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State Takes On Pharmacy Benefit Managers

OLYPHANT, Pa. — The Pennsylvania auditor general is taking on a part of the health care industry you may have never heard of, that takes billions of dollars from taxpayers every year. They’re ...

Source: WNEP-TV
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Founding dean of planned UCI pharmacy school comes aboard in January

UC Irvine will bring on researcher and pharmacist Jan Hirsch to oversee the planning of a new pharmacy school. Hirsch will join UCI in January as founding dean of the planned School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, one of the academic foundations of ...

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 12 Dec 2018

2 Indiana Men Indicted in Nebraska Pharmacy Robberies

A news release Wednesday from federal prosecutors says 23-year-old Javonn Lewis, of Indianapolis, is accused of robbing a Lincoln pharmacy in March, and 19-year-old Michael White, of Muncie, Indiana, is accused of robbing an Omaha pharmacy in February.

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Man indicted for allegedly robbing Lincoln pharmacy to get drugs

A grand jury Tuesday indicted a 23-year-old Indianapolis, Indiana, man on suspicion of robbing a Lincoln pharmacy for prescription drugs in March. Javonn T. Lewis stands accused of robbery and ...

Source: Lincoln Journal Star
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Pharmacy Technician Certification Training at NEIU Carruthers Center Campus

This post was contributed by a community member. Pharmacy Technicians are responsible for assisting the pharmacist and assuring the quality of all pharmaceutical services. This is one of many ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Van Lanschot Kempen sells stake in AIO II pharmacy chain

Agreement to sell stake in non-strategic interest AIO II (Medsen) signed: expected book profit around €35 million. Transaction expected to be completed at the beginning of 2019. As announced at ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Comptroller issues pharmacy benefits RFP aimed at increasing transparency

State Comptroller Kevin Lembo in Bushnell Park. The state comptroller's office has issued a request for proposals for a new state pharmacy benefits agreement that aims to increase transparency and eliminate "hidden wealth exchanges" between pharmacy ...

Source: Hartford Business Journal
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Pharmacy Boss Allegedly Forced Employees To Kiss Her For Their Paychecks, Get Spanked For Punishment, Lawsuit Says

You had to pucker up to get paid. That’s how one long-time worker portrayed certain unmentionables that allegedly carried on during her tenure working at J&S Professional Pharmacy. Wendy Blades, 39, who in July lodged a federal civil lawsuit in East St ...

Source: Newsweek
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Walmart and Express Scripts Sign Three-Year Agreement to Deliver Greater Value to Insured and Uninsured Pharmacy Customers

BENTONVILLE, Ark. and ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Walmart and Express Scripts ESRX, +0.43% announced an extension to the companies' existing network agreement to provide access to Walmart's prescription services for Express Scripts ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Olyphant pharmacy owner reacts to special report

OLYPHANT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - The Pennsylvania Auditor General came to northeastern Pennsylvania Wednesday morning to bring attention to a special report his office just released on the role of pharmacy benefit managers. It's an issue we first ...

Source: WYOU
Published: 12 Dec 2018

InfuCare Rx Acquires FOSRx Fast Pharmacy In Strategic Transaction

“The FOSRx Fast Pharmacy acquisition is a strong fit with InfuCare's strategic focus and growth initiatives. The acquisition drives significant operating synergies and enables us to maximize our clinical focus and expand our market reach nationally.

Source: Virtual-Strategy
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Mankato Shopko closing pharmacy

MANKATO — The Mankato Shopko pharmacy is closing, and customers' prescriptions are being transferred to Hy-Vee stores. Earlier this week Shopko announced it had an agreement with Kroger to take over the pharmacy files of 42 Shopko locations, including 25 ...

Source: The Free Press
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Hagyard Pharmacy Introduces New Equine Pre and Probiotic Product, REVYVE

Hagyard Pharmacy introduced the newest addition to its RESOLVET line of equine products on December 1 st, during the 2018 AAEP Convention in San Francisco, CA. The new product, REVYVE, is a pre- and probiotic designed to maintain gastrointestinal (GI ...

Source: Paulick Report
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Local Shopko pharmacy to be sold to Kroger

GREEN BAY -- Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC announced Tuesday it has entered an agreement with Kroger to sell a select number of its pharmacy locations to Kroger, including the pharmacy at the Shopko at 701 S. Church St. in Watertown. "Shopko will sell ...

Source: Watertown Daily Times Online
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Physicians concerned about new opioid pharmacy rules

Every year millions of Americans use opioids to manage pain, and every day, more than 1,000 people are treated in emergency rooms for misusing prescribed opioids. "The state board pharmacy is monitoring the situation very, very closely," says David Davis ...

Source: KYTX-TV Tyler-Longview
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Kroger buys pharmacy records from 42 Shopko stores

Kroger continues to make strategic investments and smart acquisitions. Its purchase of Shopko pharmacy files is a well-intentioned, logical move to generate new customers and better serve existing ones, especially as shoppers seek to streamline time spent ...

Source: Retail Dive
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Columbia Care Selected by Virginia Board of Pharmacy

PORTSMOUTH, Va., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Portsmouth, VA is proud to report that New York-based Columbia Care, one of the country's leading medical cannabis companies, has ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Auditor general report urges changes to increase oversight of pharmacy benefit managers

Pennsylvania’s auditor general on Tuesday issued recommendations to increase transparency and accountability for the state’s pharmacy benefit managers, which made nearly $3 billion from the state in 2017. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale unveiled his ...

Source: Timesonline
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Quinsigamond Community College gets grant to train nurses, pharmacy techs

WORCESTER - A new grant-funded program at Quinsigamond Community College will train long-term unemployed and underemployed workers to become nursing assistants or pharmacy technicians, the school announced this week. The college received a $206,000 award ...

Source: Telegram
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Homeless man admits to attempted robbery at Reading pharmacy

A homeless man admitted Tuesday that he tried to grab items from the counter of a Reading pharmacy during an attempted robbery in September. Omar S. Kalokoh, 23, who was staying at the Hope Rescue Mission in the 600 block of North Sixth Street, pleaded ...

Source: Reading Eagle Company
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Walgreens opens specialty pharmacy in Rutgers-Camden nursing building

CAMDEN – "We're a good neighbor," said Donna Nickitas, the dean of Rutgers–Camden's School of Nursing. "And we're the anchor institution here, and we are excited that we're not alone in this space." Standing in the lobby of the new Nursing and ...

Source: Courier-Post
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Kroger buys part of Shopko pharmacy business

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) Kroger has purchased a portion of Shopko's pharmacy business, according to a spokesperson for Kroger-owned Roundy's stores. The transaction impacts 42 Shopko pharmacy locations. Twenty-five of those Shopko pharmacies are located in ...

Source: NBC15
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Amgen teams up with pharmacy benefit manager to improve patient outcomes in osteoporosis and migraine

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) inks a multiyear collaboration with Magellan Health's (NASDAQ:MGLN) pharmacy benefit manager Magellan Rx Management to identify clinical gaps for certain difficult-to-treat ...

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Jury convicts pharmacy worker of stealing pills

A Shasta County jury convicted Tuesday a 27-year-old woman who worked as a pharmacy technician in Redding of one felony count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. She was also found guilty of misdemeanor embezzlement. Stephanie Rae Heathcote ...

Source: Redding Record Searchlight
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Local Health Care Partnerships Are Strongly Associated With Successful Enhanced Community Pharmacy Services

Incorporating community pharmacists into team-based care models is recommended as a strategy for improving health care access and quality while reducing health care costs. 1,2 However, there is limited evidence on what drives effective implementation of ...

Source: Pharmacy Times
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Kroger buys part of Shopko pharmacy business; local stores impacted

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Kroger has purchased a portion of Shopko's pharmacy business, according to a spokesperson for Kroger-owned Roundy's stores. The transaction impacts 42 Shopko pharmacy locations. Twenty-five of those Shopko pharmacies are located in ...

Source: KMVT News
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Blue Water Selected as Digital Agency Partner by Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#digitallt;/agt;--Blue Water is thrilled to have been selected by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) to spearhead the consolidation and modernization of its ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Robbers target CVS Pharmacy in Beavercreek

BEAVERCREEK — Two robbers got away with prescription medication Tuesday night from a CVS Pharmacy. The robbery was reported around 11:50 p.m. at the store, 1331 N. Fairfield Road in Beavercreek. The robbers were described as two men wearing hats, with ...

Source: WHIO
Published: 12 Dec 2018