Prime Therapeutics

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Name: Prime Therapeutics
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Treating and preventing opioid abuse saves money in the long run

Rising rates of prescription painkiller addiction have led to spikes in claims for drug abuse treatment and renewed emphasis on prevention, according to Healthcare Payer News.Insurer payments for buprenorphine--a drug used to treat opioid addiction--increased ... [Published FierceHealthPayer - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Rising Generic Drug Prices Affect Pharmacies, Insurers Alike, Reports AIS Newsletter

Generic drug prices are on the rise, with half of all retail generics increasing in price in the last 12 months. For its Sept. 26 issue, Atlantic Information Services, Inc.’s (AIS) Drug Benefit News (DBN) interviewed a plan sponsor and a financial analyst ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Studies show cost and use of opioid dependence treatment are increasing, spurring the need for care management programs

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, approximately 5.1 million people in the United States abused prescription pain relievers (e.g. opioids).1 Clinical treatments for opioid dependence include detoxification or maintenance treatment, ... [Published TickerTech.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bringing people together to talk about 'big data'

Dan Atkins likes to say that MinneAnalytics is the largest local analytics community in America.“I don’t have any data to refute that,” he says.Last year the group — which taps into rich analytics traditions at companies like UnitedHealth and Target — ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Children's first annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $275,000 to support Cancer and Blood Disorders Program

MINNEAPOLISGuests donned classic Roaring 20's attire while participating in a fun-filled night of dinner, dancing and twenties-themed events, including a flapper board, photo booth and palm readings. Inspirational stories from patients and doctors rounded ... [Published Stock Nod - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Prime Therapeutics urges FDA to keep current, consistent naming conventions for biologics, biosimilars

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pharma Business Week -- Prime Therapeutics, LLC (Prime) has submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in support of two citizen petitions on the naming of biosimilar drugs. Biosimilars are ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Prime Therapeutics' Wickersham delivers keynote at Managed Markets Summit

ST. PAUL, Minn.The issue is important because prescription drug use is on the rise in the United StatesOffering guidance to manage this fast-growing health care expense, Wickersham's talk will"The pharmaceutical industry has played a major role in increasing ... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The future of formularies

Publish date: SEP 10, 2014 Print The concept of a drug formulary developed alongside the emergence of managed care in the 1970s as a means of describing which drugs are covered by health plans and their costs to members. But as specialty drugs consume ... [Published Managed Healthcare Executive - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Prime Therapeutics urges FDA to keep current, consistent naming conventions for biologics, biosimilars

ST. PAUL, Minn. , Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Prime Therapeutics, LLC (Prime) has submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in support of two citizen petitions on the naming of biosimilar drugs. Biosimilars are medically equivalent ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Specialty Pharmacy Solutions Founder Reveals Winners of Innovation Competition in August Issue of AIS Newsletter

Catamaran’s BriovaRx Specialty Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.’s Diplomat University were announced as the winners of Specialty Pharmacy Solutions’ Innovation Competition in the August issue of Atlantic Information Services, Inc.’s (AIS) Specialty ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota companies make Inc. 5000 list

The 2014 Inc. 5000 list was recently published. Of the businesses categorized as the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies, 94 Minnesota companies were listed.For the fourth year in a row, Minneapolis-based tech firm Code 42 and ad agency ... [Published Minnesota Business - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Prime Therapeutics' 2013 overall net cost per prescription of $58.99 is industry-low for third consecutive year

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. ... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jun 17 2014]

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...when developing and improving care management programs for members," said Cathy Starner, PharmD, senior health outcomes researcher at Prime. "This knowledge can help ensure successful therapy for our members and prevent waste."
...such channels as a phone number that is easy to access and online chat," said Rick Johnson, director of the healthcare practice at J D Power. "However, only 1 in 25 customers initiate a conversation with a pharmacist in a brick and mortar store, so it's essential for staff to ask customers if they would like to speak with a pharmacist. In the mail order segment, just 1 in 10 customers interact with a pharmacist, and satisfaction is high among those who use the chat feature."
...and generosity the Twin Cities community has shown at Children's Shine Bright Bash," said Theresa Pesch, RN , president of Children's Foundation. "Our goal for the Cancer Kids Fund is to be able to provide the best care and support for children and their families. With the overwhelming generosity of our donors, we will be able to provide a number of programs and services, including social work, child life, psychology, financial assistance and more, to families who need it most."

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Treating and preventing opioid abuse saves mone... [Published FierceHealthPayer - 5 hours ago]
Rising Generic Drug Prices Affect Pharmacies, I... [Published Bio-Medicine - 11 hours ago]
Rising Generic Drug Prices Affect Pharmacies, I... [Published PRWeb - 12 hours ago]
Studies show cost and use of opioid dependence ... [Published TickerTech.com - Sep 30 2014]
Bringing people together to talk about 'big data' [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 27 2014]
J.D. Power Reports: Pharmacists and Staff Play ... [Published TickerTech.com - Sep 25 2014]
Children's first annual Shine Bright Bash raise... [Published Stock Nod - Sep 18 2014]
Children's first annual Shine Bright Bash raise... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Sep 18 2014]
Prime Therapeutics urges FDA to keep current, c... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 18 2014]
Prime Therapeutics' Wickersham delivers keynote... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 17 2014]
Prime Therapeutics' Wickersham delivers keynote... [Published CW Atlanta - Sep 17 2014]
Prime Therapeutics' Wickersham delivers keynote... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Sep 17 2014]
The future of formularies [Published Managed Healthcare Executive - Sep 11 2014]
FIVE9 : CCNG Announces Upcoming Contact Center ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 10 2014]
Prime Therapeutics urges FDA to keep current, c... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 08 2014]
Prime Therapeutics urges FDA to keep current, c... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Sep 08 2014]
NASP, SPAARx Merge;Group Ready To Showcase SP’s... [Published Pharmacy Practice News - Aug 27 2014]
Specialty Pharmacy Solutions Founder Reveals Wi... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 27 2014]
Specialty Pharmacy Solutions Founder Reveals Wi... [Published PRWeb - Aug 27 2014]
Minnesota companies make Inc. 5000 list [Published Minnesota Business - Aug 26 2014]
Prime Therapeutics' 2013 overall net cost per p... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jun 17 2014]
Prime Therapeutics' Controlled Substance Drug U... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - May 14 2014]
CCNG International Announces Contact Center Exe... [Published PRWeb - May 13 2014]
MS Run the US Partners with Activz Whole-Food N... [Published PRWeb - May 06 2014]
Prime Therapeutics ranks highest in customer sa... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Apr 29 2014]
Early Pharmacy Claims Data from Exchange Enroll... [Published PRWeb - Apr 23 2014]
Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy helped ne... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Feb 05 2014]
Professional Diversity Network Hosts Minneapoli... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 14 2014]
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Prime Therapeutics' Wickersham delivers keynote... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Sep 17 2014]
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States doesn't have a singular prescription drug problem, we have a series of challenges related to safety, efficacy and cost, according to Peter Wickersham, senior vice president for Integrated ...
Prime Therapeutics urges FDA to keep current, c... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Sep 08 2014]
ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics, LLC (Prime) has submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in support of two citizen petitions on the naming of biosimilar drugs. Biosimilars are medically equivalent ...
Prime Therapeutics' 2013 overall net cost per p... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jun 17 2014]
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. ...
Prime Therapeutics' Controlled Substance Drug U... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - May 14 2014]
ST. PAUL, Minn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics, a leading pharmacy benefit manager, won Dorland Health's 2014 Case In Point Platinum Award for the best Disease Management/Population Health program. This annual awards program recognizes ...
Prime Therapeutics ranks highest in customer sa... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Apr 29 2014]
ST. PAUL, Minn., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For a second year, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) received top rating for overall customer satisfaction and most likely to recommend for larger pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) according to a survey conducted ...
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