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2014-09-22 23:10:20

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm is Pleased to Offer Prescription Savings Cards to Clients Through RxCut® Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC—The Advocator Group, LLC is pleased to announce its partnership with the RxCut® pharmacy savings program, which will make discounted prescriptions available to the company’s clients and employees. The company looks forward to offering prescription savings cards to its valued clients,...

2014-09-22 23:06:12

This new report is an update of the previous study that examined the prevalence and costs of physician-dispensed prescriptions in Pennsylvania. With an additional year of data, the study continued to find higher and growing prices paid for physician-dispensed drugs. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 A new study, Physician Dispensing in Pennsylvania, 2nd Edition, from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) found physician dispensing continued to grow rapidly in...

2014-09-22 08:28:17

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present a corporate overview and update at the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry conference on Friday, September 26, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (8:30 a.m. Pacific Time), at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available under the investor relations section of Arena's website at...

2014-09-21 23:01:02

The expansion of Canadian's access to primary healthcare services will bolster demand for pharmaceuticals. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Over the past five years, the patent cliff has enabled more generic drugs to inundate the market, thereby cutting into revenue growth for the Brand Name Pharmaceutical...

2014-09-19 23:04:29

Gary Jacobs to discuss the significance of the latest trends in the healthcare marketplace for Plans and Providers who serve the Medicare and Dual Eligible populations. King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 TMG Health, the leading national provider of Business Process Outsourcing solutions for Health Plans in the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Managed Medicaid markets, will sponsor a Networking Breakfast Session with featured speaker Gary Jacobs, Managing Director in...

2014-09-19 23:03:18

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for human antifungal therapeutics is expected to grow to nearly $13.9 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2%. The over-the-counter (OTC) segment is growing at a steady 3.8% CAGR. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 BCC Research reveals in its new report, ANTIFUNGAL DRUGS: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for human antifungal therapeutics is expected to grow to...

2014-09-19 23:00:36

Suppliers are Prohibited From Using “Kickbacks” to Increase Sales in Federal Programs (Washington, DC) (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 “Copay coupons,” a drug manufacturer marketing tactic often used to inflate sales of brand drugs among patients with prescription drug coverage, may now be infiltrating Medicare Part D, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Federal anti-kickback laws prohibit suppliers from...

2014-09-19 12:25:26

Most and Least Expensive Medicare Plans Identified Across US SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket analyzed today's release of 2015 Medicare insurance data from the government. The average premium across all Medicare Advantage health insurance plans for 2015 is $62.69. The 2015 average premium is only 2% higher than the 2014 average premium of $61.69. This amount is also 94% higher than the average of $32.26 that the government reported since the...

2014-09-18 23:11:11

After conducting a 6 month RFP with 25 PBMs competing to win the RFP, the National Prescription Coverage Coalition today announced that its first PBM will be Envision Pharmaceutical Services.The Coalition's executive director also described several of the unique contract terms that will result in dramatically lower prescription coverage costs for all Coalition Members. Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The National Prescription Coverage Coalition today announced that...

2014-09-18 23:03:51

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Drugs Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Pipeline Analysis of Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Drugs Market (Tedizolid Phosphate, Ceftolozane/Tazobactam,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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