Navigation Links
NY Pharmacy Bill Sent to Governor Would Raise Drug Prices
Date:12/1/2011

ased savings, safety, and adherence provided by mail-service pharmacies, including:

The Journal of General Internal Medicine: In a report released last month, the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that patients receiving their prescription medications through a mail-service pharmacy achieved better cholesterol control compared to those who obtained their statin prescriptions from their local pharmacy.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC): The FTC concluded in a 2005 report that PBM-owned mail-order pharmacies offer lower prices on prescription drugs than retail pharmacies and are very effective at capitalizing on opportunities to dispense generic medications.

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO): In January 2003, the GAO examined the value provided by PBMs participating in the federal employees' health plan. For prescription drugs dispensed through mail-order pharmacies, the average mail-order price was about 27 percent below the average cash-price paid by consumers for a brand name at a retail pharmacy and 53 percent below the average cash-price paid for generic drugs.

Pharmacotherapy: Peer-reviewed data found that highly automated mail-service pharmacies dispensed prescriptions with 23 times greater accuracy than retail pharmacies. The mail-service error rate was zero in several of the most critical areas, including dispensing the correct drug, dosage, and dosage form.

American Journal of Managed Care: Consumers receiving their prescription medications for chronic conditions through a mail-service pharmacy "were more likely to take them as prescribed by their doctors than did patients who obtained them from a local pharmacy."

PCMA represents the nation's pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), which improve affordability and quality of care through the use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing), generic alternatives, mail-service pharmacies, and other innovative tools f
'/>"/>

SOURCE Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Assured Pharmacy Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2011
2. International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) Responds to FDAs Appeal of the U.S. District Court Ruling on Pharmacy Compounding
3. USC School of Pharmacy Establishes International Center for Regulatory Science
4. Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Recipient of MichBio Good to Great Award; Also Featured in Pure Michigan Video Exemplifying Flints Resurgence and Michigans Future
5. Pharmacyclics Reports Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Financial Results and Multiple PCI-32765 Presentations at the 53rd American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
6. New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Farley Receive Flu Shot at Duane Reade Pharmacy, Highlight Importance of Flu Preparedness
7. Innovative Pharmacy Leader Jeanne Ann Stasny Joins Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy as Vice President of Pharmacy Services
8. Study Finds Children More Likely to Receive Recommended RSV Medication Doses When Administered Through Specialty Pharmacy
9. Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Opens 2011 Educational Conference in Atlanta
10. USC School of Pharmacy to Double Presence in Safety-net Clinics
11. AdCare Health Systems Selects Remedi SeniorCare for Long-Term Care Pharmacy Solutions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... , October 22, 2014 ... ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on ... reported positive top-line clinical results from its Phase ... oral insulin capsules, to treat type 1 diabetes. The ... States under a U.S. Food and ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 21, 2014  Early symptoms of ... or unnoticed, but new technology, coupled with yearly, ... leading to earlier detection of eye diseases, including ... million Americans. If left untreated, these diseases can ... Recently, optometric researchers have deployed ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 21, 2014 Influenza will affect as ... in the United States as high ... thought to spread is from person to person in respiratory ... a serve way of death, but kills much fewer people ... also done by human fluids including sweat, saliva, blood and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Oramed Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Data from U.S. Phase IIa Trial with Oral Insulin in Type 1 Diabetes 2Oramed Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Data from U.S. Phase IIa Trial with Oral Insulin in Type 1 Diabetes 3Oramed Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Data from U.S. Phase IIa Trial with Oral Insulin in Type 1 Diabetes 4Technology Advancements Enhance Early Detection of Eye Diseases Associated with Diabetes 2Technology Advancements Enhance Early Detection of Eye Diseases Associated with Diabetes 3WholeHealth Products is proud to be releasing its Influenza A and B combo test, on the heels of the announcing of its phase 2 completion of the Rapid Ebola Test 2
...  SL Industries, Inc. (Amex: SLI ) ("SLI" or ... named Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Company, ... promote Lou to the CFO position at SLI," said William ... a key member of the SLI management team in his ...
... ranked first place as an industry leader in the ... on the Pittsburgh Business Times Top 100 list, which ... With a growth rate of 847% since 2007, Precision ... by recently hiring 100 new employees and raising $35 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:SL Industries Names Louis J. Belardi Chief Financial Officer 2Precision Therapeutics, Inc. Named to Pittsburgh Business Times 2010 Top 100 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... -- Two sisters in high school have developed ways ... Medha Krishen use electronic stethoscopes, which electronically amplify body ... patterns or heartbeats. Ilina, a senior at Port ... a way to detect early lung damage in people ... Ilina recorded one breath cycle each from 16 smokers, ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Maureen Salamon HealthDay ... A crucial part of conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- ... instead take place in a device inside the vagina, new ... contend that the device, called an INVOcell, might sharply cut ... also make the technology more accessible to those who don,t ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 ... guidelines for health workers treating Ebola patients, now requiring full ... respirator at all times. The U.S. Centers for Disease ... two Dallas nurses contracted Ebola while caring for the first ... Eric Duncan. Nina Pham is currently being treated for her ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... The newly updated Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts ... facts, figures and forecasts on the global medical markets. ... categories the Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 ... on the worldwide medical market to reveal key insights ... data for 2010-2019, covering each country market individually, allowing ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Allegheny General ... procedure that enables physicians to repair a damaged mitral ... MitraClip system, developed by Abbott Vascular ... a progressive and life-threatening condition in which the heart’s ... to flow backward from the heart’s left ventricle into ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage 2Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 2Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 3Health News:Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper 4Health News:CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients 2Health News:CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients 3Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 4Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 3
... PHILADELPHIA University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine researchers ... gene is regulated during brain development and how mutations ... appear online this month in Nature Genetics . ... regulating many aspects of embryonic development including, growth of ...
... buy-back program expects to collect 16 tons of candy, ... consumes more,than 24 pounds of candy per year, and ... For most people, this year,s candy noshing will,simply create ... million,North Americans in orthodontic treatment, Halloween treats can pose ...
... the country’s fastest growing professions, driving an accompanying ... educate counselors and specially educated professionals to oversee ... an accredited* online university that has built its ... adults, has launched a new online PhD in ...
... PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28 For World Psoriasis,Day, ... Americans to,visit its Web site, http://www.psoriasis.org, ... psoriasis, a noncontagious disease of the,immune system that ... annual World Psoriasis Day, awareness activities will,occur all ...
... to cardiac arrest in patients with a form of ... the sedative propofol is associated with a high risk for ... to a study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic in ... status epilepticus (RSE) -- prolonged seizures that don,t respond to ...
... surgery for lung cancer called video-assisted thoracic surgery or ... at academic centers. Now, a preliminary study to ... in Philadelphia is giving surgeons an early look at ... cancer requires a six to 10-inch incision, cutting the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Penn researchers find key to Sonic hedgehog control of brain development 2Health News:Orthodontists Offer Sweet Incentives for Tricky Halloween Treats 2Health News:Orthodontists Offer Sweet Incentives for Tricky Halloween Treats 3Health News: Capella University Launches PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision : The new degree program, one of few available online, addresses growing need for counseling faculty and supervisors 2Health News: Capella University Launches PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision : The new degree program, one of few available online, addresses growing need for counseling faculty and supervisors 3Health News:National Psoriasis Foundation Seeks 10,000 Americans to Support Psoriasis Research for World Psoriasis Day 2Health News:National Psoriasis Foundation Seeks 10,000 Americans to Support Psoriasis Research for World Psoriasis Day 3Health News:Sedative Could Be Deadly in People With Seizures 2Health News:Highly specialized, minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer allows patient to go home sooner 2
... your patients' electronic medical records ... As a Web-enabled software application, ... up a patient's cardiology and ... hospital intranet. CardioChart displays patient ...
... CardioDoc™ produces patient care reports for ... automated physician reporting and documentation tool, ... diagnostics, images, H&P, labs, medications, and ... completed, signed with an e-signature, and ...
... specific EMR / PM system is ... more effective patient care decisions.,AcerMed's system ... with critical information on a real,time ... Cardiology specific clinical pathways have been ...
...
Medicine Products: