Shields Health Solutions, UCHealth partner to give patients with complex chronic illnesses access to more affordable medications and new pharmacy services with no added costs

Aurora, Colo. & Stoughton, Mass. (Oct. 28, 2020 – UCHealth patients with complex, chronic conditions now have access to specialized pharmacy services to help lower costs, expand treatment options, enhance medication management and improve their overall health. UCHealth, a nationally recognized nonprofit network of 12 hospitals and more than 150 clinics throughout Colorado, southern Wyoming, […]

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The Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open Reports on a Study Performed at Shields’ partner site UMass Memorial Medical Center Specialty Pharmacy

STOUGHTON, MA, October 6, 2020 – In an article published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2771388), a three-year study (2016-2018) revealed that patients living with chronic illnesses such as cancer, transplants, rheumatoid arthritis, and other diseases were associated with significantly lower total medical expenditure when filling their prescriptions […]

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Shields Health Solutions Further Enhances Executive Leadership Team with Three New Appointments

STOUGHTON, MA, September 8, 2020 – As we continue to grow our business, employee base and care model to serve more partners and patients across the country, we’re also expanding our leadership team. We’re excited to welcome three new leaders to Shields who will bring additional focus on financial and operational rigor; branding, value prop […]

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Shields Health Solutions Further Enhances Executive Leadership Team with Four New Appointments

Stephen West Promoted to Chief Strategy Officer Cindy MacLean Joins as Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, Paul Hanlon Joins as Chief Information Officer, and Bill Demianiuk Joins as Chief Quality Assurance Officer STOUGHTON, MA, June 2, 2020 – Shields Health Solutions (the “Company”), the leading and largest network of hospital-based specialty pharmacies, today announced four […]

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Lee Cooper Joins Shields Health Solutions Leadership Team as Company Continues to Accelerate Growth

Former President & CEO of GE Healthcare, U.S. and Canada, Appointed Shields CEO Will Continue to Accelerate Growth and Build Corporate Infrastructure and Resources>/p> Jack Shields, Founder and Chairman, to Continue Focus on Strategy, Partnerships, and Growth STOUGHTON, MA, June 2, 2020 – Shields Health Solutions (the “Company”), the leading and largest network of hospital-based […]

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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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