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2011-07-05 08:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accredo Health Group Inc., the specialty pharmacy of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), has developed a unique ability to manage the costs of treating hepatitis C (HCV), while keeping patients adherent to a complex medication regimen for a sometimes lethal disease that can lead to liver cirrhosis and certain cancers. The introduction of two new HCV medications that hold tremendous promise but also add even a greater degree of...

2010-04-22 05:05:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., today announced that it has selected Accredo Health Group, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Medco Health Solutions, Inc., to serve as the sole specialty pharmacy provider of Epoprostenol for Injection, the only epoprostenol formulated to provide up to 24-hour stability at room temperature without the use of ice packs. This improved formulation of Epoprostenol for Injection is...

2009-11-04 06:33:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients using infused drugs have suffered serious injury or in some cases died from medication errors in hospitals and other inpatient settings, according to a peer-reviewed study by Accredo Health Group and several university hospitals that surveyed doctors, nurses and pharmacists. The study, which was presented at the American College of Chest Physicians' annual meeting and will be published in the medical...

2009-10-22 07:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accredo Health Group Inc. announced a 10-year renewal of its 240,000-square-foot headquarters at Century Center, positioning the nation's largest specialty pharmacy and a major fixture of Memphis' health care industry for future growth. The General Investment & Development Companies and Accredo agreed to renew all leases for Accredo's five-building campus, effective January 1, 2010. Accredo, which is the specialty pharmacy...


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