Boston Globe – Shields Health to sell stake to Walgreens and Welsh Carson

We were delighted to announce a funding agreement with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Walgreen Co (Walgreens) and have it covered by national and trade media. This article in the Boston Globe summarizes the news, and reveals how committed we are at Shields to improving patient care for people with chronic illnesses while lowering […]

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Shields Health Solutions Receives Equity Investments from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Walgreen Co.

STOUGHTON, MASS., NEW YORK, NY, and DEERFIELD, ILL. – July 31, 2019 – Shields Health Solutions, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (“WCAS”) and Walgreen Co. (“Walgreens”) today announced the parties have entered into a definitive agreement through which WCAS and Walgreens will make equity investments in Shields. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Shields, […]

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Inova Health System Establishes First In-House Specialty Pharmacy in Region to Care for Patients with Chronic Illnesses

FALLS CHURCH, VA – July 30 – On May 13, Inova Health opened its newest pharmacy, named Inova Pharmacy Plus, located at Schar Cancer Institute. This pharmacy is the region’s first in-house, health-system-owned specialty pharmacy. The new pharmacy is radically different than traditional pharmacies in that it is designed to assist patients with complicated, chronic, […]

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Modern Healthcare: Dignity Health Launches Its Own Specialty Pharmacy

Steven Ross Johnson from Modern Healthcare interviews Dignity’s Peggy Sanborn, vice president of strategic growth, mergers and acquisitions, and partnership integration, along with Matt Conway, executive vice president from Shields Health Solutions. The article talks about the many patient benefits resulting from its new specialty pharmacy being integrated with clinical care.

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Specialty Pharmacy Times: Lessons from Launching a Health System Specialty Pharmacy

In this article from Specialty Pharmacy Times, Bronson Health speaks frankly about overcoming challenges in the process of starting its own specialty pharmacy. The first of many questions their specialty pharmacy team answers? Question: As a health system covering lives in the mixed rural/small city region of western Michigan and northern Indiana, what were some […]

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Dignity Health and Shields Health Solutions Bring Affordable Medication and Services to Patients with Complex Chronic Illnesses

Specialty Pharmacy will Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Cost of Care San Francisco, Calif. – March 26, 2019 – Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health systems that is a part of the new national health system, CommonSpirit Health, and Shields Health Solutions, a leading specialty pharmacy integrator, announced today a joint venture that […]

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Berkshire Health Systems and Shields Health Solutions Launch Groundbreaking Diabetes Care Program at Berkshire Medical Center

Pittsfield, MA, Nov. 26, 2018– Berkshire Health Systems, working with Shields Health Solutions, announced the expansion of its specialty pharmacy program into diabetes care today, making it one of the first health systems in the U.S. to introduce a hospital-owned specialty pharmacy care model into this disease state. Berkshire’s Community Specialty Pharmacy Program (BCSPP) provides […]

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Hartford Healthcare and Shields Health Solutions Launch Groundbreaking Diabetes Care Program at Hartford Hospital

New clinic services address crucial gaps found nationwide in diabetes care  Hartford, CT and Quincy, MA, Nov. 8 – Hartford HealthCare has ushered in a new level of care in Connecticut to enhance the care provided to the state’s diabetes population. The Hartford HealthCare Specialty Pharmacy is an outpatient care and medication program dedicated to providing patients with the support necessary to manage […]

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Rush University Medical Center and Shields Health Solutions Team Up to Expand Specialty Pharmacy Services for Patients Living with Complex Chronic Illnesses

April 5, 2018 – Chicago & Quincy, MA – Rush University Medical Center and Shields Health Solutions announced today a partnership that will bring enhanced, life-changing specialty pharmacy services to people in the Chicago area living with complex chronic illnesses such as Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis. The specialty pharmacy at Rush University Medical Center differs […]

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