Mark Cuban’s drug company launches pharmacy, promising striking savings on generic drugs

By Anastassia Gliadkovskaya Source: Fierce Healthcare Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company (MCCPDC) has launched its online pharmacy as part of an ongoing effort to provide consumers with low drug prices. The pharmacy claims to offer significant savings, with several prescription drugs reportedly at more than half the cost of [...]

2022-01-21T16:22:09+00:00January 21st, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Retail industry groups push for pharmacy DIR reform

By Michael Browne Source: Supermarket News Hundreds of organizations representing the pharmacy industry, including supermarket pharmacies, are pushing for legislation that they say would stop the abuse of pharmacy price concessions charged by third-party middlemen — known as direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees — which have increased 91,500% in [...]

2021-06-21T20:59:26+00:00June 21st, 2021|Tags: , , |

At Walgreens, Complaints of Medication Errors Go Missing

Pharmacy employees at Walgreens told consultants late last year that high levels of stress and “unreasonable” expectations had led them to make mistakes while filling prescriptions and to ignore some safety procedures. But when the consultants presented their findings at Walgreens’s corporate offices this month, there was no reference to [...]

2020-02-24T23:36:44+00:00February 24th, 2020|Tags: , |
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