The Multi-Pronged Challenges of Managing Hospital 340B Pharmacies
Managing hospital 340B programs and on-site pharmacies has never been more challenging, as program leaders are forced to navigate growing manufacturer restrictions and ongoing clinical staffing shortages.
Hospitals’ 340B pain points are highlighted in a new report, “Addressing the Multi-Pronged Challenges of Managing Hospital 340B Pharmacies,” which is based on an independent survey of hospital leaders involved in managing their organization’s 340B programs.
Key findings include:
- 71% of respondents operate an on-site outpatient/specialty pharmacy
- 56% of those without a current pharmacy plan to open one
- 53% say their #1 challenge is staffing
- 91% say a vendor who can offer comprehensive 340B services has value