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Cardinal Health kicks off Opioid Action Program

The Opioid Action plan is a pilot that officials at the Dublin, Ohio-based company said would bring front-line tools to first responders in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia, while increasing its investment in education.

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Biosimilars poised to bring savings — if they get to launch

Even as more approvals roll in and industry officials talk about how biosimilars will bring significant savings in the coming decade, there is a concern that regulatory and reimbursement hurdles could prevent the industry from realizing the full savings of the less-expensive alternative to biologics.

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OmniSYS’ John King on making a difference with the pharmacy

Although providing immunizations is still a relatively new service line for the pharmacy, it is one that has grown rapidly in just a few short years — influenza vaccinations administered at pharmacies increased by more than 500% over a six-year time period. Yet, overall adult immunization rates in the United States remained relatively stagnant.