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How Non-Dispensing Pharmacies can Improve the Patient Access Journey

Patients struggling with complex medical conditions face a growing number of barriers to access, afford, and adhere to the innovative therapies their providers prescribe. In 2022, out-of-pocket costs led to the abandonment of 94 million prescriptions. And in a 2023 survey, 97% of medical practices said their patients had experienced care delays or denials due to increased prior authorization requirements

The Case for an Alternative Channel Strategy in 2024 and Beyond

By Scott Hughes, Vice President of Business Development at Phil A major challenge for life science companies that manufacture specialty-lite therapies is finding a channel strategy that offers the level of access services patients and healthcare providers (HCPs) need at a price point that supports the brand's financial health. Typically, brand teams string together a network of brick-and-mortar retail or specialty pharmacies and either work with multiple vendors to build a traditional call-center-based hub or rely on the specialty pharmacies to provide these services. The result is that the brands' gross-to-net cannot sustainably support this channel strategy

5 Trends Set to Impact Patient Access to Prescription Therapy in 2024

The pharmaceutical industry finds itself at the crossroads of innovative treatments and technological advancements redefining how patients access prescribed therapy. However, this tremendous innovation has also presented unique challenges in securing patient affordability and access to therapy. These five key trends should be considered and will influence how manufacturers should think about shaping their services programs heading into 2024

Is your Patient Access Hub a Strategic Partner?

By Kelly Green, Vice President of Client Success at Phil, Inc. For patients prescribed a specialty or specialty-lite medication, getting started and staying on that therapy is typically a complex and expensive journey. That’s why many life science brands are increasingly turning to hub providers to support patient access and affordability

Digital Health’s Role in Transforming How Healthcare is Delivered

Editor’s Note: As the healthcare ecosystem continues to undergo significant digital transformations, life sciences companies would be wise to consider the impact of this evolution on one of their most important stakeholders - health care providers (HCPs). The fusion of the increased prevalence of blended care models, staff shortages, and higher utilization management requirements have resulted in an environment where HCPs find themselves more constrained than ever. This has made it more challenging for life sciences companies to effectively engage providers to ensure that patients can access their therapies