Specialty Pharmacy News
Diplomat Pharmacy on Tuesday announced that, in honor of American Pharmacists Month, it would be hosting a Diplomat Dialogue series that would take a closer look at the role of pharmacists.
Thrifty White offers its specialty patients full pharmacy support services and has expanded its capabilities to serve specialty patients in all 50 states, in addition to the specialty medication pickup it offers at 90 of its retail locations.
Endo SVP global finance operations Blaise Coleman will serve as interim CFO, and Endo said it would begin a search for a permanent replacement for Upadhyay.
Drug Store News recently spoke with Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy group VP Gerry Gleeson about the company’s approach to specialty and the importance of a focus on patient care and pharmacist education in that space.
The report, compiled on behalf of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, found that in 2015, generic drugs brought patients and the U.S. healthcare system 227 billion in savings, bringing the savings since 2005 from generics to $1.46 trillion.
Camber Pharmaceuticals announced Wednesday that its parent company, Hetero Drugs, has been recognized by Gilead Sciences for its work providing access to hepatitis C drugs for patients worldwide.
Specialty medicines made up 36% of all drug spend for the year ended May 2016, according to IMS Health data.
Diplomat Pharmacy on Tuesday announced that it is celebrating specialty pharmacists during American Pharmacists Month with a campaign aimed at exploring the role of pharmacists working in specialty.