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Walgreens Investing in Future Growth of Health System Specialty Pharmacies

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Shields Health Solutions announced that WBA, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Walgreen Co., is making a majority investment in Shields, an industry leader in integrated, health system-owned specialty pharmacy care

Vizient Launches Direct to Employer Solutions for Health Care Systems

To meet the increasing demand from self-insured employers looking to contract with health care provider networks, Vizient, Inc. announced the launch of its Direct to Employer Solutions for health care systems.

NUZYRA Continues to be the Primary Driver for Paratek Pharmaceuticals’ Growth

The FDA approved Paratek’s supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the oral-only dosing regimen of NUZYRA® for the treatment of adults with Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP)

Large Insurers Implementing White Bagging Policies

Large insurers are implementing policies requiring health care providers to get provider-administered therapies from specialty pharmacies

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

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

Health System Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation Growing

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