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Avella's Eric Sredzinski Named Finalist for Phoenix Business Journal's Health Care Heroes Award
August 27, 2018| CATEGORIES: Avella , Specialty Pharmacy , Press Feature

Thursday, August 23rd 2018 - Avella EVP of Clinical and Quality Assurance, Eric Sredzinski, was named a finalist for the Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Heroes Awards in the Non-Physician category. 

As an executive vice president at Avella Specialty Pharmacy, Eric Sredzinski is responsible for the development and oversight of all clinical programs and services provided by Avella.

NCPDP Annual Conference Keynote Panel to Address “Data Challenges and Opportunities to Improve the Patient Journey”
April 17, 2018| CATEGORIES: Press Mention , Avella , Specialty Pharmacy

NCPDP announced today the Opening Keynote Panel for its 2018 Annual Technology & Business Conference, Industry United to Improve the Patient Journey, May 7-9, 2018, at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Keynote Panel will address “Data Challenges and Opportunities to Improve the Patient Journey,” on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Avella founder and chairman of the board, John Musil, will participate on the panel representing specialty pharmacy.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Names Avella Executive Hamilton Baiden as the Corporate Walk Chair for Greater Phoenix Light The Night
March 29, 2018| CATEGORIES: Press Release , LLS , Avella , Oncology

Phoenix, AZ – The Arizona Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today that Avella Specialty Pharmacy Executive Vice President Hamilton Baiden will serve as the Corporate Walk Chair of the 2018 Greater Phoenix Light The Night.

Abby Kaplan is Avella Specialty Pharmacy's Master of Acquisition
December 26, 2017| CATEGORIES: Avella , Press Feature

There are two main ways to expand a company,” says Avella Specialty Pharmacy’s Abby Kaplan. “You can do it organically, or you can do it through acquisition.” In 2016, Avella did both.

Avella Is Now the Third Largest Privately-Held Company in the State According to the Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards.
November 3, 2017| CATEGORIES: Press Release , Avella , ACE Awards

Phoenix, AZ -- Avella Specialty Pharmacy announced that it has been named the third largest privately-held company in the state by the Phoenix Business Journal through its Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards. Avella moved up from its rank as the fourth largest in 2016 and was also recognized as the sixth fastest-growing company in Arizona this year.

Avella Launches NurseConnect Program to Engage and Support Patients
October 18, 2017| CATEGORIES: Avella , Press Release

New program combines advanced technology, nurse outreach and a flexible support model to advance each patients treatment journey.

Phoenix AZ -- Avella has announced the introduction of a new patient support program, NurseConnect, designed to engage and educate individuals taking powerful specialty drugs to manage their health conditions. Avella’s highly-trained nurses deliver outreach through a variety of modalities, including video, screen sharing, text and traditional phone calls. This flexible model allows the specialty pharmacy to personalize each engagement approach based on the patient’s needs and preferences.

Health Care GC Turned CEO: Business Expertise, Personal Flexibility Are Keys to Getting to the Top
July 11, 2017| CATEGORIES: Avella , Press Feature

When Rebecca Shanahan was interviewing for her first general counsel position in health care, she was asked about her ability to transition from consumer electronics to such a highly regulated industry.

"I know all about charged-couple devices in a television, and I'm not an engineer, but I know how to sit down with the engineer and really understand [the subject matter] in a way that allows me to apply it to the law,"

Rebecca Shanahan Wins Regional EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award
July 7, 2017| CATEGORIES: Avella , Press Feature

Ernst & Young (EY) honored Rebecca M. Shanahan, Esq., the CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy and the president of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP), with the Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award in the Mountain Desert region’s health care category.

EY Honors Health Care Veteran with Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Mountain Desert Region's Health Care Category
June 27, 2017| CATEGORIES: Avella , Press Feature
EY just honored Rebecca Shanahan, CEO of  Avella Specialty Pharmacy and  National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) president, with the  Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Mountain Desert region's health care category. The award was selected by an independent panel of judges, recognizing entrepreneurs who excel in areas like innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. 
EY Honors Healthcare Veteran with Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in the Mountain Desert Region’s Healthcare Category
June 27, 2017| CATEGORIES: Avella , Press Release

Rebecca Shanahan joins three decades of groundbreaking entrepreneurs in healthcare.

Denver, CO – EY just honored Rebecca Shanahan, CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy and National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) president, with the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Mountain Desert region’s healthcare category. The award was selected by an independent panel of judges, recognizing entrepreneurs who excel in areas like innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Avella provides powerful medications used to treat serious illnesses including Hepatitis C, HIV, cancer and other complex, often life-threatening conditions. What began as a single pharmacy in Scottsdale nearly two decades ago is now one of the fastest-growing companies in the nation. Today, Avella houses its own clean room facilities, a national distribution center and community-based pharmacies across multiple states.

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