Posts Tagged ‘prescription prices’

Infographic: U.S. Prescription Drug Spending Trends

February 1st, 2019 by Melanie Matthews

There was an 18.5 percent increase in drug spending from 2015 to 2017, according to a new infographic by the American Hospital Association.

The infographic examines prescription drug spending and the impact on hospitals and patients.

Leveraging Pharmacists to Reduce Cost and Improve Medication Adherence in High-Risk PopulationsWhen it comes to medication management for Medicare beneficiaries, there are more than 25 different factors that can complicate proper use of prescribed medicines—from affordability issues, even among the insured, to fear of a drug’s side effects to potential dangers from high-risk medications or health conditions.

Leveraging Pharmacists to Reduce Cost and Improve Medication Adherence in High-Risk Populations examines Novant Health’s deployment of pharmacists as part of its five-pronged strategy to deliver healthcare value through medication management services.

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Infographic: The Prescription Drug Price Tsunami – Are We Powerless?

October 30th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Prescription drugs use are the source of a significant amount of healthcare costs. Over the last decade, the percentage of Americans using five or more prescription drugs increased by 70 percent, according to a new infographic from Healthcoverageally.com.

This infographic also details prescription drug use in America, the cost of prescription drugs in America in comparison with other countries, the result of expensive prescription prices, and potential reasons for such high prices.

The Prescription Drug Price Tsunami

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Drug Benefit Trends and Strategies: 2013.