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E-prescribing and Stricter Formulary Management Gaining Momentum?

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E-prescribing-up until now, more of a buzzword than a real phenomenon, may be gaining some traction. Faced with the challenge of managing increasing health care costs, both the private sector and the federal government are finding the potential savings of e-prescribing---which are driven, in part, by more frequent selection of generics instead of brand name drugs--too great to ignore.

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