Posts Tagged ‘pharmacy’

Lack of pharmacists in Clarksdale forces consolidation

CLARKSDALE — Two Clarksdale pharmacies will soon consolidate into one store. Henderson Drug Inc. pharmacist Val Soldevia tells The Press-Register that he sometimes has to call eight to 10 pharmacists to fill all shifts for a week. And he says the nearest lives in Oxford, 60 miles away. So he’s consolidating his downtown drugstore with […] [...]

Prescription for success — Transcript Pharmacy continues fast growth

by Published: April 18,2014

Tags: Business, healthcare, Mississippi, pharmacy

In 2011 when Flowood-based Transcript Pharmacy was once again ranked in the Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the nation, president Cliff Osbon, R.Ph., attributed Transcript Pharmacy’s growth to the trust patients, health care providers, payors and other third parties put in his company. Now, that trust factor has been […] [...]

Transcript Pharmacy earns dual accreditation

JACKSON — Transcript Pharmacy Inc. has been awarded specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, an independent, nonprofit health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. Transcript Pharmacy is dually-accredited and holds Board of Pharmacy permits allowing it to serve patients in all 50 states. In addition to meeting the mandatory accreditation […] [...]

Meagan Brown tapped for national pharmacy program

by Published: August 16,2013

Tags: Meagan Brown, pharmacy, University of Mississippi

Meagan Brown, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Mississippi, has been selected to participate in the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program. As coordinator of community pharmacy development, Brown works with community pharmacists around Mississippi to advance pharmacy practice by providing medication therapy management and chronic disease […] [...]

Governor selects pharmacists

Gov. Phil Bryant has selected pharmacists J. Todd Barrett of Madison and Guy M. Phillips of Indianola to fill upcoming vacancies on the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy (Board) representing Old Congressional District 2 and At-Large Retail, respectively. The appointees will assume responsibilities July 1 and will serve a five-year term. Barrett is the owner and […] [...]

Druggists pushing for limits on filling insured prescriptions

JACKSON — Pharmacists want Mississippi lawmakers to force an end to limits on where people covered by certain insurance plans can get prescriptions filled. However, lobbyists for some pharmacy benefit managers say the state can’t legally regulate certain insurance plans because they’re covered by federal law. The two sides squared off Tuesday in a House […] [...]

Pharmacy school gets $10M biomedical research grant

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi and its School of Pharmacy have received a five-year, $10-million Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, or COBRE, grant from the National Institutes of Health. COBRE is one of the main components for NIH’s Institutional Development Award program, which is designed to broaden funding for biomedical and behavioral research. The […] [...]

August 26, 2012- Ricky Nobile

by Published: August 25,2012

Tags: drug addiction, pharmacy, prescription drugs

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Son accused of burglarizing his family’s store

MOSS POINT — One of two Pascagoula men accused of a break-in at Burnham Drug Store is the son of the owners. The Sun Herald reports William McKinney, son of store owners John and Wendy McKinney, was arrested. Christopher Kirkland also was arrested. Another suspect, a juvenile, is still being sought. Moss Point police chief […] [...]

Late alumna Sciacca endows scholarship at UM School of Pharmacy

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is offering a new scholarship thanks to the generosity of the late Madeline O. Sciacca of Slidell, La., who remembered her alma mater in her will. Sciacca, who obtained her pharmacy degree from UM in 1953, left $400,000 to the Ole Miss School of Pharmacy to […] [...]

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