Specialty Pharmacy News

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Diplomat to dispense Darzalex

The drug was approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat multiple myeloma in patients who have received at least one other treatment.

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Survey: Doctors embrace biosimilars, but with caution

A new survey from InCrowd found that 84% of surveyed physicians in dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, oncology and rheumatology said they expect to prescribe, will prescribe or look forward to prescribing more biosimilars in the coming three years. 

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Shire launches Cuvitru

The drug, which was approved in September, is indicated to treat adult and pediatric patients aged two years and over with primary immunodeficiency — a group of more than 300 genetic disorders that prevent the immune system from functioning properly. 

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Avella Specialty Pharmacy adds medical advisor

Brill is board-certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine and is Predictive Health’s chief medical officer. He has formerly served as a medical director for several managed care organizations and has run independent practice organizations and physician-hospital organizations