Real-World Data May Improve Outcomes, Reduce Speciality Drug Costs Last Updated: April 18, 2017
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Specialty Pharmacy Times: Technology and data surround us every day. From smartphones to medical records, more platforms have allowed data to be collected at a higher level. In specialty pharmacy, software platforms allow physicians to send prescriptions and manage patients without the hassle of paper forms, which may delay care. Harnessing these real-world data, along with other measures, have become important in determining the value of treatments and how patient outcomes can be improved. In part 3 of a 3-part interview with Specialty Pharmacy Times, Durral Gilbert, president, supply chain services at Premier Inc., and Greg Isaak, president of Commcare Specialty Pharmacy, discussed how technology and data can positively impact specialty pharmacy when used properly.

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