Specialty Pharmacy Insights

Outlook on Oncology: Trends, Technology & Trials in Cancer Care

Would you be surprised to hear that two out of three people with invasive cancer are living 5 years or longer -- nearly 30% more than 49% in 1975? Clinical trial activity for oncology research also climbed more than 10% last year. Cancer care these ...

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3 Big Ways DIR Fees are Harming the Healthcare Industry

Direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees have been a hot topic in the healthcare industry recently. The issue has become so prevalent that the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) executive committee commissioned a white paper taking ...

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What is Specialty Pharmacy’s Place on the Healthcare Continuum?

Rebecca Shanahan, Avella’s CEO and president of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy joined other nationally prominent thoughts leaders in healthcare at the 14th Annual MHA Business Summit. Ms. Shanahan offered a perspective on specialty ...

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Local Focus, Nationwide Reach: Avella’s Growth from 1 Pharmacy to $1 Billion

You're invited to an exclusive event happening next week in Phoenix, Arizona. Rebecca Shanahan, Esq., CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy, will speak at the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)-Arizona Chapter breakfast event. Event details are ...

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Latex Allergies: How to Better Understand & Prevent Life-Threatening Latex Reactions

On March 13, 2017, Pooja Newman attended an Adele concert with her sister in Adelaide, Australia when disaster struck. As part of the show, hundreds of balloons were released into the audience of 70,000. Newman, both a physician and president of ...

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503A Services: Your Source for Patient-Specific Compounded Medications

503A is a section of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act that regulates pharmacy compounding practices. Generally, 503A refers to “traditional” pharmacy compounding and specifies when traditional compounding pharmacies are permitted to compound ...

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Cancer Prevention Month: 3 Ways to Know Your Risk & Help You Prevent Cancer

The American Cancer Society recognizes February as National Cancer Prevention Month. In honor of this month, we are sharing three ways you and your family can help reduce your risk of cancer or detect cancer earlier.  Let's start with the simple ...

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Video Tour: Selecting Your 503B Outsourced Pharmacy Partner

Step inside our facilities to learn why Avella Specialty Pharmacy is the industry leader in compounding. From sterile IV preparations to hard-to-find ophthalmology compounds, SourceB is the premier resource for all of your 503B needs. SourceB ...

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Blood Donor Month: How Life-Saving Transfusions Can Help Cancer Patients

Since 1970, the American Red Cross has recognized January as National Blood Donor Month. According to the Red Cross, blood donation drops during the winter because weather often restricts the ability to host a blood drive, or potential donors are ...

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Rubraca Now Approved to Treat Advanced Ovarian Cancer

This week, the FDA granted accelerated approval to Rubraca™ (rucaparib), an oral therapy for patients with advanced ovarian cancer who have been treated with two or more chemotherapies and whose tumors have deleterious BRCA gene mutation as ...

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