Hospital and Managed Care Formularies

June 2011
Pharmaceutical Representative;Jun2011, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p27
The article focuses on the method for managing care formularies and drug use in hospitals in the U.S. It says formularies are one method of handling pharmacy costs in hospitals leading to the use of the formulary system by medical staff in selecting drugs suited and useful in patient care. The development and implementation of hospital formularies begin with the selection of a Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee which will determine the formulary format and evaluate drugs for admission.


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