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3. Pharmacist salary by state: Alaska is No. 1 at $147,040 Full story
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5. Americans pay more for 20 top drugs than rest of the world combined, study shows Full story
6. 10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders Full story
7. IoT isn't just for big hospitals anymore. Click here to learn how it pays for itself in under a year.
8. Merck says its COVID-19 antiviral drug works against virus variants Full story
9. 6 organizations push reform of pharmacy benefit manager practices Full story
10. AstraZeneca releases US COVID-19 vaccine trial results: 5 things to know Full story
11. CMS' new glycemic management measures are coming — see how your hospital can prepare here.
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