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Pharmacy Trends of 2018

by pharmacy on December 27, 2017

2018 pharmacy trendsTrends typically come and go, but it’s not necessarily true for the pharmaceutical sector. Things move at a slower pace due to setbacks and slow research. However, there are some changes coming in the next year, and here is what you need to look out for. [click to continue…]

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The Latest Trends in Pharma

by pharmacy on August 16, 2017

trends in pharmaThe pharmaceutical sector saw major growth in 2014; since then, it’s been a routine roller coaster ride with no clear indication of what will happen next. Part of what contributes to that is an election year, and 2016 was volatile in both the pharmaceutical and political arenas. However, 2017 is proving to be a year that will smooth out that ride and lead to incredible and fantastic growth in future years. [click to continue…]

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EpiPen Price Hikes and Public Action

by Jeremy Winograd on February 1, 2017

EpiPen price hikeDuring this past year’s hot button political season, Big Pharma took plenty of heat from all sides for the rising cost of life-saving drugs. It’s easy to understand why. When faced with an impossible choice between paying outrageous markups for necessary drugs or foregoing the purchase and putting one’s own well-being at risk, individual consumers can begin to feel helpless. Economic principles of supply and demand don’t always apply in such situations – being forced to put a price tag on your own life isn’t exactly the same as buying a new car or deciding whether to get your morning egg and sausage on a bagel or a croissant. So in instances where economic pressures may be inadequate to impact pharmaceutical companies’ pricing decisions, only through collective political pressure is it be possible to affect positive change. [click to continue…]

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