Avella Specialty Pharmacy Releases a Special Oncology Edition of Dispensing Excellence

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has distributed its fifth issue of Dispensing Excellence, a publication for healthcare providers, nurses, medical assistants and their patients.

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Avella Specialty Pharmacy

has just distributed its fifth issue of

Dispensing Excellence

, a publication for healthcare providers, nurses, medical assistants and their patients. This special Oncology edition details many of the new tools available to prescribers of oral oncology medications, both print and online.

For example, the new

issue

features an Oral Chemotherapy Monitoring and Counseling reference chart with information on more than 70 medications for treatment of solid and liquid tumors, including many limited distribution drugs. Using this chart, prescribers can check Dose/FDA Indication, Formulation, Mechanism of Action, Monitoring Parameters and Key Counseling Points.

The publication also gives information about Avella’s new Oral Oncology Medication Guide mobile app that provides similar prescribing information right from a smart phone. The app is frequently updated with the latest medications and indications and provides access to industry news, resources and financial assistance programs for patients.

“Oncology is the largest specialty that Avella services, representing greater than 50 percent of our business,” said

Rebecca M. Shanahan, CEO

of Avella. “We are pleased to offer these resources through both printed reference materials and mobile technology for our oncology providers. This is just one of the ways we are giving physicians and patients the tools they need to make informed decisions about treatment.”

Download the fifth edition of

Dispensing Excellence

to

read online

or request a

printed copy to be mailed

to you at no charge.

To learn more about how Avella is dedicated to providing an array of value-added services related to patient education, quality assurance, medication adherence and financial assistance, visit

www.avella.com

.