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Baylor Medicine Joins Other Health Systems in Shifting Physical Therapy to the Home

Baylor Medicine teamed up with Luna to launch a program expanding access to in-home physical therapy for patients in the Houston area. Luna, a provider of in-home physical therapy, has similar partnerships with more than two dozen health systems. These partnerships help health systems expand access to care and increase their geographic coverage across their markets, said Palak Shah, Luna’s co-founder.

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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.