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Small Doses: Sex, Drugs, and Other Pharmacy News
Small Doses: Sex, Drugs, and Other Pharmacy NewsEasy-to-swallow bits of news from around the world of pharmacy.
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costs
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costsMCOs are fighting back against rising pharmaceutical costs. Here are the top strategies they are embracing.
Why there’s an uptick in outcomes-based contractsOperational issues aside, outcomes-based contracts can offer a two-fold benefit for managed care executives.
A prescription to help cure high drug costs?Online outlets provide savings, but physician buy-in remains varied
MS Group Praises New Drug Despite High Price Tag
MS Group Praises New Drug Despite High Price TagWhy a drug that costs $65,000 a year is making patient groups happy.
The Health Economics of Medical Pot and the Pharmacist’s Role
The Health Economics of Medical Pot and the Pharmacist’s RoleEven medical marijuana has health-care costs and outcomes.
Top challenges in cancer careCancer drug costs remain the most critical challenge in care, among other things.
AMA drives push for drug pricing transparency with grassroots campaignThe AMA has emphasized a need for drug pricing transparency by encouraging patients to share their stories on its TruthinRx.org website.
Four ways Medicare Part D has affected costs for diabetic patientsUnderstand Medicare Part D’s design and its coverage gap to offer the most affordable prescription drug options for patients.
How state-mandated formularies impact costsResearch by Express Scripts presented at the AMCP examines costs among Medicaid members in the Florida plan to members in a similar Medicaid plan without a state-mandated formulary.