Decision-making factor on generic medicine’s selection at community pharmacy in Japan
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: MATSUURA, Kazuhiro (Keio University, Graduate School of Health Management, Kanagawa, Japan)
Background The use of generic medicines has recently increased in its number by governmental policy of cutting medical budget in Japan. Community pharmacists have been strongly incentivized to promote generic medicines since 2008, due to the changes in medical treatment incentive fee. Consequently, community pharmacists are entitled to select.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.