According to IMS Health forecasts, cancer agents could soon be the top category for specialty drugs, reaching $80 billion by 2012, driven both by the volume of patients and higher cost treatments.

Oncology

Supporting the community-based oncology practice
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Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions has developed innovative tools and business solutions that are designed to help community based oncology practices stay ahead. 

 

Alleviate burden

Specialty Pharmaceutical Distribution
Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions offers your practice access to a complete portfolio of supportive care medications and innovative life-saving oncology treatments. We support the continuous improvement of quality, safety and efficiency in your practice.

Customer service
Our tenured customer service representatives are dedicated to oncology practices. Led by a customer service manager with more than 18 years experience as a hospice and oncology nurse, we have a team with a proven track record of service to more than 4,000 customers.

Specialty Online
Our web-based ordering system provides full service order management for all Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions products. Features include:

    • Easy to use, real-time order information
    • Convenient shopping cart
    • Flexible reporting and analysis tools
Optimize business functions

VitalSourceSM GPO
Our group purchasing organization and services business is dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals who prescribe and provide specialty pharmaceutical agents by delivering the right drug, at the right time for the right patient at the right place.

Clinical Pathways
We are the market leader for evidence-based oncology clinical pathways (P4 Pathways). Our programs are physician-led and align the incentives of patients, payors and healthcare professionals — resulting in better cost-effective care and patient outcomes.

  • Physician gets the same (or greater) margin with lower bad debt and cost of capital through preferred regimen/drug therapy pricing.
  • More than 10 percent of U.S. oncologists have become engaged in our program involving more than 17 million insured patients.
  • Patients experience 15 percent fewer emergency room visits and hospitalizations.
Partner on innovation

Technology solutions and informatics

eobONE® Reimbursement Solution
eobONE® Reimbursement Solution is a fast, easy, and secure web-based revenue cycle management tool aimed at improving your practice’s cash flow.

Access Services
We offer healthcare professionals solutions that can lead to improved efficiencies through our unique understanding and experience in medical billing, claims processing, patient access program, prior authorization services and benefit verification.

Specialty Pharmacy
Our Specialty Pharmacy is focused on the flawless delivery of specialty products and assisting health care professionals while providing programs to improve patient care and  economic outcomes. We are experienced in the delivery, monitoring and reimbursement of specialty pharmaceutical products for the community-based physician practice, and patients while working with payors.