Tag Archives: health system

Shields Acquires Excelera Shining Spotlight on Health System Specialty Pharmacies

Since 2015, the prevalence of health system-owned specialty pharmacies in large hospitals has doubled, with nearly 90 percent of large hospitals operating a specialty pharmacy in 2019

Bon Secours Mercy Health Launches Internal Group Purchasing Organization

Numerous health systems have established internal GPOs

Does UPMC’s Divestiture of Chartwell Pennsylvania Signal a New Trend?

CarepathRx recently announced that it plans to acquire part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (UPMC’s) Chartwell pharmacy subsidiary in a $400 million deal.

Vizient Strengthens Supply Chain Capabilities with Proposed Intalere Acquisition

Vizient recently announced it will acquire Intalere from Intermountain Healthcare, enhancing itself as a leader in the health care supply chain

Ascension Launches New Pharmacy Brand, Ascension Rx

Ascension recently launched a new pharmacy brand, Ascension Rx, designed to connect physicians and pharmacists to improve patient care

Health System Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation Growing

Accreditation helps define the services, programs and capabilities that a specialty pharmacy has in place

Acentrus Specialty Providing NERLYNX® to Clients

Acentrus Specialty is a separate  Apexus offering. Apexus is a subsidiary of Vizient, the largest member-driven, health care performance improvement company in the country.

Civica Rx Finding Success in Supply Generic Drugs

Civica Rx’s mission is to ensure that essential generic medications are accessible and affordable