January 7, 2019

12 new Founding members representing 250 hospitals join to ensure that patients and their needs come first in the generic drug marketplace

These organizations are Mission-driven to achieve lower costs and more predictable supplies of essential generic medicines: Advocate Aurora Health, Allegheny Health Network, Baptist Health South Florida, Franciscan Alliance, Memorial Hermann Health System, NYU Langone Health, Ochsner Health System, Sanford Health, Spectrum Health, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Steward Health Care and UnityPoint Health

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Civica Rx Welcomes New Founding Members
Generic Drug Initiative Civica Rx Welcomes 12 New Members

April 18, 2019

Civica Rx headquarters opens in Lehi, Utah – aka “Silicon Slopes”— near Utah’s major universities and start-up/tech community hub

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Civica Rx Opens New Headquarters
Civica Rx, the Generic Drug Company Created by Hospitals, Gets New Home in Utah

May 15, 2019

Xellia Pharmaceuticals joins forces with Civica to bring its first 2 medications to U.S. hospitals

Medications: Broad-spectrum antibiotics Vancomycin and Daptomycin

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Civica Rx and Xellia Pharmaceuticals Join Forces to Reduce Chronic Drug Shortages
800 Hospitals are Joining Forces to Make Their Own Drugs and Upend the Generic Pharma Business. They Just Revealed the 2 Treatments They Plan to Make First.
Civica Rx Inks First Generics Deal in Bid to Fight Hospital Drug Shortages

June 17, 2019

Vizient teams up to deliver analytics to identify and reduce drug shortages

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Vizient to Collaborate with Civica Rx to Help Improve Drug Availability and Affordability by Providing Analytic Data into Provider Needs
Civica Rx, Vizient Team Up to Cut Drug Shortages

June 20, 2019

History is made with the first commitment from a hospital to order Civica products

The milestone of the first hospital commitment comes at a time when studies are being released about the impact of shortages on hospitals.

Heather Wall, Chief Commercial Officer,
signs Civica’s first hospital order commitment.

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Drug Shortages Drain at Least $359M from Health Systems
New Survey Finds Drug Shortages Cost Hospitals Just Under $360M Annually in Labor Expenses

July 23, 2019

Hikma partnership will deliver 14 medicines used daily in emergency care, surgery, pain management and hypertension treatment

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Hikma and Civica Rx Sign Long-term Agreement to Reduce Generic Drug Shortages in the US
Latest Generic Drug Deal Puts Hospital-owned Civica Rx Ahead of Schedule
Civica Rx Partners with Hikma Pharma to Launch 14 Injectables

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August 2019

Civica’s first medications come off the manufacturing line

“Civica’s first drug has been produced, packaged and labeled in less than one year since Civica was formed. This is the first of many medications to be launched resolving drug shortages and to better serve patients.”

Martin VanTrieste, Civica CEO

September 10, 2019

Exela joins forces to curb the shortage of sodium bicarbonate, a staple on hospital crash carts and vital in emergency resuscitations

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Civica Rx and Exela Pharma Sciences to Provide Sodium Bicarbonate to Hospitals
Latest Civica Rx Supplier Deal Aims to Curb Sodium Bicarbonate Shortage
Civica Rx and Exela Pharma Sciences Join Forces to Provide Sodium Bicarbonate to Hospitals Across the U.S.

October 2, 2019

Utah patient the first to receive Civica’s antibiotic Vancomycin

“Participating with Civica and being able to have their products in our facility really allows us a better opportunity to care for the patients and see them healed quicker.”

Rick Carlson, Pharmacy Director,
Riverton Hospital, Utah
Hear more from Pharmacy Director Rick Carlson, Riverton Hospital, Utah, about the challenges caused by drug shortages

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Patients Are Now Being Treated with a Civica Rx Medication
Utah Pharmaceutical Company Rolls Out First Affordable Drugs to Combat Nationwide Shortages
After Fanfare, Civica Rx Delivers Its 1st Drugs
Dan Liljenquist, Board Chair, Civica Rx, with the first vial of Vancomycin

December 10, 2019

Shipments of Heparin and 7 other essential injectable medicines made possible by partnership with Hikma

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Civica Rx and Hikma Announce Shipments of Heparin and Seven Other Essential Injectable Medicines
Civica Rx to Ship 8 Critical Drugs to Member Hospitals by Year-end
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