ECRM_1170x120_8-1-17

Rodey Wing

M&A activity heats up in specialty pharmacy

M&A activity heats up in specialty pharmacy

In recent years, the specialty pharmacy industry has been defined by rapid growth with considerable entry from new participants. Factors driving growth include an increase of therapies introduced into the pharmacy benefit class rather than through the medical benefit, a growing number of patients receiving treatment for a wider range of conditions, price inflation caused

Role of Rx in Canada’s health care system

Role of Rx in Canada’s health care system

Every year, Canadians, who have access to one of the most advanced health care systems in the world, spend more than $200 billion on health care, $34 billion of which is on ­pharmaceuticals. Although medical services are socialized, government-supported drug benefits are limited to children, the elderly and the poor. In this regard, drug funding