The first half of 2018 has witnessed unprecedented changes in the healthcare industry including the spate of mergers and acquisitions as PBMs attempted to increase their strength and influence.
By contrast, Washington, DC, saw heightened activity from lobby groups fighting to change the way PBMs manipulate patient choice. In this episode, we ask you, the listener, to speak up and make a difference in healthcare so that change can be brought about to improve patient care and save lives across the U.S.
This week, CSI Specialty Group President and CEO Suzette DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC, discusses the state of healthcare in the first half of 2018 and the extraordinary developments taking place. She also explains why listeners need to be active participants in the changes they would like to see in healthcare, and provides action steps they can take to help be a catalyst for positive change.
Tune in to Discover:
- The dramatic changes underway in healthcare in 2018
- An analysis of why PBMs have come under fire
- How patient care has suffered under the current system and what needs to be done to improve it
- Why sitting on the sidelines is counterproductive and what you can do to make a difference and flush out inequality in the marketplace
- Suzette’s wish list for healthcare in the next few years
About Suzette DiMascio
Suzette DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC is President/CEO of the CSI Specialty Group. Under Suzette’s leadership, the CSI Specialty Group has become known as the Industry’s Most Influential Leader in Specialty Pharmacy Consulting and Talent Acquisition, and most recently was awarded Consulting Magazine’s Fastest Growing Firms, ranking 5th out of 50, as well as chosen as one of Goldman Sach’s Top Growing Businesses. CSI is dedicated to providing solutions to continually elevate the Specialty Pharmacy industry, exemplified by the 2016 launch of CSI University and the Industry’s first, dedicated Podcast for Specialty Pharmacy.
About CSI Specialty Group
CSI Specialty Group is a globally recognized leadership, strategy and talent consulting firm dedicated to helping clients drive sustainable, accelerated growth while continually elevating the specialty pharmacy industry. By providing inventive specialty pharmacy consulting, workforce planning and talent acquisition solutions, CSI uniquely tailors its service offerings to help clients drive sustainable, accelerated growth. As the provider of the industry’s first, dedicated podcast for specialty pharmacy, CSI is at the forefront of pioneering innovative concepts to meet the changing needs of specialty pharmacy, home infusion, mail order/PBM, health systems and pharma/biotech clients across the USA and throughout Europe.
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About The Specialty Pharmacy Podcast
Join host Suzette DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC, President and CEO of CSI Specialty Group, as she answers questions, addresses concerns and discusses the news you need to stay on top of the ever evolving world of specialty pharmacy. Tune in every episode to hear real world examples of the good, the bad and the outrageous from the experts at CSI Specialty Group, and to learn about the limitless growth opportunities available in the specialty pharmacy industry.