TITLE

Intelligence

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2006, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several researches on medical care in the U.S. One study indicates the growing healthcare costs of Americans in 2005. Medco Health Solutions Inc. claims that older people are prone to risk of drug errors if they will consult many physicians. Thirteen pharmaceutical companies are included in the "Working Mother" magazine's top 100 companies for working mother.
ACCESSION #
23291199

 

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