Posts Tagged ‘pharmacies’

Pharmacy’s growth makes Inc. 5000 ranking

JACKSON — Transcript Pharmacy has landed on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately owned businesses in America for the fourth year in a row. It ranked 116 in the health industry. “We are blessed to be trusted by so many healthcare professionals and so many patients who, month after month, give us the […] [...]

Pharmaceutical association’s ads target state lawmakers

by Published: March 20,2011

Tags: drugs, pharmaceuticals, pharmacies, state government

WASHINGTON — A new ad campaign by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) “warns Mississippi legislators that SB 2445 would increase healthcare costs by granting the State Board of Pharmacy (instead of the State Insurance Commissioner) authority to regulate pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).” This power transfer would create a conflict of interest since the board […] [...]

Pharmacy closing after 118 years in business

by Published: December 30,2010

Tags: drugs, healthcare, pharmacies, retail

AMORY — Peoples Drug Company will close the doors Dec. 31, ending its run as Amory’s oldest pharmacy in Amory. A pharmacy has existed in the same location on Main Street since 1892. The pharmacy burned in 1893 and was rebuilt in 1894. The only thing saved from the fire were blue apothecary jars that […] [...]

Transcript Pharmacy makes Inc. 5000

by Published: September 23,2010

Tags: growth, healthcare, media, pharmacies

JACKSON — Transcript Pharmacy has landed on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately owned businesses in America for the third year in a row. President Cliff Osbon attributes the honor to loyal support from practitioners, patients and other health care industry workers, as well as his company’s high-touch patient model. In addition to […] [...]

CVS Casemark, Walgreen settle contract dispute

NEW YORK— CVS Caremark Corp. and Walgreen Co. have settled a contract dispute that had been expected to prompt thousands of Walgreen customers to search for a new place to fill prescription drugs. Details of the deal announced today were not disclosed. Shares of both companies surged in pre-market trading. Both companies have been negotiating […] [...]

Pharmacy group supports Medicaid decision

by Published: June 9,2010

Tags: drugs, healthcare, Medicaid, pharmacies

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – On June 4, the Mississippi Division of Medicaid announced it was reversing proposed Medicaid reimbursements cuts for health care providers. Pharmacies would have been hit under the plan as their reimbursements would have been cut by 15 percent. The reversal follows on the heels of an intense lobbying effort by the Mississippi […] [...]

Walgreens to pay $6M to settle FTC charges

by Published: March 24,2010

Tags: advertising, pharmacies, retail

WASHINGTON — In a continuing crackdown on companies making unproven claims about cold and flu remedies, the Federal Trade Commission has announced two more cases. National pharmacy chain Walgreens has agreed to pay nearly $6 million to settle FTC charges that the company deceptively advertised “Wal-Born” – a line of dietary supplements similar to the […] [...]

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