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Can Vaccines be Delivered in a More Cost Effective Manner

Editor’s note: An important test of both health cost and health delivery will be whether pharmacies can deliver vaccines at a lower cost to purchasers and consumers.

Drugstore pharmacists want bigger role in vaccinations
Drugstore giants in Illinois are lobbying to make permanent a temporary easement that allows pharmacists to administer vaccine shots, and they are working to remove restrictions on providing the shots in other states. Drugstore companies say the changes would offer consumers easy and affordable access to the shots while helping the government prepare against future pandemics. Chicago Tribune (3/1)

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March 1, 2010 - Posted by | Cost, healthcare, vaccine | , ,

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