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Drug Companies Boosted Their Prices, Analysis Finds
Drug Companies Boosted Their Prices, Analysis Finds
Major drug companies have raised prices over the past five years, sometimes doubling them, a Reuters analysis found. Prices for four of the nation's top 10 drugs increased more than 100 percent since 2011, Reuters found. Six others went up more than 50...
FDA Finalizes Compounding Guidance
FDA Finalizes Compounding Guidance
The FDA recently published three final guidance documents regarding the compounding of drug products. The guidance documents address the regulation of firms that compound drugs and the compounding of bulk drug substances by FDA-registered outsourcing f...
Fast-Rising Drug Prices Hit Hospitals Hard in Bottom Lines
Fast-Rising Drug Prices Hit Hospitals Hard in Bottom Lines
When drug costs rose $20 million in one year for Beaumont Health in suburban Detroit, CEO John Fox asked executives like Kathy Pawlicki, vice president for pharmacy, why and what could be done about it.
The Effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership On Pharmaceutical Innovation
The Effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership On Pharmaceutical Innovation
According to author Robert A. Freeman, PhD, there are three main areas of controversy. First, pharmaceutical prices will be driven up, with especially negative effects on low-income countries. Second, there is potential for litigation for individual co...
High Drug Prices Prompt Demands for Transparency
High Drug Prices Prompt Demands for Transparency
Outraged by exorbitant prices for certain prescription drugs, lawmakers in at least 11 states have introduced legislation that would require pharmaceutical companies to justify their prices by disclosing how much they spend on research, manufacturing a...