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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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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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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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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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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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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August 8, 2017 – Quincy, MA – Shields Health Solutions, a creator and growth accelerator of hospital-owned specialty pharmacies nationwide, congratulates Kate Smullen, PharmD, Senior Manager of Clinical Services, on earning the coveted Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSPTM) distinction. Ms. Smullen joins an exclusive group of only 86 Certified Specialty Pharmacists awarded nationally in 2017. The […]
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March 6, 2017 – Quincy, MA – Shields Health Solutions, the first and only creator of specialty pharmacies for hospitals and health systems nationwide, today announced William G. Corrigan, “Will,” has joined the company as Director of Implementation. In his new role, Will is responsible for managing hospital partnerships, from implementation of new specialty pharmacies […]
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February 14, 2017 – Quincy, MA – Shields Health Solutions, creator of specialty pharmacies for hospitals and health systems, today announced a new agreement with Fairview Health Services, a Minneapolis-based integrated health system, to co-develop care-related products and services for hospitals to better serve patients living with chronic illness. The agreement builds on five years […]
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February 13, 2017 – Quincy, MA – Shields Health Solutions, creator of specialty pharmacies for hospitals and health systems nationwide, today announced Dan Ramey has been appointed to Vice President of Strategic Development for the company. In his new role, Dan will oversee implementations at new hospital partners, optimize the performance of existing pharmacy programs […]
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