Pharmacy

Feb 4, 2021
Letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, expressing deep concerns regarding a series of UnitedHealthcare health plan coverage policies.
Nov 18, 2020
COVID-19 continues to dramatically impact the short- and long-term strategies of hospitals and health systems.
Aug 3, 2020
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Mar 10, 2020
Amazon continues to grow its partnerships with health care technology companies as it expands its access points with consumers. The latest move: a deal with drug and medical database company First Databank (FDB) that will allow Amazon’s Alexa voice-assistant users to ask for information on the 1,…
Feb 7, 2020
The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) in June 2019 released several new and revised pharmacy compounding standards. Specifically, USP published the final revised version of general chapter (Pharmaceutical Compounding of Sterile Preparations) to accompany the previous released general chapter (…
Feb 6, 2020
A list of items to consider in preparing to comply with new standards for the handling of hazardous drugs set forth in USP general Chapter 800.
Feb 3, 2020
With rising prices for insulin and the costs of many other diabetes-related drugs taking their toll on patients, CVS Health recently announced that its pharmacy benefits management unit CVS Caremark is launching a program to enable employers and payers to offer these medications at no out-of-pocket…
Jan 29, 2020
Join us to learn about the importance of developing a comprehensive enterprise strategy for infusion services to maximize patient care and business growth. We will address reducing gaps in therapy, creating opportunities for optimal patient outcomes, minimizing patient “leakage” from the health…
Oct 7, 2019
With all of Amazon’s health care moves, it’s been tough to get a precise read on exactly where the company is headed. But when it comes to the pharmaceutical supply chain, look for Amazon to become an end-to-end player.
Sep 20, 2019
The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) recently finalized revisions to general chapter (Pharmaceutical Compounding and Sterile Preparations). In addition, USP in 2016 finalized a new general chapter, (Hazardous Drugs Handling in Healthcare Settings). Both general chapters have widespread…