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Cardinal Health acquires Mirixa Corp.

Cardinal Health acquires Mirixa Corp.

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health announced today it has acquired Mirixa Corp., a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for the provision of medication therapy management (MTM) services, from the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). The business will integrate into OutcomesMTM, a pioneer in the MTM market, at Cardinal Health. This expanded portfolio from Cardinal Health will bring

Cardinal Health elects Losh to its board of directors

Cardinal Health elects Losh to its board of directors

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health today announced that its board of directors has elected J. Michael Losh as an independent director effective December 5. Losh will serve as the chairman of the Audit Committee. Losh brings extensive experience serving on the boards of numerous public companies over the past 25 years, including his service as a director of Cardinal

Research explores the issues impacting today’s oncology practices

Research explores the issues impacting today’s oncology practices

DUBLIN, Ohio — Oncologists are growing more confident in their ability to meet the requirements of the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), according to new research from Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions. These findings were released today in the fourth edition of Oncology Insights, a research-based report series summarizing the views of more than 160 U.S.

Cardinal Health rolls out WaveMark automated solution

Cardinal Health rolls out WaveMark automated solution

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health inventory management solutions (also known as WaveMark) has introduced a supply chain automation solution designed for the unique challenges hospitals face in operating rooms (OR). The solution is a single health system-wide platform that allows hospitals to streamline their OR processes, reduce costs and improve efficiency through real-time inventory visibility and

Cardinal Health to intro approach to address sustainable cost control

Cardinal Health to intro approach to address sustainable cost control

DUBLIN, Ohio — At the upcoming 2018 American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting (December 2-6), Cardinal Health will highlight a comprehensive approach that addresses the top concern of hospital and health system pharmacy leaders: sustainable cost control. Attendees can visit the Cardinal Health booth, #1211, to discuss this topic with hospital

Cardinal Health reports Q1 results for fiscal year 2019

Cardinal Health reports Q1 results for fiscal year 2019

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health reported first quarter fiscal year 2019 revenues of $35.2 billion, an increase of 8%. The company also reported growth in GAAP operating earnings of 211% to $816 million and a decrease in non-GAAP operating earnings of 11% to $542 million. GAAP operating earnings included a gain of $508 million ($378 million after-tax) related to the naviHealth divestiture.

Kroger working with Cardinal Health on drug take-back events

Kroger working with Cardinal Health on drug take-back events

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is teaming up with Cardinal Health to host drug take-back events at more than 200 Kroger locations in 13 states. The events will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. local time on Saturday, October 27. These events are being held in conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription

Cardinal Health names Crawford as CEO of Pharmaceutical Segment

Cardinal Health names Crawford as CEO of Pharmaceutical Segment

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health announced that Victor Crawford will be joining the company as its next chief executive officer of the Pharmaceutical Segment.  Victor’s most recent role was CEO, Healthcare, Education and Business Dining for Aramark. In his new role, he will report to Mike Kaufmann, CEO of Cardinal Health. “We are thrilled to welcome Victor to

Women Pharmacist Day spotlights contributions of female pharmacists

Women Pharmacist Day spotlights contributions of female pharmacists

DUBLIN, Ohio — The inaugural Women Pharmacist Day will be commemorated on Oct. 12, 2018, in conjunction with National Pharmacist Month, to recognize the important contributions women pharmacists make, every day, to delivering quality care to patients. While women made up only 8% of all U.S. pharmacists as recently as the 1960s, women currently comprise 55% of

Cardinal Health Foundation, Brown University host opioid curriculum development symposium

Cardinal Health Foundation, Brown University host opioid curriculum development symposium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Today and tomorrow (June 11 and 12), the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Cardinal Health Foundation are convening more than 90 faculty members and practitioners from 30 medical schools across the country to begin creating a curriculum that teaches the next generation of physicians core competencies to prevent overprescribing

Kroger and Cardinal Health to co-host drug take-back events

Kroger and Cardinal Health to co-host drug take-back events

CINCINNATI and DUBLIN, Ohio — Kroger Co. and Cardinal Health announced the companies will host joint drug take-back events at more than 100 Kroger Family of Pharmacies locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time on April 28, 2018 across America, as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Kroger announces plans to combat opioid abuse

Kroger announces plans to combat opioid abuse

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. Family of Pharmacies reported that it is taking several steps as part of a comprehensive commitment to help communities combat the nationwide opioid epidemic. Kroger currently stocks naloxone, an opioid overdose-reversing drug, in its 2,300 pharmacies across 35 states and the District of Columbia with more than 1,900 of those

Cardinal Health begins donation of 80,000 doses of Narcan

Cardinal Health begins donation of 80,000 doses of Narcan

DUBLIN, Ohio— Today, as part of its Opioid Action Program, Cardinal Health began rolling out its donation of more than 80,000 doses of Narcan, (naloxone HCI) Nasal Spray 4mg, to community organizations who will distribute the life-saving overdose-reversal medication to first responders and law enforcement across Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia. Cardinal Health is

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

What will the second year of the Trump administration look like? Is the demise of the Affordable Care Act imminent? Will pharmacists get the greater role in health care they have long sought? These are among the questions top chain drug industry executives are pondering as they look to 2018. With spiraling health care costs and

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