Testimony of Allan Coukell Before the Senate Special Committee on Aging
Source Organization: The Prescription Project
Speaker: Allan Coukell, BSc (Pharmacy)
Director of Policy, The Prescription Project
Venue: Senate Special Committee on Aging
03/12/2008 - Academic detailing provides prescribers with unbiased information, encouraging the use of the safest, most effective and – other things being equal – least costly drugs. Cost savings in this context means savings for patients, for public and private insurers and for taxpayers, whether or not they take medication.
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