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Despite Drug Industry Claims, Higher List Prices Do Mean Higher Out-of-Pocket Costs for Many Patients

New research suggests that as the list price of brand name drugs rise, so do out-of-pocket medical costs for these drugs—at least for some patients. This is counter to a common industry claim that patients aren’t affected by list price increases. The study found a link between list prices rising and out-of-pocket…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicare, Martin Shkreli, Daraprim, Turing Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Pricing, Prescription drug, Health Sciences, U S Healthcare, Healthcare Reform In The United States, Pharmaceuticals Policy, Health Medical Pharma, Benjamin Rome


CVS has given more than 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

CVS has administered 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses as of April 1. CVS CVS has given more than 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses across 44 states. CVS said it now has the capacity to administer up to 25 million shots per month. Walgreens has administered 8 million COVID-19 vaccine shots so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. CVS just surpassed 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses given to people in the US.The company announced April 1 it had given more than 10 million vac...
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Ro raises $500M to grow its remote and in-home primary care platform

Healthcare tech startup Ro has raised $500 million to help fuel continued growth of its hybrid telehealth/in-home primary care platform, which also includes a growing pharmacy business as the company pursues a strategy of vertical integration to optimize delivery and reduce costs for clients. The company’s latest raise is a Series D round, and means it has now raised over $876 million since its 2017 founding. That may seem like a lot of money, but as Ro co-founder and CEO Zachariah Reitano told ...
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CVS expands its COVID-19 vaccine program to 29 states as more doses become available

zz/STRF/STAR MAX/IPx via AP Photo The added states include Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina. CVS is now administering vaccines in around 1,200 stores across 29 states, the company said. Appointments for the doses in just-added states are available for booking starting Saturday, CVS said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Starting Saturday, eligible residents in another 12 states can begin booking COVID-19 vaccinations at CVS pharmacy.This wee...
Tags: News, White House, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Vaccinations, Vermont, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cvs, CVS Pharmacy, Pharmacy, CVS Health, Pandemic, COVID, Fatma Khaled


Ghana’s mPharma partners with Ethiopian conglomerate to enter its eighth market

mPharma, a Ghanaian health tech startup that manages prescription drug inventory for pharmacies and their suppliers, today announced its expansion to Ethiopia . The company was founded by Daniel Shoukimas , Gregory Rockson  and James Finucane in 2013 . It specializes in vendor-managed inventory, retail pharmacy operations and market intelligence serving hospitals, pharmacies and patients . In Africa, the pharmaceutical market faces challenges such as sprawling supply chains, ...
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New York retail pharmacies will begin administering coronavirus doses on Thursday, kicking off a wider vaccine rollout across states

Sonia Rojas, a pharmacy technician, works in the P & P Pharmacy on December 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Starting last week, US officials began allowing states to transfer coronavirus vaccine from hospitals to local retail pharmacies to speed up immunizations. At least one state, New York, will begin administering those transferred doses to elderly Americans on Thursday. The immunizations mark the beginning of a much wider vaccine rollout in pharmacies across the US....
Tags: Florida, New York, Science, News, Colorado, US, Trends, Walmart, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Ohio, States, Louisiana, Andrew Cuomo, Costco, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Local Pharmacies Left Out Of Initial Vaccine Distribution Say They Can Do It Faster

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People are randomly getting vaccinated at pharmacies because of extra doses that need to be used before they expire

Vials of undiluted Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to administer to staff and residents at a senior living community in Falls Church, Virginia, on December 30, 2020. Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Non-priority people are getting vaccinated ahead of schedule when pharmacies have extra doses thawed. In some cases, vaccine providers are faced with the decision to throw out extra doses when they expire or give them to random people. Other times, confusion about the amoun...
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2 stocks to buy on the Amazon Pharmacy news

Welcome to Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter, your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello,Today in healthcare news: why Wall Street analyst thinks two of the healthcare stocks pummeled by the news of Amazon Pharmacy will explode, BI Deutschland's interview with BioNTech's CEO, and Moderna salaries revealed.   Customers can now purchase prescription medica...
Tags: Amazon, Wall Street, US, Trends, Healthcare, Pfizer, Vaccine, New Mexico, Pharmacy, Don, AmerisourceBergen, Moderna, BioNtech, Business Insider New York, BLAKE DODGE, GoodRx


Pharmacy stocks are getting Amazon'd as the consumer giant pushes into online prescription drugs — and CVS and Walgreens are tanking

Reuters/Gary Cameron Amazon's launch of its own digital pharmacy on Tuesday sent rival pharmacy stocks reeling, with CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid falling more than 8%.Amazon entered the pharmacy business in 2018 with its $753 million acquisition of PillPack, signaling to investors a growing interest in offering prescription medicines directly to consumers.Amazon said on Tuesday that it would offer discounts on prescription medications to Prime members, allow people to pay with their health...
Tags: Amazon, US, Trends, Markets, Amazon Prime, Walgreens, Prescription Drugs, Cvs, PillPack, Pharmacy, Prescriptions, CVS Health, TJ Parker, CVS Walgreens, Matthew Fox, Walgreen Boots Alliance


Pharmacy stocks are getting Amazon'd as the consumer giant pushes into online prescriptions — and CVS and Walgreens are tanking

Reuters/Gary Cameron Amazon's launch of its own digital pharmacy on Tuesday sent rival pharmacy stocks reeling, with CVS, Walgreens, and Rite-Aid each falling more than 8%.Amazon first entered the pharmacy business in 2018 with its $753 million acquisition of PillPack, which signaled to investors that Amazon's interest in offering prescription medicines directly to consumers was growing.Now, the pharmacy section of Amazon's e-commerce website will offer discounts to paying Prime members, a...
Tags: Amazon, US, Trends, Markets, Amazon Prime, Walgreens, Prescription Drugs, Cvs, PillPack, Pharmacy, Prescriptions, CVS Health, TJ Parker, CVS Walgreens, Matthew Fox, Walgreen Boots Alliance


Specialized Security System Marks Pharmacy Burglary Suspect

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Himachal PSC Principal Officer Recruitment 2020

Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) are invited by Himachal Pradesh (HP) Public Service Commission (PSC) from desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to the following   Government Job Sarkari Naukri Vacancies of Principal (B.Pharma), Planning Officer, and Veterinary Officer Vacancy under various Departments, Himachal Pradesh (Advertisement No. 07/10-/2020, 09/10-2020 and 10/10-2020). Published @... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (...
Tags: Jobs, Veterinary, Officer, Pharmacy, PSC, Manisha, Principal, Planner, Himachal PSC, Himachal, Himachal Pradesh HP Public Service Commission PSC, Online Recruitment Applications ORA


The UK's largest pharmacy chain Boots is now selling private COVID-19 tests for $155, but warns they're unsuitable 'for anyone who thinks they may have COVID-19'

Boots Walgreens-owned UK pharmacy chain Boots is now selling private in-store COVID-19 tests for £120 ($157) each. But Boots warned the test isn't suitable for people who think they may have the virus — this is to keep symptomatic people out of stores. The tests are available in 10 high-street Boots stores in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Boots will roll the tests out to 50 stores during November. It also plans to launch a testing service that will give results i...
Tags: Boots, UK, Trends, Customers, Walgreens, Healthcare, Retail, Glasgow, Pcr, Pharmacy, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Testing, Coronavirus Test


CVS is hiring 15,000 new staff to cope with an expected rise of COVID-19 cases and the potential rollout of a vaccine

Luis Alvarez/Getty Images CVS is hiring 15,000 new staff to prepare for an expected rise in COVID-19 cases during the colder months. This includes more than 10,000 pharmacy technicians, who will dispense medicines and administer COVID-19 tests. They may even be able administer vaccines, if the government authorizes proposed healthcare changes backed by CVS. CVS is also hiring "several thousand" full-time customer service roles that will be carried out remotely. Visit Business Insider's ho...
Tags: US, Trends, Retail, Vaccination, Vaccine, Nevada, Cvs, Pharmacy, CVS Health, CVS CVS, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Testing, Covid-19 Vaccine, Grace Dean


Spain’s Savana Medica raises $15 million to bring its AI toolkit turning clinical notes into care insights to the US

Savana, a machine learning-based service that turns clinical notes into structured patient information for physicians and pharmacists, has raised $15 million to take its technology from Spain to the U.S., the company said. The investment was led by  Cathay Innovation with participation from the Spanish investment firm Seaya Ventures, which led the company’s previous round, and new investors like MACSF, a French insurance provider for doctors.  The company has already processed 400 million ele...
Tags: Health, TC, New York, US, Articles, Tech, Spain, Artificial Intelligence, United States, Disease, Machine Learning, Madrid, Seaya Ventures, Electronic Health Records, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical


Closing on $75 million in new cash, Truepill plans at-home testing service as it nears $175 million in annual revenue

Truepill, the white-label healthcare services company that provides telehealth and pharmacy fulfillment services, is adding at-home medical testing as the third branch of its services powering the offerings of companies like Hims and Hers, Ro, and other direct-to-consumer healthcare companies.  Financing this expansion of services is a new $75 million round of financing from investors led by Oak HC/FT, with participation from Optum Ventures, TI Platform Management, Sound Ventures and Y Comb...
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Update: Closing on $75 million in new cash, Truepill plans at-home testing service as it nears $200 million in annual revenue

Truepill, the white-label healthcare services company that provides telehealth and pharmacy fulfillment services, is adding at-home medical testing as the third branch of its services powering the offerings of companies like Hims and Hers, Nurx, GoodRx, and Ro (a former customer).  Financing this expansion of services is a new $75 million round of financing from investors led by Oak HC/FT, with participation from Optum Ventures, TI Platform Management, Sound Ventures and Y Combinator. “With...
Tags: TC, Y Combinator, Articles, Linkedin, Insurance, Tech, Diabetes, Healthcare, Seattle, Birth Control, Telemedicine, Erectile Dysfunction, Afridi, Heal, Pharmacy, Lamont


Leaked email reveals CVS instructed pharmacy staff not to tell patients their medications were filled by someone who tested positive for COVID-19

Staff have said that CVS has outright ignored illnesses and exposure incidents. Irene Jiang/Business Insider A leaked CVS email told staff to not inform patients that their prescriptions were filled by someone who tested positive for COVID-19.The Georgia CVS technician who shared the email with Business Insider said the company threatened to discipline or fire staff if they told customers about confirmed COVID-19 cases.At least 14 CVS employees across the US have told Business Insider that ...
Tags: US, Trends, Georgia, Bloomberg, Retail, Grocery, Cvs, Business Insider, Pharmacy, George Washington University, Consumer Safety, CVS Health, Big Box, David Michaels, DeAngelis, Bloomberg Read


CVS employees are slamming the company saying it repeatedly ignored reports of COVID-19 exposure and forced staff to break quarantine in order to work

CVS employees say the pharmacy chain regularly ignores COVID-19 exposure reports. zz/STRF/STAR MAX/IPx via AP Photo CVS just raised its profit forecast this month, but some employees say that the chain's outward optimism hides major health violations.Business Insider spoke with three CVS employees in Tennessee, Missouri, and Arkansas who said that the pharmacy chain ignored reports of potential COVID-19 exposure at stores and required sick or quarantined employees to come to work.A CVS spok...
Tags: Cdc, US, Trends, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Retail, Worker Rights, Cvs, Business Insider, Grocery Store, Pharmacy, CVS Health, Tennessee Missouri, Big Box, DeAngelis


BFUHS Faridkot Para-Medical Job Vacancy Recruitment 2020

Para-Medical Job Vacancy Recruitment in BFUHS Faridkot 2020 The online application on prescribed application format is invited by the Registrar, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) from the eligible candidates for filling up the following vacant Para-Medical Sarkari Naukri vacancy posts of Faculty under Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Punjab. (Advt. No. BFU-08/20/1-10). SarkariNaukriBlog dot com BFUHS Faridkot Para-Medical Recruitment 2020... Please Click ...
Tags: Health, Jobs, Medical, University, Worker, Officer, Assistant, Pharmacy, Dental, Punjab, Faculty, Manisha, Technician, MBBS, Pharmacist, Laboratory


Treasure8 adds Chris Cowart to its executive team as it renews pushing its tech to reduce food waste

Chris Cowart, the longtime IDEO product designer, Singularity University faculty member, and consultant to a variety of venture firms and tech projects, is joining the food preservation technology developer Treasure8 as its new chief innovation and strategy officer, according to a post on LinkedIn. “In the last three years food has come to the fore as a theme,” said Cowart in an interview with TechCrunch. Cowart, who previously spent the majority of his time consulting on healthcare companies...
Tags: Health, Food, TC, Nutrition, America, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Computing, Food And Drink, Food Waste, Food Science, San Francisco Bay, Advisor, Alphabet, Ideo


TMC Non-Teaching Vacancy Recruitment 2020

Recruitment of Non-Teaching Job vacancy in TMC 2020 The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) Mumbai invites application on prescribed format through Online Application Forms from eligible candidates for recruitment to the following full-time Non-Teaching Medical Sarkari Naukri vacancy posts in various departments in TMC. (Advt. No. ACTREC/ADVT-A-3/2020).  SarkariNaukriBlog.com ( = || []).push({}); TMC is an autonomous Grant-In-Aid Institute of the... Please Click on the Titl...
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The Importance Of Supporting Your Local Pharmacy

Supporting local pharmacies is much more than just purchasing products from them. By using their services and asking for medical advice, you can reduce the pressure on your local general practitioner and keep the need for an Accident and Emergency visit to a minimum by answering questions and providing medication. In this article, we will be looking into some of the other elements that make supporting your local pharmacy important.  The Connection To Your Local general practitioner ...
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Nuro’s self-driving vehicles to deliver prescriptions for CVS Pharmacy

Nuro, the autonomous robotics startup that has raised more than $1 billion from Softbank Vision Fund, Greylock and other investors, said Thursday it will test prescription delivery in Houston through a partnership with CVS Pharmacy. The pilot, which will use a fleet of the startup’s autonomous Toyota Prius vehicles and transition to using its custom-built R2 delivery bots, is slated to begin in June. The partnership marks Nuro’s expansion beyond groceries and into healthcare. Last month, t...
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Nuro’s self-driving vehicles to delivery prescriptions for CVS Pharmacy

Nuro, the autonomous robotics startup that has raised more than $1 billion from Softbank Vision Fund, Greylock and other investors, said Thursday it will test prescription delivery in Houston through a partnership with CVS Pharmacy. The pilot, which will use a fleet of the startup’s autonomous Toyota Prius vehicles and transition to using its custom-built R2 delivery bots, is slated to begin in June. The partnership marks Nuro’s expansion beyond groceries and into healthcare. Last month, t...
Tags: Transportation, California, Softbank, Sacramento, Tech, Walmart, Companies, Automotive, Toyota, Retailers, Houston, Cvs, CVS Pharmacy, Scottsdale, Kroger, Pharmacy


Owkin raises $25 million as it builds a secure network for healthcare analysis and research

Imagine a model of collaborative research and development among hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, universities and other research institutions where no one shared any actual data. That’s the dream of the new New York-based startup Owkin, which has raised $25 million in fresh financing from investors including  Bpifrance Large Venture , Cathay Innovation and MACSF (the French Pension Fund for Clinicians), alongside previous investors GV, F-Prime Capital and .  The company’...
Tags: TC, New York, Cancer, Articles, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Leader, TechStars, Series A, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical, Cathay Innovation, GV, F-Prime Capital, Eight Roads


Instacart jumps into prescription delivery with Costco

Online grocery delivery company Instacart is launching a prescription delivery service through a partnership with Costco as demand for online delivery continues to rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said Thursday the delivery service is now available from nearly 200 Costco locations in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, New York, Washington and Washington D.C. The service, which was initially piloted at several locations in Southern California and Washington, will ...
Tags: TC, Apps, Florida, New York, California, Washington, Tech, Customers, President, Arizona, Illinois, Instacart, Costco, Gig Economy, Southern California, Pharmacy


Gates, Wellcome and Mastercard launch $125 million fund to finance COVID-19 treatments

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard announced a new initiative yesterday to accelerate technologies designed to identify, assess, develop, and scale treatments to the COVID-19 epidemic. The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator will evaluate new and repurposed drugs and biologics to treat patients with COVID-19 in the immediate term, and other viral pathogens in the future, according to a statement from the Gates Foundation. As part of the initiative, the three partners ...
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Canadian online pharmacy, PocketPills has raised $7.35 million as it expands into Quebec

PocketPills, which bills itself as the sole online pharmacy operating in Canada, has raised $7.35 million in new financing as it expands across the country. Through partnerships with insurers like Pacific Blue Cross the company provides co-insurance reductions for prescriptions. “We have an option for you to come and join our platform just like any pharmacy,” says company co-founder and chief operating officer, Harj Samra. Samra launched the company in 2018 with Raj Gulia, a fellow proprietor of...
Tags: Health, TC, Articles, Tech, Canada, United States, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Pharmacy, Gupta, Samra, Gulia, Online pharmacy, WaterBridge, Managing Partner, Waterbridge Ventures