Posts Tagged ‘specialty pharmacy’

Technology Solutions Drive Connectivity and Coordination in Healthcare

Author: Adam Winstead, Vice President of IT Artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms depend on massive amounts of data to deliver accurate, reliable information. There is tremendous potential for artificial intelligence and machine learning technology in the specialty pharmacy industry. According to the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report, nearly 40% of companies are aggressively implementing…

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Managing Rare Diseases with Your Specialty Pharmacy Partner

Author: Lori Wells, Clinical Pharmacist By definition, in the United States, a rare disease is one that affects fewer than 200,000 people. Managing and finding the best medication therapy for a condition that affects so few people is challenging. To manage an uncommon condition, it takes a team of uncommonly knowledgeable and compassionate specialty pharmacy…

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New Gene Therapies Show Promise for Genetic Neurology Conditions and Blood Disorders

Author: Shelly Nickerson, Clinical Director of Trade Relations Breakthrough genetic therapy options are starting to complete the final stages of clinical trials and reach the market. Gene therapies provide hope where few treatment options are available. These potential treatment options are the result of significant medical advancements and years of research. As these exciting medications…

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My Specialty Pharmacy Experience Made Me a Better Caregiver. It Can Help You Too

Author: Tige Bower, Account Executive Are you ready? Are you prepared? You typically hear these questions regarding tornado drills or disaster preparedness. This isn’t about a natural disaster, however. It’s about an unexpected diagnosis that many of us face at some point during our lives. We’ve all known friends and family members who have battled…

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The Role of Specialty Pharmacy in Cancer Care

Author: Jill Allard, Clinical Pharmacist on the Amber Pharmacy Oncology Center of Excellence  Specialty pharmacies provide medication and patient support for people diagnosed with complex health conditions, such as cancer. Patients with cancer often work with specialty pharmacies to get the medication and clinical support they need to manage their treatment. The level of service…

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications in Specialty Pharmacy

Author: Adam Winstead, Vice President of IT Artificial intelligence and machine learning are buzzwords in every industry. Specialty pharmacy is no different. These technologies create exciting new possibilities to enhance specialty pharmacy services and improve patient outcomes. While the industry integrates technology into our services, let’s explore the potential artificial intelligence and machine learning applications…

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Specialty Pharmacy Trends and New Medication Therapies to Expect in 2019

Author: Shelly Nickerson, Clinical Director of Trade Relations  Specialty pharmacy is at the forefront of change and innovation within a rapidly evolving pharmacy industry. As the clinical director of trade relations at Amber Pharmacy, I monitor product pipelines and keep a watchful eye on industry trends across the entire healthcare industry. In 2019, expect to…

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The Amber Pharmacy Story

Welcome to the Amber Pharmacy blog! Your go-to place for weekly content related to patient health and well-being, handy information for healthcare providers and specialty pharmacy news. We have a team full of experts in patient care and we’re looking forward to sharing some of their knowledge with you each week in our blog. To…

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