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Soaring prices force dermatologists to rethink common therapies

Prescribing treatments that best combine efficacy and affordability used to be as easy as prescribing a generic. But with the recent escalation of generic drug prices, dermatologists are finding themselves having to rethink some common treatment therapies, substituting them more often, and taking additional steps to assist their patients in obtaining the medications they need.

Sidebar: EHRs offer drug pricing information – EMA, Modernizing Medicine’s EHR system, can indicate if a medication is on the patient’s formulary, and if so, what tier it’s on, said Michael Sherling, MD, the company’s medical director.

By: Ruth Carol on in News