Why are generic prescription medicines important to the sustainability of drug benefit plans and the overall health-care system?
In Canada, more than 70 percent* of all prescriptions are filled with generic medicines, yet they account for only 22 percent of the $26-billion Canadians spend annually on prescription medicines. On average, more than 1.25 million prescriptions are filled with generic medicines every day in Canada.
Whether you work in business, health care, government or academia, you learn quickly that each sector has its own special language. Jargon can be irritating and confusing, yes. But these terms have an important purpose: they ensure everyone within a sector agrees upon a precise definition.
Confidentiality, compassion, professionalism and patient-centered care are the backbone of the Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy®.
Since opening its doors in 2012, the Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy® – West location serves patients throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Even though the pharmacy serves a large radius and has a vast roster of patients, the team takes the time to develop personal relationships with each and every one of their patients.
The Express Scripts Canada 2016 Drug Trend Report shows prescription drug plans at a crossroads.
In 2016, our analyses in the 2016 Drug Trend Report revealed that: