August 25, 2015

Amneal Pharmaceuticals announced Tuesday that it would be opening a new biosciences unit, that will be focused on commercializing specialty pharmaceuticals. 

August 25, 2015

The drug can be used in children 1 year of age and older with ITP who have not had a sufficient response to a splenectomy, immunoglobulins or corticosteroids.

August 24, 2015

After years of research and billions of dollars in funding, the Human Genome Project has unlocked the complex mysteries of the human genome and unleashed a new era in personalized medicine and pharmaceutical research and development. And pharmacy retailers must get out in front of that gene-based drug revolution or risk being left behind.

August 21, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy’s summer internship and fellowship program saw 10 fellows and 25 interns spend 12 weeks gaining hands-on experience in different departments of the specialty pharmacy. 

August 14, 2015

Keveyis is the first medicine approved by the FDA for the treatment of primary periodic paralysis, which is estimated to affect approximately 5,000 people in the United States.

August 14, 2015

The research project will provide pharmacogenomics services in community pharmacies including collection of DNA samples, interpretation of patient results, counseling and collaboration with prescribers. 

August 12, 2015

BioPlus is now one of over 70 founding and corporate members of NASP.

August 11, 2015

Iressa is a once-daily oral medication that targets and blocks the activity of epidermal growth factor receptor-tyrosine kinase.

August 7, 2015
The Well Beyond HIV mobile art exhibit in Chicago is traveling across the U.S. to help bring awareness of the many patients with HIV/AIDS who are living more than 20 years beyond original expectations.
August 6, 2015

The specialty pharmacy arm of Fred's Super Dollar today comprises 12% of the discount retailer's total sales. 

August 4, 2015

Armada Health Care on Tuesday announced a partnership with the clinical pharmacy services unit at the University of Massachusetts Medical School to work on its ArmadaOne specialty pharmacy platform. 

August 4, 2015

As much as $91 million of revenue from new drugs helped drive a 49% increase in sales and a 19% increase in prescriptions dispensed through Diplomat. 

July 24, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy has partnered with Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy to offer Pharmaca patients access to specialty pharmacy services.

July 15, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is exploring extending PDUFA through 2022. 

July 14, 2015

America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are currently developing 420 medicines for patients suffering from neurological disorders, including epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. 

July 9, 2015

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will open a student-operated pharmacy, with funding from Rochester Drug Cooperative.

July 9, 2015

Fred's EntrustRx specialty pharmacy business continues to meet financial objectives in spite of industry-wide gross margin pressures. 

July 7, 2015

Phil Hagerman, CEO and Chairman of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc., joined attendees as a special guest speaker for a “Specialty Lunch and Learn,” at McKesson’s ideaShare 2015. “Specialty is the new pharmacy,” Hagerman said.

July 2, 2015

Specialty pharmacy PANTHERx has expanded its specialty pharmacy business and doubled its workforce, according to a local news report.

July 1, 2015

New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.

June 22, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday that it had acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which will expand Diplomat’s hepatitis C specialty services. 

June 15, 2015

A recent NCPA event covering specialty pharmacy served two purposes: let payers know independents are actively in the business and let independents entering the business know what to expect. 

June 12, 2015

Through ACAP, Diplomat gains access to  13 million lives in Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP and other public programs.

June 5, 2015

The company is fighting an injunction that’s keeping Sandoz’s Zarxio from becoming the first biosimilar sold in the United States.