Aureus Health Services Enters the Specialty Hub Market

Aureus Health Services, launched through the acquisition of specialty pharmacies Town Total Health and Special Design Health Care launched its new HUB service platform. Aureus Health Services is a specialty pharmacy and health management company that provides drug fulfillment and other solutions designed to address the complexity of specialty medications and health conditions for patients, […]

McKesson Specialty Health Expands

McKesson Specialty Health acquired a majority stake in Oncology Rehab Partners, an oncology rehabilitation services company based in Northboro, Mass. This agreement further bolsters McKesson Specialty Health’s robust portfolio of innovative clinical, business and technology solutions for cancer care providers. With the addition of Oncology Rehab Partners’ industry-leading training and certification services, McKesson Specialty Health […]

340B Program Controversy Continues

The 340B program was created in 1992 to give certain ‘safety net providers’ discounts on outpatient drugs that are supposed to be comparable to pricing made available to state Medicaid agencies. These hospitals and clinics, or ‘covered entities,’ spend about $6 billion annually on drugs, with industry estimates projecting the spending could reach $12 billion […]

Stakeholder Perspective

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Remains a Growing Population Health Concern F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh PURCHASERS/PAYERS: Chronic obstructive pul­monary disease (COPD) remains a growing population health issue from a clinical effectiveness perspective and from an economic efficiency perspective, given our lifestyles and the aging US population. In their current review, Blanchette and colleagues highlight key […]