Specialty Pharmacy

04/14/2014 - 10:44am

The Biotechnology Industry Organization and the Delaware BioScience Association last week commended the Delaware State Senate for passing legislation designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.

04/14/2014 - 10:35am

AssistRx last week introduced a new technology that simplifies the prescribing of specialty therapies while streamlining communications between prescribers, pharmacies, patients and manufacturers. It’s smart technology that can lead to patients receiving specialty medications weeks earlier than ever before, the company claimed.

04/08/2014 - 9:24am

Rite Aid on Tuesday announced it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based healthcare accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry.

04/08/2014 - 8:47am

Diplomat on Monday announced that it is one of a select group of specialty pharmacies contracted by Celgene to distribute Otezla (apremilast), a new medication for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis.

04/07/2014 - 11:38am

OncologyRx Care Advantage, McKesson Specialty Health’s oral oncology products specialty pharmacy, on Monday announced that they have assisted under-insured patients in obtaining $40 million in financial assistance by helping them access financial assistance programs.

04/07/2014 - 11:26am

Mallinckrodt and Questcor Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Mallinckrodt will acquire Questcor in a transaction valued at approximately $5.6 billion.

04/07/2014 - 10:05am

Sun Pharma on Sunday announced it will acquire 100% of Ranbaxy in an all-stock transaction valued at $4 billion.

04/03/2014 - 6:58am

Axium Healthcare Pharmacy announced that it will begin to dispense Otezla, the new oral therapy for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis.

03/31/2014 - 9:05am

Just days after the Food and Drug Administration approved Otezla, a new oral therapy to treat active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients, Avella Specialty Pharmacy on Friday announced that it is prepared to begin distributing the drug.

03/28/2014 - 11:40am

Lupin on Thursday announced the acquisition of 100% equity stake in Laboratorios Grin, subject to certain closing conditions.