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Lilly and UnitedHealth Group partner on pragmatic study of neutralizing antibody bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) for COVID-19

Lilly and UnitedHealth Group partner on pragmatic study of neutralizing antibody bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) for COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS — Eli Lilly and Co. and the UnitedHealth Group have announced a partnership to conduct a pragmatic study of bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) in high-risk, COVID-19 infected individuals. Bamlanivimab recently received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 patients who are at high risk

Hy-Vee launches new pharmacy benefits manager subsidiary

Hy-Vee launches new pharmacy benefits manager subsidiary

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee, Inc. has launched its newest subsidiary, Vivid Clear Rx. The new subsidiary will offer affordable pharmacy benefit management services to Hy-Vee’s more than 88,000 employees as well as other employers looking to maximize their employee benefits spending. “Health care spending continues to be a leading concern for employers across

Aurobindo gets FDA approval for ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution, 0.5%.

Aurobindo gets FDA approval for ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution, 0.5%.

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. – Aurobindo Pharma has received final approval from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution, 0.5%. Aurobindo Pharma’s ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution, 0.5% are an AB-rated generic equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), Acular Ophthalmic Solution, 0.5% (Allergan, Inc.) Ketorolac tromethamine ophthalmic solution

PCMA welcomes new staff member, announces new roles

PCMA welcomes new staff member, announces new roles

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) is announcing the addition of Michael Power as senior director, State Affairs and new roles for Tim Dube, Melodie Shrader, Heather Cascone, and Randy Kane. Michael Power joins PCMA with a long list of association state advocacy work in the Southeastern U.S. He brings experience and many

Hy-Vee working with RxSense

Hy-Vee working with RxSense

BOSTON – RxSense, the health care technology company improving transparency and access to affordable medications, announced it will power enterprise solutions for pharmacy benefits administration to Vivid Clear Rx, a subsidiary of Hy-Vee, Inc. Hy-Vee is one of the nation’s leading grocery chains with more than 275 stores spanning eight states across the Midwest. With

Kroger reports 10.9% comp sales gain in Q3

Kroger reports 10.9% comp sales gain in Q3

CINCINNATI — Kroger reported third quarter comparable store sales growth that beat Wall Street expectations, increasing 10.9% (excluding fuel). Digital sales grew by 108%. The retailer’s earnings also topped expectations. Kroger earnings for the three months ended November 7 were $631 million, or 80 cents per share. That compares to $263 million, or 32 cents

Revieve launches digital AI tool for personalized nutrition-focused recommendations

Revieve launches digital AI tool for personalized nutrition-focused recommendations

CHICAGO – Revieve, a market-leading beauty-technology company working with more than 70 brands, retailers and digital service providers across four continents, announced Thursday the launch of a new digital advisor offering – the AI Nutrition Advisor.   The AI Nutrition Advisor enables consumers to discover their optimal vitamin and supplement regimens that adapt to each

HDA pharmaceutical distributors manage 93% of 2019 U.S. sales

HDA pharmaceutical distributors manage 93% of 2019 U.S. sales

ARLINGTON, Va. — Data published today by the HDA Research Foundation reveal an estimated 93% of all U.S. pharmaceutical sales were completed through HDA-member traditional pharmaceutical distributors in 2019. As illustrated in the 91st Edition HDA Factbook, total distributor sales reached $519 billion. “Each year, the Factbook quantifies the role distributors play as the critical connection

Polar Leasing’s rental refrigerated and freezer units offer ideal storage solutions for new COVID-19 vaccines

Polar Leasing’s rental refrigerated and freezer units offer ideal storage solutions for new COVID-19 vaccines

FORT WAYNE, Ind. —  As the federal government finalizes plans to deploy and track new COVID-19 vaccines, Polar Leasing is prepared to satisfy the demand for its expanded line of walk-in refrigerated and freezer storage units to safely store vaccines at facilities around the country. “We developed a detailed logistical plan to support effective vaccine

Frontline Kaiser workers will hold national day of actions to honor health care heroes

Frontline Kaiser workers will hold national day of actions to honor health care heroes

WASHINGTON — As a third COVID wave crashes over the U.S., frontline Kaiser Permanente workers will hold a national day of actions to honor the sacrifices of health care heroes on December 10. This holiday season many Kaiser workers will leave their families at home to provide compassionate care to their communities. They say Kaiser

Promotion In Motion celebrates 40th anniversary with 4 million “Thank Yous”

Promotion In Motion celebrates 40th anniversary with 4 million “Thank Yous”

ALLENDALE, N.J. — Snacks and confections maker, The Promotion In Motion Companies Inc., known for loved brands, including Welch’s Fruit Snacks, Original Gummi FunMix, Sour Jacks Sour Candies, Sun-Maid Chocolate Raisins and more, celebrates 40 years since its founding with a look back on its achievements and a donation of four million pouches of its

RxGo launches new iOS App

RxGo launches new iOS App

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — RxGo, a leading comparative shopping tool that broke ground with online pharmacy savings voucher, has now gone mobile with the launch of the new RxGo iOS app. This anticipated release elevates the popular web platform and discount coupon that delivers insightful prescription price comparison and printable money-saving coupons to a streamlined,

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