Tag Archives: Specialty

Pharmacist Feature Friday: My Journey into Specialty Pharmacy – Specialty Pharmacy Times

I originally majored in chemistry in college, but I missed interacting with different people every day. In pharmacy, I knew I’d get to help people. I kind of fell into specialty pharmacy and am really glad I did. During rotations in last year of pharmacy school, I did a 10-week rotation under Heidi Burres, PharmD,… Read More »

Trending News Today: State Licensing a Challenge for Amazon's Foray into Pharmacy – Specialty Pharmacy Times

Amazon’s ongoing push to enter the pharmacy market may be inhibited by the stringent requirements associated with obtaining the various US state licenses required to market drugs and devices, according to an article by STAT. The report noted that several errors by PillPack, which Amazon acquired earlier this year for $ 1 billion, illustrate the… Read More »

Specialty Generics: Barriers To Uptake

Earlier this year, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s largest generic drugmaker, laid off thousands of workers as part of a global restructuring.(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov) Since enactment of the 1984 Hatch-Waxman Act, generic drug uptake in the U.S. has increased dramatically. At present, nearly 90% of prescriptions in the U.S. are generic drugs, compared with… Read More »