J. Knipper is under new ownership

After 33 years as a family business, J. Knipper and Co. has new ownership: Court Square Capital Partners, a mid-market private-equity firm. The Knipper family will retain a minority ownership; no purchase price was disclosed. Existing leadership—Michael LaFerrera, now as […]

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NCPDP pursues a ‘universal patient identifier’

As of mid-year, the National Council for Prescription Drug Plans (NCPDP), a standards-setting organization for pharmacy-related practices, is halfway to its goal of attaching a unique code to nearly all US patient identities, the “universal patient identifier” (UPI). (As of […]

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