Infographic: Trends in Specialty Drugs

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

In recent years, innovation has vastly increased the number of specialty drugs. There were just 10 specialty drugs on the market in 1990; by 2008 that number had reached 200 and stood at 300 in 2015, according to a new infographic by Oliver Wyman.

The infographic examines the top 10 most expensive specialty drugs and specialty drug spend by: route of admission, therapeutic class and type of condition addressed.

Leveraging Pharmacists to Reduce Cost and Improve Medication Adherence in High-Risk PopulationsWhen it comes to medication management for Medicare beneficiaries, there are more than 25 different factors that can complicate proper use of prescribed medicines—from affordability issues, even among the insured, to fear of a drug’s side effects to potential dangers from high-risk medications or health conditions.

Leveraging Pharmacists to Reduce Cost and Improve Medication Adherence in High-Risk Populations examines Novant Health’s deployment of pharmacists as part of its five-pronged strategy to deliver healthcare value through medication management services.

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