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When pharmacy-benefit manager cuts put lives in jeopardy

Jo Anna Krohn is used to emergency calls. As director of Port 45 Recovery in Portsmouth, Krohn works with addicts in an area that is seen by some as ground zero for the nation's opioid epidemic. But last fall, she received a call that left her panicked.

Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Published: 21 May 2018

Trio arrested for armed robbery of Scranton CVS pharmacy

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Three people from Indiana are locked-up tonight in Lackawanna County accused of an early morning armed robbery Monday. It happened at the CVS Pharmacy on Moosic Street in Scranton. Investigators say the pharmacist ...

Source: WYOU
Published: 21 May 2018

Latest crime log includes recovered drug money, pharmacy burglary

All Delaware police agencies submit crime reports to the state. The state provides The News Journal with weekly updates, excluding reports of rape to protect victims' privacy. Each crime's location is mapped on a statewide grid system of zones, which The ...

Source: The News Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

How pharmacy-benefit managers affect you — and your wallet

The pharmacist is ready to shout out the names of his customers before they walk through the door of his spotless and brightly lit pharmacy. Typically, their medication is on the counter before they make their way to the register. As an independent ...

Source: The Daily Jeffersonian
Published: 20 May 2018

Coups Are 'Bad for Your Health': Dilma Chides Temer Government for Destroying Popular Pharmacy Program

Popular Pharmacy is Here is "one of the most important programs" in Brazil ensuring people have access to "free" or discounted medicines Rousseff explained. Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has condemned a move by the country's current government ...

Source: teleSUR
Published: 21 May 2018

People's Pharmacy: How to avoid swimmer's ear this summer

My brothers and sisters and I all were on a swim team for most of our young lives. The swim coach had us get out of the pool and lie on the warm pavement with one ear to the ground. We counted to 60 (one minute) and then turned the other ear down.

Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Published: 21 May 2018

Company Providing Pharmacy-in-a-Box Coming to NY

Standing at 92 inches long by 92 inches tall by 42 inches deep pharmabox will be situated in front of Tommy Hilfiger, pharmabox CEO Alejandro Rodriguez told Commercial Observer at ICSC RECon in Las Vegas. It will feature 120 pharmacy products ranging from ...

Source: Commercial Observer
Published: 21 May 2018

Best Pharmacy

New services meet time-honored traditions at pharmacy giant Walgreens. In 1901 Charles Walgreen Sr. bought the drugstore where he had been working as a pharmacist. That led to him starting a chain of Walgreens pharmacies, and through the years with Charles ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 20 May 2018

Opioid abuse can result in red flags at the pharmacy

In a day and age where opioid abuse and overdose deaths are at epidemic levels, new measures must be taken by providers to prevent these issues. Pharmacists and doctors are creating steps to better understand patients and adequately explain how to avoid ...

Source: Las Vegas Sun
Published: 21 May 2018

Tanzania: Muhimbili Pharmacy Student Found Dead in Hostel Room

Dar es Salaam — A third-year student of pharmacy at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Muhas) was found dead in a hostel room on Saturday, May 19. Reports from the university say the student, Edward Kahitwa, had not been seen in ...

Published: 21 May 2018

CMS: Part D must support transparency at the pharmacy counter

CMS Administrator Seema Verma warned Medicare Part D plan sponsors that they could face compliance action if they don't take steps to ensure that enrollees are paying for the lowest price available for medications, noting that plans should require network ...

Source: SmartBrief
Published: 21 May 2018

Garballey bill passes, aims to curb pharmacy sales

The state House of Representatives has passed a tobacco omnibus bill, including a bill filed by Rep. Sean Garballey that aims to bar health-care institutions, such pharmacies, from selling any tobacco or vapor products. "An Act to Protect Youth from the ...

Source: Arlington
Published: 21 May 2018

Extend Sunday pharmacy opening times

An assessment of the county's pharmaceutical needs carried out by Shropshire Council and Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group is calling for changes to ensure people can get medication when they need it

Source: MSN
Published: 21 May 2018

SIUE School of Pharmacy dedicates Clinical Training Center

Your device does not support the audio. EDWARDSVILLE - The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) dedicated its new Clinical Training Center in late April. The SOP hosted a dedication reception and demonstration after a meeting ...

Source: RiverBender
Published: 21 May 2018

DEA Cancels Order Against Shreveport Pharmacy

In May of this year, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) basically shut down operations at Shreveport pharmaceutical wholesaler Morris & Dickson Co. The DEA had learned in October of 2017 that Morris & Dickson was selling large amounts of ...

Source: News Radio 710 KEEL
Published: 21 May 2018

Help for Seasonal Allergies Beyond the Pharmacy Aisle

If you’ve suffered from seasonal allergies in the past, you know that the season for sneezing, congestion, and watery, itchy eyes is here. But the treatment of allergies usually means living in the pharmacy aisle and is often undermined by the presence ...

Source: TMJ4
Published: 21 May 2018

Humana Specialty Pharmacy Wins Specialty Pharmacy Patient Choice Award

Humana Specialty Pharmacy, a division of Humana’s Humana Pharmacy Solutions, received the Specialty Pharmacy Patient Choice Award in the PBM/Payer Specialty Pharmacy category. The award is presented by Specialty Pharmacy Times ®, the leading journal for ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 07 May 2018

Southeastern Grocers launches specialty pharmacy

Expanding its health care offering, Southeastern Grocers has added a specialty pharmacy called Pathstone Health Services. Jacksonville, Fla.-based Pathstone provides pharmacy care and support for people with complex and chronic diseases, such as cancer ...

Source: Supermarket News
Published: 03 May 2018

National Pharmacy Chain, Amber Pharmacy, Deploys MedHOK’s Specialty Pharmacy Solution

TAMPA, FL, April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MedHOK, Inc., an industry leading platform for healthcare quality and compliance, announced today that Amber Pharmacy successfully launched MedHOK’s Specialty Pharmacy solution. Amber Pharmacy serves the ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 24 Apr 2018

Metairie medical marijuana pharmacy up for state approval Tuesday

A Metairie business could obtain permission Tuesday to operate one of the state's first medical marijuana pharmacies. The Louisiana Pharmacy Board is meeting in Baton Rouge for two days to discuss, and possibly give final approval, to companies seeking to ...

Published: 27 Mar 2018

La. Board of Pharmacy awards license for Lafayette medical marijuana pharmacy to Apothecary Shoppe

The sole license for a medical marijuana pharmacy in the Lafayette region has been awarded to the Apothecary Shoppe, which will be run by two local pharmacists Eric Vidrine and Kevin LaGrange and industry consultant Brian Rudin. The Louisiana Board of ...

Source: KLFY News 10
Published: 17 Apr 2018

UCLA pharmacy closed after state finds it sent out drugs with expired, potentially dangerous ingredients

A state pharmacy inspector made a surprising discovery last year while conducting a routine records review at a Westside facility that compounded drugs for patients at UCLA medical centers. More than 1,000 IV bags of sterile medications for heart patients ...

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 16 Sep 2017

Diplomat to Acquire LDI Integrated Pharmacy Services

The nation's largest independent provider of specialty pharmacy services will add a pharmacy benefit manager, accelerating its evolution to a broader health care company. FLINT, Mich., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (DPLO), has ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 15 Nov 2017

‘Tour De Pharmacy’ Trailer: What Happens When You Train Super Hard on a Bicycle

James Marsden looks right at home as an on-air sports journalist in the 1980s. With the big framed glasses and colorful attire, the actor, who typically shines in comedies, is covering the 1982 Tour De Pharmacy. A dangerous year in cycling, with everybody ...

Source: /Film
Published: 11 Jun 2017

‘Tour de Pharmacy’ Review: I Want One of These Sports Comedies Every Year

Director Jake Szymanski and writer Murray Miller have returned with yet another sports mockumentary, this time taking on cycling with Tour de Pharmacy. The format and tone of the comedy will feel familiar to fans of 7 Days in Hell, but the film does a ...

Source: Collider
Published: 08 Jul 2017

Ionia County pharmacy under DEA investigation

LAKE ODESSA, Mich. (WOOD) -- The only pharmacy in Lake Odessa is under investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. A spokesperson for the DEA office in Detroit confirmed agents were at Walker Pharmacy Wednesday to execute a search warrant, but ...

Source: WOOD-TV
Published: 25 Aug 2017