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  • Avella Ranks Extremely High in Patient Satisfaction According to Surveys Performed by a Leading Research Firm

    Avella Ranks Extremely High in Patient Satisfaction According to Surveys Performed by a Leading Research Firm

    January 21, 2015 |
    Avella just announced the release of patient satisfaction data, which documents the overwhelmingly positive experience that customers have had with the national specialty pharmacy. The overall level of satisfaction with Avella reached 4.74 out of 5. This satisfaction rate is in the 71st percentile when compared to other healthcare organizations that are proactively conducting surveys through the same research group used by Avella.

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    Avella Specialty Pharmacy Increases Online Conversions 38% with HubSpot and Leverages Their Content Optimization System

    January 21, 2015 |
    Avella Specialty Pharmacy is a leading specialty pharmacy that used to rely on standalone marketing and web applications to create content and communicate with its customers. With a growing and increasingly diverse customer base, the company turned to HubSpot to standardize its marketing technologies, streamline its communications, and enhance its online customer experience for better retention and sales.

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  • Specialty Pharmacy: What Pharmacy Students Should Know

    Specialty Pharmacy: What Pharmacy Students Should Know

    January 06, 2015 |
    The growth of specialty medications means a growth in opportunities available to pharmacists. The increasing use of specialty drugs will lead to more roles that will require a hightouch approach to patient management. As the medications in the pipeline become more specialized, the skill sets of pharmacists must expand and evolve to meet the needs of their patients initiating treatment with complex biologics.

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  • The Specialty Pharmacy’s Role in Ensuring the Effectiveness of New Hepatitis C Drugs

    The Specialty Pharmacy’s Role in Ensuring the Effectiveness of New Hepatitis C Drugs

    December 17, 2014
    Breakthrough hepatitis C drugs promise cure rates upwards of 90%, and specialty pharmacy can play an important role in their success by addressing obstacles to adherence.

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  • Avella Executive Honored with Pharmacy Practice Research Award

    Avella Executive Honored with Pharmacy Practice Research Award

    December 17, 2014 |
    Eric Sredzinski, PharmD, Avella’s Executive Vice President of Quality Assurance and Clinical Affairs, is among a team of researchers who received the 2014 Pharmacy Practice Research Award from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation.

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  • 2013’s Fastest-Growing, Private Specialty Pharmacies

    2013’s Fastest-Growing, Private Specialty Pharmacies

    September 03, 2014
    Time for our annual review of the Inc. 5000 list, Inc. magazine’s ranking of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies. Once again, the Inc. 5000 list highlights the boom in specialty drug dispensing. The 2014 list, which is based upon revenue growth through 2013, includes 13 specialty pharmacies. The pharmacies and key stats are listed below. Total revenues for the group were $3.1 billion. Diplomat, with $1.5 billion in revenues, accounted for half of the total.

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  • Avella Has Introduced Online and Mobile Prescription Management Tools for Patients

    Avella Has Introduced Online and Mobile Prescription Management Tools for Patients

    August 28, 2014 |
    This summer, Avella Specialty Pharmacy launched a new patient portal and a stand-alone mobile application that allows customers to manage their prescriptions from their mobile phone. By logging into either of these secure tools, patients can quickly and easily request prescription refills, view their prescription history and transfer prescriptions between pharmacies. Not only do these new tools offer greater convenience, they also help Avella’s customers maintain their health and safety by providing access to refill reminders and important information about medications.

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  • Get Appy! New Tech a Bridge To Patient Care

    Get Appy! New Tech a Bridge To Patient Care

    August 27, 2014
    As of January 2014, 90% of American adults own a cell phone, and 58% of adults have a smartphone, according to a study by Pew Research (http://bit.ly/​1fvWYrL). In fact, as of 2011, there are more mobile phones, tablets and other wireless devices in the United States than there are people—a trend that could soon have a profound effect on the services that specialty pharmacy provides to patients.

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  • How Do Outsourcing Facilities Ensure Safety of Sterile Compound Drugs?

    How Do Outsourcing Facilities Ensure Safety of Sterile Compound Drugs?

    August 13, 2014 |
    Phoenix—Recent legislation helps providers identify pharmacies that maintain current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), but what does that mean? And how can a facility ensure that it is dealing with a good compounding pharmacy?

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  • The 5 Biggest Challenges for Stakeholders in the Oncology Value Chain

    The 5 Biggest Challenges for Stakeholders in the Oncology Value Chain

    July 08, 2014 |
    Interview with Rebecca M. Shanahan, CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy, a speaker at IIR's upcoming Annual Summit for Oncology Management, July 21-23, in Philadelphia.

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