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Optum Rx is about to lower the price of its members’ prescription drugs. how is it doing? In this week’s Top Stories, we dive deeper into that news and more, including Amazon’s launch of a generic drug subscription service and a new accelerator for early-stage tech companies.
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In this episode:
- Optum Rx, a UnitedHealth Group pharmacy services company, has launched Price Edge. This is a tool that compares available D2C and insurance prices for conventional generic drugs.
- This is the latest in a series of products and tools designed to improve the pharmacy experience for consumers and healthcare professionals.
- In its latest move to healthcare, Amazon is launching a generic drug subscription service through its online pharmacy.
- The University of Chicago announced the creation of Transform, an accelerator for early-stage technology companies focused on data science and artificial intelligence.
Email the writer: Jeff.Lagasse@himssmedia.com