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Avella Specialty Pharmacy

Avella Specialty Pharmacy
Industry Specialty pharmaceuticals
Founded 1996
Founder John Musil
Headquarters USA
Number of locations
HQ, Phoenix; Glendale, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Tucson, Arizona; Columbus, Ohio; Las Vegas, Nevada; Sacramento, California; St. Louis, Missouri; Orlando, Florida; Denver, Colorado; Austin, Texas.
Key people
Rebecca Shanahan, CEO
Website http://www.avella.com

Avella Specialty Pharmacy, formerly known as The Apothecary Shops is an American specialty pharmacy company.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] The company creates clinical patient support programs designed to assist in the treatment of complex conditions.[5][7]

Avella is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, and has facilities in eight states.[2][5][8] Dr. John D. Musil is the company’s founder.[3][4][9] Rebecca Shanahan is the CEO.[10]

History

John Musil, a practicing pharmacist, founded Avella Specialty Pharmacy (formerly The Apothecary Shops) in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1996.[3][4][5][9][11]

By 2009, Avella had sixteen physical locations, a call center, and a national distribution facility.[2][6][7][12]

The company solicits funds from pharmaceutical manufacturers and nonprofit organizations to assist clients who cannot afford their medications.[1] In 2012, over $7 million was obtained for this purpose.[2] Avella also uses a packaging device from NantHealth called GlowCap, which wirelessly tracks patients’ observance of their recommended dosages and offers a text message reminder service.[2][5][13]

In January 2014, Avella Specialty Pharmacy named Rebecca Shanahan as its new CEO.[10]

Products and services

Avella supplies drug therapies in the medical fields of oncology, dermatology, fertility, urology, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. It offers drugs that treat complex diseases such as cancer,[14] oncology, HIV/AIDS, infertility, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, and hepatitis.[7][13][15][16] Avella also offers “specialty care coordinators” who provide counseling and assistance to customers.[7]

Further reading

References

  1. ^ a b "Avella Specialty Pharmacy: Overcoming Oncology Adherence Barriers". Specialty Pharmacy Times. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e "Avella Specialty Pharmacy: Spreading Innovation". Specialty Pharmacy Times. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ a b c "ACE Awards: The 5 fastest-growing Arizona private companies". Phoenix Business Journal. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ a b c "‘The Apothecary Shops’ To Launch Company Rebrand in August". Specialty Pharmacy Continuum. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ a b c d e "LivingWell: Mix It, Pop It, Rub It Down with The Apothecary Shop". Desert Living Today. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ a b "The Apothecary Shops spends $400K to expand business". Phoenix Business Journal. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. ^ a b c d e "Drugstore’s focus on drugs helps it thrive". Columbus Business First. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. ^ "The Apothecary Shops plans expansion, hiring". Phoenix Business Journal. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  9. ^ a b "Future of specialty pharmacy discussed at Drug Store News' Specialty Pharmacy Roundtable". Drug Store News. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  10. ^ a b "Avella Specialty Pharmacy names new CEO". Drug Store News. 2014-01-31. Retrieved 4/6/14.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  11. ^ "Pharmacist-turned-entrepreneur has the right medicine". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  12. ^ "Dr. John Musil raised to work harder". Denver Business Journal. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  13. ^ a b "Avella Partners with Novartis to Boost Oral Oncology Adherence Rates". Specialty Pharmacy Times. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  14. ^ Christopher Geoffrey McPherson (1 July 2014). "Avella Specialty Pharmacy attorney fulfills dream through medicines". AZCentral. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  15. ^ "Parsons Center opens in Phoenix, offering help to HIV/AIDS victims". AZ Central. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  16. ^ "10 Top Trends in Specialty Pharmacy". Specialty Pharmacy Times. Retrieved 11/12/13.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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