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Managed Healthcare Executive: Insurers must be ready for groundbreaking but expensive new gene therapies, UMass Medical School Pharmacy expert warns

A UMass Medical School pharmacy expert is warning managed care plans to keep close tabs on an array of innovative – but also very expensive – gene therapies, according to Managed Healthcare Executive and Specialty Pharmacy Continuum.

InterveneRx, UMass Medical School and Allied National, Inc. launch specialty drug clinical management program

InterveneRx is launching its InterV CM+ platform with Allied National, Inc. in a first of its kind care management program for specialty drug patients that integrates evidenced based protocols with biometric devices and a mobile application for real-time clinical monitoring. Over 50 patients across 19 states will be monitored for improvements in clinical outcomes, utilization and patient engagement. UMass Medical School is providing a clinically enhanced specialty drug prior authorization process.

Specialty Pharmacy Continuum: UMass Medical School pharmacist says payers must plan for high-priced specialty drugs in the pipeline

A pharmacist from UMass Medical School’s Clinical Pharmacy Services discusses the efficacy and expected costs of specialty drugs in the pipeline for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, atopic dermatitis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and ovarian cancer in Specialty Pharmacy Continuum.

Pharmacist to preview specialty pipeline drugs at Eastern Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators Association Annual Meeting

A clinical pharmacist from UMass Medical School’s Clinical Pharmacy Services division will present on high-impact specialty pipeline drugs expected to reach the market, with a focus on their budget impact, at the Eastern Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators Association’s 40th annual meeting Nov. 14 at Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle, N.H.

UMass Medical School pharmacist details specialty medications in the pharmaceutical pipeline at AMCP Nexus 2016

A clinical pharmacist from UMass Medical School’s Clinical Pharmacy Services division will present on promising specialty medications with the biggest impact on drug spend expected to receive approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) within the next two years at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s Nexus 2016 conference, being held Oct. 3-6 in National Harbor, Maryland.