Advocacy

  1. April 22, 2024

    Compounders descend on California legislature

    On April 10, members of the Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding, California compounders, and other stakeholders gathered at the California state capitol in Sacramento to spend the day meeting with 21 different offices of the state legislature to address the challenges compounders are facing in the state. Also there was Revelation Pharma’s government affairs associate, Katie Johnston.

    Towards the end of 2023, Peter Koshland, owner of Koshland Pharm in San Francisco, began organizing an advocacy initiative to address the growing concerns with the California Board of Pharmacy, hiring Cynthia Guerrero of advocacy consultant California Strategies to help guide the process.

    The group is comprised of 25 people, and it has the support of multiple companies and compounding pharmacies nationwide. On April 10, it split into three groups, each of which would meet with seven state legislators of various parties, backgrounds, and influence (and/or their staff). Those meetings ran

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  2. April 22, 2024

    Everwell welcomes Florida Rep. Shane Abbott

    Florida Representative Shane Abbott paid a visit to Revelation Pharma family member Everwell Specialty Pharmacy in Pensacola, Fla., where he had a dynamic conversation on pharmacy compounding, regulatory reform, and the hurdles confronting patients and pharmacists alike. Notably, Representative Abbott stands out as one of only two pharmacists serving in the Florida legislature; he also owns a pharmacy on the Florida panhandle.

    A staunch advocate for healthcare affordability and transparency, Representative Abbott shared invaluable insights on key legislative endeavors aimed at tackling pressing issues such as current USP standards, compounding for drug shortages, and pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) reform.

    Representative Abbott's pivotal role is underscored by his membership on the Health Regulations Subcommittee, Healthcare Appropriations Subcommittee, and the Insurance and Banking Subcommittee. These assignments are testament to his expertise and unwavering dedication

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  3. December 01, 2023

    Revelation Acquires Prospect Pharmacy's Compounding Business

    Tampa, FL – Revelation Pharma, a national network of compounding pharmacies, specializing in personalized medicine and
    compounding services, announces the successful acquisition of Kentucky’s Prospect Pharmacy's Compounding Book of
    Business. This strategic move reinforces Revelation Pharma's commitment to expanding its reach and enhancing services in the
    compounding pharmacy division.

    The acquisition includes the transfer of all compounding patients and providers previously served by Prospect Pharmacy to one
    of Revelation Pharma's trusted pharmacies, PenCol Specialty Pharmacy. This transition ensures continuity of care and
    uninterrupted access to high-quality compounded medications for all former Prospect Pharmacy customers

    "We are thrilled to welcome former Prospect Pharmacy compounding patients and providers to the PenCol Specialty Pharmacy
    family," stated Shawn Hodges, CEO of Revelation Pharma. "Our continued goal is to provide exceptional

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  4. December 18, 2017

    Adult Obesity Facts

    Obesity is common, serious, and costly

    More than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity. Read CDC National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data brief
    Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death. Read guidelines
    The estimated annual medical cost of obesity in the U.S. was $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars; the medical costs for people who have obesity were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight. 

    Obesity affects some groups more than others

    Read abstract Journal of American Medicine (JAMA)

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