President Obama said in his Dec. 3 weekly address that he would sign the legislation into law "as soon as it reaches my desk."
Specialty Pharmacy News
In an effort to contain costs and both improve and expand care, pharmacists will more and more play an integral role in healthcare, as illustrated by these five key trends identified by McKesson analysts.
The drug was approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat multiple myeloma in patients who have received at least one other treatment.
The score Amber Pharmacy earned a score of 74 on a 100-point scale that looks at the likelihood patients will recommend their pharmacy to someone else — the second-highest score of all 38 specialty pharmacies assessed by Zitter Health Insights.
Walgreens opened the doors to its latest specialty pharmacy in the Columbus, Ohio market, Columbus Business First reported Tuesday. "With the brand name 'Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy,' the facility opened this week at 114 W. 3rd Ave., in an office building next to Select Specialty Hospital, which provides short-term rehabilitation stays after hospitalization for surgery, stroke and other reasons," Columbus Business reported. To date, Walgreens has more than 250 pharmacies operating under the Community banner, the report added. (Columbus Business First)
Both companies have confirmed that they are in preliminary discussions.
Diplomat has begun dispensing Shire’s recently launched primary immunodeficiency treatment.
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.
The new Phoenix headquarters includes an 8,000-square-foot clean room that is nearly three times the space available at Avella’s previous location.