TITLE

Merck's medicine man

AUTHOR(S)
Boroughs, Don L.
PUB. DATE
February 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/21/94, Vol. 116 Issue 7, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how discounter Marty Wygod is transforming the way Americans buy drugs. Sales of Wygod's Medco Containment Services to Merck in 1993; Wygod's job, as head of Merck's North American pharmaceutical business, to meld the two companies; How the Medco-led discounting environment has put pressure on Merck while easing the burden for inflation-battered health care plans; Medco's mail-order prescriptions; Challenges for Wygod.
ACCESSION #
9402167612

 

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