PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Avella Specialty Pharmacy announces it has developed an online video titled, "What is a Specialty Pharmacy?" that explains the role of specialty pharmacies and how they serve their patients. The 1-minute, 45-second video utilizes animation to describe the differences between specialty pharmacies and traditional retail pharmacies. It also articulates the types of medical conditions treated and clinical support provided by specialty pharmacies. In addition, viewers learn how Avella provides expert clinical support to their patients.
"Consistent with our mission of optimizing patient health, the video was developed for patients so they can quickly understand how specialty pharmacies can assist them in managing their various disease states," stated John Musil, Pharm.D., founder and CEO of Avella.
Specialty pharmacies play a key role in providing patients with complex medical conditions access to medications and in monitoring those patients to ensure correct usage. The video may be found at http://youtu.be/u8ZVCuZet7I or www.avella.com.
About Avella Specialty PharmacyHeadquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Avella Specialty Pharmacy (formerly operating as The Apothecary Shops) is a National Accredited Specialty Pharmacy, providing individualized care and support to patients since 1996. Avella's clinical pharmacists and staff members are experts in managing complex disease states and providing compassionate care. The company offers a nationwide distribution service to complement its retail locations. Avella reached 1,064th on Inc. magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country, up more than 500 places from 2011. In addition, The Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards has named Avella Specialty Pharmacy as the fastest-growing private company based in the state. For more information, please visit Avella.com.SOURCE Avella Specialty Pharmacy