The Resurgence of Independent Pharmacy
May 16, 2022
Independent community pharmacies, once written off, are benefiting from the tailwinds of a post-big box store era. Herein, Marwood’s Mark Slomiany elaborates on how the current landscape benefits nimble independent community pharmacies that not only achieve cost control but diversify their services.
Inflation May Accelerate Trends Reshaping the Healthcare Landscape
March 15, 2022
The recent spike in inflation has yet to fully percolate through the healthcare value chain. Marwood’s Mark Slomiany provides perspective on payor and provider measures and countermeasures likely to accelerate trends reshaping the industry.
2022 Global Pharmaceutical CDMO Outlook
February 14, 2022
In part two of Marwood’s CDMO outlook, Mark Slomiany and Tim Read explore the role CDMOs have played in supporting the pharmaceutical sector, as well as core areas inflecting growth, the evolving M&A landscape, and regulatory considerations.
2022 Global MedTech CDMO Outlook
February 4, 2022
Rapid innovation in the MedTech sector has original equipment manufacturers seeking CDMO partners that can provide operational efficiencies, specialized expertise, and enhanced quality to support device development and commercialization. Marwood reviews the core services and regulatory considerations that are driving changes in the sector.
Implications of Undercoding and Strategies to Avoid the Dangers
January 28, 2022
When it comes to mitigating compliance risk and audits, providers may actually draw greater risk to themselves by undercoding. Herein, Marwood reviews the risks of performing fraud and abuse by undercoding, the financial impact that it has on healthcare organizations, and actionable steps to mitigate future risk.
Pharmacy White Bagging: Growth And Countermeasures
November 24, 2021
“White bagging” is increasingly being utilized by insurers to control provider-administered drug spend. Herein, Marwood presents payor strategies and patient/provider pushback to its implementation.
The Diagnostic Laboratory Space: An Ecosystem in Transformation
October 25, 2021
Marwood explores the trends and interactions shaping independent, hospital and physician office diagnostic laboratories in the face of reimbursement and consolidation pressures.