August 28, 2019

1. 30 patients have died after taking Vertex's cystic fibrosis drug, report says Full story 

2. Marias Healthcare opens retail pharmacy 
Full story

3. CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition Full story

4. Learn how to activate patients and lower healthcare costs during this upcoming webinar. 

5Dozens of physicians, pharmacists charged in Houston pill mill scheme Full story

6. 10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders Full story

7. Recession could come in 6 to 9 months, Morgan Stanley says Full story

8. 5 Must Reads: 

  • The Medicare revenue cycle roadmap: A hospital's guide to navigating billing & claims. Click here to read the white paper. 
  • A new ED protocol for opioid dependence is accelerating recovery and changing lives. Get the white paper
  • How to support value-based goals with revamped lab services — 6 steps for success. Click here to read the white paper.   
  • Digital transformation: How to modernize IT and enable efficient and effective care. Click here to read the white paper. 
  • How The Polyclinic streamlined materials management, reduced costs and maintained optimal inventory levels. Click here to read the success story.     

9. CEO resigns amid Tennessee health system's financial troubles Full story

10. Justice Department using data analytics to combat opioid overprescription Full story

11. How to make evidence-based formulary management a reality. Click here to attend the webinar. 

12. 5 tips for health systems facing drug shortages Full story

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