An analysis from Decision Resources Group examines the potential fallout for retail clinics from changes to the Affordable Care Act and Medicare funding.
Northwestern Ohio’s The Courier is reporting that CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo delivered a speech at Ohio Northern University titled “Driving More Affordable, Accessible and Effective Care,” in which he noted the ways pharmacy can help drive down healthcare costs. He said that retail pharmacy will play a key role in combatting such issues as medication non-adherence and stepping into primary care. “Retail pharmacy is oftentimes the front door to health care,” he reportedly said. “It provides more opportunities to interact with patients than any other site of care.” (The Courier)
Effective April 1, Pace members will have the opportunity to become IPC members with access to all IPC programs and services, including the current IPC-McKesson supply agreement.
Target, J&J, Pfizer, Ahold USA and Cardinal Health also make Omni50, a listing of the top 50 corporate and government buyers of products and services from an inclusive supply chain throughout the country.
The oral solution is a generic of Endo Pharmaceuticals’s Hycodan Oral Solution, 5 mg/1.5 mg per 5 ml.
Middle- and high-school students from Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Jose and San Francisco were invited to submit a PSA video on their vision of the first tobacco-free generation.
Unilever declined the initial offer, but it is likely Kraft Heinz will continue to pursue the transaction.
The funds will be used for the Family Relief Direct Assistance Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to provide financial support and education.
Move in 2014 led to reduced cigarette purchases across all retail settings, with those who purchased cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy 38% more likely stop buying cigarettes, according to research published in the American Journal of Public Health.