06/12/2014 - 4:36pm

A study published Wednesday on JAMA's website found that diabetes patients taking metformin had a higher risk of all-cause death when insulin was added to their treatment as compared to when sulfonylureas were added to treatment.

06/12/2014 - 3:59pm

Meals to Heal on Thursday announced that it is working with Walgreens to provide Meals to Heal services to cancer patients and others with chronic conditions in accessing customized nutritional meals and nutrition support services.

06/12/2014 - 12:25pm

Onco360, an independent provider of oncology pharmacy services, on Thursday announced the appointment of Kirby Eng to the position of executive director, clinical oncology management services.

06/11/2014 - 9:39am

Advanced Care Scripts, a division of Omnicare Specialty Care Group, on Wednesday announced that it has been added to the limited-distribution network for Celgene's Otezla (apremilast).

06/09/2014 - 11:56am

A recently approved drug might make infusions for hemophiliacs fewer and further between. The Food and Drug Administration approved Biogen Idec's Eloctate, which clinical trials have shown works to treat bleeding episodes and to increase the time between prophylactic blood infusions for those with hemophilia A.

06/09/2014 - 11:45am

As healthcare decision-makers grapple with how to ensure access to specialty medications, the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design and the National Pharmaceutical Council on Monday released a new report, "Supporting Consumer Access to Specialty Medications Through Value-Based Insurance Design," which explores how value-based insurance design could be utilized to address specialty medication access concerns.

05/28/2014 - 1:30pm

American Associated Pharmacies, a member-owned national cooperative of independent pharmacies, is launching a specialty pharmacy program through a partnership with Diplomat, the cooperative announced Tuesday.

05/28/2014 - 8:57am

Looking to reinvent the specialty patient experience, CVS Caremark has announced that its Specialty Connect prescription services program is now available at all CVS/pharmacy locations.

05/27/2014 - 10:47am

A series of new clinical studies released Tuesday found that Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions’ Clinical Pathways program reduces the cost of cancer treatment, improves clinical care and shows promise for guiding treatment of other high-cost, complex diseases beyond cancer.