cost vs. value

The ophthalmic technology floodToday, a visit to the commercial exhibitions of major meetings is a real show, with companies’ booths offering amazing high-tech devices that promise to address the specific needs we have in our practices. Although such technology impresses us, we seldom receive information on the evidence-based data surrounding its effectiveness, its cost-benefit analysis and the potential for obsolescence.
“Pharmacists are the drug experts. Call us first!”Independent community pharmacists found plenty to think about at the recent McKesson ideaShare Conference in San Diego.