Relentless Health Value
About This Show
American Healthcare Entrepreneurs and Execs you might want to know. Talking.
Relentless Health Value is a weekly interview podcast hosted by Stacey Richter, a healthcare entrepreneur celebrating fifteen years in the business side of healthcare.
This show is for leaders in pharma, devices, payers, providers, patient advocacy and healthcare business. It's for health industry innovators, entrepreneurs or wantrepreneurs or intrapreneurs.
Relentless Healthcare Value is the show for you if you want to connect with others trying to manage the triple play: to provide healthcare value while being personally and professionally fulfilled.
Most Recent Episode
EP141: It’s Hard to Prescribe Specialty Drugs with Lorrie Carr from ZappRx
3 days ago
Lorrie Carr joined ZappRx in April 2016 as Chief Commercial Officer. She has over 20 years’ experience in the health care industry – primarily focused in the pharma/biotech and specialty pharmacy industries. Just prior to joining ZappRx, Ms. Carr was the Divisional VP of Enterprise Specialty Sales and Product Management for Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy. Ms. Carr transformed the strategy, operations and deployment of the over 300-person Specialty and Infusion sales teams resulting in consistent double-digit year over year growth for the multi-billion-dollar business. In addition, she created, built and successfully led the product management team which developed and executed on growth strategies for high priority specialty disease areas. Prior to Walgreens, Ms. Carr was the Head of U.S. / Global Market Access for Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda Oncology) where she built the first Reimbursement & Market Access team for the company, advised global R&D on access related trial design decisions, led the European patient access strategy, and played a material role in developing pricing, contracting, distribution and patient assistance program strategies for pipeline and marketed products. She started her pharmaceutical career at Schering-Plough (now Merck) where she held various roles in account management, and ultimately, became a senior leader of the US Market Access marketing group. Ms. Carr received her Bachelor’s degree from Columbia College and holds her MBA from UMASS Isenberg School of Management. 00:00 Specialty Pharmaceutical Products. 02:30 Inefficiencies in the system. 04:00 The paper-fill process for Patient Prescription/Enrollment with Specialty Pharmacies. 06:30 Enrollment Forms for prescription drugs filled at Specialty Pharmacies. 10:20 The overwhelming cost and administrative overhead for Providers having to keep track of all of these forms. 13:00 How the process changes for Providers with ZappRx 19:00 Getting the drug out to the patient without conflict. 20:00 Double check for patients and Specialty Pharmacy. 22:00 Why ZappRx is collaborative, not competitive. 23:30 ZappRx’s work on the Provider side. 24:25 Gathering Data at the front-end of the prescribing process.
Rated 5 out of
Episode 134. Excellent content and speaker.
Episode discussed approach to the non adherent medical patient. Valuable information clearly presented.
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of
Informative and entertaining
Informative and entertaining way to learn what's going on in healthcare.
Date published: 2017-03-02