Specialty Pharmacy Insights

How Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is Changing the Face of HIV treatment

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks the immune system, weakening and destroying important cells that are necessary to fight disease and infection.

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World AIDS Day: Raising Awareness in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Globally, there are an estimated 37.9 million people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and 35 million people have died from AIDS-related illnesses since the start of the epidemic. Despite scientific advances, HIV/AIDS has not gone ...

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Avella + BriovaRx Specialty Pharmacies Partner with U=U to Help Curb the Spread of Misinformation Surrounding HIV

Did you know that many HIV patients refuse to go to the hospital or receive medical treatment over fear of stigmatization and discrimination? Most people know that the virus is spread through sexual transmission, but falsely believe that you can ...

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Improving Medication Adherence in HIV Patients Using Mobile Health Tools

Medication adherence is a problem across all patient populations. The cost of this non-adherence in the United States ranges between $100 billion to $289 billion annually. Lack of adherence can be caused by a variety of factors, including ...

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Your Questions Answered: Latest HIV Treatment Guidelines In A Free Mobile App

Avella recently partnered with Guideline Central™ to sponsor a FREE mobile app offering HIV quick-reference guidelines to help healthcare practitioners stay on top of the latest HIV treatments.  With changes in treatment options, we know this tool ...

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What is the AZ AIDS Drug Assistance Program?

Avella is proud to be a pharmacy network provider of Ryan White Part A and Part B medications dispensed through the state of Arizona's AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Overview: ADAP provides HIV-related ...

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing an HIV Specialty Pharmacy

If you've just found out that you are HIV-positive, you may feel overwhelmed and fearful.  We want to let you know that there are countless resources available to HIV patients to help in your medication, treatment, and support. Individuals who are ...

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How to Improve Medication Adherence in 8 Steps

“Drugs don't work in patients who don't take them.” - C. Everett Koop, M.D.  Surgeon General of the United States, 1982-1989   When Dr. Koop made this seemingly simple statement 20 years ago, he could not have predicted the billions of dollars that ...

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Apothecary Shops Opens its Second Las Vegas Location

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Jan. 5, 2009): As part of its nationwide expansion strategy, Phoenix-based The Apothecary Shops has opened a second Las Vegas retail pharmacy location at 701 Shadow Lane, #110 that also reflects a growing collaboration with AID for ...

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