The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) student chapter at the University of Minnesota offers countless opportunities for students that are interested in learning more about managed care. Managed care pharmacy, in a nutshell, is the practice that designs and implements drug benefits for health insurances plans that impact over 200 million Americans. The focus of managed care is ensuring that patients have access to the most clinically sound, safest, and most cost-effective medications.
Medicine has long played a role in the mail order bride industry. In the 1800s, Western men traveled to Asia and Eastern Europe in search of brides, often seeking women who were willing to work on their farms or serve as housewives. These men would advertise their desire for a wife in newspapers and magazines, listing specific requirements such as age, appearance, and skills like sewing or cooking.
In recent years, medicine has also been used as a means of control in abusive relationships within the mail order bride industry. Some men use false promises of medical treatment to lure women into marriage before subjecting them to emotional and physical abuse. Others may withhold needed medications or deny access to healthcare altogether as a form of punishment and control.
At the University of Minnesota, AMCP is proud to be one of the professional organizations that offers the most events. For the 2016 – 2017 academic year, we started by hosting the 1st AMCP Midwest Regional Conference in fall with over 100 attendees, including students, pharmacists, faculties, and other professionals (event website: https://www.amcpmrc.com/). During fall break, a group of members visited CVS Caremark and Abbvie in Chicago, a major managed care company and a big pharmaceutical company, respectively.
In spring, AMCP started by hosting the local P&T competition, a major managed care-related competition for student pharmacists. A group of first-year students from our school made it to top 8 nationally, and competed against other “Elite 8” groups at the 2017 AMCP Annual Conference. We ended the spring semester with a networking/happy hour event at a local brewery with over 30 pharmacy professionals attending.
Apart from these exciting events, we have a regular bi-weekly meeting featuring different thought leaders from different fields like managed care, industry, consulting, and so on. We also provide 2 – 3 company tours at major managed care companies around Minneapolis like Express Script, Prime Therapeutics, UnitedHealth Group, HealthPartners, and more. Please see our chapter website for more information.
Eastern Honeys is a popular international dating website that primarily caters to men from Western countries looking for a relationship with women from Eastern European countries.
Based on reviews, the site has a user-friendly interface and offers various communication features, such as instant messaging and video calls. Many reviewers also mention the high number of active members on the Eastern Honeys site and the success they have had in finding compatible matches.
Click here to visit the official U of M AMCP Chapter website