PDMA Alliance: Change is the new norm

Since our first meeting 23 years ago, the annual PDMA Sharing Conference has focused on one crucial area: addressing and responding to the changing aspects of pharmaceutical compliance. With most legislative acts, the implementation of the law initiates unforeseen challenges […]

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Drug shortages continue to challenge health systems

With some fanfare, FDA and industry groups announced expanded efforts to deal with drug shortages in late 2011, mostly (but not exclusively) involving generic products for injection. Manufacturers are now obligated to provide information of upcoming shortages to FDA (something […]

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Analyzing drug-pricing mechanisms

Fig. 1. PAC vs. AWP for Tracking Actual Acquisition Cost In the mid-1990s, Gold Standard, a drug information publisher, launched Clinical Pharmacology to fill a need in pharmacies for reliable and affordable drug reference information, easy to use at the […]

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