The former CEO of GSK is stepping in as the head of UnitedHealth’s pharmacy benefit business

Getty Ex-GSK CEO Andrew Witty is stepping in as the head of UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit. Witty, a board member of UnitedHealth will become CEO on July 1 and plans to step down from the board immediately. Pharmacy benefit managers like Optum are responsible for negotiating lower drug prices for insurers and employers via rebates.  […]

Lloyds Pharmacy stores closing down: Is YOUR local one of 190 to be SHUT in England?

LloydsPharmacy will cease trading in approximately 190 stores in England, an official document leaked to Twitter confirms. The document was reportedly sent to all branches today.  Across the UK there are more than 1500 pharmacies and the company employs 17,000 staff. has asked how many jobs are likely to be lost. Currently, Celesio UK […]

Pharmacy exec gets 9yr prison sentence over 2012 meningitis outbreak

Published time: 27 Jun, 2017 04:09 Edited time: 27 Jun, 2017 07:54 A former Massachusetts pharmacy executive has been found responsible for mixing the drugs that caused the deadly meningitis outbreak and has been sentenced to nine years in prison. Barry Cadden, the co-founder and former president of the now-closed New England Compounding Center, was […]