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Patients 1st: The e-patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

We are part of a movement to Equip, Enable, Empower and Engage patients: the drive for participatory medicine. e-Patients are defined by Tom Ferguson, MD as medical consumers who are “equipped, empowered and engaged” in their own healthcare initiatives. And, they are now part of the healthcare equation. That means the patient perspective on healthcare is being recognized and valued. Providing Read more [...]

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Managing the Specialty Pharmacy Growth Spurt

It's no secret that demand for specialty pharmacy products and services is growing at an unprecedented rate. Right now, specialty pharmacy medications represent approximately 40% of the U.S. drug market. It won't be long before we see specialty medications reach or even pass the 50% mark. Specialty Pharmacy Challenges This type of growth presents unique challenges to specialty pharmacies. As chronic Read more [...]

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AASLD, EASL, and WHO Guidelines Overview for Hepatitis C Management

In recent months, new next-generation direct-acting antiviral (DAA) drugs have been released for the treatment of the hepatitis C virus (HCV). These landmark treatments include all-oral drugs sofosbuvir (brand name Sovaldi) and simeprevir (brand name Olysio). New HCV treatments have drastically changed the way patients are receiving treatment while significantly improving patient outcomes. To incorporate Read more [...]

Axium Announced as Platinum Sponsor for NASP / SPAARx Annual Meeting & Expo

Meeting participants gain valuable insights, make new business connections, earn continuing education (CE) credits and enjoy learning from colleagues at the meeting. TAMPA, FL (August 26, 2014) —The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) / Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx) announced today that Axium Healthcare Pharmacy has become a platinum-level sponsor for the upcoming Read more [...]

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American Heroism: The Lifeblood of America, the Hope of the World

Independence Day is upon us and we at Axium Healthcare Pharmacy are making time to celebrate American heroes who have served our country.  In honor of this Day, we are exploring the importance of service and highlighting just a small sample of those who have made great sacrifices for you and me. Ordinary people who do extraordinary things…that’s what heroism is.  If you met Dick Winters Read more [...]

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Heroes in Our Midst: Axium Healthcare Pharmacy’s Donald Washer

What makes a hero? Is it courage, compassion, vision? In this blog series, we explore what it takes to make a hero and profile a number of people in specialty pharmacy who have taken small actions to make a big difference. The first hero I’d like to highlight is Donald Washer with Axium Healthcare Pharmacy. “When a patient has just been told she has a debilitating disease, when she is realizing Read more [...]

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Heroes in Our Midst

What makes a hero?  Louis Pasteur believed that “it is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.”  He knew that well, as the person who worked to convince people that tiny organisms like bacteria could kill larger organisms like humans.  He created vaccines for rabies, small pox, cholera and anthrax. Florence Nightingale said of heroes, “I am of certain convinced that the greatest Read more [...]

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25 Years Of Hepatitis C – Infographic

There are more options for Hepatitis C treatment than ever. Let us guide you through 25 years of past, present and future advancements in Hep C care. A fourfold increase in the number of adults diagnosed with chronic HCV was projected from 1990-2015. The following timeline chronicles the revolutionary progress of the fight against HCV. Click below to enlarge the infographic. Read more [...]