Cigna-Express Scripts: Vertical Integration and PBMs’ Medical-Pharmacy Future
Wow. Yesterday, Cigna announced that it would acquire Express Scripts. See the links below. Though Cigna was an unexpected acquirer, the deal confirms the importance of pharmacy and medical benefit integration. It also reinforces the role that pharmacy benefit management (PBM) plays in the drug channel. PBMs are now linked closely to the expensive specialty drugs that treat smaller patient populations, not to the primary care blockbusters of yesteryear. The strategic logic, however, is much…
‘Ada Lovelace: First Computer Programmer’ by AdaLovelaceDay
'Ada Lovelace: First Computer Programmer' by AdaLovelaceDay. In 1843, Ada Lovelace published the first complete computer program, a set of algorithms translated into punched cards which were to be run on Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine...
Snowsports Product Buying Guide
Over the school of dolphins Visit snowsportsproducts.com for endorsed products with big discounts.
A Guide To Madidi National Park
Established in 1995, Madidi National Park is a jungle paradise situated in the in the upper Amazon river basin of Bolivia. Home to a record breaking number of species and plants, the park is not only one of the most diverse ecological hot spots on the planet but one of the largest protected areas in …
The year is 1914 and Europe, armed with futuristic machines and biotechnology, is on the precipice of war. Prince Aleksandar is fleeing for his life, having discovered that his parents have been assassinated and he is now a target for the Clanker Powers, a group determined to take over the globe with their mechanical machinery. When he meets Deryn Sharpe, an orphan girl who has disguised herself as a boy so she can to join the British Air Service, they form an uneasy, but necessary…
Homemade Rain Gauge - The Imagination Tree
Here’s how to make a really simple rain gauge using recycled materials, for some rainy day fun! There are plenty of opportunities for learning about measuring, number recognition, capacity and weather along the way too! We have had the most incredible, persistent rainfall for the past 10 days here in the Southern UK, and it...Read More »
Fashionable Friday: Chanel - Design Chic
Just a few things on our Christmas wish list… Pictures via classyinthecity, bonchicbongenre, ninagarciatumblr More from Our siteDecking the Halls!Fashionable Friday: White ChristmasFashionable Friday: In Black and WhiteFashionable Friday: FeathersFriday FavoritesFashionable Friday: Bundled Up
Ocean Reef Neptune Space G-Diver Full Face Mask - Small/Medium / Pink
The Neptune Space G.divers mask is available in 2 sizes and 4 color options and includes an integrated balanced 2nd stage regulator with a 3/8" threaded 31.5" (80cm) low pressure hose. The patented bellows style face skirt, molded from premium grade silicone rubber, uses a spring profile and large sealing double the size and spacing (30-45mm), to achieve a very comfortable fit and ample support. This spring effect is a combination of the double S section and the inner support ribs which…
Laura Candler's Science File Cabinet for Teachers
A teaching resource that includes dozens of free printables and helpful website links to use in the classroom for elementary and middle school students.
Florida Everglades Airboat Adventure Tour By Vebo
Florida Everglades Airboat Adventure Tour By Vebo - Venture into the preserved wilderness of grasslands and swamps while on the Florida Everglades Airboat Adventure Tour by VEBO. The experienced airboat captain-guide narrates a thirty-minute ride and don't forget to be on the lookout for gators.
We've had a very, very warm winter here in Michigan. With such little snow, the ground has been exposed and my little rock hounds have been collecting rocks again. I thought we'd revisit the types of rocks again (sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous) - but this time give them a more active and visual way to think about how each are formed. There are many examples of creating rocks from crayons, but this pdf from the the Exploratorium is very helpful. Materials Needed: crayons, several of…