Tag: pharmacy

Pharmacy Everywhere: Express Scripts and MedAvail announce collaboration to make pharmacy more affordable and convenient

Convenience is the new currency among consumers looking for faster, easier, always-accessible services to conform to their daily lives.  As a result, the economy’s next big evolution may impact how tens of millions of people get their prescription drugs. That’s the vision of Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), which today announced a strategic investment in MedAvail, a leading healthcare technology company behind self-service pharmacy centers. “Technology — and a culture shift — allow us the opportunity to […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Ranked as a Top 50 Inclusive company by DiversityInc

ST. LOUIS, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), through its commitment to diversity and inclusion, has earned recognition among the Top 50 inclusive companies in the nation by DiversityInc, it was announced today. “We are proud to be recognized by DiversityInc for creating a culture which celebrates the unique talents, values and perspectives contributed by every one of our more than 27,000 colleagues,” said Tim Wentworth, Express Scripts president and CEO. “Our diversity makes Express Scripts […]

RELEASE: “Knowing But Not Doing: The State of Rx Adherence in America Report” Finds Big Difference in What Americans Know and Do When It Comes to Their Chronic Medications

ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Many Americans on medications for chronic diseases are not concerned about missing doses, resent their spouses/partners reminding them to take their medicine and think they do a better job than others at taking their medication as prescribed. That’s according to a new survey, Knowing But Not Doing: The State of Rx Adherence in America Report from Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). The survey found that nearly one-third of those taking prescription medications for […]

RELEASE: Missouri Policies Allow Consumers to Be Overcharged for Drugs

Jefferson City — Believe it or not, generic medicines can be less expensive than co-pays, making them cheaper to buy outright than with insurance – but your pharmacist may be banned from telling you that. The cost difference doesn’t go to the pharmacist, it doesn’t go to the drug manufacturer, it goes to the middleman: the drug benefit manager. That payback is called a clawback. Clawbacks can range from $2 to $30 a prescription, boosting profits […]

RELEASE: Emerging cannabis industry could be good for commercial Saint Louis real estate

Patient advocates with high demand and low supply are not the only likely benefactors to passing the Missouri Patient Care Act into law this November.  One thing that could rise almost as fast as donations to the Missourians for Patient Care ballot effort is warehouse property value for facilities suitable to grow medical cannabis. In other cities like Denver, commercial real estate brokers have seen rent rates escalate up to four times what they were before legalized […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Appoints James M. Havel Chief Financial Officer

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that James M. Havel, who previously served as Express Scripts’ Executive Vice President, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2017. Eric Slusser, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities, but will stay with the Company through the first quarter of 2018 in order to ensure a […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts to Acquire eviCore healthcare; Accelerates Company’s Shift to Patient Benefit Management

ST. LOUIS and BLUFFTON, S.C., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire privately-held eviCore healthcare, the industry leader in evidence-based medical benefit management services, for $3.6 billion. Combining Express Scripts’ leading pharmacy benefit management offering and eviCore’s highly complementary medical benefits management (MBM) platform will create a uniquely comprehensive patient benefit management solution. Express Scripts is acquiring eviCore from current investors including […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Introduces New Medicare Part D Saver Plan for 2018

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) today introduced a new Express Scripts Medicare® Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) for 2018 called the Saver plan, a low-premium Part D plan that provides affordable access to nearly 3,000 commonly used medications and a preferred pharmacy network with CVS Pharmacy and the Kroger Family of Pharmacies. “When it comes to a Medicare Part D plan, there is no such thing as one size fits […]

Express Scripts to present at an upcoming conference

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) (“Express Scripts“) announced today that it will present at the 2017 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 6, 2017at 9:05 a.m. eastern (8:05 a.m. central).  The presentation will be broadcast via the Internet and can be accessed at the Investor Relations section of Express Scripts’ website at http://www.express-scripts.com. RealPlayer or Windows Media Player is needed to listen to the broadcast and […]