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What Role Do Lower Drug Costs Play

Many discharged heart patients don’t get recommended drugs
Only one-third of hospitalized heart failure patients are sent home with recommended, inexpensive pills shown to reduce hospitalizations and deaths, despite being seen at hospitals participating in a program designed to encourage adherence to treatment guidelines. Researchers said a lack of marketing for the drugs and safety concerns may be behind the poor adherence. The Wall Street Journal/The Associated Press (10/21)


October 21, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare | , , , ,

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