Pharmacy benefit

RxTE Health Promotes David Henka to Chief Executive Officer

November 8, 2017

Pharmacy Benefit Solution Provider Announces Company President Will Also Assume Role of CEO Silicon Valley, CA- November 7, 2017- RxTE Health (RxTE), a company specializing in pharmacy cost reduction programs for employers, today announced that its president, David Henka, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Henka will be responsible for driving the […]

Laboratory Informatics Leaders to Gather in Philadelphia

October 24, 2017

Philadelphia, PA  (October 20)  IQPC’s  14th Laboratory Informatics Summit, the nation’s foremost event addressing innovative solutions to leverage the modern lab will take place in Philadelphia, PA, this December 4-6, 2017. This summit will focus on key themes at the forefront of news today, such as leveraging the latest in machine learning to prepare for […]

Genesis Clinical Trials 2017 Press Release

October 24, 2017

Frankfurt, Germany 11th and 12th October, 2017 – Platinum Global Solutions (PGS) recently concluded its Annual Genesis Clinical Trials (GCT) Programme at Holiday Inn in Frankfurt, Germany. Platinum Global Solutions’ has continued its practice of promoting business development across all the Pharma/ Biotech companies through a healthy and constructive gathering from all the top leading Pharma/ […]

Prime Therapeutics’ Studies Examine Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies and Total Cost

October 18, 2017

PAUL, Minn. – Oct. 17, 2017 – Two new studies by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) show commercially insured members with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) had 3.5 times higher total cost of care than members without RA. But optimizing conventional disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) therapy and giving conventional DMARDs an adequate trial in […]

Prime Therapeutics Study Finds a Diabetes Drugs Value Based Insurance Design Improves Adherence, Doesn’t Lower Total Cost of Care

October 16, 2017

PAUL, MINN. – Oct. 13, 2017 – Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 20 million members nationally, found that implementing value based insurance designs (VBID) does not lead to lower total cost of care for members. VBID are benefits designed to maximize quality and decrease costs of health care […]

PBMI Research Shows PBMs Rate 7.9 for Overall Satisfaction by Plan Sponsors

September 6, 2017

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) released its 2017 PBM Customer Satisfaction Report today. Results show a slight increase in overall satisfaction, among plan sponsors: 7.9 out of 10 compared to 7.8 in 2016. The report includes responses from 585 plan sponsors representing more than 60 million […]

CR Expo China 2017 Poised to Boost Rise of Assistive Device Industry

August 21, 2017

The press conference for Care & Rehabilitation Expo China 2017 was held at China Disabled Persons’ Federation, on August 14th, 2017. Present at the conference are leaders including HU Xiangyang, Director of Rehabilitation Department of China Disabled Persons’ Federation, LI Xi, Director of China Assistive Devices and Technology Centre for Persons with Disabilities, OU Ling, […]

UBM and Restec discontinue Russia partnership

August 2, 2017

– PRESS RELEASE – UBM and Restec discontinue Russia partnership    RESTEC to organise a stand-alone IPhEB exhibition in Russia from 2018 onwards  Amsterdam, 1st August, 2017: CPhI @ IPhEB Russia – jointly organised by UBM and Restec – which closed its 5th edition on the 30th March 2017, will be discontinued as a CPhI branded event in 2018.  […]

TraceLink unveils industry’s first Compliance and Digital Information Platform for pharmacies with EU FMD requirements

June 7, 2017

Barcelona, Spain (June 7, 2017)—TraceLink Inc., the world’s largest track and trace network for connecting the life sciences supply chain and providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, today unveiled an industry first: an integrated Compliance and Digital Information Platform for pharmacies with EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) requirements. The new mobile and web-based […]

India mandates bioequivalence studies, improving patient safety assurance for generics

May 8, 2017

With the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare making bioequivalence studies compulsory for all drugs on April 3rd this year, the focus on patient safety and efficacy has improved greatly. This mandate in addition to being an accurate tool to test the quality of generics has also come at a precise time with the debate […]

U.S. Workers’ Compensation Prescription Drug Spending Decreased 7.6% in 2016 Through Cost-Savings Solutions, Improved Care for Injured Workers

April 4, 2017

LOUIS, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) lowered prescription drug spending for workers’ compensation payers by 7.6 percent in 2016, according to the 11th edition of its Workers’ Compensation Drug Trend Report.   “In a year when many payers wrestled with drug price increases that dominated the news, Express Scripts protected clients […]