October 28, 2015

Amgen announced Wednesday that it had received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for Imlygic (talimogene laherparepvec) for injection.

October 26, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy released a series of videos developed over the past year, each taken to tell the personal stories in specialty pharmacy.

October 26, 2015

The drug is the first to be approved specifically for unresectable or metastatic liposarcoma, the company said. 

October 23, 2015

A Walgreens Specialy Pharmacy executive is taking on a role with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Light the Night” fundraising walks. 

October 22, 2015

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals’ new pancreatic cancer drug was approved by the FDA Thursday. 

October 20, 2015

The PADSP has also launched a website, DrugProtections.org, that explains the REMS program to patients and lists medication that are currently marketed with a REMS.

October 16, 2015

No area of pharmacy is growing faster than specialty drugs.

October 16, 2015

The company, which has 266 employees and has a 40,000-sq. ft. prescription and order intake department in addition to a laboratory and pharmacy dispensary, was honored for its growth in the past few years. 

October 12, 2015

Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer and is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. 

October 9, 2015

The distinction recognizes CVS/specialty's commitment to helping people with arthritis and joint pain, and builds on the longstanding relationship between the two organizations. CVS/pharmacy is currently the exclusive retail drug store partner of the Arthritis Foundation.

October 9, 2015

The drug can now be used on patients whose non-small cell lung cancer metastasized while undergoing platinum-based chemotherapy or afte

October 7, 2015

Onco360 on Wednesday announced that it has been selected by Taiho Oncology as a limited distribution pharmacy network participant for Lonsurf (trifluridine and tipiracil). 

October 6, 2015

PharMEDium is a provider of customized outsourced compounded sterile preparations that meet specific hospital and physician clinical needs.

October 6, 2015

Each director brings relevant experience to the board, including expertise in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry and insights into the dynamics and governance of a growing company.

October 5, 2015

Two Dutch pharmacy associations have presented a plan suggesting that widespread pharmacogenomics might be available by 2020. 

October 5, 2015

So far in 2015, there have bee 221,200 new cases of lung cancer and 158,040 deaths from the illness, according to the National Cancer Institute.

October 2, 2015

Cohen had more than 30 years’ experience working in pharmacy- and specialty pharmacy-related organizations, and was known in the field as an advocate and visionary.

October 1, 2015

Teva is acquring Rimsa, a pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor based in one of the world's top emerging markets. 

September 30, 2015

NASP on Thursday announced that it had elected new leadership, established advisory committees for stakeholders and unveiled its new Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education.

September 29, 2015

Avalere Health’s Mike Johnsrud moderated a panel of leading stakeholders in the specialty pharmacy arena at an exclusive National Community Pharmacists Association day-long forum that explored specialty pharmacy as a viable and promising business model for entrepreneurial independent pharmacists. DSNTV was on hand to capture the highlights of that panel in this video, including insights from Diplomat Pharmacy’s Ela Lourido and H.D. Smith Specialty Solutions’ Tom Doyle.

September 25, 2015

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

September 24, 2015

CVS Health has committed $10 million to SU2C over three years, supported by an annual in-store campaign. 

September 23, 2015

This summer independent pharmacists traveled from around the nation to the Washington, D.C., area for an exclusive National Community Pharmacists Association forum on the promise of specialty pharmacy. Drug Store News captured the highlights of that day that not only confirmed that community pharmacy can play a crucial role in the delivery of specialty medicines, but also provided a road map for independents interested in a specialty practice.

September 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced the approval of Taiho Oncology’s Lonsurf (trifluridine and tipiracil).