September 14, 2011

A recent federal court ruling could have big implications for compounding pharmacies.

September 14, 2011

For the last several years, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has been widely recognized as one of the top privately owned companies in the country, but now it's aiming even higher.

September 13, 2011

Electronic prescribing network Surescripts has certified Definitive Homecare Solutions' CPR+ specialty pharmacy software for e-prescribing.

September 12, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is reorganizing its division for regulating cancer drugs, the agency said Monday.

September 12, 2011

Genentech has applied for Food and Drug Administration approval of a drug for treating skin cancer, the drug maker said Monday.

September 12, 2011

McKesson on Monday announced the creation of a new division: McKesson Specialty Health.

September 9, 2011

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has hired Brenda Gauthier as its director of payer relations, the company said.

September 7, 2011

A specialty biopharmaceutical company has elected two members to its board of directors.

September 6, 2011

Hemispherx Biopharma and Armada Health Care have entered a sales and marketing agreement for a drug designed to treat genital warts.

September 6, 2011

The proposed merger between pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions hit a speed bump Friday as the Federal Trade Commission requested additional information, indicating that the agency has raised antitrust concerns.

September 1, 2011

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has made Inc. magazine's list of the country's fastest-growing companies for the third consecutive year, the specialty pharmacy provider said.

September 1, 2011

Pharmaceutical services provider Omnicare celebrated its 30th anniversary as a public company by ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange at 4 p.m. on Thursday, the company said.

September 1, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a follow-on biologic made by Sandoz.

August 30, 2011

The VP strategic alliances and partnerships for Pfizer's oncology division has joined the corporate advisory board at a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company.

August 30, 2011

A federal court has acted in favor of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in the drug maker's patent infringement case against several generic drug companies seeking to market versions of its multiple sclerosis drug.

August 29, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new cancer drug made by Pfizer, the drug maker said.

August 26, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Shire for a rare autoimmune condition, the agency said.

August 24, 2011

Specialty pharmacy is expanding beyond its traditional base as a central-fill and mail-order distribution model for patients. A new, community-driven model is emerging, led by a fast-growing network of integrated, 
community-based specialty providers based in Drexel Hill, Pa.

August 24, 2011

Specialty pharmacy provider The Apothecary Shops made a big jump in Inc. magazine's list of the country's fastest-growing private companies, the chain said Wednesday.

August 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration will decide whether or not to approve a new usage for a cancer drug made by Amgen by next year, the drug maker said.

August 23, 2011

Less than one month after joining the specialty pharmacy network of health insurer Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has received an accreditation from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, the company said.

August 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a chemotherapy drug made by Sandoz, the drug maker said Tuesday.

August 22, 2011

The Independent Specialty Pharmacy Coalition is urging the Federal Trade Commission to look into the pending merger between pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions, the ISPC said Monday.

August 19, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new biotech drug for treating two types of lymphoma, the agency said Friday.