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SANFORD, FL. (April 30, 2018) The 2018 State of Specialty Pharmacy Report is now available to download free of charge at CSIgroup.net/Survey.

The annual report incorporates views and insights from some of the industry’s most prominent and influential stakeholders and offers specialty pharmacy professionals a tool that uncovers trends, opinions, and predictions for the future of the specialty pharmacy industry.  

Within the 53-page report, readers will find insights and opinions from manufacturers, health systems and independent specialty pharmacy professionals across the nation, and be poised to drive what is most important: patient adherence and compliance, ultimately leading to improved outcomes and patient experience.

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Tracking the Future of Specialty Pharmacy 2018 Report

Some of the findings include:

  • 86% of health systems surveyed reported that their patient census had grown dramatically over the past year
  • 37.9% of independent specialty pharmacies surveyed stated that PBM lockouts  continue to challenge their ability to help patients
  • 75% of manufacturers surveyed extended their specialty pharmacy networks
  • 44.8% of respondents say their sales team is just “average” at winning referrals
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Readers are encouraged to use the findings as a resource in whatever medium deemed necessary as long as the report is cited and linked.


About CSI Specialty Group

CSI Specialty Group is a globally recognized leadership consulting firm dedicated to providing solutions that continually elevate the specialty pharmacy industry and improve the patient journey. By providing inventive consulting, workforce planning and talent acquisition solutions, we uniquely tailor our service offerings to help clients drive sustainable, accelerated growth.

As the producer of the industry’s first dedicated podcast for specialty pharmacy and the publisher of the Annual State of Specialty Pharmacy Report, 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.

For more information about CSI Specialty Group, visit www.CSIgroup.net.