Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Blockchain Technology In Healthcare Market Size 2020 Development, Share, Revenue, Demand and Forecast to 2027, Says Forencis Research | 9/17/2020

… and patients generated data are some of the benefits of blockchain technology in healthcare industry. Increasing occurrence of medical data breaches, adequate funding to healthcare blockchain startups, and rising entrance of counterfeit medicines in pharmaceutical supply chain are some of the factors expected to drive the growth of market. BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE MARKET: Drivers & CHALLENGES Market Driver: Rising Occurrence of Medical Data Breaches Healthcare breaches has caused a major …

IMI joins DoseID to Further Expand RFID Interoperability in Healthcare | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

… of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in the healthcare space. DoseID consists of industry innovators who are committed to increasing the interoperability, quality and performance of RFID-tagged products as they move through the pharmaceutical supply chain from manufacturer to patient. The DoseID RFID tag certification will be provided by Auburn University RFID Lab’s ARC Program . This ensures that parties not only meet the standards set by the consortium, but …

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India Contemplates Law Banning Cryptocurrency Trading | 9/17/2020

The government will still encourage blockchain, and is exploring its use to manage land records, pharmaceutical supply chain s and educational records. India’s federal cabinet is reportedly planning to introduce a new law to parliament that will effectively ban trading in cryptocurrencies. If enacted, the new law will affect more than 1.7 million Indians trading cryptocurrencies, including companies like Singapore-based CoinSwitch, which reportedly added 200,000 users after starting India operations …

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Hosts First Virtual ThoughtSpot 2020 Conference & Trade Show | Business Wire | 9/15/2020

… AmerisourceBergen AmerisourceBergen provides pharmaceutical products, value-driving services and business solutions that improve access to care. Tens of thousands of healthcare providers, veterinary practices and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain . Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work — and powered by our 22,000 associates — we are united in our responsibility to create healthier …

Grasping the value of blockchain-focused research and education | 9/13/2020

… purposes. Volvo, the Swedish automotive company, is also using the technology to trace the source of cobalt in their vehicles. Additionally, the technology has also wide-ranging application in the context of industry 4.0, pharmaceutical supply chain , counterfeit drug protocols, governance, and public policy. Blockchain has the potential to scrupulously disrupt financial services, and the application of decentralised finance is taking over the world by storm. While billions in investment …

Blockchain Technology In Healthcare Market Size, Trends, Growth Factors And Forecast 2020-2027 | 9/10/2020

… and patients generated data are some of the benefits of blockchain technology in healthcare industry. Increasing occurrence of medical data breaches, adequate funding to healthcare blockchain startups, and rising entrance of counterfeit medicines in pharmaceutical supply chain are some of the factors expected to drive the growth of market. BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE MARKET: Drivers & CHALLENGES Market Driver: Rising Occurrence of Medical Data Breaches Healthcare breaches has caused a major …

IntrinsiQ Specialty Solutions Launches UroChartEHR® Telehealth to Offer Urologists a HIPAA-Compliant Virtual Visit Tool | Business Wire | 9/9/2020

… AmerisourceBergen AmerisourceBergen provides pharmaceutical products, value-driving services and business solutions that improve access to care. Tens of thousands of healthcare providers, veterinary practices and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain . Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work — and powered by our 22,000 associates — we are united in our responsibility to create healthier …

Politics Should Not Derail Efforts To Reshore Pharmaceutical Supply Chains | Forbes | 9/9/2020

… are made overseas. That reality means we should hasten to take steps to reduce the potential harm future export restrictions could bring to our own citizens. The Administration has taken steps to reshore our pharmaceutical supply chain, albeit a bit belatedly. To that end, it recently invoked the Defense Production Act and determined that Kodak was the company best able to manufacture key starting materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients. It …

Nippon Express’ global supply networks to securely deliver pharmaceuticals worldwide | 9/9/2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 8 – Nippon Express Co Ltd is developing pharmaceutical supply chain networks that meet hardware and software requirements for Good Distribution Practices (GDP), thereby enabling safer, more secure pharmaceutical supplies. In view of the globalisation of pharmaceutical supply chain s, the Company will also be setting up GDP-compliant business locations in major markets worldwide to enhance its supply networks on a global level, according to a statement. Nippon …

6 Ways Amazon Plans to Disrupt the Pharmacy Business | 9/9/2020

… middleman hives off a percentage of the profit, inflating the final price that the payers and the patient will pay. The e-commerce giant has the technology, ethos, and framework to streamline the entire pharmaceutical supply chain and rally the overall experience for the drug makers, insurance companies and patients. This is why Amazon paid top dollar for PillPack. The online pharmacy brand is a darling of the customer, scoring …

Bolloré Logistics secures CEIV Pharma certification in Hong Kong | 9/8/2020

… International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its platform at Hong Kong International Airport. With th is certification , B olloré Logistics Hong Kong s aid it can provide seamless cool chain transportation across the entire pharmaceutical supply chain . “This certification demonstrates our commitment to full compliance in handling pharmaceutical products and other temperature-sensitive commodities. It will greatly reinforce our capability to further develop our core competencies in transportation and logistics …

Nippon Express Providing Global Supply Networks to Safely and Securely Deliver Pharmaceuticals Worldwide | PR Newswire | 9/8/2020

PRNewswire/ – Nippon Express Co., Ltd. is in the process of developing pharmaceutical supply chain networks that meet both hardware and software requirements for Good Distribution Practices (standards for ensuring proper distribution of pharmaceuticals; hereinafter, “GDP”) and thereby enable safer and more secure supply of pharmaceuticals. https://kyodonewsprwire.jp/prwfile/release/M103866/202009033836/_prw_PI2fl_szPza71O.jpg ) In view of the globalization of pharmaceutical supply chain s, the Company will also be setting up GDP …

Top Challenges in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain in France | 9/7/2020

All the companies in the pharmaceutical industry strive to take a new approach to generate more sales and minimize the overall production costs. That is why large businesses invest a huge amount in developing their technology and marketing infrastructure. Top Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Challenges Wilbiz, one of the top pharmaceutical distributors in France , is playing a vital role to overcome these challenges in France. Our growth in the last couple …

Crypto Regulation News: SEC expands accredited investor definition, lowering the barrier to private markets; IRS memo — cryptocurrency earned from a microtasking job is taxable income; ‘Crypto Valley’ residents can now pay taxes in Bitcoin; Brazil†| Medium | 9/7/2020

… for vendor transactions. The FDA is also investigating how it can use blockchain to track and manage threats to food safety across the nation’s vast and decentralized food system and increase transparency in the pharmaceutical supply chain . And the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has already certified BeefChain, a blockchain company that traces the beef supply chain. IMF Makes Bold Case for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency As ‘Evolution of Money’ : The …

Should You Buy the Dip on Eastman Kodak Stock? | 9/7/2020

… up, the once-titan of the camera industry has fallen on hard times as its technology becomes relatively obsolete. Not long ago, Kodak was given a chance to turn around by rebuilding the nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain . However, the company royally blundered this opportunity in as little as one week. Is there still hope left for the company’s stock after being dealt this devastating blow? Let’s find out. What happened …

111, Inc. Partners with Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical Sales in Digital Medicine Innovation | PR Newswire | 9/4/2020

… pharmacy, 1 Drug Mall, serves as a one-stop shop for pharmacies to source a vast selection of pharmaceutical products. The Company’s New Retail platform, by integrating the front and back ends of the pharmaceutical supply chain , has formed a smart supply chain, which transforms the flow of pharmaceutical products to pharmacies and modernizes how they serve their customers. For more information on 111, please visit: http://ir.111.com.cn …

FDA knocks Acella for lax controls on thyroid medicine recalled in May | 9/3/2020

ERT Acquires APDM Wearable Technologies to Reinvent End … June 11, 2020 FDA knocks Acella for lax controls on thyroid medicine recalled in May As the pharmaceutical supply chain has grown more geographically diverse, drugmakers have leaned more and more on contract manufacturers to help carry the load. But bringing on a production partner can pose quality risks—a reality Georgia-based Acella Pharmaceuticals is finding out the hard way. The …

Warren, Smith to President Trump: Your Executive Order Won’t End U.S. Overreliance on Foreign Nations for Critical Pharmaceutical Products | US Seante | 9/2/2020

… End U.S. Overreliance on Foreign Nations for Critical Pharmaceutical Products Senators call on the president to support their legislation to eliminate the public health and national security risks exacerbated by COVID-19 Senators’ U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Defense and Enhancement Act contains the tools needed to solve the problem Text of letter (PDF) Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) wrote to President …

Learn How Key Pharma Manufacturers & Suppliers are Dealing with Supply Chain Issues | 9/1/2020

… supplies of quality medicines. On Monday, 21 September, we kick-off with an Executive Forum where participants will hear from and enjoy in-depth discussions with pharmaceutical industry leaders on best practices for maintaining pharmaceutical supply chain continuity in a complex and dynamic environment, including: Impact of COVID-19 on the pharmaceutical supply chain Sustainable supply chain visibility & control strategies Post-COVID-19 assessment/lessons learned Redundancy in facilities and …

AAM has a new CEO, Dan Leonard | 8/31/2020

… at America’s Health Insurance Plans, the trade association for that part of healthcare. Leonard joins the organization at a crucial time: as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, shortcomings in the US’ domestic pharmaceutical supply chain have become more visible—specifically, the dependence of the US pharma industry on non-US suppliers, particularly APIs that are often transformed into finished goods here. (Finished goods coming from abroad are also …

Sunrays: shining a light on COVID-19 vaccines transport requirements | 8/31/2020

… heroes made it happen. However, many obstacles had to be overcome, often in emergency mode and not always coordinated leading to inefficiencies, missing opportunities, frustrations, etc. COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to global pharmaceutical supply chain due to airfreight capacity shortage arising from global lockdowns and passenger flights suspensions, border closures, night curfews impacting supply chain workers, etc. As a result, shippers had to rethink promptly their entire supply …

Sonoco creates PharmaPortal using IBM blockchain technology | 8/29/2020

Sonoco ThermoSafe creating industrywide PharmaPortal platform using IBM Blockchain technology to help deliver improved transparency and traceability across the temperature controlled pharmaceutical supply chain . Photo – Pixabay Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco, the global provider of temperature assurance packaging for pharmaceutical distribution, is building PharmaPortal, a vendor-neutral blockchain platform for pharmaceutical manufacturers and carriers. Built on IBM Blockchain Transparent Supply, PharmaPortal intends to meet the industry’s needs to trace …

Boyd Report Names Top East Coast Pharma Supply Chain Cities – DC Velocity | 8/27/2020

Boyd Report Names Top East Coast Pharma Supply Chain Cities – DC Velocity by admin on August 27, 2020 Reshoring Trend The Covid-19 pandemic has done much to expose the vulnerabilities in our nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain , according to The Boyd Co., Inc., the Princeton, NJ-based corporate site selection firm. The rush to ship limited inventories of test kits, personal protection items, plasma and drugs has been challenging due …

Kohlberg and Mubadala Sign a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Majority Stake in PCI Pharma Services | 8/26/2020

… equity stake in the Company. The terms of the transaction are not disclosed. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., PCI Pharma Services is a recognized industry leader and trusted partner providing a broad range of integrated pharmaceutical supply chain solutions from the earliest stages of drug development through to commercial launch, and delivering ongoing supply with global capabilities for drug development and manufacturing, clinical trials services and commercial packaging services. PCI spans …

How to Maintain Pharma Supply Chain Reliance, Overall Quality, & Compliance Sustainability | 8/25/2020

How to Maintain Pharma Supply Chain Reliance, Overall Quality, & Compliance Sustainability Frances M. Zipp Carmelo Rosa, PsyD The global pandemic is impacting supply chains worldwide, but pharmaceutical supply chain s are especially vulnerable. Manufacturers are under pressure to help maintain the supply of critical medicines during COVID-19 as well as contribute to the on-going efforts to support the ever-changing supply chain. As pharmaceutical manufacturers reprioritize production due to …

Food and Drug Administration

Crypto Regulation News: SEC expands accredited investor definition, lowering the barrier to private markets; IRS memo — cryptocurrency earned from a microtasking job is taxable income; ‘Crypto Valley’ residents can now pay taxes in Bitcoin; Brazil†| Medium | 9/7/2020

… turned to blockchain for its transparency, efficiency, security and flexibility. According to FedTech magazine , several federal agencies like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, and the Department of Treasury began using blockchain. Officials … vast and decentralized food system and increase transparency in the pharmaceutical supply chain. And the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has already certified BeefChain, a blockchain company that traces the beef supply chain. IMF Makes …

Department of Health and Human Services

Crypto Regulation News: SEC expands accredited investor definition, lowering the barrier to private markets; IRS memo — cryptocurrency earned from a microtasking job is taxable income; ‘Crypto Valley’ residents can now pay taxes in Bitcoin; Brazil†| Medium | 9/7/2020

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is also using distributed ledger technology to increase its bulk purchasing power, reduce its reporting burden, cut costs for industry partners and improve record-keeping for vendor transactions. The FDA is also investigating how it can use blockchain to track and manage threats to food safety across the nation’s vast and decentralized food system and increase transparency in the pharmaceutical supply chain. And …

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

Crypto Regulation News: SEC expands accredited investor definition, lowering the barrier to private markets; IRS memo — cryptocurrency earned from a microtasking job is taxable income; ‘Crypto Valley’ residents can now pay taxes in Bitcoin; Brazil†| Medium | 9/7/2020

… way than adopting blockchain technology. Henry Francis, associate director for data mining and informatics evaluation and research at the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, has already successfully developed a blockchain-based application that … vast and decentralized food system and increase transparency in the pharmaceutical supply chain. And the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has already certified BeefChain, a blockchain company that traces the beef supply chain. IMF Makes …

COVID-19

5 Population Health Statistics Bound To Change Because Of Covid-19 | Forbes | 8/19/2020

Covid-19 has opened Americans’ eyes to a number of oft overlooked healthcare issues. It showed us how vulnerable our pharmaceutical supply chain is. It reminded us why we must start taking behavioral health seriously. It reemphasized the importance of addressing social determinants of health . And, perhaps most importantly, it forced healthcare leaders to see that there’s substantial risk within fee-for-service. From a population health standpoint, the latter …

Biotech

Viva Biotech and Langhua Pharmaceutical Reached the Strategic Acquisition Agreement, Accelerating the Escalation of the Service Chain of Innovative Drug Industry | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

SHANGHAI , Aug. 9, On August 9 th , 2020, Viva Biotech ( Shanghai ) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Viva Biotech” or “The Company”) entered into the Share Purchase Agreement pursuant to which Viva Biotech agreed to … EDQM) and World Health Organization (WHO) as well as the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative (PSCI). The acquisition will enable The Company to acquire an established CDMO platform with solid track record and reputation, and expand …

Consumer Healthcare

PFIZER REPORTS FIRST-QUARTER 2020 RESULTS | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… Meridian and Mylan-Japan are reported in Pfizer’s Upjohn business in all periods presented. Acquisitions and the contribution of Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare business to the GSK Consumer Healthcare joint venture (JV) that were completed during … impact of the increased presence of counterfeit medicines in the pharmaceutical supply chain on our revenues and on patient confidence in the integrity of our medicines; uncertainties based on the formal change in relationship between …

Blockchain in Healthcare

Blockchain in healthcare gets a reality check from the FDA, doctors, and pharma | ZDNet | 12/2/2019

Using blockchain in healthcare Healthcare administration is advancing through innovation and blockchain. Special feature Special report: How blockchain will disrupt business (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet/TechRepublic special feature, looks at … FDA is working with manufacturers and distributors to track the pharmaceutical supply chain. Entrepreneurs are working with doctors and hospitals to reduce the burden of bureaucracy. Mutaz Shegewi, research director, IDC Health Insights , said that …

Patient Engagement

Blockchain in healthcare gets a reality check from the FDA, doctors, and pharma | ZDNet | 12/2/2019

… companies are using the technology to improve patient care. The FDA is working with manufacturers and distributors to track the pharmaceutical supply chain. Entrepreneurs are working with doctors and hospitals to reduce the burden of … healthcare: Health information access and exchange Payer and provider integration Patient engagement Consulting and professional services Consortia and industry collaborations Shegewi said that blockchain has the potential to improve the democratization of healthcare data. “A …

HIPAA

Pharmacy Management Systems | World Market Analysis by Component, Deployment, Size & Geography (2019-2024) | PR Newswire | 11/29/2019

… to 2018, where 961 counterfeiting incidents involved either customs seizures or police/health inspector raids. Implementing reliable inventory management across pharmaceutical supply chain can contribute in tracking illegal medicines and better drug selection choices. Mobile … person who picked up the Rx, and signature capture of HIPAA and the Rx. In February 2019 , USA -based SRS Pharmacy Systems partnered with STRAND Clinical Technologies to innovate clinic building services. STRAND helps pharmacies …

HIMSS

Pharmacy Management Systems | World Market Analysis by Component, Deployment, Size & Geography (2019-2024) | PR Newswire | 11/29/2019

… to 2018, where 961 counterfeiting incidents involved either customs seizures or police/health inspector raids. Implementing reliable inventory management across pharmaceutical supply chain can contribute in tracking illegal medicines and better drug selection choices. Mobile … its new electronic health record (EHR), “Avenel”, at the annual HIMSS conference. The mobile-first, cloud-based Avenel creates a community-wide shared patient record and uses machine learning, to reduce the time required for …

Pharmacy Management Software

Pharmacy Management Systems | World Market Analysis by Component, Deployment, Size & Geography (2019-2024) | PR Newswire | 11/29/2019

… which causes the pharmacists to onboard another vendor a complex task. Market Trends Inventory Management to Dominate the Market The pharmacy management software system provides a more effective way to manage inventory and focuses on … or police/health inspector raids. Implementing reliable inventory management across pharmaceutical supply chain can contribute in tracking illegal medicines and better drug selection choices. Mobile Medsoft offers Helix LTC Pharmacy Management System, whose inventory management …

Clinical Documentation

Pharmacy Management Systems | World Market Analysis by Component, Deployment, Size & Geography (2019-2024) | PR Newswire | 11/29/2019

… to 2018, where 961 counterfeiting incidents involved either customs seizures or police/health inspector raids. Implementing reliable inventory management across pharmaceutical supply chain can contribute in tracking illegal medicines and better drug selection choices. Mobile … and uses machine learning, to reduce the time required for clinical documentation. Key Topics Covered 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Study Deliverables 1.2 Study Assumptions 1.3 Scope of the Study 2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 4 …

Patient Safety

The next 10 years of pharma serialization? | 11/19/2019

… pharmaceutical supply chain. But that is what Excellis Health Solutions, a then-new consulting organization, opted to do. “We knew that serialization would be required for patient safety in some fashion going forward,” says Greg Cathcart, CEO of Excellis, “and we wanted to be involved in that. That first GTT meeting had eight attendees, and this year, we had nearly 200.” In addition, Excellis has sponsored seven other meetings this …

Mental Health

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… Veteran Suicides Top Democrats running for president in 2020 are vowing to reduce veteran suicide rates by improving access to mental health care and making improvements to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The issue … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

Medicaid

Friday, November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… facility.” Stat: FDA Slams Dollar Tree For Purchasing Drugs From Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network … abortions to undergo a pelvic exam. (Lowry and Thomas, 11/14) Medicaid The Death Toll For Florida’s Decision Not To Expand Medicaid: 2,776 Lives “What the report shows for the first time is the scale of …

Medicare

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… will spar over the best way to achieve universal coverage. Once again, the progressives will talk up the benefits of “Medicare For All” while the moderates attack it for its high cost and lack of … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

Substance Abuse

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… on the developing brain. It can prime your brain for addiction to other substances,” Adams said at a Washington, D.C., substance abuse conference held late in August and sponsored by Oxford House, a recovery center … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

CDC

Friday, November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… facility.” Stat: FDA Slams Dollar Tree For Purchasing Drugs From Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network … 11/14) NBC News: Vaping Illness Cases Rise Again, To 2,172, CDC Says California and Illinois are the states that have reported the largest number of EVALI deaths so far, with four each. Last week, the …

Drug Diversion

Illegal Pills: An Overlooked Threat | The Accidental Poet | 11/12/2019

A Joint Project by National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, and the Partnership For Safe Medicines. This Article was Originally Posted to opioidlibrary.org . EXECUTIVE SUMMARY For less than $500 … safety, law enforcement, and regulatory issues related to the secure pharmaceutical supply chain. The goal is to help understand why America has seen a sudden increase in domestic counterfeit production, its impact on patient safety …

Drug Information

Low generic-drug prices exacerbate drug shortages: FDA | Modern Healthcare | 10/30/2019

Print More drugs are in short supply for longer periods of time due to a fundamentally flawed pharmaceutical supply chain, according to a new report. The number of ongoing drug shortages has increased from 2017 … a drug shortage expert who is the senior director of drug information and support services at University of Utah Health. Drug purchasers have limited access to any quality data other than if the FDA approved …

Digital Health

Blink Health Names Kathy Reardon Chief Healthcare Counsel | Business Wire | 10/29/2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 29, 2019– Blink Health , the digital health company on a mission to make prescription drugs affordable for everyone, has appointed Kathy Reardon as Chief Healthcare Counsel. Reardon joins the company with two decades of experience navigating the legal intricacies of the complex and opaque pharmaceutical supply chain. At Blink, Reardon will use her expertise to put the interests of patients first, rather than those of …

Kaiser Family Foundation

How the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act can reduce drug costs | 10/28/2019

… ask any of our colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives, you’ll almost certainly hear the same thing. The Kaiser Family Foundation released a poll in March that found among Americans currently taking prescription … to the patient is too complex, opaque and expensive. The pharmaceutical supply chain is wrought with special interests that too often prioritize profits over patients. We’ve spent a lot of time looking into the drug …

Healthcare Supply Chain

AmerisourceBergen’s ThinkLive Summit Looks to the Future of Pharmaceutical Care | Business Wire | 10/24/2019

… world’s medicines and the caregivers of patients. We believe it is our responsibility to continue developing solutions that advance the healthcare supply chain and allow manufacturers, providers and patients to thrive today and in the … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

Biosimilars

AmerisourceBergen’s ThinkLive Summit Looks to the Future of Pharmaceutical Care | Business Wire | 10/24/2019

… 400 leading pharmaceutical manufacturers and AmerisourceBergen executives to collaborate and share perspectives on embracing innovation, driving patient access and supporting biosimilars and other novel therapies. “At AmerisourceBergen, we recognize the significant role we play as … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

Addiction Treatment

Reckoning with U.S. opioid crisis as $8 bln Ohio trial kicks off | Yahoo News | 10/21/2019

… linked to opioids, according to government data. Ohio’s Cuyahoga and Summit counties are seeking around $8 billion to pay for addiction treatment programs and to cover expenses spent over the years on police and healthcare … Saturday that they made up only “one component of the pharmaceutical supply chain” and their role was to make sure medicines prescribed by licensed doctors were available for patients. “We remain deeply concerned by the …

AmerisourceBergen

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Hosts First Virtual ThoughtSpot 2020 Conference & Trade Show | Business Wire | 9/15/2020

VALLEY FORGE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 15, 2020– Today, AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy kicked off the first virtual ThoughtSpot , Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s annual conference and trade show, representing the organization’s continued commitment to ensuring … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work — and powered by our …

Vizient

Hospitals see shortages of a cheap steroid that one study says helps Covid-19 patients | STAT | 6/25/2020

… were able to be filled and shipped to hospitals — plummeted from 97% to just 54% by June 19, according to Vizient, a group purchasing organization that negotiates contracts for medicines on behalf of about 3,000 … Pharmaceuticals, according to 46Brooklyn, a research firm that tracks the pharmaceutical supply chain. The sudden spike is almost predictable, given the intense interest in any treatment that might help Covid-19 patients. A similar jump …

Hashed Health

ISG Launches New Podcast Series Exploring Benefits of Blockchain | Globe Newswire | 6/25/2020

New episodes explore implications for pharmaceutical, healthcare and food industries with guests from Chronicled, Hashed Health and Dole June 25, 2020 09:15 ET Source: Information Services Group, Inc. STAMFORD, Conn., June 25, Information Services Group … even bigger returns.” The application of blockchain technology in the pharmaceutical supply chain is explored in ISG Blockchain Now Podcast Episode 1: Blockchain in the Pharmaceutical Industry Supply Chain . Manders and ISG senior consultants Cole …

Fresenius Kabi

Hospitals see shortages of a cheap steroid that one study says helps Covid-19 patients | STAT | 6/25/2020

Fresenius Kabi and Hikma — cited increased demand. The third manufacturer, AuroMedics, did not provide a reason for the shortage. There is no indication that a shortage exists for the tablet version, a market largely monopolized by Hikma Pharmaceuticals, according to 46Brooklyn, a research firm that tracks the pharmaceutical supply chain. The sudden spike is almost predictable, given the intense interest in any treatment that might help Covid-19 patients. A …

Pfizer

Combination Pill From Myovant Reduces Pain From Endometriosis, Trial Shows | Kaiser Health News | 6/24/2020

… the New England Journal of Medicine on June 4, showed better outcomes for men who took relugolix. (Cooney, 6/23) Bloomberg: Pfizer (PFE) Heart Drug Tafamidis High Price Barrier For Elderly Pfizer Inc.’s new $225,000 … More Issues As concerns mount over the quality of the pharmaceutical supply chain, the Food and Drug Administration has released new data showing the agency inspected more manufacturing plants located in India during the past …

TraceLink

TraceLink Announces Results from FDA DSCSA Pilot Program | PR Newswire | 6/23/2020

NORTH READING, Mass. , June - TraceLink Inc ., the leading digital platform company for the life science supply chain, today announced results from its pilot for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pilot Project Program under the … The pilot employed early stage technology solutions to address top pharmaceutical supply chain challenges and establish a deep understanding of how technology can realistically ease those burdens. Both workstreams were designed to create a vision …

Merck

U.S. Departments of Defense, Health & Human Services select Corning Valor® Glass packaging to accelerate delivery of COVID-19 vaccines | Globe Newswire | 6/9/2020

Merck and Pfizer to announce a Valor Glass collaboration focused on modernizing pharmaceutical glass packaging. Through investment in Valor Glass manufacturing capacity under Operation Warp Speed (OWS), the U.S. government will strengthen the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain by directly addressing existing constraints and shortages. “Valor Glass sets a new standard for quality and performance in pharmaceutical packaging. It is purpose-built for pharmaceuticals and is uniquely positioned to enable faster …

McKesson

Oklahoma refiles opioid lawsuits against Cardinal, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen | 5/4/2020

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed separate lawsuits against Cardinal Health, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen May 1, accusing them of oversupplying the state with opioids, The Oklahoman reported. Mr. Hunter previously filed a single lawsuit against … that it “plays an important but limited role in the pharmaceutical supply chain, and any suggestion that McKesson drove demand for opioids in this country reflects a fundamental misunderstanding and mischaracterization of our role as …

Cardinal Health

Oklahoma refiles opioid lawsuits against Cardinal, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/4/2020

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed separate lawsuits against Cardinal Health, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen May 1, accusing them of oversupplying the state with opioids, The Oklahoman reported. Mr. Hunter previously filed a single lawsuit against … that it “plays an important but limited role in the pharmaceutical supply chain, and any suggestion that McKesson drove demand for opioids in this country reflects a fundamental misunderstanding and mischaracterization of our role as …

GSK

PFIZER REPORTS FIRST-QUARTER 2020 RESULTS | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… reported in Pfizer’s Upjohn business in all periods presented. Acquisitions and the contribution of Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare business to the GSK Consumer Healthcare joint venture (JV) that were completed during 2019 impacted financial results in … impact of the increased presence of counterfeit medicines in the pharmaceutical supply chain on our revenues and on patient confidence in the integrity of our medicines; uncertainties based on the formal change in relationship between …

Upjohn

PFIZER REPORTS FIRST-QUARTER 2020 RESULTS | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… 2020 and 2019 (4) are summarized below. OVERALL RESULTS ($ in millions, except per share amounts) First-Quarter Beginning in 2020, Upjohn began managing Pfizer’s Meridian subsidiary, the manufacturer of EpiPen and other auto-injector products … impact of the increased presence of counterfeit medicines in the pharmaceutical supply chain on our revenues and on patient confidence in the integrity of our medicines; uncertainties based on the formal change in relationship between …

Eli Lilly

Vietnamese online pharmaceutical marketplace BuyMed raises $2.5 million | TechCrunch | 4/27/2020

pharmaceutical supply chain and we believe that BuyMed’s founders have the experience, execution and operational management necessary to tackle this problem.” BuyMed Co-founder and CEO Peter Nguyen formerly served as a consultant for companies like Eli Lilly, Roche and Siemens, helping them create more efficient operations and supply chains. Nguyen told TechCrunch that there are no major multi-brand distributors in Vietnam, so most pharmaceutical manufacturers and brands need …

GE Healthcare

Global RFID in Healthcare Industry | PR Newswire | 4/20/2020

… supersede all other research methodologies. - Competitors identified in this market include, among others, Dolphin RFID Pvt. Ltd GAO RFID Inc. GE Healthcare Grifols S.A IBM Corporation Impinj Inc. LogiTag Ltd. metraTec GmbH Mobile Aspects Inc … Bar coding in Blood Monitoring Systems RFID for Improvements in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and Enhanced Patient Safety Market Restraints Global Competitor Market Shares RFID in Healthcare Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020 & 2029 2 …

Gilead Sciences

Global Cases Top 2 Million; Singapore Numbers Jump: Virus Update | Yahoo News | 4/16/2020

… terminal for news and data on the coronavirus. Gilead Gains on Report on Covid-19 Drug Test (5 p.m. NY) Gilead Sciences Inc. climbed 4.4% post-market Thursday as STAT reported severe Covid-19 patients … light of unprecedented disruptions to, and demands on, the global pharmaceutical supply chain as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in order to respond to evolving regional conditions, additional flexibility is temporarily needed …

Amazon Health

Coronavirus tracker: U.K. plans major COVID-19 trial; Healthcare workers first up for J&J vaccine | FiercePharma | 4/3/2020

… moment to share your opinion in this 10-minute survey. All qualified respondents will be entered to win a $500 Amazon gift card. Take the Survey As of Friday the number of global confirmed cases … The pandemic has exposed the U.S.’ dependence on the Chinese pharmaceutical supply chain, but Congress could incentivize manufacturing in Puerto Rico through tax changes, an expert wrote in Forbes. In an interview with USA Today …

McKesson Corporation

Pharmacy Management Systems | World Market Analysis by Component, Deployment, Size & Geography (2019-2024) | PR Newswire | 11/29/2019

… to 2018, where 961 counterfeiting incidents involved either customs seizures or police/health inspector raids. Implementing reliable inventory management across pharmaceutical supply chain can contribute in tracking illegal medicines and better drug selection choices. Mobile … of the World 6 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 6.1 Company Profiles 6.1.1 McKesson Corporation 6.1.2 Cerner Corporation 6.1.3 Becton Dickinson & Co. 6.1.4 GE Healthcare Inc. 6.1.5 Talyst LLC 6.1.6 Allscripts Healthcare Solution Inc. 6.1.7 Epicor Software Corporation …

Allscripts

Pharmacy Management Systems | World Market Analysis by Component, Deployment, Size & Geography (2019-2024) | PR Newswire | 11/29/2019

… to 2018, where 961 counterfeiting incidents involved either customs seizures or police/health inspector raids. Implementing reliable inventory management across pharmaceutical supply chain can contribute in tracking illegal medicines and better drug selection choices. Mobile … grants to select clinics in the United States . March 2018 - Allscripts Healthcare Solutions revealed its new electronic health record (EHR), “Avenel”, at the annual HIMSS conference. The mobile-first, cloud-based Avenel creates a community …

CVS

CVS Health and Walgreens Finally Breaking Out | 11/23/2019

Saturday Nov 23rd, 1:18PM EST CVS Health and Walgreens Finally Breaking Out Posted on by Noah Kiedrowski CVS Health (CVS) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) have broken out recently due to a pair of better … different directions. With threats coming from all angles, these two pharmaceutical supply chain heavyweights are not only surviving but competing and reviving their dominance in the marketplace. CVS’ Recent Rise CVS is fresh off back …

CVS Health

CVS Health and Walgreens Finally Breaking Out | 11/23/2019

Saturday Nov 23rd, 1:18PM EST CVS Health and Walgreens Finally Breaking Out Posted on by Noah Kiedrowski CVS Health (CVS) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) have broken out recently due to a pair of better … different directions. With threats coming from all angles, these two pharmaceutical supply chain heavyweights are not only surviving but competing and reviving their dominance in the marketplace. CVS’ Recent Rise CVS is fresh off back …

Novartis

The First Biomedical Supply Chain Industrialization Service Center in Western China Established in Chengdu Tianfu International Biotown | 11/18/2019

… Novartis, Merck (MSD), and Takeda Pharmaceutical. As a top-end high-end conference in the industry, the conference attracted global biomedical supply chain industry experts, multinational corporations and international organizations to gather together to create a global biomedical supply chain hub, three aspects from “seeing new opportunities in the international pharmaceutical supply chain”, “Chengdu has created a new exploration and exploration of the new hub of biomedical supply chain”, and …

UnitedHealth Group

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… including a $59.2 million investment from Allianz. It has signed partnerships with others including Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and UnitedHealth Group Inc. (Rubin, 11/15) The Hill: 2020 Dems Put Focus On Stemming Veteran Suicides … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

Express Scripts

Blink Health Names Kathy Reardon Chief Healthcare Counsel | Business Wire | 10/29/2019

… Healthcare Counsel. Reardon joins the company with two decades of experience navigating the legal intricacies of the complex and opaque pharmaceutical supply chain. At Blink, Reardon will use her expertise to put the interests of … Prior to that she was an Associate General Counsel at Express Scripts with responsibility for supply chain and regulatory matters. She also served as General Counsel for DaVita Rx. Reardon joins Blink’s unique executive team …

Microsoft Health

Blink Health Names Kathy Reardon Chief Healthcare Counsel | Business Wire | 10/29/2019

… Healthcare Counsel. Reardon joins the company with two decades of experience navigating the legal intricacies of the complex and opaque pharmaceutical supply chain. At Blink, Reardon will use her expertise to put the interests of … team also includes proven tech leaders from Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft such as Bharath Chinamanthur, Lara Sosnosky and Madan Nagaldinne. About Blink Health Blink Health is the digital health company on a mission to make …

Blink Health

Blink Health Names Kathy Reardon Chief Healthcare Counsel | Business Wire | 10/29/2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 29, 2019– Blink Health , the digital health company on a mission to make prescription drugs affordable for everyone, has appointed Kathy Reardon as Chief Healthcare Counsel. Reardon joins the company with two decades of experience navigating the legal intricacies of the complex and opaque pharmaceutical supply chain. At Blink, Reardon will use her expertise to put the interests of patients first, rather than those of …

Teva Pharmaceutical

Reckoning with U.S. opioid crisis as $8 bln Ohio trial kicks off | Yahoo News | 10/21/2019

… three largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors - AmerisourceBergen Corp, Cardinal Health Inc and McKesson Corp - as well as Israel-based drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and pharmacy chain operator Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. The outcome of … Saturday that they made up only “one component of the pharmaceutical supply chain” and their role was to make sure medicines prescribed by licensed doctors were available for patients. “We remain deeply concerned by the …

Morgan Stanley

US drug shortage fears grow as India locks down due to the coronavirus | CNBC | 3/24/2020

Tetra Images Getty Images Analysts warn that the COVID-19 pandemic could disrupt the global pharmaceutical supply chain which is heavily reliant on China and India, as India takes harsh measures to combat the spread … next several months. According to experts who participated in a Morgan Stanley investor call last week, China’s supply activities are improving but India is now a key country of concern. Risk of disruption India is …

Safest Play On Mallinckrodt: 6.7% Current Yield, Clear Path To Payment - Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE:MNK) | Seeking Alpha | 9/13/2019

… deaths picking up over time. Currently ~2,000 lawsuits have been brought by municipalities and other plaintiffs accusing companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain, including Mallinckrodt, of fueling the opioid epidemic. A Mallinckrodt spokesman said the … most exciting pieces of news came from management during Tuesdays Morgan Stanley Healthcare conference when the company announced it now has a “clear pathway” to paying off the 2020 bonds. According to Chief Financial Officer …

California Health Care Foundation

California’s new transparency law reveals steep rise in wholesale drug prices | FierceHealthcare | 10/14/2019

… based drug pricing models but face significant barriers, report finds “If transparency legislation only looks at one part of the pharmaceutical supply chain, without getting into the various middlemen like insurers and pharmacy benefit managers … story first published on California Healthline , a service of the California Health Care Foundation . Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit news service covering health issues. It is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family …

California’s new transparency law reveals steep rise in wholesale drug prices | FierceHealthcare | 10/14/2019

… based drug pricing models but face significant barriers, report finds “If transparency legislation only looks at one part of the pharmaceutical supply chain, without getting into the various middlemen like insurers and pharmacy benefit managers … story first published on California Healthline , a service of the California Health Care Foundation . Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit news service covering health issues. It is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family …

Goldman Sachs

TraceLink Announces New Digital Network Platform to Further Transform the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | PR Newswire | 10/2/2019

… can help solve complex supply chain and healthcare problems. “With the coming proliferation of specialty drugs and personalized medicine, the pharmaceutical supply chain will need a dramatic transformation, moving from a focus on supply to … is funded by Georgian Partners , Willett Advisors LLC , Vulcan Capital , Goldman Sachs , FirstMark Capital , Volition Capital and F-Prime Capital . SOURCE TraceLink Related Links https://www.tracelink.com …

McKesson’s (MCK) CEO Brian Tyler on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/8/2019

… Senior Vice President, Investor Relations Brian Tyler – Chief Executive Officer Britt Vitalone - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Robert Jones – Goldman Sachs Eric Percher – Nephron Research Elizabeth Anderson – Evercore ISI Kevin Caliendo – UBS Michael Cherny … complexity of litigations facing McKesson and many members of the pharmaceutical supply chain. Last week, we announced a settlement with the State of West Virginia. The settlement resolves all the state’s past claims regarding McKesson’s …

FirstMark Capital

TraceLink Announces New Executive Leadership Members, Expanding Supply Chain Expertise with Former Industry Research Analysts and Thought Leaders | PR Newswire | 5/22/2019

… powerful network and industry-leading expertise, will drive transformative change and move the industry forward.” “For years, I’ve been helping pharmaceutical supply chain leaders develop end-to-end business value networks to achieve level three … by Georgian Partners , Willett Advisors LLC , Vulcan Capital , Goldman Sachs , FirstMark Capital , Volition Capital and F-Prime Capital . SOURCE TraceLink Related Links http://www.tracelink.com …

FDA Approves TraceLink DSCSA Pilot Submission for Network Solutions; Delivering 2023 Traceability By Leveraging Blockchain and Digital Recalls Across a Supply Network | PR Newswire | 5/14/2019

… solution and digital recalls across a supply network, both intended to bring together participants of all sizes from across the pharmaceutical supply chain to enhance patient safety and address challenging business processes through network connectivity … by Georgian Partners , Willett Advisors LLC , Vulcan Capital , Goldman Sachs , FirstMark Capital , Volition Capital and F-Prime Capital . SOURCE TraceLink Related Links http://www.tracelink.com …

Vulcan Capital

TraceLink Announces New Executive Leadership Members, Expanding Supply Chain Expertise with Former Industry Research Analysts and Thought Leaders | PR Newswire | 5/22/2019

… powerful network and industry-leading expertise, will drive transformative change and move the industry forward.” “For years, I’ve been helping pharmaceutical supply chain leaders develop end-to-end business value networks to achieve level three … www.tracelink.com . TraceLink is funded by Georgian Partners , Willett Advisors LLC , Vulcan Capital , Goldman Sachs , FirstMark Capital , Volition Capital and F-Prime Capital . SOURCE TraceLink Related Links http://www.tracelink.com …

FDA Approves TraceLink DSCSA Pilot Submission for Network Solutions; Delivering 2023 Traceability By Leveraging Blockchain and Digital Recalls Across a Supply Network | PR Newswire | 5/14/2019

… solution and digital recalls across a supply network, both intended to bring together participants of all sizes from across the pharmaceutical supply chain to enhance patient safety and address challenging business processes through network connectivity … www.tracelink.com . TraceLink is funded by Georgian Partners , Willett Advisors LLC , Vulcan Capital , Goldman Sachs , FirstMark Capital , Volition Capital and F-Prime Capital . SOURCE TraceLink Related Links http://www.tracelink.com …

Merrill Lynch

McKesson’s (MCK) CEO Brian Tyler on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/8/2019

… litigation, you are all well aware of the scope and complexity of litigations facing McKesson and many members of the pharmaceutical supply chain. Last week, we announced a settlement with the State of West Virginia … you, Brian. We will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference in Las Vegas on May 14, and we will participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference in Southern California on …

AmerisourceBergen Closes $1.25 Billion Senior Note Offering | Business Wire | 12/5/2017

… corporate purposes. The joint book-running managers for the offering were Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. AmerisourceBergen filed a final prospectus supplement and an accompanying … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

Citigroup

AmerisourceBergen Closes $1.25 Billion Senior Note Offering | Business Wire | 12/5/2017

… CUSIP 03073E AG0) (the “2019 Notes”) and for general corporate purposes. The joint book-running managers for the offering were Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

AmerisourceBergen Closes $1.25 Billion Senior Note Offering | CNBC | 12/5/2017

… CUSIP 03073E AG0) (the “2019 Notes”) and for general corporate purposes. The joint book-running managers for the offering were Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

J.P. Morgan Securities

AmerisourceBergen Closes $1.25 Billion Senior Note Offering | Business Wire | 12/5/2017

… 2019 Notes”) and for general corporate purposes. The joint book-running managers for the offering were Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. AmerisourceBergen filed a final … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

AmerisourceBergen Closes $1.25 Billion Senior Note Offering | CNBC | 12/5/2017

… 2019 Notes”) and for general corporate purposes. The joint book-running managers for the offering were Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. AmerisourceBergen filed a final … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

Citigroup Global Markets

AmerisourceBergen Closes $1.25 Billion Senior Note Offering | Business Wire | 12/5/2017

… CUSIP 03073E AG0) (the “2019 Notes”) and for general corporate purposes. The joint book-running managers for the offering were Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

AmerisourceBergen Closes $1.25 Billion Senior Note Offering | CNBC | 12/5/2017

… CUSIP 03073E AG0) (the “2019 Notes”) and for general corporate purposes. The joint book-running managers for the offering were Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated … and livestock producers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Global manufacturers depend on us for services that drive commercial success for their products. Through our daily work—and powered by our …

Leerink Partners

Is Amazon getting into the pharmacy business? This is what you need to know - MarketWatch | 10/30/2017

… pharmaceutical supply chain, including drug makers, it’s most threatening to retail pharmacy chains like Walgreens Boots Alliance WBA, +0.52% , CVS and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT, -0.17% , according to Leerink Partners analyst Ana Gupte. That’s because Amazon is expected to begin getting cash-pay and mail-order customers, eventually moving into the pharmacy-benefits manager and retail pharmacy business, Gupte said. CVS, though, might be able to leverage its pharmacy …

Is Amazon getting into the pharmacy business? This is what you need to know - MarketWatch | 10/30/2017

… pharmaceutical supply chain, including drug makers, it’s most threatening to retail pharmacy chains like Walgreens Boots Alliance WBA, +0.76% , CVS and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT, -0.63% , according to Leerink Partners analyst Ana Gupte. That’s because Amazon is expected to begin getting cash-pay and mail-order customers, eventually moving into the pharmacy-benefits manager and retail pharmacy business, Gupte said. CVS, though, might be able to leverage its pharmacy …

Ascension

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… about the ability of patients to control the use of their data. In a controversial collaboration with the hospital chain Ascension, Google gained access to millions of patient records, including names and birth dates, so … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

Friday, November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… facility.” Stat: FDA Slams Dollar Tree For Purchasing Drugs From Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network … their data. In a controversial collaboration with the hospital chain Ascension, Google gained access to millions of patient records, including names and birth dates, so it could use its artificial intelligence tools to analyze the …

Saint Thomas Health

Director of Fundraising and Philanthropy Development - Nashville, TN, , USA #jobs #Nashville pls RT | 11/14/2019

… pharmaceutical supply chain, the Dispensary of Hope collects and distributes millions of dollars of pharmaceuticals annually to pharmacies and safety-net clinics to dispense to low income, chronically ill patients.–Why Join Ascension? In Tennessee, Ascension—s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates …

Director of Fundraising and Philanthropy Development - Nashville, TN, , USA #jobs #Nashville pls RT | 11/9/2019

… pharmaceutical supply chain, the Dispensary of Hope collects and distributes millions of dollars of pharmaceuticals annually to pharmacies and safety-net clinics to dispense to low income, chronically ill patients.Why Join Ascension? In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates. Across the …

Kaiser Permanente

California’s New Transparency Law Reveals Steep Rise In Wholesale Drug Prices | Kaiser Health News | 10/14/2019

… California legislation that has not yet been resolved. /p p “If transparency legislation only looks at one part of the pharmaceutical supply chain, without getting into the various middlemen like insurers and pharmacy benefit managers … J. Kaiser Family Foundation /a which is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. /p …

California’s new transparency law reveals steep rise in wholesale drug prices | FierceHealthcare | 10/14/2019

… based drug pricing models but face significant barriers, report finds “If transparency legislation only looks at one part of the pharmaceutical supply chain, without getting into the various middlemen like insurers and pharmacy benefit managers … of the Kaiser Family Foundation, which is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente

UPMC

Premier, UPMC Partner on Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Solution | 6/25/2019

CognitiveRx uses machine learning to monitor market demand signals, predict shortage risk and recommend optimal inventory levels Join Thousands of Fellow Followers Login or register now to gain instant access to the rest of this premium content! Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) has partnered with Pensiamo Inc., a company owned by Pittsburgh-based integrated health system UPMC, to launch a pharmaceutical supply chain solution that was co-developed with UPMC. The …

Premier INC. Partners with Pensiamo INC. and UPMC to Launch AI-Powered Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Solution | 6/19/2019

AIT News Desk 19 Jun 2019 Cognitive , News Leave a comment 63 Views CognitiveRX Uses Machine Learning to Monitor Market Demand Signals, Predict Shortage Risk and Recommend Optimal Inventory Levels Premier Inc ., a healthcare improvement company, and Pensiamo Inc., a cognitive supply chain company, have partnered to launch a new pharmaceutical supply chain solution that was co-developed with UPMC, a world-renowned healthcare provider and insurer. @PremierHA, @UPMC and …

Aetna

CVS Health and Walgreens Finally Breaking Out | 11/23/2019

pharmaceutical supply chain heavyweights are not only surviving but competing and reviving their dominance in the marketplace. CVS’ Recent Rise CVS is fresh off back-to-back quarters that have beat analysts’ expectations while generating large amounts of free cash flow, paying down debt and returning value to shareholders. To further boost long-term growth prospects, restore growth, and fend off potential competition, CVS acquired Aetna. This creates the first …

Pandemic prep bill heads to Trump’s desk - POLITICO | 6/5/2019

… DPC is sending out invites today, according to a source with knowledge, which will propose meetings with companies throughout the pharmaceutical supply chain starting in mid-June, POLITICO’s Adam Cancryn reports. The outreach is designed … at the border. In the Courts LEGAL SCRUTINY FOR CVS-AETNA DEAL — CVS Health’s $69 billion acquisition of Aetna was seemingly completed more than six months ago, but the parties still must convince U.S. District …

Cigna

Blink Health Names Kathy Reardon Chief Healthcare Counsel | Business Wire | 10/29/2019

… Healthcare Counsel. Reardon joins the company with two decades of experience navigating the legal intricacies of the complex and opaque pharmaceutical supply chain. At Blink, Reardon will use her expertise to put the interests of … interest.” Most recently, Reardon was the Chief Ethics Officer at Cigna. Prior to that she was an Associate General Counsel at Express Scripts with responsibility for supply chain and regulatory matters. She also served as …

Apex Benefits Hosts High-Cost Medications Event to Feature Lilly, Cigna and Swiss Re Executives | 10/24/2019

pharmaceutical supply chain from drug manufacturers, health insurers and pharmacy benefit management companies to the employers and their employees. Featured speakers include Enrique Conterno, Senior Vice President of Diabetes Care at Eli Lilly and Company and President of LillyUSA; Steve Miller, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer of Cigna including the health insurer’s Express Scripts business unit; Joseph Byers, Vice President of Business Development for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions; and Jim Harenberg …

Humana

Walgreens: Where’s The Growth? - Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) | Seeking Alpha | 4/17/2019

… 174.2 billion through the end of last year . The end result is an ever-shrinking level of competition in the pharmaceutical supply chain. That said, single-digit growth from the prescription drugs remains tight. While … in over 600 retail stores over the next three years. Humana ( HUM ) will bring in primary care targeted toward seniors. Closely-held Verily brings diabetes diagnosis to the equation. The effort is to drive efficiency …

Is Amazon getting into the pharmacy business? This is what you need to know - MarketWatch | 10/30/2017

… pummels pharmaceutical stocks What companies could be affected: Though Amazon’s involvement could presumably affect any and all parts of the pharmaceutical supply chain, including drug makers, it’s most threatening to retail pharmacy chains like Walgreens … PBMs that are part of UnitedHealth Group UNH, +0.47% and Humana Inc. HUM, +0.08% will be more shielded, Gupte said. Drug distributors such as McKesson Corp. MCK, +0.17% , AmerisourceBergen Corp. ABC, -0.36% and Cardinal Health …

Gang Yu

111, Inc. Partners with Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical Sales in Digital Medicine Innovation | PR Newswire | 9/4/2020

… 111 are confident that by leveraging and combining their strength, the partnership will benefit more patients in the future. Dr. Gang Yu, Co- Founder and Executive Chairman of 111 Inc., said that when the medical … platform, by integrating the front and back ends of the pharmaceutical supply chain, has formed a smart supply chain, which transforms the flow of pharmaceutical products to pharmacies and modernizes how they serve their customers …

Donald Trump

Warren, Smith to President Trump: Your Executive Order Won’t End U.S. Overreliance on Foreign Nations for Critical Pharmaceutical Products | US Seante | 9/2/2020

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Defense and Enhancement Act contains the tools needed to solve the problem Text of letter (PDF) Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) wrote to President Donald Trump raising questions about the failure of his recent Executive Order to address the nation’s overreliance on foreign nations for key drug products, and asking that he support their legislation , which would address …

Elizabeth Warren

Warren, Smith to President Trump: Your Executive Order Won’t End U.S. Overreliance on Foreign Nations for Critical Pharmaceutical Products | US Seante | 9/2/2020

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Defense and Enhancement Act contains the tools needed to solve the problem Text of letter (PDF) Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) wrote to President Donald Trump raising questions about the failure of his recent Executive Order to address the nation’s overreliance on foreign nations for key drug products, and asking that he support their legislation , which would address …

Junling Liu

111, Inc. Announces New Capital Injection and Strategic Plan to Expand Access to China’s Capital Markets | PR Newswire | 8/20/2020

… at a price equal to the initial investment amount plus accrued interest at a simple annual rate of 6%. Mr. Junling Liu , Co-Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of 111, commented, “The STAR Market … platform, by integrating the front and back ends of the pharmaceutical supply chain, has formed a smart supply chain, which transforms the flow of pharmaceutical products to pharmacies and modernizes how they serve their customers …

Marco Rubio

Senators introduce bill to review the US pharmaceutical supply chain | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2020

Senators introduce bill to review the US pharmaceutical supply chain Maia Anderson - Print Email Two U.S. senators introduced a bill June 30 that would establish a study to analyze the country’s dependence on foreign companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., introduced the bill. If passed, the bill would require the Federal Trade Commission and the Treasury secretary to conduct research …

Shabbir Dahod

TraceLink Announces Results from FDA DSCSA Pilot Program | PR Newswire | 6/23/2020

… in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers . The pilot employed early stage technology solutions to address top pharmaceutical supply chain challenges and establish a deep understanding of how technology can realistically ease … in improving processes and efficiencies within the supply chain,” said Shabbir Dahod , president and CEO of TraceLink. “With the only established end-to-end digital supply network for the industry, TraceLink is in a unique …

Michael Rea

An ‘America first’ pharma supply chain sounds good but won’t work - STAT | 6/17/2020

First Opinion An ‘America first’ pharma supply chain sounds good. But it won’t work By Michael Rea June 17, W ith a stroke of the president’s Executive Order pen, the Trump administration awarded a $354 … certain things faster, better, and cheaper than we can. The pharmaceutical supply chain does not have a production problem. Global market forces keep it functioning at a high level, largely independent of political whims, because …

Kathleen Sebelius

U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic | Yahoo News | 4/6/2020

… pharmaceutical supply chains during a national emergency. Now, three months into the crisis, that stockpile is nearly drained just as the numbers of patients needing critical care is surging. Some state and local officials report receiving broken ventilators and decade-old dry-rotted masks. “We basically wasted two months,” Kathleen Sebelius, health and human services secretary during the Obama administration, told AP. As early as mid-January, U.S. officials could …

Jared Kushner

U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic | Yahoo News | 4/6/2020

… That federal cache of supplies was created more than 20 years ago to help bridge gaps in the medical and pharmaceutical supply chains during a national emergency. Now, three months into the crisis, that stockpile … the federal stockpile was it’s supposed to be our stockpile,” Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and adviser, said at a White House briefing Thursday. “It’s not supposed to be state stockpiles that they …

Mike Pence

U.S. ‘wasted’ months before preparing for virus pandemic | Chron | 4/5/2020

… file photo, Dr. Deborah Birx, Ambassador and White House coronavirus response coordinator, holds a 3M N95 mask as Vice President Mike Pence visits 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minn., in a meeting with 3M leaders and … years ago to help bridge gaps in the medical and pharmaceutical supply chains during a national emergency. Now, three months into the crisis, that stockpile is nearly drained just as the numbers of patients needing …

Jim Cramer

Dow soars 11% in best day since 1933 as stimulus deal nears | MSN | 3/21/2020

… legs. Advancers led decliners on the New York Stock Exchange by 12 to 1. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told CNBC’s Jim Cramer there is “real optimism” in Congress over a stimulus deal being reached. “We … 1:10 These companies are hiring during coronavirus Fox Business 2:57 Pharmaceutical supply chains threatened by pandemic Newsy 2:29 Small businesses worried about surviving coronavirus crisis CBS News 3:46 Coronavirus winners: Peloton, pizza delivery and laptops …

Bernie Sanders

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… a Medicare for All proposal that would eliminate private health insurance, as proposed by Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. (Armour and Jamerson, 11/14) The Wall Street Journal: Deval Patrick’s Ties To Health … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

Joe Biden

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The issue has received newfound attention on the campaign trail with former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kamala Harris (D … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

Kamala Harris

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… on the campaign trail with former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), as well as South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg all releasing … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

Pete Buttigieg

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), as well as South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg all releasing plans in recent weeks to address the issue. (Hellmann, 11/14) Los … Suppliers With Checkered Safety Records Amid growing concerns over the pharmaceutical supply chain, regulators sternly warned the Dollar Tree (DLTR), which runs a vast network of stores serving mostly low-income communities, for selling over …

Janet Woodcock

Low generic-drug prices exacerbate drug shortages: FDA | Modern Healthcare | 10/30/2019

Print More drugs are in short supply for longer periods of time due to a fundamentally flawed pharmaceutical supply chain, according to a new report. The number of ongoing drug shortages has increased from 2017 … quality problems. “We feel there is market failure here,” Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing Wednesday on the pharmaceutical …

Anna Eshoo

Congress, Grappling With Tainted Chinese Drugs, Is Baffled by Lack of FDA Oversight in U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | 10/30/2019

… are continuously outsourcing their manufacturing needs. “There’s a hidden health crisis in this country that will affect us all,” Rep. Anna Eshoo of California, chair of the Health Subcommittee, said in the hearing. “The crippling … Drugs, Is Baffled by Lack of FDA Oversight in U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Health Sign up for our Newsletter …

Janet Wood

Low generic-drug prices exacerbate drug shortages: FDA | Modern Healthcare | 10/30/2019

Print More drugs are in short supply for longer periods of time due to a fundamentally flawed pharmaceutical supply chain, according to a new report. The number of ongoing drug shortages has increased from 2017 … quality problems. “We feel there is market failure here,” Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing Wednesday on the pharmaceutical …

Frank Pallone

Pallone Opening Remarks at Hearing on Safeguarding the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | US House of Representatives | 10/30/2019

Pallone Opening Remarks at Hearing on Safeguarding the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Oct 30, 2019 Press Release Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Health Subcommittee hearing on “Safeguarding the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain in a Global Economy:” American consumers rely heavily on prescription drug products that help them live longer and healthier lives. Over the last several months, this Subcommittee …

Geoffrey Chaiken

Blink Health Names Kathy Reardon Chief Healthcare Counsel | Business Wire | 10/29/2019

… pharmaceutical supply chain. At Blink, Reardon will use her expertise to put the interests of patients first, rather than those of employers or insurance companies. “The legal function is central to everything we do at Blink, from developing products that lower costs for patients, to partnering with pharmacies and drug manufacturers,” said Geoffrey Chaiken, co-founder and CEO of Blink Health. “Kathy’s incredible depth of knowledge, and infectious energy will …

Nancy Pelosi

California’s New Transparency Law Reveals Steep Rise In Wholesale Drug Prices | Kaiser Health News | 10/14/2019

… prescription drug prices — and how to relieve them — was supposed to take center stage in recent weeks, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released a a href=”https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/us/politics/pelosi-drug-prices.html” plan … If transparency legislation only looks at one part of the pharmaceutical supply chain, without getting into the various middlemen like insurers and pharmacy benefit managers that ultimately determine what patients have to pay at the …

Christopher Priest

U.S. officials worried about Chinese control of American drug supply | CNBC | 9/13/2019

… are manufactured abroad, mostly in China . As the U.S. defense establishment grows increasingly concerned about China’s potentially hostile ambitions, the pharmaceutical supply chain is receiving new scrutiny . “If China shut the door on exports of … Chinese dominance of the global API market cannot be overstated,” Christopher Priest, the acting deputy assistant director for health care operations and Tricare for the Defense Health Agency, told a U.S.-China advisory panel last …

Alex Azar

CVS and other drug-plan providers surge after the Trump administration scraps a key part of its push to lower prices | Business Insider | 7/11/2019

President Donald Trump speaks about lowering drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. Reuters Pharmacy and health insurance stocks jumped on Thursday after the White House announced it would scrap its drug … continue to decline.” Other PBMs and companies involved in the pharmaceutical supply chain climbed following the news. Here’s a roundup of the biggest movers, all of which were among the biggest gainers in the benchmark …

Tomi Kilgore

Rite Aid shares up 3.3% in Wednesday premarket trading | MarketWatch | 1/3/2018

… Victor Reklaitis Dec. 28, 2017 at 3:19 p.m. ET by Tonya Garcia Dec. 26, 2017 at 4:10 p.m. ET by Tomi Kilgore Dec. 4, 2017 at 5:50 p.m. ET by Jacob Passy Dec. 3, 2017 … Co. ended up 1%. The stocks of companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain dropped after a report that Amazon has obtained approval to become a wholesale distributor in a number of states. Rite Aid Corp …

Ryan Vlastelica

Rite Aid shares up 3.3% in Wednesday premarket trading | MarketWatch | 1/3/2018

… 20% on the back of its results while Ford Motor Co. ended up 1%. The stocks of companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain dropped after a report that Amazon has obtained approval to become a … reform package. Oct. 26, 2017 at 4:05 p.m. ET by Ryan Vlastelica Drug stocks drop after report that Amazon has obtained pharmacy licenses The stocks of companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain dropped in Thursday …

Warren, Michigan

Exclusive: After pandemic, U.S. senators want review of drug supply chain | 6/30/2020

pharmaceutical supply chain on Tuesday, saying the coronavirus pandemic has exposed an over-reliance on China and other countries for the production of essential drugs. Republican Senator Marco Rubio and Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren will introduce the U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Review Act on Tuesday. The bill would require the government to study the effects of relying on foreign companies and foreign investment for the production of pharmaceuticals for the …

Exclusive: After pandemic, U.S. senators want review of drug supply chain | 6/30/2020

pharmaceutical supply chain on Tuesday, saying the coronavirus pandemic has exposed an over-reliance on China and other countries for the production of essential drugs. Republican Senator Marco Rubio and Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren will introduce the U.S. Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Review Act on Tuesday. The bill would require the government to study the effects of relying on foreign companies and foreign investment for the production of pharmaceuticals for the …

State of Washington

Warren, Rubio Introduce Legislation to Study the Effects of America’s Overreliance on Foreign Countries and Foreign Direct Investment in its Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | US Seante | 6/30/2020

Press Releases June 30, 2020 Warren, Rubio Introduce Legislation to Study the Effects of America’s Overreliance on Foreign Countries and Foreign Direct Investment in its Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Legislation would require a report within one year of passage Bill Text One-Pager Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) are introducing legislation to direct the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Secretary of …

Rubio, Warren Introduce Legislation to Study the Effects of America’s Overreliance on Foreign Countries and Foreign Direct Investment in Its Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | US Seante | 6/30/2020

Rubio, Warren Introduce Legislation to Study the Effects of America’s Overreliance on Foreign Countries and Foreign Direct Investment in Its Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Jun 30 2020 Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced legislation to direct the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Secretary of the Treasury — acting through the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) — to conduct a study …

State of Virginia

VCU’s Medicines for All Institute Partners With Industry To Secure The Domestic Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | 6/3/2020

VCU’s Medicines for All Institute Partners With Industry To Secure The Domestic Pharmaceutical Supply Chain June 2020 To prevent domestic shortages of critical medications, the Medicines for All Institute, based in the Virginia Commonwealth University ( VCU ) College of Engineering, has joined forces with pharmaceutical industry leaders to bring manufacturing of vulnerable pharmaceuticals and their ingredients back to the United States. Phlow Corp., a Richmond-based public benefit corporation focused on …

Work-From-Home Congress Also Can’t Figure Out How to Unmute | MSN | 5/8/2020

… King’s Hawaiian Fish Deluxe sandwich. “That’s what I got busted for. I was ordering away,” said Mr. Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat. When he later checked his phone, he saw text messages from his staff … Oversight Committee call about the impact of the coronavirus on pharmaceutical supply chain security when he heard his daughter’s miniature Yorkie start barking rapidly. When he went up to investigate, Mr. Comer—his government-issued …