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3493 Articles Matching "pharma"

Civica Rx aims to stabilize fragile pharmaceutical supply chain

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Seemingly intractable drug shortages have spawned Civica Rx, which maps out a phased approach to bringing more generic drugs to...
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Are GPOs, PBMs part of the drug cost problem or the solution?

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The middlemen of group purchasing organizations and pharmacy benefit managers remain a central part of the drug pricing and shortage...
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New Study Shows Physician-Targeted Marketing Is Associated With Increase In Opioid Overdose Deaths

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many individuals cite prescription opioids as their gateway to illicit opioid use. However, while prescription opioids are involved in more than one-third of all opioid overdose deaths in the U.S., examining any correlation between prescription opioid overdose deaths and pharmaceutical industry mark......
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Ending Pharmacy Dispute, Walmart Renews Contract With CVS Heath's PBM

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Ending a dispute over prices, CVS Health said Walmart will continue to use its Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks as part of a new multiyear...
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Shopko Bankruptcy Puts 146 Pharmacies In Play For CVS, Walgreens And Kroger

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Shopko said it will exit the pharmacy business, putting 146 pharmacies for sale following filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday with plans to close about 40 additional stores, sell assets and possibly seek an equias part of plan to exit the prescription business, the retailer confirmed...
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Automation, tech companies aim to reduce lick, stick and pour duties

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
With volume demands increasing alongside the need to provide clinical services to patients, pharmacies turn to automation and software to help get prescriptions filled and pharmacists out from behind the counter. Read More...
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Walmart will remain in certain CVS Caremark Rx networks

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart will continue to participate in CVS Caremark's PBM commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks, as well as Medicare Part D networks. Read More...
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CVS and Walmart resolve short-lived reimbursement dispute

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Health and Walmart said they have resolved a contract dispute and inked a new multiyear contract that allows certain CVS pharmacy benefit management customers to continue filling prescriptions at Walmart...
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Details Of Sackler Family Members’ Actions In Aggressively Marketing Opioids Complicates Philanthropic Legacy

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Court documents that came to light this week show just how involved the Sackler family was in Purdue Pharma's strategies to flood the country with its painkillers. Activists are calling on institutions such as Harvard and the New York Metropolitan Museum to cut ties with the...
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Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Lesser threat seen from Amazon and government action to lower...
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CVS, Walmart reach an agreement on a pharmacy contract after impasse

Jan 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Walmart will continue to operate through CVS Health's pharmacy benefit management commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy...
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PhRMA adds Genentech, Gilead Sciences to membership roster

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
With the addition of the two members, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America's membership now comprises the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies. Read More...
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Purdue Pharma Owners Lied About Dangers of OxyContin: Court Filing

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Purdue Pharma Owners Lied About Dangers of OxyContin: Court FilingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Nexus Pharmaceuticals gets FDA OK for generic Busulfex injection

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Nexus Pharmaceuticals' generic Busulfex is the company's second oncology generic drug. Read More...
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FDA advisory panel split over Sanofi-Lexicon diabetes drug

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for type 1 diabetes developed by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc and France's Sanofi SA....
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Albertsons to use PQS’s EQuIPP Analytics

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Albertsons has chosen Pharmacy Quality Solutions' EQuIPP Analytics for enhanced reporting capabilities. Read More...
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HRG rolls out annual TEMPS category manager enhancements

Jan 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Hamacher Resource Group has unveiled a number of enhancements to its monthly category management program for independent pharmacies. Read More...
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Pharma Owners Accused of Lying About OxyContin

Jan 17, 2019 , WebMD
A court filing appears to link the family that owns Purdue Pharma with specific decisions the company made about the marketing of OxyContin, which contributed to the U.S. opioid epidemic, The New York Times...
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Shopko files for Chapter 11 protection, will auction Rx business

Jan 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
In addition to optioning its pharmacy business during the Chapter 11 process, Shopko said it would be closing 38 stores and relocating 20 optical centers to freestanding locations. Read More...
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Walmart to exit some CVS Caremark pharmacy networks amid reimbursement battle

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Caremark's commercial and managed Medicaid customers soon may no longer be able to fill prescriptions at Walmart drugstores amid a dispute between the two pharmacy giants over...
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