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Trends that Matter in Specialty Pharmacy Networks

Posted by Matt Breese on Aug 11, 2016

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A collection of engaging infographics from healthcare influencers that reveals trends in specialty pharmacy networks and their growing prevalence in healthcare.

More and more pharmaceutical manufacturers and payers invest in specialty pharmacy networks. With more than 5,000 new medications in the global pipeline and specialty pharmacy accounting for 30% of group health spend, this market provides a massive opportunity to streamline medication fulfillment and adherence. Via Healthesystems



APAN reports that 7-12% of drug costs associated with retail pharmacies and physician offices can be reduced with the improved utilization of specialty pharmacies.



Employer benefit managers focus their attention on improving specialty pharmacy and pharmacy benefit structures based on their worker population. The amount of employers that evaluate specialty drug utilization via medical benefit will triple over the three year period, from Towers Watson.



 Less than 1% of all U.S. prescriptions involve specialty drugs, yet 25% of total pharmacy spend can be attributed to these products. With more specialty drugs launching into the market, optimizing treatment fulfillment with integrated pharmacy networks is critical. Via Truven


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Topics: Specialty, Industry Trends