Nov 222015
 

Bluefield Daily Telegraph
CU and MU School of Pharmacy sign articulation agreement
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Associate Dean of Academic and Curricular Affairs Dr. H. Glenn Anderson, Marshall University School of Pharmacy, left, and Vice President and Academic Dean Dr. Peter L. Viscusi, Concord University, right, sign the articulation agreement. Back row, left
Marshall University School of Pharmacy, Concord University sign – WVVA TV WVVA TV (registration)

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Nov 222015
 
Pharmacy, PBM Stakeholders Testify on Marketplace Competition
Pharmacy Times
“Small community pharmacies like mine are faced on a daily basis with the impact of PBMs' disproportionate market power,” Arthur said. “…The current situation and overall business climate that exists in which market power is increasingly concentrated

Nov 222015
 

Times Daily
Florence pharmacist wins national award
Times Daily
Frances Cohenour, the co-owner of Chad's Payless Pharmacy and Singing River Healthcare medical clinic in Florence, is the recipient of the Ownership Award presented annually by the National Community Pharmacists Association Foundation. The award …

Nov 222015
 
New Jersey permits pharmacy-level substitution of biosimilars
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Chris Christie of New Jersey has signed into law legislation giving pharmacists new powers regarding the pharmacy-level substitution of biosimilars for innovative biologics. The new law clears pharmacists to decide whether to give patients a biosimilar

Nov 222015
 
Seattle pharmacy makes house calls
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Virginia Mason Medical Center has partnered with Kelley-Ross Pharmacy in Seattle to provide home visits as part of a pilot project to reduce health care costs. During the first 3 months after 15 heart failure patients are discharged from Virginia Mason

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Nov 222015
 

NJ.com
Clifton pharmacy robbed at knifepoint, police say
NJ.com
CLIFTON – Police are searching for a man who robbed a local pharmacy at knifepoint early Sunday morning. In a statement, Sgt. Robert Bracken of the Clifton police say the perpetrator entered a Rite Aid at approximately 3:45 a.m. wearing a "covering

Nov 222015
 

Fortune
Novartis Admits To Valeant-like Pharmacy Scheme in $390 Million Settlement
Fortune
As part of the settlement, Novartis Pharmaceuticals NVS -0.25% admitted to using three specialty pharmacies to drive up prescription refills, in a scheme reminiscent of Valeant Pharmaceuticals' recently revealed relationship with a specialty pharmacy

Nov 222015
 
Executive Q&A: Specialty pharmacy chief driven by people development
NewsOK.com
Jeff Wills thought nothing of buying a sofa for one of his treatment rooms at OptionOne infusion pharmacy in northwest Oklahoma City, but his employees took notice. Wills, who is OptionOne's president, bought the sofa after just one 11-year-old girl …

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Nov 222015
 

Tech Times
Novartis Agrees To Pay $390 million In U.S. Settlement Over Illegal Pharmacy
Tech Times
Novartis is set to pay the U.S. government $390 million in settlement over charges that the Swiss drug maker engaged in improper business conduct with specialty pharmacies. The federal suit alleged that Novartis gave kickbacks to certain pharmacies to …
UPDATE 1-Novartis to pay $390 mln in US settlement over pharmacy kickbacksReuters
US fines Novartis $390 mn over pharmacy kickbacksMedical Xpress
Famous drug company Novartis will pay $390 million over pharmacy kickbacksDaily Star Gazette

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Nov 222015
 
Pharmacy Owners Pay $750000 for Violations
NBC 7 San Diego
A group of San Diego pharmacies and their owners were ordered to pay $750,000 to the federal government for allegations that they mishandled significant amounts of highly addictive and frequently abused prescription narcotics, as well as ephedrine or …