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Opinion: Drug Pricing Reform Should Be About Saving Lives Through Innovation

By Kyle Keeney Around the world, millions of patients, suffering from cancer, Alzheimer’s, cystic fibrosis, and many other chronic diseases, are holding onto hope that one day soon there will be a cure—and America’s biopharmaceutical companies are dedicated to turning these hopes into reality.   We all recently witnessed the power of innovation when the world

BrightSpring Names New Chief Digital and Technology Officer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 5, 2022) – BrightSpring Health Services, a leading provider of complementary home and community-based pharmacy and health services for complex populations in need of specialized and/or chronic care, today announced Phani Konduru as its new Chief Digital and Technology Officer (CDTO). As CDTO, Konduru will set the company’s overall digital and technology vision

BrightSpring Health Services Announces 2022 Brighter Futures Scholarship Recipient

BrightSpring Health Services (BrightSpring), one of the nation’s leading home and community-based health services providers for complex populations, announced Sara Montoya-Obando as the recipient of its next and most recent BrightSpring Brighter Futures Scholarship. Ms. Montoya-Obando will study communications at the University of Louisville this fall. “We are really excited and proud to be able

Interview: Jennifer Yowler, President of PharMerica

Jennifer Yowler, a health care executive with more than 20 years’ experience, has taken the helm as president of PharMerica, which is a part of BrightSpring Health Services. Headquartered in Louisville, PharMerica is a leader in the long-term care (senior living communities, skilled nursing, hospice, behavioral), specialty, infusion, and hospital pharmacy industries with operations in

Leading Cancer Advocacy Organizations Applaud Congressman Guthrie for His Support of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening

Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-02) recently pledged his support for the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act (H.R. 1946) and signed on as a co-sponsor of this important legislation. This bill would ensure seniors have Medicare coverage for innovative cancer screenings once they are approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Kentucky’s leading cancer advocacy

Reason for Optimism in the War on Cancer

By Vikki Blevins When you are an advocate for cancer screening and prevention in a state with the nation’s highest cancer mortality rate, you must be an optimist in order to keep pushing forward. The fact is, when it comes to Kentucky and cancer, there is reason to believe a healthier future lies ahead. Some