March 31, 2014

Just days after the Food and Drug Administration approved Otezla, a new oral therapy to treat active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients, Avella Specialty Pharmacy on Friday announced that it is prepared to begin distributing the drug.

March 28, 2014

Rebecca Shanahan, CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy, will be the keynote speaker at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s Specialty Pharmacy Conference 2014, Avella announced Wednesday.

March 18, 2014

Avella Specialty Pharmacy announced that it has registered with the Food and Drug Administration as an outsourcing facility for sterile compounding as outlined in the recently enacted Drug Quality and Security Act.

February 21, 2014

As part of a study conducted with the University of Arizona, Avella Specialty Pharmacy proved the value of pharmacist intervention in improving patient outcomes, at least in renal transplant patients, to the tune of $27,852 per month, Avella announced.

January 31, 2014

Avella Specialty Pharmacy on Thursday named Rebecca Shanahan CEO. Shanahan brings more than two decades of successful leadership experience in the healthcare sector, as well as five years of service on Avella’s board of directors, to her new role.

January 23, 2014

Avella Specialty Pharmacy on Thursday was recognized in Chief Executive magazine’s first list of the “Mid-Market Elite.” Avella joins other highly-regarded companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn and LifeLock, in receiving this honor that is given to 100 companies.

November 14, 2013

Drug makers Johnson & Johnson and Pharmacyclics have added Avella Specialty Pharmacy to their limited-distribution network for a newly approved blood cancer drug.

September 11, 2013

A managed Medicaid health plan has selected Avella Specialty Pharmacy as its preferred specialty pharmacy partner, Avella said Wednesday.

August 22, 2013

Inc. magazine has named Avella Specialty Pharmacy to its list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Avella said Thursday.

July 17, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has released a new white paper that it said would help oncologists select appropriate specialty pharmacies.

July 11, 2013

A Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization has given its nod to Avella Specialty Pharmacy, Avella said Thursday.

June 18, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy will be included in the limited-distribution network for a cancer drug made by Genentech, Avella said Tuesday.

June 12, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has released a new white paper for payers selecting new specialty pharmacy partners, the company said Wednesday.

May 23, 2013

Ernst & Young has named Avella Specialty Pharmacy founder and CEO John Musil as a finalist for a regional award.

April 25, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy provided more than $7.2 million in financial assistance to patients last year, the company said Thursday.

October 22, 2012

A deal that would make a specialty pharmacy a distribution source for a new liquid chemotherapy drug may benefit breast cancer patients who have trouble swallowing pills.

September 21, 2012

The Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards has named Avella Specialty Pharmacy as the fastest-growing private company based in the state, Avella said.

July 16, 2012

The Apothecary Shops has a new name, the specialty pharmacy provider said Monday.

June 14, 2012

The Apothecary Shops are rebranding to become Avella Specialty Pharmacy, effective in August, the company announced Wednesday.