Implementation of a $4 generic drug program in a 340B pharmacy
- Generics industry faces future of strength, diversity. Roller, Kim // Drug Store News;8/30/99, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p23
Predicts the performance of the generic drugs industry in the United States in year 2000 and beyond. Elements of the emerging generic industry; Challenges faced by the industry; Opportunities for the industry.
- Generic drugs, more than ever, remain profit lifeline for chains. Frederick, James // Drug Store News;8/30/99, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p31
Discusses how pharmacy chains have proven themselves the generic drug industry's biggest allies. Dependence of chain pharmacy on generic drugs; Comparison between generics and branded drugs; Efforts of drug firms to improve their service track records with drug chains.
- Analysts predict solid growth for generics during remainder of 1999. Roller, Kim // Drug Store News;8/30/99, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p44
Predicts the fate of the generic drugs industry during the remainder of 1999. Expected increase in the sales of generic pharmaceuticals; Factors that will affect the generics industry; Themes on the generics industry.
- TOP 5. // Business Insurance;2/11/2013, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p0008
The article presents the pharmacy benefit management cost containment tools used by employers, including multi-tiered drug formularies that promote generic utilization, narrow pharmacy networks to leverage deeper discounts, and specialty drug utilization management.
- Cost-containment strategies successful in Taiwan. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;9/6/2006, Issue 511, p7
The article discusses research being done on the impacts of cost containment strategies on pharmaceutical expenditures of the National Health Insurance in Taiwan. It references a study by Y. C. Lee at al published in a 2006 issue of "PharmacoEconomics." The strategies include generic grouping,...
- Find your niche in pharmacy. Bober, Isaac // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;May2013, Vol. 94 Issue 1116, p4
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including compulsory licences to generic makers, understanding health needs of customers by pharmacies and managing price cuts by community pharmacy.
- Get to Know Your Pharmacist. // Review of Optometry;3/15/2006 Part 1 of 3, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p86
The article presents question-and-answer advisory on topics relating to optometry in the U.S. One optometrist asks about ways to control the dispersal of generic drugs in pharmacies. Another person asks about methods to deal with controlled medication. There is also an inquiry about newly...
- Generic releases, competition cause ebb and flow in retail profit. Buono, Drew // Drug Store News;2/11/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p52
The article reports on the launch of generic drugs that aims to take whatever share of the market. The launch is said to give good and bad news to retailers, good in that generic presentations anticipated to drive huge profit gains and bad in that prices tend to drop due to increase in...
- Selected medication-error data from USP's MEDMARX program for 2002. Hicks, Rodney W.; Cousins, Diane D.; Williams, Roger I. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;5/15/2004, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p993
Records from USP's MEDMARX database of medication errors for 2002 were studied. The number of participating institutions was 482, and the number of medication error records released to MEDMARX was 192,477, an 82.2% increase from 2001. Errors that did not reach the patient were seen in 35% of the...