Specialty Pharmacy Insights

Limiting Distribution with Unlimited Potential: Avella Explores Why Today’s Most Powerful Therapies are Distributed Through Limited Specialty Pharmacy Networks

The specialty pharmacy industry is relatively young compared to other healthcare sectors, with its origins tracing back to the early 1970s. However, this industry’s explosive growth has certainly made up for its late start. Specialty drug spending ...

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3 Ways the New IMBRUVICA® Formulation Will Have a Big Impact on Patients

In the time since IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) was first approved by the FDA in 2013 it has undergone many changes. This includes multiple indication expansions to various types of leukemia and lymphoma, approval as a first-line therapy, and even ...

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Avella Releases Latest Issue of Dispensing Excellence, Oncology Edition

In today’s oncology landscape, new oral chemotherapy medications or updated indications are being released at an increasing rate. With each approval comes new hope for individuals and their families for a road to remission, and also a ...

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Perspectives on Pain: a New Report Details How Physicians and Pharmacies Are Teaming up to Help Improve Outcomes in Pain Management

While the concept of pain management has been around for centuries, the current practice of this specialty looks far different than it did even a decade ago. A variety of public and private sector forces have recently had a dramatic impact on pain ...

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#StopDIRFees to Help Protect Patient Care

Regardless of income or political affiliation, we all agree that Americans deserve the dignity of a secure retirement after paying into Medicare and Social Security throughout their working lives. We can also agree that seniors managing an acute or ...

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Avella Launches Pain & Addiction Management Mobile App for Physicians

Avella Specialty Pharmacy recently announced that it has launched a new mobile app aimed at care providers who manage patients suffering from chronic pain or an addiction to pain medication or other substances. This Pain and Addiction Management ...

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Avella, Diplomat & Walgreens Prepared for Hurricane Harvey to Ensure Patients Could Receive Medications

By Aug. 30, four full days after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast of Texas and inundated Houston and surrounding areas with historic levels of flooding, 574 ZIP codes remained unreachable by shipping companies delivering specialty ...

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Why Should Baby Boomers be Tested for Hepatitis C?

World Hepatitis Day is celebrated globally each year on July 28th. This day brings together patients, governments, medical professionals, the general public and more to boost understanding of viral hepatitis and how steps can be taken to eradicate ...

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[Video] Avella Patients Receive $54 Million in Financial Assistance

Over the past few years, many amazing new prescription drugs have been approved by the FDA. These medications are helping people with serious health issues live longer and better lives. However, these breakthrough medications and treatment options ...

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Avella Featured in the Latest Issue of Hep: Your Guide to Hepatitis

Hep is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by viral hepatitis. Offering editorial excellence since 2010, Hep and HepMag.com are the go-to source for educational and social support for people living with ...

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