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10 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Jim Landers: $1,000-per-pill cure is difficult to swallow

Gilead's drug Sovaldi, combined with other drugs in pill form, has cured more than 15,000 cases of hepatitis C. In a 12-week regimen, it has a success rate of more than 80 percent.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Social Solutions, Texas, Opinion

10 hrs ago | BioWorld

Limited 'Horizon'? PBMs may eliminate drug pair from formularies in 2015

Word that a pair of pharmacy benefit managers may drop two nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs from their formularies sent Horizon Pharma Inc. shares into a tailspin and caused onlookers to speculate about further pushbacks from payers and their agents against high drug prices.


Related Topix: Retail, CVS, Chapel Hill, NC

11 hrs ago |

Is Walgreen Set For A Better 2014?

No matter how bad the economic conditions are, there will always be some industries which are capable of doing well.


Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, CVS, Rite Aid

15 hrs ago | Benzinga

Morning Market Losers

Horizon Pharma shares dipped 31.37% to $9.54 after the company reported that CVS Caremark and Express Scripts expect to announce DUEXIS and VIMOVO will no longer be on formularies and will be placed on exclusion lists effective January 1, 2015.


Related Topix: Retail, CVS, Social Solutions, Ceragon Networks, Wireless, Telecom, QAD, Software

19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Express Scripts expansion could mean 1,500 jobs

The nation's largest company that manages pharmacy benefits is opening a new office building in St. Louis County as part of an expansion, which is expected to add 1,500 jobs over the next five years.


Related Topix: Social Solutions, St Louis County, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, University of Missouri

23 hrs ago |

Will This Price Target Cut Hurt Express Scripts (ESRX) Stock Today?

The analyst firm reiterated its "buy" rating for the company. Express Scripts' lack major mail order generic launches and generic inflation headwinds "may have served as negative offsets" according to UBS analyst Steven Valiquette.


Related Topix: Financial Markets

Yesterday | Business Journal

Express Scripts unveiling $56 million expansion today

The United States' largest pharmacy benefits manager, Express Scripts Holding Co., will unveil its newest $56 million expansion of its St. Louis headquarters Monday.


Related Topix: Social Solutions, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Bristol-Myers Squibb Loses Out Against This Rival

We pitch two companies from the GICS sector 'health care distributors and services', Bristol-Myers Squibb and Express Scripts, against one another in the latest instalment of our Head-To-Head series.


Related Topix: Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Social Solutions, Bloomsbury Publishing, Publishing, Media, Medarex, Pharmaceuticals

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Express Scripts Holding Company Put Options

Express Scripts Holding Company was the target of unusually large options trading on Friday.


Related Topix: Social Solutions

Seeking Alpha

Does Catamaran Stack Up To Express Scripts?

Right now, all of my investable funds are in Express Scripts , the largest pharmacy benefit management company in the U.S. I am very confident in the stock, but have been frequently performing preliminary research on various other high quality companies over the past few months to see how they stack up.


Related Topix: Social Solutions

Thu Jul 17, 2014


State Governments May Spend $55 Billion on Hepatitis C Medications

ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- State legislatures will need to find billions in their budgets to purchase costly new hepatitis C therapy, according to a new state-by-state analysis released today by Express Scripts .


Related Topix: Social Solutions, Prison, Oklahoma

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Wednesday Sector Laggards: Healthcare, Consumer Products

The worst performing sector as of midday Wednesday is the Healthcare sector, showing a 0.1% loss.


Related Topix: Social Solutions, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Hansen Natural, Beverages, Monster Worldwide, Human Resources, Advertising

Business Journal

600 moving to new Express Scripts building in North Huntingdon

St. Louis-based Express Scripts , a Fortune 100 company that provides the pharmacy benefits to 90 million people each year, is building a new 70,000-square-foot facility in North Huntingdon.


Related Topix: Social Solutions, North Versailles, PA, Allegheny County, PA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

David Rolfe's Wedgewood Partners Q2 2014 Commentary

Our Composite gained approximately +1.5% during the second quarter of 2014. This tiny gain is below both the gain in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index of +5.2% and the gain of +5.1% in the Russell 1000 Growth Index.


Related Topix: Apparel, Coach, Biotech, Perrigo, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Apple, Startups, National-Oilwell Varco, Energy, Schlumberger, Oil & Gas

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Express Scripts cuts payments for customized drugs

The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.


Related Topix: Social Solutions, Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Market Rarity: Great Company At Very Good Price

Express Scripts has a rock-solid demographic tailwind -- aging Baby Boomers -- in addition to an expected pick-up in prescription demand as more Americans gain coverage through the roll out of the ACA.


Veterans job expo scheduled for July 24 in Columbus

RecruitMillitary's bimonthly, "super-sized" magazine designed to help transitioning and veteran military and their spouses find outstanding civilian jobs, business opportunities, and continuing education programs.


Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Kroger, Retail, Grocery, Home Depot, Household Products, US Military, US Air Force


Transplant Champ Goes Nuts Begging for Pills: Hoelterhoff

Having once offered my close friend Irene a kidney, I am always relieved to find her looking good and healthy when we meet.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Kidney Cancer, Health, Social Solutions, Medicine, CellCept, Mycophenolate (generic)

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Business Insurance

Rising use and cost of compounded medications in workers comp sparks concern

The use and price of compounded medications in workers compensation has climbed sharply, prompting concerns about controlling prescription costs for comp claims and managing safety for injured workers.


Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Walgreen, Rite Aid Comp Sales Beat On Pharmacies

Drugstores are in clearance mode to get merchandise off shelves before back-to-school season starts, but strong pharmacy sales helped Walgreen's same-store sales climbed 7.5%, topping consensus forecasts for a 6.8% increase, led by a 11.3% jump on the pharmacy side.


Related Topix: Social Solutions


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