Category Archives: Specialty Pharmacy

Premier Exits Specialty Pharmacy Business Due to Market Dynamics

Premier Inc. recently announced it was exiting its specialty pharmacy business. Certain of Premier’s consolidated subsidiaries entered into a definitive asset purchase and sale agreement with ProCare Pharmacy LLC, a subsidiary of CVS Health, under which Premier will sell certain assets related to its specialty pharmacy business for $22.5 million, plus up to an additional $20.0 million for […]

PANTHERx Implementing a Successful Strategy

PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy, The Rare Disease Specialty Pharmacy®, unveiled a new, sophisticated and modern brand identity recently while simultaneously announcing a new, state-of-the-art third location. PANTHERx’s third location, near the Pittsburgh International Airport, will add nearly 50,000 square feet of state-of-the-art operational capacity to PANTHERx’s operations. The third site will join current facilities in Pittsburgh and Canfield, Ohio. This new […]

US Bioservices Expands Rare Disease Distribution

Founded in 1994, US Bioservices began as a regional pharmacy focused on infused therapies. Building on a foundation of patient-centered care, it now provides national in-home nursing services and clinical support for thousands of patients with chronic and complex illnesses. US Bioservices was acquired by AmerisourceBergen in 2003. US Bioservices works in collaboration with other […]

Accredo Health Expands Specialty Pharmacy Services to Hawaii

Accredo Health Group (Accredo), an Express Scripts Company  is a specialty pharmacy that serves patients with complex and chronic health conditions, including cancer, hepatitis C, HIV, bleeding disorders and multiple sclerosis. Accredo is focused on dispensing injectable, infused, oral or inhaled drugs that require a higher level of clinical service and support than traditional pharmacies […]

Amazon Alexa Capable of Transmitting HIPAA Information

Amazon Alexa announced that it now is capable of transmitting and receiving protected health information. Its new HIPAA-compliant status means that operators and residents alike may find more reasons to use the device. The company has been working with six organizations to develop “skills” to manage a variety of healthcare needs at home simply using […]

ValoremRx Adds New Member, Kroger Specialty Pharmacy

ValoremRx Specialty Solutions, the group purchasing organization (GPO) formed by a joint venture between Express Scripts and Walgreens, recently announced its new collaboration with Kroger Specialty Pharmacy. Express Scripts and Walgreens Boots Alliance broadened their purchasing efforts in 2018 to include specialty brand drugs. Partnered with Express Scripts’ specialty pharmacy Accredo® and Walgreens’ specialty pharmacy […]

Biologics to Play Leading Role in McKesson’s Strategy

McKesson Corporation announced a multi-year strategic growth initiative in 2018, focused on creating innovative new solutions that improve patient care delivery and drive incremental profit growth. The initiative comprises multiple growth pillars, and includes a comprehensive review of the company’s operations and cost structure, designed to increase efficiency, accelerate execution and improve long-term performance. McKesson’s […]

Schnucks Specialty Pharmacies Driving Company Growth

Schnucks Regional Specialty Pharmacy in Maryland Heights, MO, has earned URAC accreditation