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Alum Creek pharmacy shutting down after taking part in pill mill operation – WV MetroNews – West Virginia MetroNews

ALUM CREEK, W.Va. A Lincoln County pharmacy has agreed to close its doors as part of a plea bargain with federal prosecutors. Alum Creek-based Meds2Go Express Pharmacy pleaded guilty Friday to money laundering. The pharmacy filled opioid prescriptions from pill mill doctors and then began compounding its own opioids to keep up with the demand for… Read More »

Health Data Outside HIPAA: The Wild West of Unprotected Personal Data

Deven McGraw Vince Kuraitis By VINCE KURAITIS and DEVEN McGRAW This post is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both?” “…the average patient will, in his or her lifetime, generate about 2,750 times more data related to social and environmental influences than to clinical factors” –McKinsey analysis The McKinsey “2,750 times” statistic… Read More »