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Sharecare names Quest Diagnostics its preferred laboratory partner to advance digital health management

July 12, 2019

ATLANTA (July 12, 2019) – Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) have formed a collaboration designed to improve digital health and disease management for a range of health care consumers. Sharecare has named Quest its preferred laboratory partner for its comprehensive digital…

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Removal of Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates to Plans or PBMs Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Creation of New Safe Harbor Protection

July 11, 2019

Washington, D.C. (July 11, 2019) – BIO’s President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement after it was reported that the Trump administration is withdrawing its proposed rebate rule that would have required savings from drugmakers’ rebates be passed along to seniors enrolled in the Medicare drug benefit program: “The administration has abandoned one of the only…

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Intent Solutions Joins University of Kentucky Program to Eliminate Hepatitis C in Appalachia

July 8, 2019

ATLANTA, Ga., July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Intent Solutions, an Atlanta-based company that provides technology to improve prescription drug safety and adherence, announced today that it is partnering with the University of Kentuckyin a $15 million federal grant program aimed at eliminating Hepatitis C in one eastern Kentucky county hardest hit by the disease.  Intent Solutions recently signed a contract with the University of Kentucky to…

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New pharma boss: Next EU Commission should be clear on how to protect innovation

June 28, 2019

The next EU Commission should take a stronger position on innovation in the pharma sector, the new leader of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) told in an interview. “It will be important for the next European Commission to make an official statement on how they feel about innovation and how…

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BIO Applauds Enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act

June 25, 2019

Legislation will strengthen pipeline of medical countermeasures against serious public health threats Washington, DC (June 25, 2019) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today applauds the enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation (PAHPAI) Act, signed into law by President Trump late yesterday. The law re-authorizes critical federal biodefense programs and agencies, including…

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GeorgiaBio to Deliver Life Science Teacher Training Program to Rural Georgia

June 18, 2019

ATLANTA — Included in Georgia’s 2020 budget signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp on May 10 are funds to support life sciences education in rural school systems through the Georgia Department of Education and the Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers. “The life sciences industry is a leading driver of employment nationally, but leaders…

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