The major role of pharmacists and the department of pharmaceuticals in drug related cost-containment within the framework of a health maintenance organization (HMO) in Israel
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- By: LOMNICKY, Yossi (MACCABI HEALTH SERVICES, Tel Aviv, Israel)
- Co-author(s): KOKIA, EHUD (MACCABI HEALTH SERVICES, TEL AVIV, Israel)
HALKIN, HILLEL (MACCABI HEALTH SERVICES, TEL AVIV, Israel)
Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel. Lomnicky_y@mac.org.il Prescription drug expenditures in developed countries have risen steeply in recent decades, reaching annual growth rates approximating 5-10%. Factors contributing to this escalation are the aging of the population with its attendant increased burden of chronic disease, and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.