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Schnucks Specialty Pharmacies Driving Company Growth

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

Diplomat Looking to Improve CastiaRx’s Performance

Diplomat has realized it needs to accelerate the implementation of its new payer sales strategy for CastiaRx

The specialty pharmaceutical hub market continues to evolve entering 2019 with new entrants, investment, and consolidation

Specialty Pharmaceutical Hub Services Providers 2019 Report

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 […]

Amber Specialty Pharmacy Leads Patient Satisfaction

Amber Specialty Pharmacy leads patient satisfaction. Amber Pharmacy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hy-Vee, is the No. 1 ranked specialty pharmacy in the U.S. for patient satisfaction with pharmacy employees, according to a recent Zitter Health Insights survey. The survey assessed numerous aspects of patient satisfaction and garnered responses from more than 3,000 patients across 38 […]

Oncology Biosimilars: Opportunity or Not?

Oncology Biosimilars: Opportunity or Not? VBCC – April 2016, Vol 7, No 3 – Employers’ Perspective F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh, Partner Access Market Intelligence Martha M. Rumore, PharmD, JD, MS, LLM, FAPhA The United States has the largest biologic drugs market and high prices for biologics, such as monoclonal antibodies, therapeutic proteins, immunomodulators, and […]

Limited Distribution Networks

Limited Distribution Networks growth continues as Specialty Pharmacies compete to be chosen to distribute specialty pharmaceuticals. AMI’s report, Distribution Decision-Making for Specialty Drugs, found that Pharmaceutical manufacturers typically develop a product-specific distribution strategy dependent on company-specific criteria when bringing a new specialty drug to the market. Pharmaceutical manufacturers consider approximately 100-150 different specialty pharmacies (SPs) […]

Why CVS Recent Deals Change the Specialty Landscape

Why CVS Recent Deals Change the Specialty Landscape – Following a similar path as in the late 1990’s with long term care pharmacy, specialty pharmacy has matured enough to undergo consolidation and roll-up into larger healthcare entities. Specialty represents a small distribution volume in the retail pharmacy space but also results in the greatest profit […]