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Social media and prescription drugs: A study

World of DTC Marketing

QUICK READ: A two-month analysis of social media and prescription drugs found the number one reason online health seekers use social media is to share and ask questions about medication side effects. ” – Patients were sharing experiences of switching to, or starting, prescription drugs.

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PBMs and insurers want your prescription money

World of DTC Marketing

For many, these coupons represent the difference between filling a prescription and going without lifesaving care, but there is a lot more here than just a co-pay coupon. When folks can’t afford their out-of-pocket prescription costs, many skip doses–and get sicker. These pricing scams hurt patients as well.

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Medicaid Spending on Prescriptions Has Risen Despite Lower Utilization

MedCity News

A new KFF report analyzed recent trends in Medicaid outpatient prescription drug utilization and spending. It discovered that although there’s been lower utilization of prescription drugs in recent years, Medicaid spending on prescription drugs has increased.

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Digital prescriptions added to NHS App

pharmaphorum

From today, a new feature added to the NHS App used in the UK will allow millions of people to submit and view prescriptions, in a bid to save time for patients and doctors. million people.

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What the FDA's New Dosage Guidance Means for the Future of Clinical Research

Speaker: Dr. Ben Locwin - Biopharmaceutical Executive & Healthcare Futurist

Ben Locwin will discuss the potential effects of this draft, along with the pharmacological and toxicological considerations for optimizing doses of prescription drugs. Explore the limitations of what we know about prescription drug dosing The future of Clinical Research April 12, 2023 at 11:00 am PDT, 2:00 pm EDT, 7:00 pm GMT

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Walgreens Unveils Tool To Help Patients Save on Prescriptions

MedCity News

It allows customers to search for a prescription, find a coupon for that prescription and text or email the coupon to themselves. They then show the coupon to a Walgreens pharmacist when they fill the prescription. The Walgreens Rx Savings Finder combines different third-party discount card options into one platform.

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2022 Prescription Trends

PharmExec

The market for prescription medicines in the United States was subject to major shifts in use across therapeutic areas in 2022, reflecting changes in patient health needs, the development, and availability of novel medicines, and complex market dynamics.