COVID-19 Update To Our Patients

Are Amber Pharmacy or Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions closing? At this time, we do not anticipate that the pharmacies will need to close. The health and safety of patients is our top priority. We have a business continuity plan in place, and we will continue to follow it as the situation evolves. Effective immediately, we have…

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COVID-19 Update To Our Pharmaceutical and Industry Partners

Amber Pharmacy is committed to helping our partners in any way we can. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, we will continue to provide you with the timely, accurate data you need. We believe that by working together with our employees, patients, providers, pharmaceutical partners and payors, we can help better protect the…

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Celebrating Rare Diseases Week

Rare Diseases Week: February 24-29, 2020 Author: Kris Admire Highlighting our strong commitment to care for all patients, our teams celebrated National Rare Diseases Week on February 25th, 2020. Staff throughout the company, joined together in a creative celebration by painting individual hand prints on a company-wide poster to support National Rare Diseases Week. Our…

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Amber Pharmacy offers direction and hope to Rare Disease Patients

“Finding Someone Who Cares” Author: Kris Admire According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there are over 7,000 rare diseases. Each rare disease affects fewer than 200,000 people. In total, this number accounts for more than 25-30 million Americans, or about 1 in 10 people. It can be a challenge for patients with rare…

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Understanding Your Myelofibrosis Diagnosis

Author: Jill Allard, Oncology Center of Excellence Clinical Pharmacist  The American Society of Hematology recognizes three main types of blood cancer: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Within those three categories, there are many blood cancers distinguished by specific characteristics. Primary myelofibrosis (MF), a rare bone marrow cancer, is a type of leukemia. As the lead pharmacist…

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Amber Pharmacy Employee Earns Company’s Highest Honor

Author: Amber Pharmacy Dealing with complex medical conditions can be overwhelming, frustrating and sometimes frightening. But for patients of Amber Pharmacy/Hy‐Vee Pharmacy Solutions, a subsidiary of Hy‐Vee, Inc., help and support is often just a phone call away – and the person on the other end of that line is Jennifer Faulkner. Faulkner, a senior…

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Being Present: Clinical Pharmacist Matt Way Walks with Patients throughout their Treatment Journey

Author: Amber Pharmacy Between managing pharmacy operations and caring for patients, it’s easy to forget about the people on the other side of each prescription. Matt Way, the Pharmacy Manager at Amber Pharmacy’s Buffalo location, understands the importance of being present with patients and walking with them throughout their treatment journey. With this patient-focused perspective,…

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Technology Solutions Drive Connectivity and Coordination in Healthcare

Author: Adam Winstead, Vice President of IT Artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms depend on massive amounts of data to deliver accurate, reliable information. There is tremendous potential for artificial intelligence and machine learning technology in the specialty pharmacy industry. According to the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report, nearly 40% of companies are aggressively implementing…

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Mailing Specialty Medications Efficiently and Accurately with Amber Pharmacy

Author: Michael Markowski, Lead Shipping Specialist One of the unique things about specialty pharmacy is that the medications are usually shipped directly to each patient’s front door. This requires a team of experienced, detail-oriented shipping specialists. At Amber Pharmacy, we know that behind every shipment is a patient. Our shipping specialists impact the outcome for…

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