Merck's medicine man

Boroughs, Don L.
February 1994
U.S. News & World Report;2/21/94, Vol. 116 Issue 7, p57
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.


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