7 must-reads for supply chain leaders this week

Here are seven articles published by Becker's Hospital Review in the last week, highlighting a lawsuit against CVS over drug co-pay 'clawbacks,' Fujifilm Medical Systems' duodenoscope recall and more.

  1. Woman sues CVS over generic drug co-pay 'clawbacks'
    A California woman filed a lawsuit Aug. 7 against CVS Health Corp. for charging customers co-pays higher than the actual cost of medications.

  1. Fujifilm recalls duodenoscopes over infection risk
    Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. on July 21 issued a nationwide recall of its duodenoscope model ED-530XT over concerns its design could hinder proper reprocessing of the device and spread infection.

  1. Pharmacy chains update safety protocols for drug interactions: 4 things to know
    Major pharmacy chains have taken steps to prevent harmful drug interactions after a 2016 investigative report found pharmacists often dispensed dangerous drug combinations without warning patients.

  1. Surging prices spur decline in heart drug use, Cleveland Clinic research finds
    Physicians used significantly lower amounts of two heart drugs in hospital settings following major price spikes on the medications. 

  1. Device recalls fall in Q2, drug recalls rise: 10 report findings
    Stericycle ExpertSolutions released its report on U.S. product recalls for the second quarter of this year.

  1. Stool softeners recalled over bacterial contamination
    Livonia, Mich.-based Rugby Laboratories is recalling its Diocto liquid and Diocto syrup stool softener products over a risk of bacterial contamination.

  1. 5 strategies for successful supply chain management
    Supply chain leaders must adapt their management strategies amid an increasingly technology-driven industry.

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19 medtech startups earn spots in Texas Medical Center's accelerator program
5 strategies for successful supply chain management

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