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Walgreens Designates Specialty Pharmacies as Cancer-Specialized Locations

(ACCC) Mar 6, 2017 - Walgreens announced that the company has designated more than 50 of its local specialty pharmacies as cancer-specialized locations.

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Winston Wong, PharmD (Posted: March 09, 2017)

quotesWhile I applaud Walgreens for putting together a focused effort in supporting the oncology patient, I am still concerned about the coordination with with oncology practice and their navigation efforts. All practices do not necessarily have medication support monitoring within their four walls, so the Walgreens program is a much needed gap filler. I guess it also goes to state that I hope that the pharmacists are able to dedicate the time to these patient, and not have to be worried about productivity numbers.quotes

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