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HDA applauds Biden Administration efforts to strengthen supply chains

HDA applauds Biden Administration efforts to strengthen supply chains

ARLINGTON, Va. — Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) president and CEO Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr., released the following statement in response to key findings from the Biden-Harris Administration 100-day supply chain review. “While the health care supply chain has proven to be resilient in the face of a global pandemic, COVID-19 exposed vulnerabilities that require further coordination, cooperation and

CVS Pharmacy names Murphy SVP, payer relations and managed care

CVS Pharmacy names Murphy SVP, payer relations and managed care

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— CVS Pharmacy has named Kevin Murphy, Jr., senior vice president, payer relations and managed care. In this role, Murphy will oversee negotiation for all retail reimbursement contracts with third-party payors and develop new methods of contracting with PBMs and Health Plans. Murphy first joined CVS Health in 2011, where he has been in

Industry mourns PLMA news director Bob Vosburgh

Industry mourns PLMA news director Bob Vosburgh

NEW YORK ― Robert Vosburgh, Jr., a veteran supermarket trade journalist and most recently a familiar spokesperson for the U.S. store brands industry through his online video work for the Private Label Manufacturers Association, died on July 15. A resident of New Milford, Conn., he was 54. Vosburgh joined PLMA in 2013 and served as

With Aetna deal nearing, CVS names new team

With Aetna deal nearing, CVS names new team

WOONSOCKET, R.I.­ — CVS Health has announced the management team that, following the close of the Aetna acquisition, will lead the combined company into the future. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit within the CVS Health enterprise following the close and will be led by members of its current management team. In addition,