Pharmaceutical policy

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Pharmaceutical policy is a branch of health policy that deals with the development, provision and use of medications within a health care system.wikipedia
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Pharmaceutical policy is a branch of health policy that deals with the development, provision and use of medications within a health care system.
There are many categories of health policies, including global health policy, public health policy, mental health policy, health care services policy, insurance policy, personal healthcare policy, pharmaceutical policy, and policies related to public health such as vaccination policy, tobacco control policy or breastfeeding promotion policy.

Pharmacoeconomics

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This is where the discipline of pharmaco-economics is often applied.

Pharmacy benefit management

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Many US pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) use strategies like tiered formularies and preferred listings to encourage competition and downward pricing pressure, resulting in lower prices for benefits plans.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

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Private plans may be employer-sponsored such as Blue Cross, mandated by legislation, as in Quebec or consist of an outsourcing arrangement for a public plan, such as the US Medicare Part D scheme.

Academic detailing

This practice is often called ‘academic detailing’ to differentiate it from the detailing (provision of drug information) done by pharmaceutical companies.

Health system

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The management of any health system is typically directed through a set of policies and plans adopted by government, private sector business and other groups in areas such as personal healthcare delivery and financing, pharmaceuticals, health human resources, and public health.

Catamaran Corporation

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On December 19, 2008, the company also acquired Zynchros, an eight-year-old Seattle-based formulary management business.

Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada

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Recommendation 14 – Steps should be taken to bridge current knowledge gaps in applied policy areas, including rural and remote health, health human resources, health promotion, and pharmaceutical policy.

International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use

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Index of health articles

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– Pharmaceutical policy

Pharmacy and Therapeutics

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Additionally, hospitals may have their own review committees (often called a Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) committee) to make decisions about which drugs to fund from the hospital budget.
This is one aspect of pharmaceutical policy.