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Discover the latest articles and industry news about health system specialty pharmacy, Excelera and the Excelera Network.

Specialty Pharmacy Continuum

Excelera/Shields Merger Strengthens Health Systems’ Stake in Specialty Pharmacy Market

Minneapolis-based specialty pharmacy company ExceleraRx Corp. has been acquired by Stoughton, Mass.-based Shields Health Solutions, the companies announced Tuesday.

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MSP Business Journal

ExceleraRx acquired by Mass.-based specialty pharmacy firm Shields Health Solutions

Minneapolis-based specialty pharmacy company ExceleraRx Corp. has been acquired by Stoughton, Mass.-based Shields Health Solutions, the companies announced Tuesday.

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Managed Healthcare Executive

Shields Health Solutions is acquiring ExceleraRx

Shields Health Solutions is acquiring ExceleraRx, the companies announced today. The combined entity will be a specialty pharmacy powerhouse that will serve more 60 health systems and academic medical centers and 700 hospitals that “account for the opportunity of $30 billion in specialty pharmacy revenue,” says the press release about the acquisition.

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Boston Globe

Shields Health buys largest specialty pharmacy competitor

Shields Health Solutions, the Stoughton specialty pharmacy company, said Tuesday it acquired ExceleraRx Corp., its biggest competitor, in a deal that will increase its leverage with drug makers and companies that manage prescription plans for employers and insurers.

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Clinical Oncology News

At-Home Cancer Care, Infusions Widespread Amid Pandemic

Specialty Pharmacy Times, a bi-monthly journal and daily news website serving the business and practice of specialty pharmaceuticals and therapy, has expanded its Strategic Alliance Partnership program with the addition of the Excelera Specialty Pharmacy Network, a unique national network of academic institutions and large integrated delivery systems-based specialty pharmacies providing coordinated care to drive higher quality outcomes with complex patients.

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Aptitude Health

The Growing Importance of Access to Health Systems and Integrated Delivery Networks

Specialty Pharmacy Times, a bi-monthly journal and daily news website serving the business and practice of specialty pharmaceuticals and therapy, has expanded its Strategic Alliance Partnership program with the addition of the Excelera Specialty Pharmacy Network, a unique national network of academic institutions and large integrated delivery systems-based specialty pharmacies providing coordinated care to drive higher quality outcomes with complex patients.

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Pharmacy Times

Specialty Pharmacy Rotations Address Education Gaps, Expand Career Horizons

Specialty Pharmacy Times, a bi-monthly journal and daily news website serving the business and practice of specialty pharmaceuticals and therapy, has expanded its Strategic Alliance Partnership program with the addition of the Excelera Specialty Pharmacy Network, a unique national network of academic institutions and large integrated delivery systems-based specialty pharmacies providing coordinated care to drive higher quality outcomes with complex patients.

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Pharmacy Times

Health-System Specialty Pharmacies Address Social Determinants of Health

By Jami Schell, PharmD, CSP; Lana Gerzenshtein, PharmD, BCPS, CSP; and Tim Paine Defined as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age,”1 the impact of social determinants of health (SDoH) on individual and population health risks and outcomes is widely recognized.  

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Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)

ACHC and ExceleraRx Corp. Renew Partnership to Advance Pharmacies

ACHC announces the renewal of its partnership with ExceleraRx Corp. | Pharmacies in the Excelera® Network will receive special pricing on ACHC Pharmacy Accreditation and discounts on educational resources that can help them prepare for accreditation.

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Pharmacy Practice News

COVID Jump-Starts Cancer Care at Home

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country and hospitals reduced in-person visits to a bare minimum, health systems—such as Partners Healthcare, M Health Fairview and Northwestern—worked to ensure that patients in their cancer centers had access to therapy in their own homes whenever possible. To ensure optimal outcomes, care teams switched some patients to…

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