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Walgreens Boots invests $970M in Shields Health Solutions

September 29, 2021HME News Staff

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance is making a majority investment in Shields Health Solutions, an integrated, health system-owned specialty pharmacy. The approximately $970 million investment will support the continued growth of Shields’ strategy and build on a minority equity investment that WBA announced in July 2019. “Delivering pharmacy and health care services in the local community is one of many ways WBA is working to improve access and health outcomes, as well as...

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Specialty Infusion Centers expands in NY

February 1, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – Specialty Infusion Centers has opened a new office in Staten Island, N.Y. The state-of-the-art location upgrades the standards of infusion and injection therapies for patients who have complex health conditions, with flexible appointments that include evening and weekend availability. “It’s imperative to provide resources to patients who need it the most and may not have other options to help, especially during a time of uncertainty,” said Dr. Jake Deutsch, founder and...

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NHIA names fellows for new program

January 18, 2021HME News Staff

ALEXANDER, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association has announced the members of its inaugural Fellow Program. The program aims to advance the home and specialty infusion profession by recognizing the contributions and achievements of highly accomplished individuals. NHIA fellow status is awarded to members who have successfully demonstrated a commitment to the field of home infusion for at least seven years, have a record of sustained involvement and leadership within NHIA, and have been...

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Soleo Health named preferred provider by Cigna’s eviCore 

January 12, 2021HME News Staff

FRISCO, Texas – Soleo Health has been selected as a preferred provider by Cigna’s eviCore healthcare to participate in its specialty pharmacy network. eviCore serves as the network manager overseeing Cigna’s ancillary service offering of specialty pharmacy and infusion services across its nationwide system, which serves more than 14 million lives. “Partnering with eviCore as a preferred supplier speaks volumes to the proven track record Soleo Health...

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NHIA launches fellowship program

July 16, 2020HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The National Home Infusion Association has launched a Fellow Program (FNHIA) for experienced home and specialty infusion professionals to advance the home and specialty infusion industry profession through practice, excellence and leadership. As part of the program, fellows will have the opportunity to work with selected industry professionals to foster and promote mentoring of future industry leaders. “We are excited to announce our fellow program,” said NHIA's President...

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Myndshft, Virtue partner to speed up ordering process

November 13, 2019HME News Staff

MESA, Ariz., and MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Myndshft Technologies, a provider of real-time check and prior authorization technology for home infusion and specialty pharmacy, has partnered with Virtue Technologies to help its customers improve patient and physician satisfaction, increase efficiency and reduce payment denials. “Our partnership with Myndshft allows us to deliver a frictionless, automated process starting with benefits verification through to prior authorization and confirmation of...

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NHIA: Unblur lines at upcoming conference

January 18, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ORLANDO, Fla. - The lines between home infusion and specialty pharmacy are blurring and this year's National Home Infusion Association Conference aims to bring some clarity to that trend, organizers say.“A lot of specialty pharmacies are trying to get into home infusion and home infusion pharmacies are getting into specialty pharmacy,” said Jennifer Charron, vice president for clinical services at NHIA. “A lot of things are changing, with new technology and products coming into...

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InfuCare Rx makes buy

December 12, 2018HME News Staff

ASTON, Pa. - InfuCare Rx has acquired Factor One Source Fast Pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy focused on conditions related to hemophilia, rheumatology, dermatology, immunoglobulin therapy and gastroenterology. The Cumberland, Md.-based Factor One, with branch locations in Louisiana and Texas, can serve all 50 states, according to a press release. The deal is in line with InfuCare's plans to integrate and expand its services, said Deven Patel, InfuCare CEO. “This acquisition drives significant...

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Specialty Rx group names Jose Domingos to board

October 25, 2018HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) has named Jose Domingos, president and CEO of the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), to its board of directors. ACHC, which launched a Pharmacy Accreditation program in 1996, has more than 900 pharmacies accredited in the United States. “Jose joins a diverse group of experienced and accomplished healthcare veterans tasked with elevating the practice of specialty pharmacy, promoting the education and certification...

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Soleo enjoys data-driven success

September 22, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

MCKINNEY, Texas - Soleo Health has carved a niche for itself as a provider of both specialty pharmacy and home infusion services to fill a void in the market created by consolidation, says CEO Drew Walk.The home infusion space, in particular, has seen several large deals, including the sale of Coram to CVS in 2013.“We felt some things were missing from a service component that are extremely important for these complex therapies,” he said. “Home infusion is a very local market—you...

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