Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)

Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)

The Impact on Virtual Manufacturers An interesting aspect of industry changes is the law of unintended consequences. Such is the impact of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, (DSCSA). Enacted in 2013 DSCSA has had a dramatic impact on State Licensing requirements for Virtual Manufacturers. In 2015, Virtual Manufacturers were required to have 21 state…

The Next Great Economy? McKinsey on Covid-19

The Next Great Economy? McKinsey on Covid-19

I thought I would share this article from McKinsey on the potential shape of things to come. Clearly the Covid-19 pandemic has changed our world in the short-term, the real question however is how has this potentially shaped our world in the long-term? One part that particularly caught my eye ‘Greater automation was already occurring…

Bring it Back Home!

Bring it Back Home!

Domestic drug manufacturing requirements I have commented previously on the need to bring manufacturing back home to the US. As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on, and supply chains become more strained the need to bring manufacturing of all types, but specifically for pharmaceuticals becomes painfully more apparent. There are many high-quality FDA approved facilities in…

The Process of Selection

The Process of Selection

D2 has had the privilege of working with over 350 pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device manufacturers. Much of what we have supported on behalf of these organizations is the selection of “vendors” for a variety of services across the supply chain including their 3PL, Distribution, Specialty Pharmacy, HUB, Support Vendors (copay, pap, data aggregators etc.)….

Patient Support Programs

Patient Support Programs

One of the big industry challenges is getting specialty medications to patients. Manufacturer’s tell us the drop off between when a prescription is written to patient receipt is as high as 50%. What causes this drop-off, simplistically “the system”. The system is many disparate pieces within an onboarding and product delivery model that doesn’t work…

Triple Aim Movement

Triple Aim Movement

The value-based Triple Aim movement. Undeniable, or undeniably difficult? Enjoy this article from D2’s Kirby Eng outlining the difficulties, but also opportunities based on digital solutions that can encompass real-world, patient reported outcomes. Getting patients more engaged in their healthcare, the true healthcare revolution.

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