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Medco CEO Champions Robots Over Pharmacists

The role of the pharmacist in positive health outcomes – and drug company profits – is often cited in discussions around adherence to medication regimens, holistic prescribing practices and the navigation of insurance payment structures. In an attempt to demystify that role, Medco CEO David Snow told attendees at the Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Innovation Summit […]
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Prix Galien: Pharma R&D and Payers Need to Talk, Yesterday

R&D departments and payers need to communicate early in the drug development process: If pharma is a day late, then payers are likely to be a dollar short, according to panelists at the Galien Forum on Tuesday.
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Generics Win in an Express Scripts/Medco deal

As a preferred generics supplier to Medco’s mail-order business, Novartis’ Sandoz division, for one, should be waiting with bated breath – and champagne at the ready – for an FTC approval of Express Scripts’ proposed $29.1 billion acquisition of Medco, which would combine two of the three largest pharmacy benefits managers (PBM), according to industry […]
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