Specialty Pharmacy Insights

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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Avella Team Member Competes for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year

At Avella, we take pride in our dedication to patients above all else. This extends far beyond dispensing life-saving medications and into providing specialized, compassionate care in an effort to touch and improve as many lives as we can. Our ...

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Congress, Please Keep Your Medicare Promises to Our Seniors

This opinion article featured in The Hill is authored by Rebecca Shanahan, CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy and President of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). 

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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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