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Executive Health Management

The Value of Discount on Branded Drugs

2019 14 Nov

Despite the proclaimed benefits, in Canada, brand-name drug discount cards (or co-pay cards) lead to higher spending for both healthcare and patients. Such are the results of a new study by Law et al., ‘Impact of brand drug discount cards on private insurer, government and patient expenditures,’ published in Canadian Medical Association Journal... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Generic Drugs Provide Record Savings

2014 17 Sep

According to a new report by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), generic drugs saved the United States health system approximately $239 billion in 2013. This is a 14 percent increase in the cost savings that were achieved in 2012. It is also the largest annual savings from generic drugs to date. The report reveals that generic... Read more