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NCODA Patient Surveys Support the Need for Medically-Integrated Pharmacies

May 03, 2019

The NCODA Patient Satisfaction Surveys aim to evaluate overall satisfaction with the pharmacy model from which patients receive therapy, convenience, timing to receive drug, interaction with staff, and financial assistance if available.

Barry Brooks Joins NCODA Executive Council

May 01, 2019

The National Community Oncology Dispensing Association has announced the addition of hematologist and medical oncologist Barry D. Brooks, MD, to its executive council in April.

Lacouture Takes on New Role With NCODA

March 26, 2019

Mario E. Lacouture, MD, has joined the Treatment Support Program of the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association as director of the medical advisory board.

Patient Adherence, a Challenge of Oral Chemotherapy

January 21, 2019

Advances in oral chemotherapy are radically changing the way doctors, pharmacists, and their patients manage cancer, yet oral chemotherapy requires the patients themselves to correctly administer the drug, causing issues in patient adherence.

The Benefits of Medically Integrated Dispensing for Cancer Drugs

January 18, 2019

At practices with their own pharmacies, many patients are now given the option of picking up prescriptions directly from the clinic, known as medically integrated dispensing. Proponents of this method believe that it provides for better patient outcomes, allows for better tracking of patient adherence, and is substantially more cost effective.