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  • Specialty Pharmacy Medication

    Unable to fill Specialty Medication?

    Unable to fill Specialty Medication? How many times has a patient presented to you with a prescription for a “specialty medication" that you were unable to fill? It could be that you are not able to order the medication from your wholesaler. Or worse, the patient’s insurance is mandating a…

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  • Reschedule Marijuana

    Veterans Pushing to Reschedule Marijuana from Schedule I to III

    Veterans Pushing to Reschedule Marijuana from Schedule I to III Donald Trump’s new administration is causing many marijuana users to worry about the future of the marijuana policy. Trump’s statements in the past and his actions following his win were both pro- and anti-marijuana, throwing people into a state of…

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  • Linkedin

    10 Ways to Do a LinkedIn Pharmaceutical Career Search and Get Results

    10 Ways to Do a LinkedIn Pharmaceutical Career Search and Get Results Are you looking to start or further your career in the pharmaceutical industry? You are sure to find career options on job boards, on a pharmaceutical company’s website, recruitment agencies and through LinkedIn pharmaceutical career search. Why it's…

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  • DIR Fees

    Are DIR Fees Putting Independent Pharmacies Out of Business?

    Are DIR Fees Putting Independent Pharmacies Out of Business? The rate of therapeutic drug use in the U.S. has steadily climbed over the years as more people fall ill and seek medical help. This increase should have resulted to a healthy economy among those in the pharmacy business, but what’s…

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  • pharmaceutical donald trump

    Will Donald Trump be good for the pharmaceutical industry?

    Will Donald Trump be good for the pharmaceutical industry? It’s normal for situations to shift with every new presidency. After all, a new leader at the helm, often means re-shuffling, re-organizing and making changes, major or otherwise. Donald Trump’s incoming administration is NO different, and the pharmaceutical industry is wondering…

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  • PBMs Pharmacy Podcast

    Rx vs. PBMs

    Rx vs. PBMs PharmacyPodcast.com speaks with Brian E. Dickerson, with Fisher & Broyles – Pharmacy Business strategists and lawyers fighting for Independent Pharmacies. The FisherBroyles Pharmacy Law team has observed an increase in the Department of Justice and Department of Defense’s coordinated efforts to conduct investigations into alleged violations of the False…

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  • medical cannabis advocates

    Walgreen’s Surprises Medical Cannabis Advocates

    Walgreen's Surprises Medical Cannabis Advocates? The subject of medical cannabis has been a source of widespread debate for decades. This has become even more true in April 2016, when pharmacy giant Walgreen's published a blog post entitled “Clarifying Clinical Cannabis”.   Walgreen’s post defines medical cannabis, lists the illnesses and…

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  • pharmacy benefit managers

    Pharmacy Benefit Managers: Mafia of the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Pharmacy Benefit Managers: The Mafia of the Pharmaceutical Industry   The healthcare costs in the United States have steadily risen over the years. This has made it almost impossible for ordinary people to obtain early and ongoing medical attention, properly manage their health conditions, and stay away from serious illnesses…

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  • opioid epidemic

    Is Big Pharma the Reason Behind the U.S.’s Opioid Epidemic?

    Is Big Pharma the Reason Behind the U.S.’s Opioid Epidemic?   The opioid epidemic is one of the biggest healthcare problems that the United States faces. Opioid addiction can lead to severe respiratory depression (i.e. slow breathing rate) as well as possible deterioration of the brain, and it can even…

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  • Wholesaler Drug Price War

    Wholesaler Drug Price War Threatens As Shares Continue to Dive

    Wholesaler Drug Price War Threatens As Shares Continue to Dive With the slump of shares of the three largest drug distributors last week, analysts are now talking about a looming wholesaler drug price war. This was after McKesson Corp. reported results for the second quarter of the 2017 fiscal year…

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