pharmaceuticals

UnitedHealth Dropping Copays on Some Popular Drugs 
UnitedHealth Dropping Copays on Some Popular Drugs 
July 15, 2022  |  Healthcare

UnitedHealth Group plans to eliminate copayments and other out-of-pocket expenses for patients on some popular drugs, including insulin and anti-overdose treatment naloxone, starting next year,...

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Telemedicine’s Post-COVID Evolution Paves Way for Digital Therapies, Diagnostics
Telemedicine’s Post-COVID Evolution Paves Way for Digital Therapies, Diagnostics
July 14, 2022  |  Healthcare

Catapulted from relative obscurity to mainstream status by COVID-19, telemedicine has obvious limitations in treating disease, but the emerging world of digital therapeutics is changing...

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‘Antiquated’ Medical Supply Sector Ripe for Post-COVID Digital Shift
‘Antiquated’ Medical Supply Sector Ripe for Post-COVID Digital Shift
July 05, 2022  |  Healthcare

Medical supplies — a market that, by some estimates, will do over $300 billion in U.S. sales in 2022 — is the lucrative land that...

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Walgreens Looks to Healthcare and Digital for Growth
Walgreens Looks to Healthcare and Digital for Growth
June 30, 2022  |  Healthcare

With COVID-19 vaccinations and urgent care visits dropping through spring as infection fears faded, Big Pharmacy is looking to get back on track with expansion...

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Walgreens Plans to Double Robot Pharmacy Use
Walgreens Plans to Double Robot Pharmacy Use
June 30, 2022  |  Retail

Walgreens wants to double the number of prescriptions being filled by its robot-powered micro fulfillment centers, the pharmacy chain’s chief executive said Thursday (June 30)....

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Study Cites Mark Cuban’s Online Pharmacy Model for Price Reform
Study Cites Mark Cuban’s Online Pharmacy Model for Price Reform
June 22, 2022  |  Prescriptions

For a sector steeped in scans and tests to find hidden problems, healthcare itself isn’t very good at transparency, especially when it comes to prescription...

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Blockchain in Action: Healthcare and Pharma Blockchains Are a Matter of Life and Death
Blockchain in Action: Healthcare and Pharma Blockchains Are a Matter of Life and Death
June 05, 2022  |  Blockchain

Welcome to the fifth article in PYMNTS’ Blockchain in Action Series. Most people at least know that blockchain is the technology that bitcoin and other...

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Blockchain in Action: Combined With IoT, Blockchain Can Fight COVID
Blockchain in Action: Combined With IoT, Blockchain Can Fight COVID
May 31, 2022  |  Blockchain

Most people at least know that blockchain is the technology that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are built on, but a digital ledger that timestamps and...

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Prescription App Provider Ranking Sees Just a Tincture of Change
Prescription App Provider Ranking Sees Just a Tincture of Change
May 27, 2022  |  Mobile Applications

Providing a monthly dose of new scores and rankings, PYMNTS’ Provider Ranking of Prescription Apps will help you find what the doctor ordered. As with...

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