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Five Reasons Drug Costs are So High

Drug costs are skyrocketing, but why? This is an essential question to ask since we must understand the cause of high drug costs in order to properly address the problem. As someone who has worked in healthcare and life sciences technology for more than twenty-five years, I’ve seen drug costs grow and dominate pharmacy budgets across the United States. Despite substantial technological improvements during this period, drug prices remain unaffordable for many Americans. After extensive contemplation, I’ve concluded that the root causes of high drug costs fall into five categories.

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Drug Savings with Biosimilars
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Drug Savings with Biosimilars

The use of biosimilars is increasing. There are currently 40 already approved by the FDA. Biosimilars are a less expensive version of a brand-name biologic

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Apple Watch and iphone being used for health monitoring
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Equity is the Problem with Low Digital Health Tool Adoption

According to a recent survey of 1,200 healthcare providers by the National Center for Primary Care at the Morehouse School of Medicine, physicians have been slow to adopt digital health technologies such as mobile apps, wearables, and remote patient monitoring. These tools allow providers to better manage acute and chronic conditions and reduce patients’ travel costs and infection risk.

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standing in line is a timeless form of torture
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Pharmacy Mail Order

We all hate waiting in line. It has been called a “timeless form of torture” commemorated by famous authors, including Dr. Suess in the dreaded

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Rule Changes Coming to CMS
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Can the new CMS Updates Help Employers with Drug Cost Reporting and Savings?

Many employers self-fund and go at risk for drug costs, and this gives them more control. But for years now, the rising cost of medication has caused employers significant grief. There may finally be some help from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In 2019, the CMS got serious about transparency and introduced a new rule requiring health plans to report the cost of prescription drugs on an annual basis.

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RazorMetrics Expands Executive Team

Austin health-tech startup is growing quickly amid rampant tech layoffs. AUSTIN, TX, March 9, 2023 – RazorMetrics, a rapidly growing healthcare technology company focused on

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the disconnect between R&D costs and high drug prices
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The Disconnection between R&D Costs and High Drug Prices

Whenever Congress or state legislatures start talking about capping high drug costs or other legislative solutions, pharmaceutical companies argue that these laws are counterproductive. They argue that they must charge exorbitant prices for new drugs because it pays for the next class of cures.

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an app for every season? Apps on a cell phone.
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An App for Every Season?

This past Sunday was National App day. National App day was created by CJ Thompson – founder of the mobile marketing agency Platinum Edge Media

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