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Are Prior Authorizations Good for Patients?

Prior authorizations are a tool health insurance companies use in the United States to determine if they will cover a prescribed medication, a procedure, or a service. According to the America’s Health Insurance Plans group the primary goals of these prior authorization…

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Do Drug Interactions cause Statin Side Effects?

A vast majority of the U.S population suffers from high cholesterol. Unlike most other diseases, high cholesterol frequently presents with no symptoms and can be considered a silent killer. Today, over 70 million adult Americans have high cholesterol, yet only 1 in…

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Trust fund created by small business to tackle hunger and homelessness in the Triad

A small business in Winston-Salem has offered a big gift to the community. Dr. Dave and Elizabeth Marley, founders and longtime owners of Marley Drug, have created a charitable trust of $500,000 for Second Harvest Food Bank and the Bethesda Center for…

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Canadian Drug Maker Medicure Inc. Acquires a U.S.-Based Independent Pharmacy to Market its Cholesterol Drug. What This Could Mean for the Future of PBMs.

The polio vaccine was never patented. The insulin patent was sold for $1. The average price for epinephrine is around $109 while the 2-pack EpiPen sells for somewhere between $650-$700. How does the conversation for the moral value of medication — not…

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Innovative Canadian Drug Manufacturer Medicure Acquires Marley Drug Pharmacy To Distribute Low-Cost Medications

In a Rare Move, A Drug Manufacturer Will Bypass the Traditional Approach And Provide Access to Affordable Medications Across the United States Via Marley Drug’s Established Mail Order Pharmacy. Winston-Salem, North Carolina, (December 16, 2020) – With licensing to deliver prescription drugs…

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For Seniors Only: An Independent Drug Store Based on Providing Excellent Service

Dave Marley pays attention to the “aha” moments in life. It was one of those moments—frustration at a big chain pharmacy over his daughter’s medication—that led him to open his independent pharmacy, Marley Drug, in 2003. “I knew there had to be…

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Triad Pharmacist Says Generic Drugs Could Cost Less

Buying generic drugs instead of brand name is one way most people save money on health care costs. According to the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, from 2002-2011–generic drug sales in the United States have created a savings of $1.07 trillion. But one independent pharmacist argues…

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Marley Drug in W-S grows with mail-order, generic drug program.

 Bucking the image of the small, independent neighborhood pharmacy, Winston-Salem’s Marley Drug is taking out advertisements in the Philadelphia Inquirer and applying for pharmacy permits and making preparations to sell in nine states. A six-member marketing team brought on board in January and…

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Miracles Among Us

Dave Marley shares his miracle story of nearly dying on the ice rink and fighting his way back. Margaret Johnson has this Miracles Among Us. Read the full article here

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Independent pharmacist goes statewide in push to compete with chains

Dave Marley’s burning desire to prove that independent pharmacies can compete with drug chains and mail-order companies has led the Winston-Salem entrepreneur to launch a statewide initiative pitching lower generic prices. The extended supply program, Marley’s latest salvo in a long campaign…

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