01/21/2015 - 12:50pm

With specialty and biotech drugs claiming an ever-greater share of the pharmaceutical market and spawning a backlash from payers and patients over their high price tags, pharmacy operators are smack in the middle of a growing tug of war between the drug industry, the public and private health plans struggling to keep up with the new drug-cost paradigm.

01/21/2015 - 12:07pm

Drug Channels Institute on Tuesday offered a sneak peek to its 2014-15 Economic Report on Retail, Mail and Specialty Pharmacies with a look at the largest pharmacies, ranked by total U.S. prescription dispensing revenues for calendar year 2014.

01/20/2015 - 5:32pm

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, under which MDP will acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services. 

01/20/2015 - 11:32am

Diplomat Pharmacy on Tuesday announced the addition of Susan Faust to their senior leadership team as VP specialty infusion and market development.

01/16/2015 - 2:30pm

AbbVie announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved its Duopa (carbidopa and levodopa) enteral suspension, which is used to treat motor fluctuations for people with advanced Parkinson's disease. 

 

01/16/2015 - 11:14am

Walgreens on Thursday announced that effective immediately, Walgreens Infusion Services will serve as a limited network home infusion provider for Blincyto (blinatumomab).

01/14/2015 - 3:12pm

Price Chopper launched a new specialty pharmacy program, which expands pharmacy services in an effort to provide more convenient and personalized solutions for patients.

01/13/2015 - 4:03pm

Walgreens on Tuesday announced the launch of Well Beyond HIV, a national campaign highlighting people aging well beyond their HIV diagnosis.

01/13/2015 - 12:47pm

Actavis on Tuesday announced the launch of a leading portfolio of generic specialty injectable medications to be marketed to hospitals across the United States.