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Walgreens CEO Says Pharmacy Chain Will Survive Amazon Threat

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina said it will be easier for his company to move online than it will be for Amazon.com Inc. to copy its massive store network, predicting a long future for the pharmacy chain as it strikes ...

Source: Bloomberg L.P.
Published: 16 Oct 2018

UnitedHealth buys another billion-dollar pharmacy business

UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s Optum business has disclosed it bought Avella Specialty Pharmacy, a previously unannounced deal that closed in the third quarter. The health care giant revealed the acquisition in an earnings announcement Tuesday. Phoenix-based ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Sentynl Therapeutics Inc. Selects AllCare Plus Pharmacy to Provide Reimbursement Support Services

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Patient Services Division of AllCare Plus Pharmacy, New England's largest specialty pharmacy, has been selected by Sentynl Therapeutics Inc ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 16 Oct 2018

New laws could save you money at the pharmacy

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Lawmakers around the country have been working to put laws in place, so pharmacists can share that information with you. And they want consumers to know, they can, and should ask about their options. Now, President ...

Source: Fox Carolina News
Published: 16 Oct 2018

On-demand pharmacy startup NowRx raises $7 million Series A round through crowdfunding

NowRx, an on-demand pharmacy solution of sorts, just closed a $7 million Series A round via the SeedInvest crowdfunding platform. The company had previously raised a $3 million seed round.

Source: TechCrunch
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Pharmacy Owners Indicted In Billion-Dollar Health Care Scheme

PALM HARBOR, FL -- A group of Tampa Bay pharmacy owners has been charged in a $1 billion health care fraud scheme. The District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee unsealed a 32-count ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Pharmacy manager accused of illegally dispensing drugs

GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a pharmacy manager at a Rite Aid in Kentucky has been indicted on charges including dispensing a controlled substance without a proper doctor's prescription and criminal falsification of medical records. Kentucky ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Southeast MI pharmacist and pharmacy accused of over dispensing controlled substances

TEMPERANCE, MI (WTOL) - Anson Pharmacy of Temperance and Lap Pan Chu, the person responsible for the pharmacy’s compliance with the Public Health Code, have been served orders summarily suspending their controlled substance licenses due to suspicions ...

Source: WTOL
Published: 16 Oct 2018

CVS Pharmacy Completes Rollout of Time Delay Safes in All of Its Maryland Pharmacies

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 228 CVS Pharmacy locations in Maryland. The safes will help ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 16 Oct 2018

UnitedHealth Bought Pharmacy Company Avella to Build Optum Unit

UnitedHealth Group Inc. bought Avella Specialty Pharmacy last quarter, a previously undisclosed deal by the health-services giant that will further boost its already-growing pharmacy offerings. Financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, and ...

Source: Bloomberg L.P.
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Pinkin Bill Expanding Role of Pharmacy Interns, Externs to Administer Vaccines Clears Assembly Committee

TRENTON, NJ – Two bills designed to help ease healthcare delivery by allowing pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines and injectable medications while gaining, under supervision, critical hands-on training, advanced in the Assembly Monday.

Source: TAPinto
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Ky. Pharmacy Manager Indicted On Drug Charges

GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say a pharmacy manager at a Grayson, Kentucky Rite Aid has been indicted on charges including dispensing a controlled substance without a proper doctor’s ...

Source: WOUB Digital
Published: 16 Oct 2018

People's Pharmacy: Will vitamin D solve the SAD problem?

Q. During a very cold winter, I began to feel more sad than usual, as well as fuzzy, forgetful and achy. This worried me enough to send me to the doctor. All my blood tests were fine except for my vitamin D, which was very low. Some high-dose supplements ...

Source: The Crescent-News
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Secretary Azar's community pharmacy and patient roundtable in Pittsburgh

HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Chief of Staff Paul Mango participated on Friday in a roundtable discussion at Spartan Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. The roundtable, which focused on the recently signed legislation to ban pharmacy gag clauses, also included ...

Source: American Pharmacists Association
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Kingston Pharmacy provides more flu shot clinics for Marshall County

MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) The Kingston Pharmacy expanded its reach to provide more flu clinics for people who live in Marshall county. Sunday marked the first time the pharmacy held a flu shot clinic in the Soldier/Caney Creek community, south of Kingston.

Source: KXII
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Middlesex Legislator Seeks to Expand Role of Pharmacy Interns, Externs to Administer Vaccines

TRENTON, NJ – Two bills designed to help ease healthcare delivery and sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin (D-Middlesex) advanced in the Assembly on Monday. The combined bills (A-342, A-343) would allow pharmacy interns and externs to administer ...

Source: TAPinto
Published: 16 Oct 2018

VIDEO: Village Pharmacy owner criticizes current drug supply chain

NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - On Monday, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown visited the Village Pharmacy in New Middletown to show support for a new law allowing pharmacists to tell people when a less expensive drug option is available. He introduced Rick Carano ...

Source: WKBN 27 First News
Published: 16 Oct 2018

TRxADE GROUP, INC. Announces Acquisition of Independent Specialty Pharmacy

TAMPA, FL / ACCESSWIRE / October 16, 2018 / Trxade Group, Inc., (OTCQB: TRXD) a web-based pharmaceutical sourcing and purchasing platform with 9,300 registered independent pharmacy customers that procure over $100M in drug and product purchases annually ...

Source: StreetInsider
Published: 16 Oct 2018

OnePoint Patient Care Opens Hospice-Dedicated Pharmacy in San Leandro

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OnePoint Patient Care, the market leader in local pharmacy and e-prescribing technologies, has opened a new hospice-dedicated pharmacy in San Leandro. The local pharmacy, which is the 10 th owned and ...

Source: Consumer Electronics Net
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Ohio Board of Pharmacy wants to ban Kratom

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy wants to ban the herbal supplement Kratom, an all-natural product that comes from the Kratom plant. Hemptations owner E.R. Beach says his customers have been requesting Kratom for more than 7 years and tell him it helps with ...

Source: American Pharmacists Association
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Miramar's Generex Biotech Hires New GC After Pharmacy Buy

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. After three years as a financial executive, Anthony Crisci is returning to the in-house legal world and taking on new responsibilities at Generex Biotechnology Corp. Crisci is the new ...

Source: Law
Published: 16 Oct 2018

92.3% of Husson University School of Pharmacy Graduates Pass National Licensure Examination on First Attempt

Graduates of Husson University's School of Pharmacy achieved a 92.31% pass rate among all first time test takers who sat for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination® (NAPLEX®) from ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Fields and Tomblin win local School of Pharmacy competition, head to nationals this winter

Fourth-year MUSOP students Brentney Fields, of Kenova, West Virginia, and Katie Tomblin, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, won the 2018 clinical skills competition sponsored by the Marshall University Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists. The ...

Source: Huntington News Network
Published: 16 Oct 2018

You might start saving money at the pharmacy. Here’s why.

Two bills, with bipartisan support and signed by President Trump, correct “gag rules” or contractual obligations which had prohibited pharmacist from telling customers when their prescription would cost less if they paid for it out-of-pocket, rather ...

Source: WHIO
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Pharmacy manager indicted on dozens of charges in Carter County, Ky.

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced Monday a pharmacy manager in Carter County was indicted on dozens of charges. Tommy Dearfield, Jr., 30 of Ashland received a 37-count indictment by ...

Source: WCHS-TV
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Pharmacy Retail Market Boosting The Growth Worldwide: Major Industry Professionals- Apollo Pharmacy, Dialforhealth India Ltd, Emami Frank Ross

HTF Market Intelligence released a new research report of 104 pages on title 'Pharmacy Retail Market in India 2014' with detailed analysis, forecast and strategies. The study covers key regions that includes United States, Europe, China, Japan, India and ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 04 Oct 2018

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Job in Wilmington, Delaware – Department of Veterans Affairs

Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education or Experience: A high school diploma or equivalent; or at least 3 months experience.

Source: LemonWire
Published: 16 Oct 2018