Tag: opioid epidemic

Express Scripts names Mike Cirillo president of myMatrixx

Express Scripts has announced on Monday that Mike Cirillo will be named the new president of myMatrixx, a pharmacy benefits solutions provider for the massive pharmaceutical company. According to the company, Cirillo will replace Artemis Emslie, who will stay with myMatrixx until the end of May to assist with the transition. Cirillo’s main role within myMatrixx is to ensure that the strategic direction of the company is set, and to help myMatrixx grow the business […]

One St. Louis County Council member hopes to bring awareness to the county’s opioid epidemic

The opioid crisis has been a constant topic within the United States and not just in big cities but also in the country’s schools and neighborhoods, now a St. Louis County councilman wants to help educate area parents in order to stop the spread of the epidemic. St. Louis County Councilman Mark Harder, who represents District 7, has been visiting various school districts within the area trying to get the message out to parents that […]

Mizzou may provide data research for STL County’s drug monitoring program

County Executive Steve Stenger on Tuesday is recommending that the St. Louis County Council introduce a bill that would allow the county to enter into a contract with the University of Missouri to carry out grant activities related to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). The legislation which Stenger is recommending comes from Dr. Faisal Khan, the director of the St. Louis County Department of Health, which would allow the county to enter into a […]

McCaskill to Hold Three Town Halls in St. Robert, Camdenton, Bolivar

ST. ROBERT, CAMDENTON, BOLIVAR, Mo. – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill—who has hosted more public town halls throughout Missouri in her time as Senator than the rest of Missouri’s Congressional delegation combined—will hold three public town halls in Missouri on Thursday, August 24. Thursday, August 24 McCaskill will hold three public town halls, with media availability to follow, in St. Robert, Camdenton, and Bolivar. Full details below. On previous tours this year, McCaskill has already hosted […]