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Rise and shine, another busy day is on the way. Most every day is busy, though, is it not? Well, no matter. Busy is good, as they say. After all, consider the alternatives. While you ponder, please join us for our ritual cup of stimulation, which is a much-needed boost this morning, thanks to a growing to-do list of meetings and phone calls and deadlines — oh my! Meanwhile, we have gathered a few items of interest to help you along. Hopefully, this will be equally stimulating. Hope you conquer the world and stay in touch …

Express Scripts says that Anthem, which is its biggest customer and has sued the pharmacy benefits manager over claims of being overcharged, was unlikely to renew its contract after it ends in 2019, Reuters reports. The disclosure sent Express Scripts shares down sharply. “While the headline that Anthem is leaving Express Scripts is in of itself not surprising, the timing is highly unexpected,” Evercore ISI analyst Ross Muken wrote in a client note.

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  • Ah, move clinical trial patient data and marketing info together into the Cloud – via SalesForce, courtesy of Quintiles/IMS. What could possibly go wrong?
    “Let me count the ways …” or perhaps better “virtually everything?”

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