June 7, 2016

Under the partnership, Ultragenyx will initially receive an exclusive license for one of Takeda’s preclinical product candidates in a pre-determined field of use, along with the option to co-develop and co-commercialize the candidate in other therapeutic areas.

June 6, 2016

Value-based care is driving a number of positive trends within the retail pharmacy sector.

June 2, 2016

Diplomat has paid TNH — which brought in $400 million in revenue in 2015 — $65 million in cash and $10 million in Diplomat common stock. 

June 2, 2016

In a new report, the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics examines the growth in the oncology market in 2015 while looking forward to 2020 and examining the ways new cancer treatments are changing the healthcare landscape in terms of cost and distribution. 

June 1, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy technology, in this multi-page report.

June 1, 2016
The event will take place on June 7, and feature a close look at the journey of one patient named Jay. Viewers will hear about how Jay coped with a cancer diagnosis and treatment, as well as ask questions. 
June 1, 2016
The topical steroid is indicated to treat mild to moderate plaque psoriasis in patients older than 18 years of age. 
 
May 31, 2016

Zinbryta is a once-daily self-administered injection indicated to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis in patients who have had an inadequate response to two or more MS therapies. 

 
May 31, 2016

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare manufactures a complete line of durable medical equipment including mobility products, wheelchairs, personal care products and electrotherapy devices.

May 27, 2016
Quality Specialty Pharmacy opened its first location more than six years ago and currently services patients in 39 states with a three regional hubs. 
May 25, 2016
The expansion will allow affiliate pharmacies to provide full-service specialty pharmacy support to complex patients, including 24/7 pharmacist access. 
May 24, 2016

he fellowship encourages students interested in research related to their concentration to spend the pursuing their studies while gaining workplace experience, and internship participants work in various Diplomat departments to gain experience and make an impact.

May 20, 2016

Texas is the latest state in which Walgreens can dispense naloxone without a prescription, according to a KUT.org published Thursday. Last year, advocates and public health experts convinced state lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 1462 in an effort to address the ongoing opioid epidemic. The bill was supposed to expand the availability of naloxone in Texas when it went into effect in September, but things have moved slowly, the news organization reported. On Wednesday, Alicia Kowalchuk with Baylor Medicine in Houston wrote a standing order for the medication for every Walgreens in the state. (KUT.org

May 19, 2016

The report uses data on specialty drugs covered through both pharmacy and medical benefits, the latter of which can provide particular insight into changes in spending on cancer drugs.

May 19, 2016

The drug is a first-in-class treatment for urothelial carcinoma, the most common type of bladder cancer.

May 16, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new indication for Eisai’s Lenvima (lenvatinib). 

May 16, 2016

The agreement will allow pharmacies to provide full-service specialty offerings for patients with complex chronic conditions and it will see Diplomat providing 24/7 access to specialty pharmacists and technicians.

May 13, 2016

According to the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines, the letter was spurred by the agency choosing a random suffix when it approved the second biosimilar earlier this year.

May 13, 2016
The acquisition will bring Mylan some 25 branded and generic topical products alongside a pipeline of another 25 potential products.
May 12, 2016

Benzer Pharmacy CEO Alpesh Patel said the company specializes in specialty pharmacy while offering management programs to patients with complex chronic diseases. 

 
May 9, 2016

A new report from PhRMA and the ALS Association is looking in-depth at the more than 560 drugs being developed that take new approaches to disease targeting. 

May 4, 2016

The findings underscore the value of home infusion services – where medication is delivered intravenously in a patient's home – for the health care system, including patients and payers.

May 3, 2016

Due partly to its small patient population, Taro said Keveyis has seen less than $1 million in sales since its launch, making the investment in marketing the drug unsustainable.

April 29, 2016

The deal will see the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy acquiring the seven-year-old oncology-focused company for $75 million, a mixture of cash and about 328,000 shares of Diplomat stock.