Specialty Pharmacy Insights

Choosing A Specialty Pharmacy? Here Are 7 Things to Consider

Specialty pharmacies provide access to medications for complex conditions, such as cancer and multiple sclerosis (MS). Many specialty medications have unique storage or shipping requirements that a traditional pharmacy simply cannot accommodate.

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4 Service Expectations You Should Have from a Specialty Pharmacy

Specialty pharmacies are an important resource for patients in need of access to specialty medications for complex conditions, such as cancer and multiple sclerosis.

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How Specialty Pharmacies Can Support  Medication Adherence

Medication adherence, or the extent to which patients take medication as prescribed by their doctors, is a significant area of concern for both pharmacists and providers— especially when it comes to treating complex conditions like cancer and ...

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At-A-Glance Insights into the Specialty Medication Pipeline

Avella has always been dedicated to connecting its customers with the resources needed to make sound business and clinical decisions. Now we’ve introduced yet another way to do just that, with the release of our 2018 Specialty Medication Pipeline ...

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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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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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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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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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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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