Specialty Pharmacy Insights

Protecting Your Practice from Data Breaches: What Every Physician Needs to Know About Information Security

Data breaches are in the headlines daily, and most issues are only those large enough to be newsworthy. From Target’s credit card breach in 2014, to the most recent hacking of data from millions of Anthem’s health plan members, consumers certainly ...

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Avella Ranks Extremely High in Patient Satisfaction According to Third-Party Research

We are excited to announce the results of our latest patient satisfaction survey.  More than 95% of Avella’s customers rate their experience with the specialty pharmacy as “excellent” or “very good” according to third-party validated data. Avella’s ...

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How Technology is Transforming the Specialty Pharmacy Industry

How innovative software, systems and mobile applications are empowering physicians and engaging patients. This article was originally published in Dispensing Excellence, a publication by Avella Specialty Pharmacy.

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What is the Impact of Mobile Technology on Medication Adherence?

As we have mentioned in our previous articles, healthcare is rapidly adopting new technologies to integrate data analytics for providers, streamline processes within medical practices, and help patients better manage their health.  With new digital ...

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Demystifying the Complexity of a Specialty Pharmacy Prescription

What is the difference between a specialty prescription and a traditional prescription?  We often get that question from our patients.  Understanding this process is especially important since consumers and physicians are interacting with specialty ...

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3 Tools of Innovation in Specialty Pharmacy

Innovation in specialty pharmacy is what continues to move this growing segment of the healthcare industry to the next level.  As we continue to innovate, we make the lives of patients easier as they go through their treatment process, while ...

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Recent Study: Avella Shows Significant Adherence Improvement & Cost Savings

Medication non-adherence is a serious issue that impacts clinical outcomes and contributes to rising healthcare costs. In fact, 20-30% of prescriptions written are never filled by patients, and around half of medications for chronic conditions are ...

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How Does a Specialty Pharmacy Differ from a Traditional Pharmacy?

The characteristics of specialty pharmacies and traditional retail pharmacies differ because each serves specific patient populations with specific needs. The differences range from a patient’s contact with pharmacy staff at the time of their ...

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Part I: How Does a Specialty Pharmacy Differ from a Traditional Pharmacy?

The characteristics of specialty pharmacies and traditional retail pharmacies fundamentally differ because each serves very specific patient populations with very specific needs. These differences are appreciated when one considers a patient’s ...

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How to Choose the Right Specialty Pharmacy for Your Hepatitis Patients

There are several different ways to choose the right specialty pharmacy to partner with when referring patients for their prescription needs. You want to ensure your specialty pharmacy is accredited, has access to the drugs you need, and provides ...

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