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In-house medication assistance program: an alternative approach to reducing the hospital drug budget

  • At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: CHONG, PANG H. (JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL OF COOK COUNTY, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America)
  • Co-author(s): QUINDIPAN, MONINA (JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL OF COOK COUNTY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, United States of America)
    YIM, BARBARA (JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL OF COOK COUNTY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, United States of America)
    CHAN, VIRGINIA (JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL OF COOK COUNTY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, United States of America)
    IMRAN, SHAFIA (JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL OF COOK COUNTY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, United States of America)
    HAYES, KATHELYN (JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL OF COOK COUNTY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, United States of America)
  • Abstract:

    Purpose: The implementation of an In-House Medication Assistance Program (MAP) is an essential and economically sound service that can help reduce a Safety Net hospital’s drug budget. Historically, the hospital provides free medications to their patients. Escalating drug expenditure coupled with diminishing funding required that a more..

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