Managed Healthcare Executive October 29, 2021
3D printing of drugs at home. Simulated drug combinations. Treatments tailored to microbiomes. Deloitte’s George Van Antwerp spun some futuristic scenarios for pharmacy and healthcare at the Asembia specialty pharmacy meeting in Las Vegas.
George Van Antwerp, MBA, leads Deloitte’s “Future of Pharmacy” efforts, and he shared some futuristic thinking about the specialty pharmacy at the concluding session of Asembia’s 2021 Specialty Pharmacy Summit on Thursday.
Continued care transformation to a digital or virtual service will enable a more precise focus on both the consumer and data in the future, Van Antwerp said. The shift may impact how prescriptions actually get written — potentially by pharmacists instead of providers— and help shape the role of a pharmacist in the healthcare...