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Rep. Tom Suozzi visits N.Y. specialty pharmacy

Rep. Tom Suozzi visits N.Y. specialty pharmacy

GREAT NECK, N.Y. — Rep. Tom Suozzi (D., N.Y.) gauged cost dynamics of the specialty pharmacy market in a tour of oncology pharmacy Onco360 here with members of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). Seeking insight on what’s driving skyrocketing drug costs and the impact on patients, Suozzi met with Sheila Arquette, executive director

Diplomat provides specialty Rx to Corizon Health

Diplomat provides specialty Rx to Corizon Health

FLINT, Mich. — Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. has been selected to provide pharmacy services and dispense limited-distribution specialty drugs for Corizon Health’s clients and support its in-house mail-order pharmacy PharmaCorr. Diplomat, the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy, said the three-year agreement supports specialty pharmacy services for 321,000 patients across 25 states. Corizon Health, based in Brentwood,

Specialty drugs shake up field of Rx players

Specialty drugs shake up field of Rx players

The rapid growth of the specialty pharmacy sector, fueled by high-priced specialty drugs, remains one of the leading story lines in the pharmacy industry. Compared with the retail pharmacy arena, the field of players in the specialty Rx market has yet to shake out. But pharmaceutical supply chain and economics expert Adam Fein, CEO of

H-E-B looks to do more in specialty pharmacy

H-E-B looks to do more in specialty pharmacy

SAN ANTONIO — H-E-B has earned full accreditation to deliver specialty pharmacy clinical services to patients with complex and chronic diseases in more than 260 stores across Texas. The food and drug retailer said the H-E-B Specialty Pharmacy division has received Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC), a Washington, D.C.-based health

Specialty to become bigger Rx sales booster

Specialty to become bigger Rx sales booster

Pharmaceutical supply chain and economics expert Adam Fein, CEO of the Drug Channels Institute, says specialty drugs continue to hoist pharmacy industry sales, according to his firm’s latest analysis. “We project that the pharmacy industry’s revenues will exceed $483 billion in 2020,” stated Fein, author of the 2016 Economic Report on Retail, Mail, and Specialty Pharmacies

Care Pharmacies goes live with specialty Rx network

Care Pharmacies goes live with specialty Rx network

LINTHICUM, Md. — Care Pharmacies Cooperative Inc. has officially launched its proprietary specialty pharmacy network, called Care Connect. The network will serve the cooperative’s member pharmacies as well as independent retail pharmacies. Care unveiled plans for the network last May in announcing its partnership with specialty pharmacy provider Aureus Health Services Inc. Under Care Connect,

Care Pharmacies forms specialty Rx partnership

Care Pharmacies forms specialty Rx partnership

LINTHICUM, Md., and PITTSBURGH — Care Pharmacies Cooperative Inc. has partnered with Aureus Health Services Inc. to launch the Care Pharmacies Specialty Network. The companies said Thursday that under the partnership, Aureus will provide specialty pharmacy management services to Care’s member pharmacies, as well as resources to support the needs of their specialty patients and providers. Care Pharmacies has retail and