CVS Health is battling Walmart over the cost of filling prescriptions, a clash that could result in a split between the retail behemoth and the health-care giant.
Amazon announces it will buy PillPack, a small online pharmacy based in the United States. This move puts Amazon in direct competition with drugstore chains, drug distributors and pharmacy benefit managers.
An online pharmacy that bills itself as Canada’s largest is expected to be fined $ 34 million US Friday for importing counterfeit cancer drugs and other unapproved pharmaceuticals into the United States, a sentence that one advocacy group called too light.
An Ontario study has found that spending on catastrophic drug program increased more than 700 per cent between 2000 and 2016.
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. […]
The agreement, which still has to be approved by a U.S. district court in Montana, would see Canada Drugs and two subsidiaries plead guilty, pay a $ 5 million US fine and forfeit $ 29 million US. CBC | Health News
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. Express.co.uk has asked how many jobs are likely to be lost. Currently, Celesio UK […]
LLOYDS PHARMACY is set to cease trading in 190 stores, Celesio UK has confirmed. Daily Express :: Health Feed
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 […]
The online pharmacy at the centre of an extradition case to the United States is still licensed to operate in the province by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, which says it’s watching the court proceedings “carefully.” CBC | Health News