Tag Archives: Oncology

Will Diplomat Pharmacy Survive?

Diplomat found that competing successfully with large specialty pharmacies owned by Cigna/ESI, CVS Health/Caremark and UnitedHealth/OptumRx has been more difficult than projected

Proteus Digital Health Expanding Number of Diseases Treated

Proteus Digital Health expanding number of diseases treated to include cancer, infectious diseases, or mental health disorders

AmerisourceBergen’s Hub Services Support XPOVIO Launch

XPOVIO, from Karyopharm Therapeutics, is the first and only prescription medicine approved in the U.S. for the treatment of multiple myeloma

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 […]

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 […]

BrightSpring Health Services and PharMerica Announce Merger

BrightSpring Health Services and PharMerica Announce Merger

Metro Areas Where Employers Influence Cancer Coverage Costs

Metro Areas Where Employers Influence Cancer Coverage Costs. Employers currently represent approximately 60% of the commercial insurance market dollars. The Employer commercial insurance market consists of more than 95,000 companies with self-insured plans, eighty percent of whom have less than 2,000 employees. Entering 2017, these employers face double-digit increases in the cost of prescription drugs […]

Designing Pharmacy and Medical Benefits for Cancer Care

Designing Pharmacy and Medical Benefits for Cancer Care: An Employer Perspective – published in Value-Based Cancer Care F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh, FASHP; Catherine E. Cooke, PharmD, BCPS October 2016, Vol 7, No 9 – Employers’ Perspective With the increasing complexity of cancer care after the passing of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, employers as […]