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In the health benefit sector, prescription medications are usually divided into two primary categories, traditional and specialty.

What is the difference between a traditional and a specialty prescription drug?

07/24/2017

Why are generic prescription medicines important to the sustainability of drug benefit plans and the overall health-care system?

In Canada, more than 70 percent* of all prescriptions are filled with generic medicines, yet they account for only 22 percent of the $26-billion Canadians spend annually on prescription medicines. On average, more than 1.25 million prescriptions are filled with generic medicines every day in Canada.

07/10/2017

Whether you work in business, health care, government or academia, you learn quickly that each sector has its own special language. Jargon can be irritating and confusing, yes. But these terms have an important purpose: they ensure everyone within a sector agrees upon a precise definition.

06/26/2017

Confidentiality, compassion, professionalism and patient-centered care are the backbone of the Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy®.

06/12/2017

Since opening its doors in 2012, the Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy® – West location serves patients throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Even though the pharmacy serves a large radius and has a vast roster of patients, the team takes the time to develop personal relationships with each and every one of their patients.

05/29/2017

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