This is Weis Market's second major acquisition in 2016. When both purchases are complete, Weis Markets will have increased the number of its operating stores by more than 25% to 202 stores in seven states.
Led by NCPA's senior director of store operations and marketing Gabe Trahan, the Front-End Profit Building Seminar is a one-day program that gives owners the tools and knowledge to increase store traffic and profits.
Stansel has previously served as acting general counsel for the Dept. of Health and Human Services, working as the chief legal officer for it and several sub-agencies including the Food and Drug Administration.
Vaccine Complete identifies patients eligible for vaccination and includes outreach to patient groups that are recommended to receive certain vaccines, all while automating protocols with prescribers and meeting state reporting mandates.
Reuters is reporting that the FDA’s Arthritis Advisory Board has unanimously recommended Amgen’s biosimilar of AbbVie’s Humira, ABP 501. The panel said that the drug was similar in safety and effectiveness to Humira for rheumatoid arthritis and plaque psoriasis, and it recommended that the biosimilar should also be approved for Crohn’s disease in adults and ulcerative colitis. (Reuters)
Based on Medicare adherence numbers among diabetic patients, the IMS Institute estimates that complications from type 2 diabetes will cost about $100 billion annually in the United States, with $4 billion attributable to Medicare patients.