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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

Executive Health Management

EAHP Says Future of Medicine Costs Needs Debate

2015 09 Jun

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) has highlighted the need to ensure sustainable and equitable access of medicines for patients. A new position paper has been published by the EAHP which talks about medications pricing. The paper has been approved by 34 member country associations. In the policy statement, the EAHP urges the... Read more