Impact of physicians-pharmacists quality circles on the penetration of generics
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: RUGGLI, Martine (Swiss Association of Pharmacists, Bern, Switzerland)
- Co-author(s): Decollogny, Anne (Institute of Health Economics and Manage, LAUSANNE, Switzerland)
Niquille, Anne (Community Pharmacy of the University Med, LAUSANNE, Switzerland)
Buchmann, MICHEL (Pharmacy Tête Noire, ROMONT, Switzerland)
BUGNON, Olivier (Community Pharmacy of the University Med, LAUSANNE, Switzerland)
In 2001 the Swiss government introduced the substitution right for the pharmacist to increase generics use: in 2003 generics represented 28,9% of the possible substitutable packages of drugs compared with less than 20,0 % in 2001 .
Pioneer physicians-pharmacists quality circles started in Fribourg as pilot project in 1997 with 24 physicians and 6 .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.