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Specialty Pharmacy Insights

What is URAC & Why Is It Important for Specialty Pharmacies?

Founded in 1990, the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) is a Washington DC-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the entire healthcare industry. It is an independent, non-profit organization ...

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Text Message Program Helps Patients Manage Medication & Improve Adherence Rates

Medication non-adherence presents a serious challenge not just for pharmacies, but for healthcare organizations across the continuum of care. Adherence rates are tied to both cost and quality of care. Studies show that half of all patients of all ...

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Avella Specialty Pharmacy Agrees to Acquire Advanced Pharma

Avella Specialty Pharmacy is proud to announce that we have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Advanced Pharma Inc., a leading provider of compounded sterile preparations to hospitals and health systems nationwide. The transaction is expected ...

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Avella Celebrates American Pharmacists Month

October is American Pharmacists Month. To Avella, this means a time for celebrating the field of pharmacy and recognizing pharmacists’ hard work and contributions to improving patient outcomes and the healthcare industry every day. At Avella, the ...

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Avella Wins Specialty Pharmacy of the Year Award from NASP

We are excited to announce that at the 4th annual National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) meeting in Washington D.C., Avella was named Specialty Pharmacy of the Year. The award is the first of its kind and Avella was chosen from 1,200 ...

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Improve Adherence with Smart Pill Bottles for Patients Taking Certain Oral Oncolytics Medications

According to the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, in the United States, poor medication adherence alone accounts for $290 billion of the annual $750 billion in wasted healthcare spend. In addition, medication non-adherence with complex ...

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NASP and Avella Unveil Mobile App for 2016 Meeting

Avella is proud to sponsor the 2016 NASP Annual Meeting mobile app, now available for iOS and Android. The app is designed to help attendees of the NASP Annual Meeting and first annual NASP Legal Day get the most out of the upcoming conference ...

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NASP Announces Standardized Patient Satisfaction Survey

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) recently announced the launch of a new patient satisfaction survey instrument. In partnership with the SullivanLuallin Group (SLG), a San Diego-based health care customer service consulting firm, ...

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Psoriasis Treatment Options for My Patients This Summer

Did you know that August is National Psoriasis Awareness Month? Psoriasis symptoms may be reduced in the summer due to greater availability of natural ultraviolet light according to the National Psoriasis Foundation. However, psoriasis is often a ...

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[Invitation & Podcast] NASP Specialty Pharmacy Law Conference

The first annual National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Specialty Pharmacy Law Conference is taking place in September 2016 in conjunction with the 2016 NASP Annual Meeting & Expo. We are excited to participate in this unique, one-day ...

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