CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, has agreed to acquire the national specialty pharmacy business of Lincare Holdings Inc., headquartered in Clearwater, Fla. The $75 million acquisition includes Acro Pharmaceutical Services LLC and Community Pharmacy Services, LLC. Premier expects to fund the transaction with available …
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By Kathleen P. Wolff, MBA Specialty Pharma Journal As consumers begin to adapt to the high cost of biologic medicines and their biosimilar counterparts, there may be a shift in education, with patients – not providers – leading the way. The concept was posed at the Biosimilars 20/20 conference this summer …
By Kathleen P. Wolff, MBA Specialty Pharma Journal As the high cost of new biologic medicines sends U.S. healthcare costs soaring, payers are anxiously anticipating the introduction of biosimilar medicines – biological products, approved by FDA because they are highly similar to an already FDA-approved biological product. However, there is one …