Customers can now offer comprehensive patient care and clinical expertise for specialty prescriptions SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Smith Drug Company (SDC) and Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. (Diplomat) have come together to offer SDC customers access to specialty pharmacy services through the Diplomat Retail Specialty Network. This agreement, unique in the independent retail pharmacy market, enables pharmacies to provide full service specialty pharmacy for patients with complex chronic diseases.Read more
he traditional pharmacy business model is under siege as it faces challenges from healthcare reform and competition. As community pharmacies scramble to survive, the specialty pharmacy model offers a lucrative opportunity for growth.
The key to success? You’ll need to understand and prepare for a wide variety of challenges on fronts ranging from accreditation to marketing. That’s the message from community pharmacists who are urging their colleagues to take advantage of the growth in specialty pharmacy.