peek at IntegriChain's upcoming Specialty Analytics benchmark report. IntegriChain examined the quality and granularity of status/sub-status data across 40 specialty pharmacies representing different classes...

Channel Sunay Shah
June 2, 2016

Leveraging Scorecard Analytics to Optimize Changes to DSAs

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In my last post, I explored how IntegriChain Scorecard Analytics can be used to validate whether the implementation of Distribution Service Agreements (DSAs) drives channel performance. In this post, we will...

Patient Access Colleen Hallett
May 27, 2016

Trends in Specialty Pharmacy Channel Design – Takeaways from Asembia Specialty...

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The Asembia (formerly known as Armada) Specialty Pharmacy Summit is fast becoming the pharmaceutical industry’s most important meeting. This year’s Las Vegas show boasted a record attendance of nearly...

Channel Sunay Shah
April 6, 2016

IntegriChain Continues to Lead in Automated, End-to-End Management of Pharma Distribution...

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Distribution Service Agreements (DSAs) have continued to evolve over recent years especially as they relate to how they evaluate channel performance. For the most part, manufacturers structure the agreements...

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