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City suggests planners deny CVS' application

Laguna Beach staff members are recommending the Planning Commission deny a national retail pharmacy’s application to amend a conditional use permit and move into a space at 239 Broadway St. Woonsocket, R.I.-based CVS Health is looking to open its second store in Laguna Beach, in a spot currently...

How Big Pharma Is Limiting Access To A Life-Saving Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Soaring prices for a life-saving drug have heavy-hitters in the pharmaceutical industry pointing fingers and shirking blame. Express Scripts, the nation’s largest pharmacy benefits manager (PBM), is suing the pharmaceutical company Kaléo...Show More Summary

Express Scripts Sues Maker of Overdose Drug, Intensifying Feud

3 weeks agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

Anger over rising drug costs has set off a civil war in the pharmaceutical industry, and the nation’s largest pharmacy benefits manager claims it is owed millions.

Uruguay opens registry to buy marijuana

Uruguay is beginning to register people who want to legally buy marijuana at pharmacies as part of the world's first government-regulated national marketplace for pot. Authorities announced the registry's launch … Click to Continue ...

Cherokee Nation files lawsuit targeting CVS and other pharmacies in opioid crisis

“These drug wholesalers and retailers have profited greatly by allowing the Cherokee Nation to become flooded with prescription opioids,” the lawsuit alleges. Continue reading ? The post Cherokee Nation files lawsuit targeting CVS and other pharmacies in opioid crisis appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Health Systems Disrupt the Specialty Pharmacy Market to Improve Patient Care

Today’s guest post comes from Vizient™ University Health System Consortium, the nation's largest network of academic medical centers (AMCs) who collaborate to exchange and advance knowledge. Vizient is the nation's largest healthcare performance improvement company. The five authors of this article are employees of Vizient AMC members. Show More Summary

NUS Pharmacy team develops 'calculator' to predict risk of early hospital readmission

(National University of Singapore) A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore has developed a novel web-based tool that predicts a patient's 15-day readmission risk.

Jury set to deliberate in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

A federal judge says he will allow a jury to deliberate in the case against a former top executive at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a national meningitis outbreak … Click to Continue »

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Facebook Stalking Pharmacist Questions His Ethics

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I'm a gay man in my late 20's who works for a national pharmacy chain. At my old store, there were three cute guys who were semi-regular patients; they don't know each other, and I knew each one by name. I was transferred to another location, and yet, even now, I find myself occasionally "Facebook-stalking" them. Show More Summary

McKesson, nation's largest drug distributor, to pay $150 million in fines in opioid settlement

5 months agoHealth : The Checkup

The giant drug distributor resolved allegations that it failed to report suspicious orders by pharmacies that distributed opioids.

CVS Boosts Access To EpiPen Rival That's 83 Percent Less

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Families who rely on an epinephrine auto-injector to prevent life-threatening allergic reactions now have a more cost-effective option. CVS, the national pharmacy chain, will begin widely stocking the authorized generic version of Adrenaclick, an auto-injector that dispenses epinephrine. Show More Summary

sPCMA Business Forum 2017

sPCMA Business Forum March 8 & 9, 2017Hilton Bonnet Creek | Orlando, FL The sPCMA Business Forum attracts many executives and decision makers from PBMs and the nation's largest specialty pharmacies. The two-day event offers unparalleled...Show More Summary

New Data Show Prescription Profits Under Pressure at Independent Pharmacies

Time for my annual look at independent pharmacy owners’ business economics, drawn from the recently released 2016 National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Digest, Sponsored by Cardinal Health. Here's the press release: Independent...Show More Summary

$19.5 Million NIH Contract Targets Drug Development for Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy

The University of Utah College of Pharmacy's Anticonvulsant Drug Development (ADD) Program has been awarded a five-year $19.5 million contract renewal with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to test drugs to treat epilepsy.

Walgreens sues Theranos after failed blood-testing deal

Walgreens sued Theranos on Tuesday claiming that the once high-flying blood-testing start-up had breached its contract with the national pharmacy chain. The drugstore chain filed the lawsuit under seal in U.S. District Court in Delaware. Walgreens’ lawyers said details of the suit’s allegations...

CVS Goes All-In On Curbside Service, While Target Bails

You've seen curbside parking sports cropping up all over town, at restaurants, grocery stores, and now at pharmacies. CVS Health has expanded its CVS Express Curbside service nationally, while Target suddenly shuttered its curbside service earlier this month.

Brazil pharmacy Raia Drogasil focused on new stores not M&A: CEO

9 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Raia Drogasil SA, Brazil's biggest drugstore chain, will sit out expected consolidation of the national market, the company's chief executive said in an interview, because its own rapidly expanding network is proving increasingly efficient.

LegitScript Tells You If That Online Pharmacy Is Legit

If you’re ordering your prescription drugs online, make sure you know who you’re buying from. Otherwise you could be buying “expired”, or worse, counterfeit medication. LegitScript, a National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)-recognized site, can help you verify that the online pharmacy is, well, legit. Read more...

Orlando Bloom Follows Up DNC Stardom by Joining Andy Samberg’s Tour de Pharmacy

Orlando Bloom, last seen having a great time at the Democratic National Convention, is joining Andy Samberg and Murray Miller's HBO doping satire Tour de Pharmacy, THR reports. Bloom's role is unknown, though given the film's subject matter — the use of performance-enhancing drugs in the Tour de France — ... More »

Research Tackles Problem of Antibiotic Resistance

Sam Sanderson, Ph.D., a research associate professor in the UNMC College of Pharmacy, recently secured an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to find a workable solution to the problem of antibiotic resistance.

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