HOSP stands against the most recent restrictions implemented by Johnson & Johnson that will severely limit access to 340B discounts for safety net providers. These enhanced restrictions place undue burden on hospitals through new reporting requirements for owned pharmacies. They also significantly limit access to 340B discounts on some of the most costly medications by [...]
Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP) is a network of leading health systems and the businesses that support them who advocate for better patient care and outcomes associated with fully integrated health system specialty pharmacies. HOSP develops and advocates for industry best practices to ensure that onsite health system specialty pharmacy operations have [...]
HOSP Whitepaper: Best Practices | The Health System Specialty Pharmacy Integrated Care Model: Delivering Patient-Centric Care
Defining best practices within healthcare is of the utmost importance to providing every patient both high quality and efficient care. The Health Economics Research and Outcomes (HERO) Committee focuses on these best practices within the real-world presentation of what we believe to be the critical, high-value pillars of our owned specialty pharmacy programs. View [...]
“Gold bagging” is a relatively new term, but it has taken hold in the specialty pharmacy space. The Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP) has led the way in embracing the gold bagging terminology. HOSP is confident that over the next five years, the terminology will become firmly established and regarded as the [...]
What prompted you to join HOSP and why do you feel the organization is so important? Our HOSP membership was prompted by all of the University of California’s specialty pharmacy leaders and agreed upon unanimously by all the Pharmacy Executives at four University of California campuses. HOSP is important because there is strength in [...]
Growth Continues For Only Group Representing Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacies Wakefield, Mass. – June 8, 2022. The Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP), the non-profit trade association dedicated to integrated specialty pharmacies, expanded its Board of Directors while accepting six new members and five partners to the organization last month. Desi Kotis, [...]
Health care leaders share commitment to benefits of accreditation to improve patient outcomes Wakefield, Mass. – May 2, 2022 – URAC, the nation’s largest independent health care accreditation organization and the undisputed recognized leader in pharmacy and telehealth accreditation, and the Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance (HOSP), the non-profit trade association dedicated to integrated specialty pharmacies, [...]
Meet HOSP member, Berkshire Community Pharmacy, which began in 2010 as an employee pharmacy working to serve employees, their families, and out-patients of Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) and the Berkshire Medical Center (BMC).
Member Spotlight: Kenzie Hohman is Senior Director, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy at Essentia Health. A graduate of University of Minnesota Duluth (PharmD) and The College of St. Scholastica (MBA, Health/Health Care Administration/Management) Q: Tell us a little about yourself. How did you end up in the health system-owned specialty pharmacy industry? A: At Essentia Health, I [...]
Health System Owned Specialty Pharmacy Alliance Member Spotlight with Tim Affeldt. Join us as we learn more about HOSP board member Tim Affeldt, PharmD who serves as the Vice President of Specialty/Infusion Operations at Fairview Pharmacy Services.