Value-Based Care and the Future of Specialty Last Updated: April 18, 2017
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Specialty Pharmacy Times: The health care world is largely moving towards a focus on value, rather than paying a pre-specified cost for prescription drugs that may or may not successfully treat a specific patient. This shift has important implications for manufacturers, providers, and patients. Many manufacturers and payers have expressed interest in value-based care, with some implementing innovative programs. However, much work is still needed to standardize data to ensure the right outcomes are being measured.   In part 2 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 the importance of value-based care for specialty pharmacy.

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