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2014-06-17 23:12:51

In a June 26 webinar, two national authorities on Medicare Advantage and Part D will dissect the specific implications of upcoming CMS-mandated changes and present strategies for dealing with them from both operational and financial angles. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 CMS’s recent final Medicare Advantage and Part D rule imposes a number of key new requirements that will impact MA and Part D plans in 2015 and beyond. Among the changes ahead: unprecedented disclosures of pricing...

2014-06-17 23:12:34

A free online interactive healthcare tools section ins being offered by 1-800-MEDIGAP to help all American Medicare participants understand their options. 1-800-MEDIGAP is the nation's leading toll-free hotline for Medicare Supplemental Insurance and Medical Gap Insurance. Dallas,TX (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The goal at 1-800-MEDIGAP is to provide customers with accurate, unbiased information to support their planning decisions. 1-800-MEDIGAP has created a list for seniors various needs...

2014-06-17 12:28:34

Legislation Would Enhance Penalties Against "Smurfers" WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the Michigan House and Senate for recently passing legislation that would address the state's methamphetamine problem by targeting meth criminals. Last week, the legislature passed a package of bills authored by Senator John Proos, and Reps. Amanda Price, Bob Genetski, and Aric Nesbitt that will provide law enforcement...

2014-06-17 12:28:31

Given the Size and Growth of Colombia's Generic Sector There is Potential for Both Domestic and International Companies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Colombia has an attractive pharmaceutical market that should appeal to multinational companies looking for emerging growth opportunities. Colombia is experiencing increasing demand for pharmaceutical products as a result of the country's...

2014-06-17 08:30:17

Despite shift in generics and other less expensive traditional drugs, specialty drug costs drive net ingredient cost and overall commercial pharmacy spend increases ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help make medicine more affordable for the 25 million members it serves, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) starts with delivering an industry-low net cost per prescription*. In 2013, Prime's average net ingredient cost per prescription was $58.99, according to its 2014 Report on...

2014-06-16 12:28:52

ATLANTA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avion Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company, announces positive feedback on two New Drug Applications (NDA) with projected approvals of late 2016 and early 2017. Based on the feedback from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Avion will be moving into Phase II/III on one NDA Program, and into Phase II on the other. In line with Avion's strategic corporate mission, both NDAs are in the women's health category. "We are very...

2014-06-16 08:30:43

DUBLIN, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s449q/global) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Market - Forecasts to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s449q/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Technological advancements and government initiatives to curb counterfeiting...

2014-06-14 23:01:07

The hot topics for Tuesday, June 17 SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Examine the changing landscape for bioinnovation, the impact of “big data” on vital research partnerships, an initiative that pioneers patients’ access to data, and the growth of human tissue models on microchips on Tuesday, June 17, at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center. In addition, the world’s foremost regulators will come together that day to discuss fostering globalization in...

2014-06-14 23:01:01

Hot topics on Wednesday, June 18 SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Patient perspective in clinical trials, efforts of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase the number of regulators overseas, the emerging practice of risk-based monitoring in clinical trials, and challenges in orphan drug regulation will be discussed Wednesday, June 18, at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center. Patient Perspective to Drive Enrollment in Clinical Trials “The...

2014-06-13 23:00:52

Harbor Village Comments On The Alarming Rates of Prescription Pill Abuse Among Maryland High School Students Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 As reported by the Frederick News Post in the article 'Survey: Prescription Drug Use Reaches One in Four High-School Seniors in Frederick County' (6/12), a recent survey has made an alarming find about high school students in Frederick, Maryland. According to this survey, researchers have found that at least one in every four high...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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