February 25, 2016

Collectively, these acquisitions will increase McKesson’s specialty pharmaceutical distribution scale and oncology-focused pharmacy offerings. 

February 23, 2016

In a move that the company says is aimed at positioning it for growth, Diplomat Pharmacy announced the promotion of two members of its executive team.

February 23, 2016

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Monday that its HUB solution provider EnvoyHealth had been selected by Sun Pharma to support a patient assistance program for its generic Gleevec (imatinib mesylate). 

February 22, 2016

The metastatic breast cancer treatment has gained a new indication from the Food and Drug Administration. 

February 17, 2016

Diplomat has begun dispensing Merck's oral hepatitis C treatment, which received two new indications in January. 

February 17, 2016

In addition to the new indications, Harvoni has approval to treat HCVS genotypes 1, 4, 5, and 6, as well as HCV/HIV-1 coinfection.

February 17, 2016

An independent pharmacy operating under the Medicine Shoppe banner filed suit against Express Scripts on Tuesday alleging antitrust violations over compound drugs, but later attempted to withdraw the suit, according to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report published Wednesday. 

February 16, 2016
Urick was most recently president of managed markets and industry relations at Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which is a Diplomat company, and was previously Cigna’s SVP pharmacy. 
February 16, 2016

The intravenous infusion drug is indicated to treat certain types of various cancers. 

February 10, 2016

As part of the Case Management program, Accordant manages care transitions and identifies and prevents potential problems to help members avoid emergency room visits and extended hospital stays.

February 8, 2016

In addition to a guided user experience for the visitors, the new site features an “Areas of Expertise” pain that outlines the specialty pharmacy’s offerings, as well as a redesigned version of Diplomat’s “Whole Health” blog. 

February 8, 2016

Avella will manage the company’s specialty prescription fulfillment that Value Drug’s specialty pharmacy doesn’t offer or aren’t accessible to Value Drug members, among other services. 

February 4, 2016

Fred's Super Dollar's comparable store sales for January rose 0.7% on top of an increase of 4.3% in the year-earlier period.

February 4, 2016

The agreement enables Publix’s network of more than 980 pharmacy locations across the southeast to expand patient access to specialty medications.

February 1, 2016

Building on the momentum of last year’s launch of the first U.S. biosimilar, the Biosimilars Forum is looking to educate about and increase access to biosimilars. 

January 29, 2016
New patients enrolled in the CVS Health Specialty Connect pilot were 17.5% more likely to pick up their first refill and existing specialty patients had an 11.4 percentage point improvement in adherence. 
 
January 29, 2016
The drug had previously received two breakthrough therapy designations from the FDA to treat chronic HCV GT1 infection in end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis, as well as for the treatment of chronic HCV GT4 infection. 
 
January 28, 2016

Diplomat’s new app is aimed at making care management easier for caregivers and patients with complex illnesses. 

January 28, 2016

Halaven is approved for patients with unresectable or metastatic liposarcoma who have received prior chemotherapy that contained an anthracycline drug. 

January 28, 2016

GlobalData also pointed out that many patients affected by hepatitis B also happen to be part of low-income populations and likely not covered by medical insurance or reluctant to seek treatment.  

January 26, 2016

Crain’s New York Business is reporting that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing opposition from pharmacies on his proposed efforts to curb Medicaid spending for specialty drugs. (Crain's)

January 26, 2016

Two Hy-Vee subsidiaries received full specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC. 

January 25, 2016

Based on industry quality benchmarks, URAC reviewed and certified Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy centralized services based on clinical credentials, operating processes and patient management results.

January 22, 2016

This is the second new indication the FDA has given Kyprolis in six months, the company said.