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Impact of full-scope pharmacist care quantified

Impact of full-scope pharmacist care quantified

A Canadian study has put a dollar figure on the impact that expanded pharmacy care could have in the larger realm of health care. The peer-reviewed research, “Cost-Effectiveness of Pharmacist Care for Managing Hypertension in Canada,” revealed that long-term pharmacist care for Canadians with hypertension — including patient education and prescribing — can improve health

Walgreens, OptumRx build ‘new pharmacy solution’

Walgreens, OptumRx build ‘new pharmacy solution’

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is partnering with OptumRx to create a new pharmacy benefit to meet consumers’ changing prescription drug needs and help employers, health plans and their members achieve better health outcomes and greater cost savings. OptumRx is UnitedHealth Group’s freestanding pharmacy care services business, managing more than a billion prescriptions annually. Through a

Walgreens, OptumRx plan integrated Rx offering

Walgreens, OptumRx plan integrated Rx offering

DEERFIELD, Ill. and EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager OptumRx are collaborating on an an integrated pharmacy care solution that blends attributes of in-store and mail-order prescription drug services. The companies said Thursday that OptumRx members enrolled in the program will get the option to fill 90-day prescriptions at home delivery co-payment levels at